World, meet Android O.
Google unveiled new details of the next version of Android at its massive developers conference, Google I/O. Android O will be coming to consumer phones later this year.
Dave Burke, VP of Android Engineering, detailed some of the key features coming to the next Android operating system. He highlighted what he called the OS’s “fluid experiences:” picture in picture, notification dots, Smart text selection, and autofill.
Here’s how it all breaks down.
Android O will now support picture-in-picture for apps, meaning you can watch a video while you do other activities on your phone. This is useful for numerous occasions, like watching an instructional video on your phone while taking notes on your device. Or keeping a map open while you check something on Chrome. Read more…