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Google antitrust probe to expand its investigation into Android business as well: Report
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Google antitrust probe to expand its investigation into Android business as well: Report

Google probe is known to be focused on its search and digital advertising businesses.

Android Q gets branded as Android 10 because dessert names can confuse users
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Android Q gets branded as Android 10 because dessert names can confuse users

Google said several dessert options were considered for naming Android Q but at version 10 it was time to change.

Android distribution for August 2018 is out and majority is still using Nougat
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Android distribution for August 2018 is out and majority is still using Nougat

Two-year-old Android version, Nougat, currently runs on 30.8 percent of Android phones.

Google has started blocking Google apps from running on uncertified Android devices
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Google has started blocking Google apps from running on uncertified Android devices

A custom Android ROM refers to a smartphone's firmware which is based on Google's Android platform.

Android P will allow you to use your smartphone as a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse
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Android P will allow you to use your smartphone as a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse

Another feature expected on the next version of Google's Android is that it wont allow the idle background apps to access the camera.

MWC 2018: Google expected to launch ARCore 1.0 and Android Go and Android One-powered smartphones
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MWC 2018: Google expected to launch ARCore 1.0 and Android Go and Android One-powered smartphones

Android Go and Android One devices are not the only things that Google will launch at MWC as it is going to make a major push to bring AR to Android.

Google announces ‘Fast Pair’ for devices with Android Marshmallow 6.0 or later; brings ‘hassle-free’ Bluetooth pairing
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Google announces ‘Fast Pair’ for devices with Android Marshmallow 6.0 or later; brings ‘hassle-free’ Bluetooth pairing

BLE is used for ‘advertising’ and ‘discovering’ a Bluetooth device while ‘classic Bluetooth’ is used for actual pairing.

Google's next Android update gets a name; it's Android Oreo
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Google's next Android update gets a name; it's Android Oreo

Google itself seems to have confirmed the new name for its next milestone Android software update. And it's called Android Oreo.

Google Android O launch date set for 21 August; solar eclipse to be a part of it
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Google Android O launch date set for 21 August; solar eclipse to be a part of it

The Android O launch event will also coincide with the solar eclipse and Google will be the making the most of the celestial event.

Apple has shelled out more than $70 billion to app developers since launching the App Store in 2008
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Apple has shelled out more than $70 billion to app developers since launching the App Store in 2008

Apple said downloads have grown over 70 percent over the past 12 months, fueled by hit games like Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run.

Android O: Five features we would still like to see
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Android O: Five features we would still like to see

There are a few features so useful that they ought to be integrated into stock Android. Here are our top picks.

Google will soon start Android O Beta program; announces the end of Android Nougat Beta program
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Google will soon start Android O Beta program; announces the end of Android Nougat Beta program

Google has announced to end the Android "Nougat" Beta and will soon launch Android "O" Beta.

Google rolling out stable Android Nougat 7.1.2 build for Nexus 6P beta testers
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Google rolling out stable Android Nougat 7.1.2 build for Nexus 6P beta testers

Nexus 6P testers from Google Android Beta program who were stuck with the beta can now breathe a sigh of relief as Google as started to roll out the final 7.1.2 firmware update.

Sony to squish QuadRooter Android bug in upcoming security patch
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Sony to squish QuadRooter Android bug in upcoming security patch

Sony has yet to give out details as to when its QuadRooter fix would arrive on its Android smartphones.

Android co-founder working on an education project within Google
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Android co-founder working on an education project within Google

Android co-founder Rich Miner, who was with Google’s venture capital arm for the past seven years, is now returning to Google to work on an education-related project.

Full disk encryption flaw could affect millions of Android users
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Full disk encryption flaw could affect millions of Android users

Security expert Gal Beniamini has now revealed a flaw in Android encryption.

After all that hype fuelled by Sundar Pichai, we get a Nougat
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After all that hype fuelled by Sundar Pichai, we get a Nougat

Nougat it is! But, what is it? That's how some users reacted to the not-so-popular dessert name. Most users were hoping for Nutella, and after KitKat that seemed like a possibility.

Android 7.0 Nougat: what the Twitterati are saying
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Android 7.0 Nougat: what the Twitterati are saying

Google has a name for Android and it's... Nougat! Well, yes that's the name!

Android N is Nougat and not Nutella, but what's in a name?
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Android N is Nougat and not Nutella, but what's in a name?

Well, this time was no different, except that the company was open to suggessions. The name is , no its not Nutella or Nankatai, it is 'Nougat'. We didn't see a lot of applause coming in for that, now.