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News and Rumours about Android O: Name, Release Date, and Features

After releasing its latest version Android Nougat, Google has done it again. We are now looking for the next latest version, that is, Android O this year. Read on to get more information on what you know about Android O by far:

What will be the name of the next Android OS?

Google has always named the updates of its Android OS after sweet treats and definitely in alphabetical order. So, after getting Android A to N, now we are looking for a sweet treat start with O in 2017. However, there are many suggestions like Orange, Oreo, Oatcake etc. Even it could surprise us with something like OMG.

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Recently, as per Hiroshi Lockheimer’s tweet, Android Oreo is considered as the most preferred.

What is the release date of Android O?

Google has surprised us with the Developer Preview in March 2017. So, we are expecting this OS to be launched in May 2017 in next Google I/O conference.

What are new features expected to be seen in Android O?

With the launch of the Android O Developer Preview, some new features have been confirmed.

Notifications:

We will see user-customisable notification channels in Android O. Users can snooze notifications, can adjust the background colours of notifications and the style of messaging.

Background limits:

In this Android O, Google enhances the capacity of restricting some app activities in the background by placing the priority on maximising battery life with no user-input.

Enhanced Autofill system:

Users will require choosing this service and then they will find it simpler to fill in log-in as well as credit-card data forms with little mistakes and much less repetition.

Enhanced keyboard control:

Android O will not be restricted to smartphones, thus there will be enhanced tab and arrow key navigation for while utilised with a physical keyboard.

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Picture-in-picture mode:

This feature is mostly utilised for video playback.

Connectivity improvements:

WiFi Aware will enable apps and all nearby devices to discover as well as communicate over WiFi with no internet access point. You will also find enhanced Bluetooth assistance for high-quality audio via Sony LDAC codec and new ways for third-party calling applications for working with one another and with the special features of your network operator.

Adaptive icons:

Icons will assist visual effects and can be displayed in different shapes on various devices.

Better handling of cached data:

All apps will have the storage space quota for cached data and the system can free up disk space by deleting data from apps whenever it needs.

Other features:

  •  Multi-display support
  •  New enterprise features
  •  Copy less
  •  Opening addresses in Google Maps
  •  Enhanced gestures
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At MWC 2017, Samsung to reveal Galaxy S8 launch details

Inside Q1 2017, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will get a release date and they are trying to shape up to be very impressive! This year Samsung Galaxy S8 is supposed to be a big focus of MWC 2017 of Samsung just like its recent flagships of Galaxy S. The release date for Samsung Galaxy S8 is just weeks away. The day when Samsung will unveil a series of new products, on the same day, it has been finally decided for the Galaxy S8 to be teased during Samsung’s press event in March 2017. It is also expected to be released in 3 different colours. In addition to this, a Samsung creation which comes with the name of Galaxy Tab S3 in rumors and leaks may reveal a key detail about the Galaxy S8. As per the report by local Korean media, Samsung’s DJ Koh will be the person who shall announce the launch date of the smart phone at MWC 2017. Not long ago, there were releases which stated that Samsung would announce the Galaxy S8 on March 29 and would release it even a month later, that is, on April 21. In fact, as per the report from ET News, Samsung Galaxy S8 would go on sale worldwide on April 21. But now, we ought to wait for the company’s MWC 2017 to see the accuracy of such releases and news.

The leaked renders and images of the device showcase a radical design for the smart phone. It is likely to sport a curved glass display on both variants. It looks set to be THE SMART PHONE to beat this year with a powerful new Qualcomm processor and upgraded front and rear cameras.
This launch is shaping up to be the biggest broadcast of the year, as usual and obvious. So, ladies and gentlemen, let us wait and watch!

Android Marshmallow tips: get the most from your phone

Update of the software has just arrived and you must be curious to know that what all is new in the operating system and how to use the device to large extent.

Android Device Manager

Now the user of Android can even have a similar function of iPhone. Now the user can track a lost device and even make sure the data on the device is secure, in case device is lost. Android phones are now in competition with rivalry phones.

The user has to log into find my phone feature from pc or laptop. One has to only type found my phone on Google and you can see the device on the located maps. Then next the user has to dig into Google settings and head toward Android manager.

User can change the pass code and on remotely locked on device. In case you check android.com/device manager, one can even tweak options on your PC and desktop as well.

Share your phone

Android has a guest feature in the device which helps the user to keep his data safe and personal and avoid the peeping as well. The user can lend its device to someone by opting to guest feature. This will help to keep the data personal.

This feature has been recently added to handsets. Now the handset can perform in a similar manner like PCs used to be.

Now other can log in to make calls and to enjoy lot other features on the device. In case their device is not available.

Caller ID

Android has savvy caller ID feature too. If you don’t have the details of the number from where the call is coming, Google can add the details at the time of call and you get to know who is on the other end of the call. It will let you identify the caller and what next you have to do? Receive or hang-up.

OK Google

Simply by saying Okay Google, the user can get every information. The Okay feature Google let you know the IPL score and to latest news in the whole world. Android Marshmallow has really made our life so easy by adding these features.

Customisation

The user can now make a new folder by adding few app in that folder according to the requirement. For an example suppose, the user frequently use social media apps Whatsapp , Facebook Instagram and any other . Then user can add all these apps in one folder and make it safe by adding lock too.

One can customize wall paper and even fonts as well.

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How to clear app cache and data on Android Marshmallow

Today, we have brought an article for you discussing how to clear app cache and data on Android Marshmallow. First, go to the Settings then Apps in order to search for a specific application to clear its cache. However, when you tap on a certain app the Android 6.0 Marshmallow will not provide a direct clear cache button.

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Next, you will tap on the Storage options. In the storage sub-menu, you will find the Clear Cache button you were actually looking for and a Clear data button. If you want to clear cache for all the applications in a single chance, instead of the individual apps, then you must got to the Settings then Storage and USB and finally Cached data.

You can simply clear cached data for all the apps once you tap on the cached data tap. But you will have to confirm the fact that this is exactly what you need to do. Clearing cache will always help when an application misbehaves or is running at a slower speed. On the other hand, clearing data is a bit different process as it literally will delete all the user data and files associated with a certain app.

Vivo X6S Plus gets TENAA Certification

Vivo launched its latest handsets, X6 and X6 Plus, back in the month of November last year and now it seems that the manufacturer is already working on a successor to the later. The information came out via the Chinese certification agency TENAA, which has just certified Vivo X6S Plus phone in China. This certification agency is almost equivalent to the FCC certification authority of the country.

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However, this S model is not so different from the original Vivo X6 and X6 Plus phone on the inside. Basically there are only two differences between these models, as revealed by the Chinese Certification authority. First, the new phone Vivo X6S Plus will be powered by an octa-core processor with 1.8 GHz clock speed, while on the other hand the X6Plus gets 100MHz lesser speed. Though, it is still not clear that what chipset will be employed on this new upcoming model of the manufacturer.

Also, the Vivo X6S Plus phone will carry a 16MP rear snapper which is up from the 13MP count available with its predecessor. When it comes to the internals of this handset, everything else remains the same. So, the upcoming X6S Plus model will get a 5.7 inch AMOLED Touchscreen display with 1080 pixels resolution. There is an internal storage of 64GB along with 4GB RAM for better processing speed. There is an 8MP front facing camera which can be used to click high quality selfie images. Vivo’s new phone runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.

For the outer shell, it seems that this phone has got an identical design to the non-S iteration. However, the dimensions are said to have changed slightly. This new phone will measure 158.16 x 79.94 x 7.7 mm dimensionally and weighs 190 grams. These measurements make this handset slightly shorter and narrower than the X6 Plus phone, but is thicker and heavier. On the basis of this, we assume that Vivo has a 3,000 mAh battery cell in last year’s model but there is nothing specific for the new upcoming model yet.