Final update to Android 7.1 Developer Preview

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Today we’re rolling out an update to the Android 7.1 Developer Preview — the last before we release the final Android 7.1.1 platform to the ecosystem. Android 7.1.1 includes the developer features already available on Pixel and Pixel XL devices and adds optimizations…

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Android O APIs are final, get your apps ready!

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Three weeks ago at Google I/O, we announced the second developer preview of Android O along with key themes, Fluid Experiences and Vitals, and highlighted our work towards a modular base with Project Treble. It was also an important milestone for us with…

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Taking the final wrapper off of Android 7.0 Nougat

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Android 7.0 Nougat Today, Android 7.0 Nougat will begin rolling out to users, starting with Nexus devices. At the same time, we’re pushing the Android 7.0 source code to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), extending public availability of this new version of…

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