In this week’s top stories: Hands-on with the new Android O features, Android 7.1.2 beta 2, Galaxy S8 leaks, app updates and much more. 

We kick things off this week with our look at everything in the first Android O developer preview as we go hands-on with some of the new user-facing features. The latest Galaxy S8 leaks arrive showing the a blue metal frame and rumored pricing leaks along with new images of four unique colors. And Samsung unveils its context-aware ‘Bixby’ AI assistant ahead of the official S8 launch.

Google details its Talk transition, SMS removal for Hangouts, and other G Suite changes. The Google search app gets new features alongside other new apps and updates. And we take a look at everything new in Android 7.1.2 beta 2.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & Electrek.co. He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.