Android 7.1 Nougat Stories November 22, 2016

A month after the release of the Android 7.1 Developer Preview for the Nexus 5X, 6P, and Pixel C, DP2 is now available for the Nexus 9. These near-final system images are intended for testing before next month’s release to AOSP and OEM ecosystem.

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Android 7.1 Nougat Stories November 6, 2016

In most cases, if you want to capture and share something specific on your phone’s screen, you have to take a screenshot and then crop down the image before sharing it with others. This might not be the case for too much longer, though, because code found in the Android Nougat 7.1 Android Open Source Project that shows the inclusion of a “partial screenshot” feature could soon make it to our devices.

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Android 7.1 Nougat Stories October 22, 2016

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With the release of Google Assistant, supplanting Google Now on the new Pixel with Android 7.1, Google’s speech recognition/AI engine is supposed to be more personable and less robotic. At the same time, Apple has been improving the accuracy and intelligence of Siri, which has until now been a distant second in the assistant space when it comes to accuracy. With the below video comparing iPhone 7 Plus and the the Pixel XL, YouTuber MKBHD shows that both have come a long way… expand full story

Android 7.1 Nougat Stories October 11, 2016

First available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Android 7.1 includues several new developer APIs that let apps add new functionality like launcher icon shortcuts. Google has now announced that Android 7.1 will launch as a developer preview later this month for existing Nexus devices and a final release is planned for early December.

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Android 7.1 Nougat Stories October 5, 2016

Google has finally announced the long-rumored Pixel and Pixel XL, and with them comes the latest version of Android, 7.1. This updated version of Nougat packs with it several new features — some of which are Pixel exclusive — that allow for Google Daydream functionality, seamless firmware updates, and much more…

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