ConferenceGoogle I / O for 2016 has been locked a short time ago, and we are here to make you easy and convenient order among the mountains of information and interesting announcements provided by our giant company. So without further unnecessary introductions - let's start with the main thing.
Android version N is around the corner
Mobile operating system Google Has taken full control of the smartphone market, but it seems that the company is not really planning to rest and relax and continue to work quickly on another updated version with more and more guaranteed improvements to the experience of use.
Version N (or 7, if you prefer) of the operating system will include end-to-end support for built-in split screen mode for running two Apps At the same time, can go back to the previous application where you used a single keystroke, full support for the Vulkan application programming interface that inherits OpenGL and should be advanced and much more economical, the notification curtain will be upgraded and allow a larger number of actions directly through it, use two system image files In a safe and transparent way for the user, the possibility of encryption at the file level should make the system safer and more secure, using a combination of JIT complex and AOT complex promises to provide significantly shorter installation times along with large savings in system resources - and for dessert we are guaranteed more life improvements battery And overall performance, of course.
Not yet known when Android N will be officially available, but owners of Naxos devices can download the The trial version number 3 (Which is considered the first beta version of the system) already, while all the rest Are invited to offer original ideas for the sweet name with which the system will come, Provided it starts with the letter N of course. Like a lot of other voices on the net, we are also in favor of commercial cooperation with Ferrero, a la carte Android, which will give the version the name Android Nutella.
Chrome OS will launch all Android apps
The second largest and most important operating system from Google also received happy updates - first by announcing that sales of Chromebooks first surpassed Apple's PC sales in the US market in the first quarter of 2016 (thus making the platform the second largest in the consumer market, in fact, after Windows), and then by declaration Which confirms that the online operating system will be supported by millions of applications developed and developed for Android, Which will more than double its practical usability.
The ability to buy, install and run Android apps through the Google Play Store will be available byPit most of the existing Chromebooks, Including those in the configuration of mini-computers and 'all in one' computers, starting next month - when Google adds and declares that the updated technology will allow all applications to operate in a "real" way as if it were a device Android For all intents and purposes, rather than through virtualization or emulation that will come with software limitations and possible performance degradation. Operating under a Framework (Framework) Android Should also help ensure better security, and ensure that applications 'work simply', with almost no need for any developer tweaks (although these will be highly recommended to take advantage of the added capabilities it brings) Chrome OS).
Is this the fulfillment of the dream that will make you jump? Chrome OS to the mainstream? We'll see.
Android Wear 2.0 will try to revive the smart watch field
After a rather lukewarm wave of devices, Google Also present a great update for the Android Wear system Which is designed for smart watches and other wearable computers, similar to the WatchOS 2.0 update Dark Will try to add enough new and varied usefulness, which will help convince more and more users that they can no longer manage without a piece of this new technology.
The updated version of the miniaturized operating system ensures better tracking capabilities for the fitness and sports activities performed by the user (start-up / running / sleep identification and contextual application of the relevant application) Apps Smartphones that can access the network directly and without the need for connectivity through another smart device, interface changes optimized for best use of round screens and technology monitors OLED (Minimal white text on a power-saving black), a new API that will allow developers to create an advanced Watchface with more information relevant to the clock element of the devices, and even a mini-keyboard and handwriting recognition on the screen, Will join voice recognition capabilities and turn it into text that already exists on the platform now.
Developers with Huawei Watch or LG's Urban LTE Second Edition can access theAndroid Wear 2.0 already now, when the final version may arrive slightly after the full and official version of Android N - Maybe another year, and maybe early next year.
warp Apps News you should know
The world of media applications, both textual and video-based, is burning from competition at this time when smartphones are the most important electronic products for a large part of Earth's inhabitants, and the innovations we have never known we need come at an almost unprecedented rate. All this does not deter Google, which is trying its luck in the field with two new applications that are programmed Allo (For upgraded access text conversations) And Duo (For calls Video Adapted to the libestreaming era).
Allo feels like a variation of the real Whatsapp, but makes use of Google's search technologies Google Especially in the new smart personal assistant Google (which was also revealed at the current conference) in order to transform the information mechanisms into a shared and public experience. Search results can appear to all users participating in the conversation in a structured way within the chat window, including the possibility of ordering tickets and places in restaurants and other businesses, and the possibility to share artificial intelligence directly within the discussion by contacting them by using a call [email protected]
You can also scribble drawings, add stickers, set up a privacy mode with a variety of customizable options for the daggers among us, and the ability to resize the text to highlight more important and meaningful information. פייסבוק, And enjoy over one billion users each? We have not yet been convinced.
Duo on its part is Apps Video calls that come without significant innovations, but promises to be simple and highly accessible, with better image quality than the competition based on non-optimal connectivity, end-to-end encryption, Android support,iOS And the possibility of shared use - and also the ability to see a picture Video In real-time who calls you before you decide whether you want to answer him or not.
These two new apps will be available to all users during the coming summer months.
See more succinct and concentrated updates about the new exploits of Google very soon.