The name of the next version of Google’s mobile operating system has been announced. Android Nougat, which is due to be released later this year, has been unveiled on Twitter and Snapchat.
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Some testers of the Android N Developer Preview have discovered that the latest release of the software does not function very well with Android Auto. There seems to be a number of Android Auto-related issues affecting the latest build, which are causing frustrations with the in-car system.
The Android 7.0 N APIs have been finalised, meaning that developers now have a solid base from which to build their apps. A fourth developer preview of Android N has been made available by Google, which includes the finalised APIs.
The next version of Android – currently known as Android N – could feature capabilities similar to 3D Touch. This would add an extra layer of interactivity to the operating system, with elements on screen responding differently depending on how they are selected.
Google is currently testing the next version of Android through a beta programme and unsurprisingly it has been limited to Nexus devices. But that might all be about to change, with devices from third-parties included in the testing programme.
The Android community got a surprise today as Google released Android N Developer Preview. Ahead of the full release in the third quarter of 2016, the preview edition provides an opportunity to test an early build of Android N.