Google has confirmed that the 8.0 release of the most popular mobile operating system is the world is dubbed – android Oreo.
Oreo brings with it enhancements to the software including;
- Faster boot times; get to where you need to be, faster.
- Background limits; stops apps from running in the background for too long – saving battery life
- Autofill; much the same as we are used to in the web browser, this will now work within apps. Usernames and passwords will be auto-populated.
- Picture-in-Picture will enable you to multi-task. Have a video call and continue to use your phone as normal.
- Notification dots; when an app has an active notification, it will now have a dot in the top right corner to highlight that there is a notification for that app.
- Google Play Protect; Apps in the Play Store will be subject to screening before they are allowed access to the general public.
- Better battery life; improvement made across the whole OS will prove to be an asset to the battery life of your device.
- New Emoji!; the new emoji outlined in Unicode 10/ Emoji 5.0 earlier this year will be coming to Oreo. joining the new Emoji are the existing ones, with a whole new look.