As Google plans to release its latest version of the Pixel 2, even though it may have design flaws, the mega corporation has been busy with its latest Android version as well. The company recently introduced its latest version called Google Android Oreo. Buyers have also already seen the latest design of the Pixel 2 when the Olivar phone cases were released, which showed that the newest version of the smartphone wouldn't have a phone jack.

Google officially rolls out Android Oreo

Eweek reported that Google rolled out the latest version of its Android Operating System, and it included picture-in-picture, autofill, and support for Android Instant Apps. The latest edition was released on August 21. This was the first version to be named after a Nabisco sandwich cookie. Regardless of the name, this version of the operating system is believed to be the most powerful Android system ever released by Google.

In addition to the picture-in-picture capability, it allows for logging into mobile apps faster. The Android Instant Apps allows users to log into apps directly from the browser. Users won't have to install the apps first to do this.

Gotta Be Mobile said that the Android 8 update was the latest major update to the operating system. Although it will be released to the Pixel smartphones first, smartphones like the OnePlus, including the OnePlus 5, will get the update as well.

The new operating system offers a lot of new features, revamped notifications, and better battery management. Popular phones from all the major manufacturers will get the update for free. Although many of the manufacturers are already working on the update, OnePlus hasn't begun preparing its devices yet for the updates but will begin soon. Previously two groups worked on updates for the operating system, one for China and one for the rest of the world. Now the two teams will be blended together and the updates will work on all phones.

Google names its operating systems after sweet treats

The Los Angeles Times reported that although Google doesn't traditionally pay for the use of the names of the treats it names its operating systems for, the names are part of a co-branding partnership between the mega giant and other companies. The company that makes the cookies, Mondelez, released a statement about the partnership and said that the partnership was a “variety of global initiatives designed to create innovative, playful experiences for both OREO and Android fans.” One of the initiatives will include a drone flight that projects a holographic version of the Android and Oreo superhero.

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