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Google Bringing ARCore To Android Phones At MWC 2018: Report

9 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google will announce a wide release of the first stable version of ARCore at this year's Mobile World Congress, Variety reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the company's plans. Originally unveiled in late August, ARCore is Google's development tool for augmented reality applications on Android devices, being meant to enable AR experiences on a broad range of smartphones. The tech giant previously said it wants ARCore to be available on 100 million devices in 2018, whereas an insider now told Variety that goal is meant to be hit next month. A global launch of ARCore at MWC would...
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The best of Android and Google with Android Oreo and Android One

The best of Android and Google with Android Oreo and Android One

9 monthes ago   |   By Official Android

Monday kicks off Mobile World Congress in Barcelona-the mobile industry's largest trade show. Our partners will be announcing amazing new Android devices, you'll be able to see the growing industry momentum around RCS , and we'll be showcasing the latest from Google including Google Assistant and Lens. Before the show gets underway, I want to take a moment to reflect on where Android is today and where it's going. Android This fall marks 10 years since the release of the first Android device. Back in 2008, building software for mobile devices was pretty hard. Development was highly...
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First Android Oreo phones will debut next week

First Android Oreo phones will debut next week

9 monthes ago   |   By PhoneDog

After initially debuting alongside the update to Android 8.1 back in December, Android Oreo is finally about to appear on its first devices.
Google says that the first Android Oreo phones will be introduced next week at MWC 2018. The devices will go on sale "soon after".
No OEM partners have been announced for these Android Oreo devices, so it's unclear what kind of phones we'll see next week. Android Oreo is a version of Android Oreo that's optimized for smartphones with 1GB of RAM or less, though, so expect them to have fairly entry-level specs.
The goal of Android Oreo is to offer a...
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Google previews MWC; expect to see new Android Oreo , Android One handsets

Google previews MWC; expect to see new Android Oreo , Android One handsets

9 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

This morning, Google posted a summary of what we can expect to see from the company at the MWC trade show in Barcelona starting this Monday. The first Android handset will celebrate its ten-year anniversary in the fall. Google says that Android now powers more than 2 billion active devices from 1,300 brands. The company credits Android's openness for much of its success.
At MWC, we should hear about more about the Android Oreo , which is a version of the OS designed to work on handsets sporting 1GB or less of RAM. The software was introduced ...
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Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Oreo

9 monthes ago   |   By Computerworld

I'll go ahead and end the suspense for you now: Android upgrades are a big, hot mess - and the situation with Oreo is the worst we've seen to date. It's kind of embarrassing, actually. But it's important. And that's why I take the time to track manufactuers' performance in this area so closely year after year - because software matters. It affects your experience more significantly on a day-to-day basis over the life of a modern mobile device than any other feature or element. And yet, it tends to get the least amount of attention. To read this article in full,
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Android Oreo Smartphones Launching At MWC 2018

Android Oreo Smartphones Launching At MWC 2018

9 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Android Oreo is the latest available version of Google's ubiquitous mobile platform, and its optimized counterpart designed for lower-end devices, Go Edition , will be making its debut in devices that will be announced at this year's Mobile World Congress. Google Platforms and Ecosystems SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer just authored an article talking about how far Android has come and confirmed that the first Android Oreo phones will be announced at MWC 2018 next week alongside some new Android One devices from Google's OEM partners. No partners for Android One or Android Oreo were mentioned by...
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Google Says New Android Oreo Go and Android One Phones On Deck for MWC

Google Says New Android Oreo Go and Android One Phones On Deck for MWC

9 monthes ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Google today highlighted some forthcoming announcements that should have Android fans excited. To start, the company says a number of its handset partners are bringing new Android Oreo Go devices to market, and that the phones will be available for purchase soon. Android Oreo Go is a lightweight version of Android that can run on inexpensive devices with 1G of RAM or less. Google has built light versions of Gmail, YouTube, Search, and other apps so people with Android Go devices can still access information and entertainment on the go. Further, Google's hardware partners have new Android...
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The first Android Go phones will bring affordable Oreo to MWC

The first Android Go phones will bring affordable Oreo to MWC

9 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

The first Android Oreo phones will be revealed next week, Google has said, as it pushes its pared-back vision of Android for super-affordable handsets. Designed to drive pricing under the $50 mark in order to make smartphones more attainable in developing markets, Android Oreo - otherwise known as Android Go - strips out some of the...
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