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Google's Project Treble hasn't done much to speed up Android updates

5 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Google introduced Project Treble along with Android 8.0 Oreo and championed it as the solution to Android fragmentation. Project Treble split up the core Android operating system from the low-level software drivers for a device's hardware. In other words, manufacturers would be able to update Android without having to rebuild software drivers. Ideally, this would have shaved weeks off of the development time and allowed manufacturers to update devices faster than before. However, Android Pie has shown that Treble didn't really achieve that effect. As the first significant update since 8.0...
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