Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Oct 2017 21:58 UTC

Today we're giving you an early look at Android 8.1. This update to Android Oreo includes a set of targeted enhancements including optimizations for Android Go (for devices with 1GB or less of memory) and a new Neural Networks API to accelerate on-device machine intelligence. We've also included a few smaller enhancements to Oreo in response to user and developer feedback.

Android 8.1 while literally nobody is even using Android 8.0 yet. OK Google, OK.

Coinciding with the Android 8.1 developer preview, Google also released Android Studio 3.0.

This release of Android Studio is packed with many new updates, but there are three major feature areas you do not want to miss, including: a new suite of app profiling tools to quickly diagnose performance issues, support for the Kotlin programming language, and a new set of tools and wizards to accelerate your development on the latest Android Oreo APIs.

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by Shmoopty on Thu 26th Oct 2017 06:29 UTC
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My family and I literally don't exist?

If that is a joke, I don't get it. Should Google not update Android? Should they do it slower? Are you saying that the update discussed shouldn't change the version number?

I'm not sure who is deserving ridicule in this post. It's probably me or Google, but I don't see why.

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