Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Aug 2017 22:29 UTC
Android

Today, we are officially introducing Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest release of the platform - and it's smarter, faster and more powerful than ever. It comes with new features like picture-in-picture and Autofill to help you navigate tasks seamlessly. Plus, it's got stronger security protections and speed improvements that keep you safe and moving at lightspeed. When you're on your next adventure, Android Oreo is the superhero to have by your side (or in your pocket!).

Coming to a device near you. Eventually. Maybe. But probably not.

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Troels
Member since:
2005-07-11

Probably because except for a few geeks, noone really cares about software updates. I am a geek, and I don't even care. The updates are released so often they don't contain many visible changes. These Android updates seems almost as irrelevant as the Windows 10 creators update

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unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13

Probably because except for a few geeks, noone really cares about software updates. I am a geek, and I don't even care. The updates are released so often they don't contain many visible changes. These Android updates seems almost as irrelevant as the Windows 10 creators update


I run devices with 4.4, 5.01 and 6.01 on a daily basis. The practical differences are negligible IMO. The big jump was from 2.3 to 4.0.

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Troels Member since:
2005-07-11

Yes, exactly, and this is why i donĀ“t get all the fuss.

Though to be honest i was waiting impatiently for the 5.0 update because it had new pretty looks... But after having it for a few weeks i would be fine with 4.X again. I think the only difference for me between the Samsung version of 7.0 i have now and the Samsung 4.X series, is that i no longer run Nova Launcher.

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