Ars has a very detailed review – more of an in-depth deconstruction, to be honest, and that’s a good thing – of Android 8.0 Oreo.
Take a closer look at Oreo and you really can see the focus on fundamentals. Google is revamping thenotification system witha new layout, new controls, and a new color scheme.It’s taking responsibility for Android security witha Google-branded security solution. App background processing has been reined in, hopefully providing better battery life and more consistent performance.There’s even been some work done on Android’s perpetual update problem, with Project Treble allowing for easier update development and streaming updates allowing for easier installation by users.And, as with every release, more parts of Android get more modularized, with emojis and GPU driver updates now availablewithout an OS update.
Saving this one for tomorrow.