Android N Will no longer carry guide for three-D contact at launch: report

a new report says that Google could be delaying the release of the Android counterpart to Apple’s three-D contact feature. Google’s next version of Android (or Android N) turned into rumoured to natively guide three-D touch-like strain sensitive presentations. Re/code bringing up humans acquainted with the improvement reports that the function will no longer debut with the preliminary standard public release of Android N. It however provides that a later launch of Android N will encompass the three-D contact-like characteristic from Google. The file says the discharge from Google with…

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Android N to Bring 3D Touch-Like Support, More VR Features: Reports

Google last week started rolling out the second Developer Preview of Android N adding new features such as Launcher shortcuts, Emoji Unicode 9 support, and more. While Google revealed a list of features and fixes it introduced in the Preview 2, some other new features have been discovered that the next version of Android will natively support 3D Touch-like pressure sensitive displays, as well as feature new VR helper services. Phandroid after an in-depth teardown of the latest build has found traces of functionality similar to Apple’s 3D Touch technology…

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Android N Beta Program Could Soon Expand to Non-Nexus Devices

The Android N Developer Preview released last month was Google’s way to offer developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The company also allowed only Nexus users to sign-up through the Android Beta Program that allowed them to test the new version, and receive new builds as OTA updates. (Also see: Android N Features: What’s New and Improved) If a new string of HTML from the official Android Developer website is to be believed, select non-Nexus devices may soon be included in the Android Beta…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Tipped to Launch With Android N in July

Samsung last year in August launched its flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 5. However, seven months since the launch, we are now hearing the initial rumours for its successor, the Galaxy Note 6. The Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will reportedly be launching in July instead of August like last year, according to a Korean website The Bell (via Phonearena), which cites people close to the matter. The handset will reportedly launch in mid-July, and is said to be codenamed as ‘Grace’. The device is even tipped to run Android N…

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First Android N Update Starts Rolling Out With Fixes for Performance Issues

Google unveiled Android N last week with an early developer preview, and alongside introduced the Android Beta Program offering enthusiasts the chance to stay up-to-date with the latest pre-release builds of Android. Now, Google has started rolling out its first Android N update for Nexus devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. The release was confirmed by Ian Lake, an Android Developer Advocate, on Google+. In his post on Thursday, Lake said, “If you’ve been doing N Dev Preview testing on a Nexus 5X, 6P, or 9, make sure to…

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Android N Beta Program OTA ‘Soft Bricking’ Some Nexus Devices; Fix Available

Google last week released the Android N Developer Preview earlier than expected offering developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The Mountain View giant also announced Android Beta Program which will allow users to test the new version, and receive new builds as an OTA update. Some Nexus users are reporting that after trying to install the over-the-air (OTA) update, they were unable to boot their devices. Several users took to Nexus Help Form and AOSP Issue Tracker to report the issue. One of the…

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