Android P Reaches "Early Release Candidate" with Beta 3
Google today released Android P beta version 3 for developers. This "early release candidate" "takes us very close to what you'll see in the final version of Android P", according to Google. It's available today for Google Pixel phones that have opted into the Android beta program. The final version of Android P will be available "later this summer". It brings richer interactive notifications, the ability for third-party apps to make use of dual cameras, standardized support for display "notches", and indoor positioning using Wi-Fi. It also incorporates changes to improve security, privacy, and accessibility.
Google Releases First Preview of Android P with Improved Notifications and Notch Support
Mar 7, 2018
Google today made the first preview of Android P available to developers. The revised version of Android adds a number of user-facing features as well as tools for app writers.
Android P Reaches Penultimate Build Before General Release
Jul 25, 2018
Google today released Android P beta version 4, what it calls the final preview of P before the operating system is fully released. Android P adds features for end users and developers alike.
Google Turning On Pixel Visual Core in All Pixel 2 Handsets
Feb 5, 2018
Google today said it is fully activating the Pixel Visual Core co-processor in its newer Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. The Pixel Visual Core allows the Pixel 2 devices to make use of advanced machine learning to improve HDR+ photography.
Google Reveals Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with Bigger Screens, Better Cameras
Oct 9, 2018
Google today announced a new batch of Pixel phones, including the Pixel 3 and larger Pixel 3 XL. The phones will come in sand, black, and white.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.