It’s official: Android Nougat — also known as Android 7.0 — is slated to be released later this summer. Given the fact that Android enjoys a whopping 84 percent market share worldwide, according to Statistica, we thought we’d take a look at this new OS version with features that range from saving battery and memory to extending your app experience with a multi-window user-interface, direct reply notifications and more. Here are a few things you need to know about Android Nougat for smartphones and tablets, including additions and improvements that can save you time and improve productivity. It’s called ‘Nougat’ As you likely know by now, Google chooses confectionery names for its OS versions, such as Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop and Marshmallow. You might have noticed the sweet names go through the alphabet, too — hence Nougat for Android 7.0, a moniker suggested by fans for the first time. Other suggestions included Nibs, Nerds and Nutella. Overview apps Android Nougat has revamped its Recent apps feature to speed up app switching. With the new OS, simply double-tap the Overview button — usually next to the Home button — to immediately jump to the last app you… Read full this story
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