Android O Developer Preview 2 Released, Android Go Announced
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 17 May 2017 at 03:15 PM EDT. 10 Comments
To no surprise, there's plenty of Android news at Google's I/O 2017 conference that kicked off today.

Android O Developer Preview 2 is now available for those wishing to beta test the next installment of the Android operating system. Android O Developer Preview 2 features many enhancements over the earlier test release including more system optimizations, a new Android Vitals dashboard via the Play console, picture-in-picture work, a new homescreen for Android TV, TensorFlow Lite for machine learning on mobile devices, and more.

Android Go was also announced at Google I/O 2017 as a version of Android catering towards entry-level mobile devices. Specifically, Android Go is designed for phones with 1GB or less of memory. Android Go is optimized for lower-end devices, apps that use less storage space and RAM, and the Play store highlights apps better fitted for these low-end devices.

More details on these Android O updates via the Android developer blog.

Those wanting to watch live-streams of Google I/O can do so here.
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