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Google releases Android 7.1.2 Nougat to the public, here’s everything you need to know about it

April 4, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Right before Google announced the release of the Android O initial developer preview and all its features, the tech giant introduced its second Android 7.1.2 developer preview, or maintenance release preview two. This is likely to be the last Android Nougat update, since Android O (the next version) is now in development, and it’s rolling out publicly starting today. The software appears to be ready for the prime time. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Android 7.1.2 (MR2) Nougat Developer Preview 2 is live

March 21, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Back in late January, Android 7.1.2 Nougat was released in the form of an early Developer Preview for some who would like to beta test the software. The update is part of Google’s scheduled maintenance releases for Android Nougat. The first (Android 7.1.1) came in two developer previews before it was officially rolled out in December of 2016. Now we have details concerning the second developer preview of Google’s MR2 (Android 7.1.2). Given the time between updates, it’s reasonable to predict that the software rolling [Read More]

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Android 7.1.2 (MR2) Nougat Developer Preview is live

January 31, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Android 7.1.2 Nougat is now available in the form of a Developer Preview. The update is one of several Nougat maintenance release updates promised by Google. The first Nougat maintenance release arrived in the form of a public release back in December after going through two developer releases. The links to the second Android Nougat maintenance release are live. Expect a public roll out of the stable release to follow in March or April. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Google will require Android OEMs to adopt Nougat’s notification features in their own skins

January 19, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Android is an open source operating system, meaning that anyone can use the build if they’re willing to pre-load some of Google’s content such as apps and features. Once the cornerstones are set in place, manufacturers can pretty much do whatever they choose with the software. Over the years, we’ve seen distinct skins develop that totally separate from the looks of stock Android.

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