India’s Micromax is currently developing its own forked version of Android for future smartphones and devices. The operating system will reportedly work across platforms such as wearables, televisions and tablets. Micromax co-founder, Vikas Jain, told The Economic Times that the first smartphones with the new operating system will be available by the end of this financial year and will be affordably priced.
While many OnePlus 2 fans are still waiting to get their hands on an actual device thanks to the slow rollout of invites, OnePlus has been busy with its OxygenOS firmware, announcing its first over-the-air (OTA) update that bumps the firmware to version 2.0.1. The OTA includes security patches, bug fixes and other improvements, and we have the changelog after the break.
Non-Nexus users can now also experience the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google Now launcher on their devices as the apk file has been made available on the web. Read more
New and improved software features aren’t the only thing that Android 6.0 Marshmallow includes. The newest version of Android, which is coming this fall, has a refreshed boot animation. The look of it this time around is still very active with plenty of color and moving pieces.
Hit the break to see it in action.
Samsung might not have been the very first smartwatch manufacturer, but they definitely have been one of the most adamant companies in pushing the appeal of a wrist-borne computer. Additionally, one could easily argue that they also produce the most beautiful of all the smartwatches: the curved Gear S. Also, arguably, the Gear S has one of the biggest flaws of all the smartwatches out on the market: Tizen.
The easiest way to freshen up the look of your phone or tablet is by changing the wallpaper. Google’s Nexus line of devices, with stock Android being present, usually have some of the best wallpapers around; however, a Nexus device is not necessary to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and clean Material Design pieces that Google goes with. The nine wallpapers included with Android 6.0 Marshmallow are available for you to download and stare at right now.
Hit the break for the gallery to download the wallpapers.
Right now, you can download the latest version of the Android M Developer Preview for select Nexus devices. People with the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player can go ahead and grab system images of the Developer Preview for their devices. Doing so is as simple as manually flashing the system images from the source link below.
This is the third and final version of the Android M Developer Preview before Google delivers Android 6.0 Marshmallow to consumers later in the year. Expect Marshmallow to remain relatively unchanged between now and its launch.
Source: Android Developers