Google launches Android N Developer Preview 4

Google today released the fourth preview of Android N, the next — and as of yet unnamed — version of its mobile operating system.

As far as we can tell, the new preview does not include any major new features. Instead, the focus is on the various new APIs that developers will be able to access to make use of all the new features in Android N. These APIs (and the Android N SDK) are now final and the company promises they won’t change before Android N rolls out to consumers later this summer.

As Google noted during its I/O developer conference, the company now considers Android N to be of beta quality and ready for daily use. Indeed, even the earliest versions of N were already quite stable. The fact that Google allowed anybody with a modern Nexus device to test it without having to go through a cumbersome install procedure probably also helped to find and squash the bugs in the last three previews.

If you’re an Android developer, now is the time to test new features…

Read the entire article from TechCrunch here: Google launches Android N Developer Preview 4

 



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