As I/O approaches, Google has sent out its batch of emails for I/O tickets. Developers who have been selected from the raffle will be notified by email and have their cards charged. The firm has also made its schedule available for interested users.
Essential is launching a limited edition set of colours for the Essential Phone. It'll ship with these new colours for a limited duration, and anticipating fans will be able to pick them up from Essential's website.
Huawei's Android Oreo update for the Watch 2 comes with some compromises. Google is disabling Android Pay for Wear Support for the handset in regions outside of the US and UK despite the feature working on older versions.
Nokia 's new handsets have been leaked onto the web by prominent leaker, Evan Blass. The Nokia 7+ will be a mid-end phone-equipped with dual zeiss camera lens, a fingerprint sensor and an 18:9 display. The Nokia 1 is to be a more budget affair.
With the February security update, Google has rolled out support for the Visual Core on all third-party apps on the Pixel 2. Users can now take advantage of the extra computing power in third party apps like Instagram and Snapchat.
Google's Material Design has had a long shelf life, but there are indications that the firm will be replacing it with Material Design 2. Commits made to Chromium show an tweaked colour palette and improvements to Chrome's touch support.
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Developer francisfranco released a new version of the FrancoKernel for Android 8.0.0 OxygenOS Open Beta 2, and Android 8.1.0 Custom ROMs. This brings support for OnePlus 5T and includes a lot of fixes.