Android N: A Steps Ahead For Becoming A Virtual Reality Platform

On March 9 2016, (Wikipedia), the Google surprised us all by releasing the first Android N developer preview. It is the top news among the developers. Following the tradition, the latest version of the Android OS is named after a sweet treat! Following in the eminent footsteps of Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ince Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop and Marshmallow, the Google has suggested Android ā€˜Nā€™.

Concurrently, till the official announcement made by the Google, we will have to oppose with results from the internet polls that the project will name as Android Nutella or Android Nougat. However, it was not launched yet, still we can concentrate on what we do know as far as latest news is concerned.

With the aim of revolution, Google has released its latest version of the developer preview to empower Android N with full VR support features. This is what with which the Google is expanding their push into virtual reality. According to the information, this realease preview suggests that apps will be able to register themselves as VR Listeners or VR helpers. Also, additional permissions warnings explain that apps will able to run while using the applications in virtual reality mode.

Other Essential Points:

These six previews builds are expected before the actual release of Android N:

1. Android N will support for the new Vulkan graphics API that provide better gaming experiences and better quality games
2. New emojis based off Unicode 9 find a place in Android N
3. Google is bringing support for Java 8 features to Android N. This authorizes the developers to use native Java features using JACK ( Java Android Compiler Kit) while developing applications
4. Scoped directories will also get entry in it. This provides a tighter security as apps that need access to a certain directory, get access to just that instead of sweeping access
5. With Data Saver feature in the settings, Android N lets the system block background data usage and allow apps to use less data in the foreground.
6. Android N provides multi-window support on phones and tablets.

Since, its launch is not yet confirmed, but the developers are eagerly waiting for it. Though, Android N is not launched, but still you can get your mobile application as compatible with it. If you want a better compatible mobile application, you can hire the superb mobile application development company, as they know what suits best to your application.