Weekend Reading: Google Weekly 24 (Sept 5 – Sept 11)
‘Ello and welcome to another Google Weekly. In this Google Weekly we have lots of news. We have news about First Android N security Update, Android N for Nexus devices, Wi-Fi Assistant, Google Allo, Google Hangout Chrome extension and more. So here we go!
First Android N Security Update
Google rolling out first Android N security update as a part of the September security update. This new update include a fix for two serious vulnerabilities that could let an attacker gain complete access to a device and its data. In addition, to the security update Google has also released the new Nexus firmware images to the Google Developer website.
Google Nexus 6/6P Android N
A month ago Google officially rolled out Android N to nexus devices. But now they are planning same for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P. Google posted Nexus 6P Android 7 Nougat Factory image and OTA file on the official website. And Google Nexus 6 users will see the Android 7.0 Nougat OS to come on their devices in the opening of next week on Monday (September 12). Happy?
Wi-Fi Assistant for non Project-Fi Nexus devices
Google rolling out Wi-Fi Assistant for all Nexus devices even if which are not part of the Project-Fi. Wi-Fi Assistant allows users to automatically connect to public Wi-Fi networks which Google has determined are fast and secure, even adding a layer of security through a VPN. To use this you need to update the Google Connectivity Services app to version D.1.5.10. You can download it right from Google Play Store. It is only available in North America and Europe.
Google Hangouts Extension updated
Google Hangouts Extension update with table like UI. After the death of Chrome apps for Windows, macOS, and Linux, Google was revealed that the Google Hangouts extension for Chrome would be adopting a new UI that looks exactly like the Chrome app.
Google Allo receiving reviews and rating on Play Store before it official launch.
So, yeah! That’s all for this Google Weekly. I hope you enjoyed it. Happy Weekend!