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Google I/O 2016 top 5 announcements: Google Home, Allo, Daydream and more

Google I/O 2016 top 5 announcements: Google Home, Allo, Daydream and more

Jacob Kleinman

Google just wrapped up I/O 2016, the company’s annual developers conference, and there’s plenty of information to soak up. The company announced an exciting new smart home product, a pair of mobile apps, an entire virtual reality platform and some news on its Android N update. That’s a lot to take in, but we have you covered with our rundown of the five biggest announcements from Google...

Android N "freeform windows" spotted - could change our experience forever

Android N "freeform windows" spotted - could change our experience forever

Jacob Kleinman

Android N is set to include support for a new split-screen mode, but Google could be working on something even more exciting for its latest release. ArsTechnica noticed several mentions of something called “experimental freeform windows” in Google’s developer code and guidelines. The best explanation for freeform windows comes from Google’s own developer website on a page devoted to...