Android Nougat 7.1.2 Beta 2 Rolling out with Fingerprint Gesture on Nexus 6P; New Multitasking UI and Launcher for Pixel C

Google has announced that the second beta update for Android Nougat MR2 (7.1.2) is now rolling out to the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player. The build is labeled NPG47I and is only a minor update for most of the supported devices, though there are some noteworthy changes that users...

Google (Now) Launcher being discontinued by End of Q1 2017

Android Police have reported that Google has sent out emails informing OEMs that Google Now Launcher (GNL) is being discontinued with an almost immediate affect. The post explains that any new handsets with GNL preinstalled will not be certified by Google. Android Police's post references an email sent to OEMs that explains that they should...

What’s New in Google Pixel Launcher

Yesterday we posted about the Google Pixel launcher unofficially being available for download. Today we have a video tour of everything that's new in the launcher. Check out this short video and get the launcher for yourself from this article here.