Google is testing floating conversation bubbles (Facebook Messenger style) in its Messages app on Android 10. While the support for the feature was added in Android 10 beta two for Pixel devices, the feature was pulled on the stable build.
Google's new wellness feature called 'Focus Mode' is now out of beta and is rolling out globally for users with Android 10 or Android Pie, allows users to take advantage of several tools that encourage them to engage in healthier habits with their mobile device.
Samsung has started rolling out the stable release of Android 10, with version 2.0 of One UI, for the Galaxy S10 series in the UK. The update is kicking off with those who had participated in the One UI 2.0 beta program.
Sony has released the list of smartphones that will be updated to Android 10, starting December 2019. Sony Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 will be the first set of devices to receive the latest iteration of Android. Meanwhile, Xperia 10 and 10 Plus, will get the update in early 2020, alongside older devices like the Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact, XZ2 Premium, and XZ3.
Huawei rolled out the first EMUI 10 beta in China last month, which is of course based on Android 10, and the company has started rolling out EMUI 10 beta two for the Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro.
Huawei announced a new version of its current P30 Pro flagship phone today, which will run Android 10, the newest version of Google’s operating system. The device, which will be released on September 20, is identical internally to the current P30 Pro but has been given a new external look and colours.
Google has decided that it’s time to put its sweet naming convention for major Android releases to rest, switching to a numeric naming scheme which is easier to understand and communicate. Android Q will not be given an accompanying dessert name as previous versions of Android have gotten over the years.