Is a brand new Android Developer Preview afoot? Google’s web site devoted to Android previews actually appeared to counsel so earlier at the moment, with the parents at Android Police catching a number of references to the Android 10 successor on the web page.
After all, for the reason that firm hasn’t made any official bulletins on this problem but, the change was nearly actually a mistake on somebody’s half, and Google has now taken down the Android Developer Preview web page in its entirety. Going to the hyperlink now redirects you to the developer web page for Android 10.
However, after all, being the nice journalists our mates at Android Police are, they’ve receipts:
It is unclear if a brand new Developer Preview is definitely coming quickly or if this was all only a massive mistake. Final 12 months, the primary Developer Preview for Android 10 dropped in early March. So, it is attainable the parents at Google are merely setting issues up for an eventual launch subsequent month. Whereas the web page was up, all of the hyperlinks for brand new options nonetheless referred to Android 10, for instance.
Then again, Google could also be transferring its schedule up a bit this 12 months and planning to launch the Developer Preview for Android 11 a month sooner than earlier than. It is exhausting to inform at this level, and naturally, Google’s doubtless not going to make clear the confusion till it feels good and prepared.
For now, we’ll simply must make do with the few references we now have to the brand new options coming to Android within the subsequent few months. These embody APIs for foldables (as anticipated), Vulkan extensions, and naturally, extra privateness options. Let’s hope we discover out extra sooner moderately than later.
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