In the near future, Google will present the final version of Android 10. In anticipation of the announcement, the authors of the YouTube channel All About Android talked with the developers of the new version of the mobile OS, who told previously unknown details about the process of creating a fresh revision of the “green robot”.
Vice President Dave Burke immediately denied the rumor that Google refused to "sweet names" because of the difficulties with the choice of the word for the letter Q. According to him, the reason is that the names of desserts are not always clear to users from different countries. According to the old tradition, Android 10 would be named Queen Cake in honor of the "Queen Elizabeth Cake" with crushed coconut. But outside Canada, only a few have heard of such a delicacy.
The developers noted that the rejection of public names for operating systems does not mean that within Google operating systems will not receive code names. During various leaks, Android 10 is often seen with the prefix Qt. As explained by the developers of Google, Qt-another encrypted dessert Quince Tart.
During the interview, it turned out that Android 10 has significantly redesigned the speed of processing gesture input. Google engineers drew attention to how many smartphone manufacturers came up with and implemented their own options for gesture control, which eventually became a headache for the creators of applications.
The two-button navigation used in Android 9.0 Pie was an intermediate step for Google towards a completely gestural system. Support for a new type of navigation will be available in all third-party applications shortly after the release of Android 10. Google programmers are confident that most users will prefer to use gestures rather than the three classic virtual buttons at the bottom of the display.
The upgrade to the release build of Android 10 owners of smartphones lines Google Pixel will begin to receive on September 3.