With Google I/O 2015 now in full swing following the conclusion of the opening keynote, developers the world over aspire of getting their first taste of the recently revealed version of Android – – Android M. The brand-new upgrade is still in its early pre-release phases, however developers require to try it out for a variety of factors, not least to ensure their apps work with exactly what will certainly soon enough be Google’s newest version of its mobile operating system.
Google today said that it would be making designer previews of Android M offered which has actually now occurred, with designers able to download the preview of Android M for devices across the Nexus smartphone and tablet ranges.
Those wanting to provide Android M the once over can now download an image for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 as well as the Nexus Player which should suffice for the majority of designers to at least start on their compatibility work. The previously mentioned downloads are undoubtedly free, and can be grabbed today – – links at the foot of this post.
Naturally, it’s possible that non-developers will certainly likewise wish to install these previews, with Android enthusiasts keen to experiment with exactly what new improvements and bug fixes have been consisted of in this new release. With Google still some method off having Android M ready for primetime even prior to providers and hardware makers get their hands on it we presume Google’s brand-new version of Android could be extremely a method from being prepared.
With that in mind we suggest you don’t hurry out to install Google’s Android M images just yet unless you have a legitimate reason. And if you do choose to give it a try, just keep in mind that this is the very first developer release of a brand-new version of an extremely complicated mobile OS. Anticipate bugs. Expect strange goings on. Required crashes. It’s all part of the video game.
Google’s I/O designer conference began today and the enjoyable is only just getting started. We’ll keep our eyes on the occasion and our ears to the ground for more bits over the coming days.
The direct download links of the Android M developer preview images are as follows: