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Android O launching tonight folks, here’s how you can watch it

The next iteration of Google’s OS, Android O will be unveiled on Monday, August 21.

Android O is touching down to Earth with the total solar eclipse, bringing some super
(
sweet) new powers!” Google revealed on
the Android website.

Just a few hours ago, Evan Blass tweeted out the following:


Now, we can’t prove that Google will call its next Android update, Oreo and neither can we deny it because the name has dropped several times in news feed of Hiroshi Lockheimer, Senior VP of Android.


Google’s reveal of the next Android version also happens to fall on the day when a solar eclipse
sailing
through the US will be visible. It’s the first time in 100 years that an eclipse of such a scale would occur. So, Google being Google thought of celebrating the day by announcing the name of Android 8.0.


Where can you watch the livestream of the event?



Google will host its event in New York City at 2:40 PM ET, that’s around 12:10 AM on August 22 in India where it will answer the biggest question of the year, what does the O stand for?

Google’s event will be live

streamed on the Android website
here
.

Google has been teasing us with the probable name of the next Android. With speculations revolving around Octopus, Oatmeal Cookie among others. One that stands out though is Oreo, which has also been teased by the company many times. But it’s just a matter of 4 hours now till Google reveals the O in Android O.