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Google is working on speeding up the release of Android updates. “Project Treble”, a feature inside Android O, will allow manufacturers to update their devices without having to wait for chip partners. Project Treble is essentially a vendor interface that will lie between the Android OS framework and the individual manufacturer’s software. The manufacturer’s software is specific to each device and developed by chip-makers. Project Treble will be powered by Vendor Test Suite (VTS) and help to make sure that the chips inside in each device will function correctly with each Android update. According to Google, “With a stable vendor interface providing access to the hardware-specific parts of Android,... Read more...