Google's upcoming October 4 event- 'Made by Google' is around the corner where the search engine giant is expected to introduce the latest Pixel smartphones and home-automation products, along with other new product upgrades.
The Pixel and Pixel XL are rumoured to be Google's upcoming flagship smartphones, which will mark the end of company's popular 'Nexus' series devices. The other possible products in the list includes Daydream VR, third-generation Chromecast device and some other smart home products.
However, the biggest announcement of the upcoming event might be the merger of Google's Android and Chrome OS that will start a new chapter in the world of mobile products from the search engine giant.
Let's find out more about it.
The fusion of Android and Chrome OS
We have been hearing about Google‘s plan to merge Android and Chrome OS into a single OS since last one year. It was in October 2015 when we heard that Google has a team of engineers working on this project of merging its mobile OS and Chrome Book platform together.
We believe this might be the time that the search engine giant finally reveals the new OS to world, along with Pixel flagship smartphones.
Additionally, the tweet by Senior VP of Android, Google Play, and Chrome Hiroshi Lockheimer saying- ‘I have a feeling 8 years from now we'll be talking about Oct 4', further clears the air about the possible official launch.
Sources suggest that the marriage of Android and Chrome OS will give the world a new OS, which will go by the name- Andromeda.
The merged OS wouldn't be ready until 2017, however a working prototype of new OS is definitely going to see the light of day on October 4.
One OS for multiple devices
Andromeda is supposed to bring uniformity and will work on phones, tablets, and even laptops and 2-in-1s.
This will give Google the power to target a larger base of audience who will be able to work seamlessly on an array of devices under Google's ecosystem.
That said, the upcoming October 4 seems to be an event of historical significance for the search engine giant after the launch of Android OS in September 2008.