At Google I/O 2016, there was a lot of excitement about the pending release of the latest Android operating system Android N and its many features. Dave Burke, VP of Engineering (Android) at Google, announced that among those features would be automatic system updates.
With automatic updates, your phone will automatically download the newest software update available in the background and install it the next time you restart it. So automatic updates sound great, but you might be asking, what’s the big deal? In order to answer that question, let me provide a brief background on the history of updating when it comes to Android devices.