Tag Archive: pictureinpicture


Google Duo picture-in-picture mode is now live on Oreo devices

Duo’s picture-in-picture mode is now available for everyone on Oreo.

Oreo introduced picture-in-picture mode for phones and tablets, and Google is now flipping the switch for Duo. The feature is now available on all Oreo devices, as noted by Duo’s technical lead Justin Uberti.

You don’t need to make any changes to enable picture-in-picture mode. As long as you’re using a device running Oreo and have the latest update  [Read More…]

Android Oreo’s picture-in-picture feature now usable in Google Maps

The latest version of Google Maps makes Oreo’s PiP actually usable and adds other news features.

While Google Maps added support for Android Oreo’s Picture-in-Picture mode a few weeks ago, it wasn’t actually any good. Users reported rendering issues and application crashes, prohibiting the PIP experience. That has been fixed with the latest update to Google Maps.

Android Police reports that Google Maps 9.60 has fixed the previous issues with PIP, meaning all Android Oreo  [Read More…]

Android Oreo features you’ll love: Picture-in-Picture mode

We all love things we can see when we get an update, and that’s why Picture-in-Picture mode is so cool!

Android Oreo allows developers to build apps that launch in a new Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode. PIP is a special kind of multi-window mode that’s most commonly used for video playback. You might have PIP on your television or through your cable box. It’s been available for Android TV since the release of Android Nougat, but Oreo brings  [Read More…]

New Android O features rumored: adaptive icons, picture-in-picture mode

Google’s I/O conference this year is scheduled to take place between 17 and 19 May and during it we expect to get the first glimpse of Android O. A few weeks ago we talked about a bunch of new smart features that might make it into the next iteration of Android and now we’re back […]

Android 7.0 brings DVR features and picture-in-picture to Android TV

Changes to the “time-shift” and multiwindow APIs for Android TV will make for a better living room.

Google didn’t forget about the big-screen experience in Android 7.0, and two new features are here that are designed to enhance the experience on your Android-powered television.

Google knows that many folks want a great media ecosystem on the biggest screen in the house — the television. They’re not alone. Apple and Microsoft see the space and are playing  [Read More…]

Skype update lets you multitask with picture-in-picture support

Skype for Android has been updated with some notable additions. If you’re a multitasker, Skype will now let you continue your video calls when you leave the app with picture-in-picture support for both phones and tablets. Additionally, you can also receive photos when they are sent from iPhone users on the service. Chats will load faster, and Hindu support joins the list of new features.

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