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At an event in San Francisco, Google today unveiled the next version of Android, and while it doesn't appear to be a major departure from the last, it does bring its share of improvements, including mult-user restricted profiles.
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Commentary: The Googleplex has christened the next version of Android to be nougat, after a sweet treat not all people understand. Surely we could do better?
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