Feature Google’s two year old Pixel C is discontinued and is not supported in the next Android P AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on our site. Google’s upcoming Android P release drops support for Pixel C, the company’s last effort at building an Android tablet. While it once appeared that Google wanted to ditch Android and move to its web browser based ChromeOS, the termination of its last Android tablet follows Google’s discontinuation last summer of Chromebook Pixel , the premium-priced laptop running ChromeOS. Google failed to make a dent in Apple’s iPad business despite trying longer and harder than Microsoft’s Zune attempt to rival iPods Android P also drops support for all remaining Nexus branded devices . In fact, the next Android release only supports Google’s last two batches of Pixel phones— which themselves did not sell well — indicating a rather dramatic scaling back of what was once supposed to be a vast array of hardware expanding into new directions to tackle Apple at every turn. While things like Chromebooks and Nexus Player TV boxes were launched as experiments, Google’s efforts to build a self-branded tablet (both to rival Apple’s iPad and… Read full this story
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