In its continuous effort to improve user experience, the Android platform has introduced strict limitations on background services starting in API level 26. Basically, unless your app is running in the foreground, the system will stop all of your app's background services within minutes.
The Google Assistant is available across phones, speakers, Android TV and more. And it can help users get more done throughout their day—where they need to add something to a to-do list, turn on the lights, or play a song.
Since the launch of Android Architecture Components in a preview at I/O, many developers have been giving great feedback. In this video, Florina Muntenescu relays the latest Android Architecture Components updates and delves into some interesting use cases.