Unlike smartphones which tends to have a smaller screen, the notification pulldown feature on Android tablets does not encompass the entire screen as it wouldn’t make sense. Instead users would have to swipe down the middle of the screen in order to access it. However at times it can prove to be inconvenient due to the way you might be holding your device.The good news is that Google appears to […]
If you have used an iPad, chances are you might be familiar with the split keyboard feature of iOS where you can “pull apart” a keyboard with a gesture, thus bringing each half of the keyboard closer to your thumbs, which in turn makes typing on your tablet a bit easier with your thumbs. It’s a nifty feature and one that Google is also bringing to Android M.Now Android M […]
When Google announced Android M yesterday, they did not provide a specific release date. Instead Google simply mentioned that it will be released in the fall of 2015. Now if you’re not a fan of vague releases, here’s a way to keep track of it. During the “What’s new in Android” session held at Google I/O, Google’s Chet Haase revealed the company’s timeline for Android M.Basically it seems that Google […]
Whenever you wipe your phone or get a new one and when you redownload your apps, you’ll basically have to reconfigure everything again. This can be a bit tedious especially if you have everything set up a particular way and it’ll probably take your hours to get everything back to the way it was.Thankfully that should no longer be the case with Android M. It seems that one of the […]
One of the cool features of Android M is that it introduced a native fingerprint security API. Basically what this means is that OEMs and developers will now have access to a standardized API, compared to before where developers had to deal with individual APIs meaning that what works on Samsung might not work on another handset.Taking advantage of this standardized feature is Dashlane, which for those of you unfamiliar […]
Have you ever tried to use your phone in the dark with a white/light background? It can be positively glaring which is why there are some reading apps that have a night mode. Basically this makes the theme darker so that there is less glare coming off of it in low light. That being said it looks like that feature will be applied to Android M’s settings.According to the folks […]
While the world stopped for a moment as Google announced their latest version of the mobile operating system, Android M, you know for sure that the mad scramble among smartphone manufacturers is all but unofficially announced. Seeing that Android M will oust Android Lollipop in due time, you can be sure that smartphone manufacturers, too, would like to ensure that they remained ahead of the game by delivering the Android […]
It looks like the rumors were right on the money as Google has officially announced Android M at Google I/O 2015. What “M” stands for remains to be seen but in the meantime, Google has shared some of the new features and changes that they have made to the operating system under the hood.
Google I/O 2015 will be taking place later this week and we expect that Google will most likely announce the next version of Android which many believe will be known as Android M. That being said what can we expect from the upcoming update? While we expect that there will be tons of new features, the folks at Android Police are reporting that battery and RAM management will be the […]
In just a few days Google is going to take the stage at I/O 2015 to announce Android M, the successor to last year’s Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new software is expected to bring many changes and there’s a new rumor which claims that the company is going to provide update guarantees for Nexus devices with Android M. This means that Google will make it clear from the get go which Nexus […]
We know that Google likes to name major Android releases after desserts and with the successor of Android 5.0 Lollipop expected in a couple of days at I/O 2015 speculation has started to mount regarding the moniker of Android M, the next major Android release that Google will unveil at I/O 2015. If a new report is to be believed, internally Android M’s codename is MNC or Macadamia Nut Cookie.