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Android M developer preview released & Android M to be in market soon !!!

Discussion in 'Android Discussion' started by Shubhamalive, May 30, 2015.

  1. Shubhamalive

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    The Android M developer preview is released yesterday (29/05/2015) in San Francisco. Pichai, senior vice president of products at Google, introduced the conference and said that the company had "gone back to basics" with the new version of Android. While Android Lollipop introduced a brand new design and aesthetic, Android M is bringing some much-needed stability and usability improvements, which might not be as immediately arresting, but may prove to be significant long-term additions.


    Six main features that you will find in new Android M are:-
    1. App permissions: In the new update, Android M. User has the power to allow permissions specifically to each and every app installed. Choice is now yours, to allow the location permission to Facebook Messenger or not, Allow imo to access contacts or not... so "You don't have to agree to permissions that don't make sense to you,"

    2. Web experience: "Chrome Custom Tabs is a new feature that gives developers a way to harness all of Chrome's capabilities, while still keeping control of the look and feel of the experience," said Burke. Chrome Tabs will now allow user apps to open a customized chrome window on top of the active app, instead of launching the chrome app separately, that will make it faster and smoother to switch between an app or Chrome Tab.

    3. Mobile payments: Android Pay is Google's new mobile payments system designed to make the checkout process easier and faster. Google is aiming to provide "simplicity, security, and choice," with Android Pay, allowing you to use your existing credit cards to pay for products in more than 700,000 stores in the US.
    • Power and charging: Android M will introduce a new function known as Doze to improve device standby time. By using motion detectors, Android will recognize when devices haven’t been interacted with for a while, such as when a person is asleep or a device has been left on a table, to reduce background processes. On testing Nexus 9 with Lollipop vs Nexus 9 with Android M, Google found that M provided up to two-times longer standby time.

      Android M also supports USB Type-C which provides faster charging, and lets users charge other devices with their phone.
    • Fingerprint support: Google will "standardize support" for fingerprint scanners on phones running Android M. The new functionality will allow fingerprint scanners to be used not only to unlock phones, but also in making purchase or for shopping in real-life or within Play Store apps.
    • App links: Forget the old and familiar "Open with" dialogue box", when a user selects a weblink from somewhere, Android doesn't know whether to show it in a web-browser, or some other app that claims support for the link," this was the problem facing the Google developers before Android M. In Android M app links are being changed so that Android has a greater awareness of which apps can open content directly, instead of stopping users every time with the dialog box.
    Except these main six updates their is a lot more improvements that will be notified in the Android M update by Google.

    Stay Tuned For more and fresh updates!!! Surely you can leave your views about this post below. I would love to read your replies.
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  2. look4sky

    look4sky ★★★★★★ ProActive

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    raah dekhte he kab aata he mobile me
  3. Shubhamalive

    Shubhamalive ★★★★★★

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    Already available for Nexus Phones, developer preview!!! :P
    Last edited: May 30, 2015
  4. maliks911

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    stuck on kitkat

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