Friday, 30 January 2015

Android Lollipop, what to expect ?

by Ziuby

Google recently released Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is one of the largest Android update to date. The updated version of the popular mobile operating system is slowly making its way to older devices. Lollipop update has been awaited by a wide audience of Android users and well the anticipation has been rewarded. Here take a look at 5 best features one can look forward to with the new Android update.

1. GUI Redesigned : First thing that you will notice with the Lollipop update is how clean and crisp the layout is now. Google's "Material Design" brings a cleaner, lighter look to the operating system. Display screens are now more responsive and encompasses a wide range of vivid colors that will surely help capture the attention.

2. Manage Battery Life : A cool new feature is a more customized interface to handle the consumption of battery. Google claim that with the new battery saver update one can extend usage by up-to 90 minutes. A new feature also calculates the approximate time it might take to charge your phone battery completely once connected to a charging point.

3. Customize Notification Updates : Another new feature added is a customized notification section. A android user can now set priority-wise notification based on the messages and calls from certain people or applications. Choose which alerts get through to your attention and which can be handled directly.

4. Security : One point of major focus is security. New devices come with encryption automatically turned on to help protect data on lost or stolen devices. SELinux enforcing for all applications means even better protection against vulnerabilities and malware. Use Android Smart Lock to secure your phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like your wearable or even your car.

5. Better Performance : With the new Android Lollipop update comes a faster,smoother and more powerful computing experience. Lollipop implements ART, a completely new Android run-time. ART improves application performance and responsiveness. It helps to compact back-grounded apps and services so that you can do more at once.

Android has truly helped to take digital revolution to a completely new level. People now can do more things better and efficiently with Android powered devices. Lets just say that Google rarely disappoints its customers and with the Android Lollipop update, they are looking at yet another home run.