+ Saturday May 25th, 2019

Android OS and Updates

Android devices likely won’t have consistent gesture navigation systems under Android Q, either

Android navigation is a little bit Wild West. Device manufacturers don’t have to adhere to a particular system, and they can change Google’s defaults if they want to. We still see manufacturers adding buttons to the navigation bar, and some were experimenting with gestures long before Google embraced them. Unsurprisingly, …

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Future Android system updates might be delivered via the Google Play Store

Android OS updates have been a pain point for Android smartphones and tablets for as long as they’ve existed. Because third party manufacturers are involved, Android has update problems that Apple and its iOS devices simply don’t have to worry about. Google has done a lot to address this and …

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