Android P Developer Preview Stories March 9
Android P is full of lots and lots of small tweaks and redesigns that we’ve covered in-depth this week, but as the week closes out, let’s take a closer look at some of the biggest changes…
Android P Developer Preview Stories March 8
Android P Developer Preview 1 brings new features and refinements to various settings. The Battery menu is one of them, with the Battery Saver no longer turning status and navigation bars bright orange. Meanwhile, users have much more control in determining when the feature automatically enables.
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Android P DP1: Native support for up to 5 simultaneously connected Bluetooth devices
Bluetooth’s functionality works hand-in-hand with software, and with Android P, Google is potentially bringing some big upgrades to this functionality.
Android P DP1: New “Lockdown” feature allows for temporarily increasing lockscreen security
Over the years, Android has added many ways to make it easier to securely unlock your phone. However, some argue that these features allow intruders easier access into your device. With Android P, Google is taking a step in the opposite direction by introducing an interesting countermeasure.
Android P DP1: Refined vibration controls in Settings
The latest major Android update is chock full of big changes, but sometimes the finer details are worth noting. Android P includes one such quality of life change with the ability to adjust vibration strength.
Android P Developer Preview Stories March 7
Android P is full of big changes, but it also has a ton of really handy minor tweaks. One that we just found out about tonight is the ability to rotate apps, even when auto-rotate is disabled.