New features coming in the latest OS
By Damien Wilde
April 29, 2021
NOTIFICATION BUNDLE COUNT
When you receive multiple notifications and are running Android 12 Developer Preview 3
MORE PIXEL LAUNCHER LAYOUTS
The Pixel Launcher gained a 4×5 grid option with Developer Preview 1 in February and is now picking up a second 4×4 layout in Android 12 Developer Preview 3
In Android 12, Google is making the process of sharing content and opening the right app a little smoother by adding “verified links” that open directly in their designated apps instead of showing an options dialog pop-up.
A dedicated gaming mode was one such feature that we had on our Android 12 wish list, and it looks like this new mode will introduce a number of controls and hardware enhancements to get more from mobile gaming.
QUICK SETTINGS OVERHAUL
The Quick Settings panel hasn’t changed too much so far throughout the Android 12 Developer Preview phase, but we could soon see a ton of changes that could eventually arrive in future Beta builds.
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