Posted on Thursday 30th of October by sarah
The wait is finally about to end: Android’s newest operating system, the colourfully named Lollipop (or Android 5.0 for the more prosaic) will debut in the first week of November, timed to tie in with the release of the Nexus 6 smartphone and the Nexus 9 tablet. Other models will see the new OS rolled out progressively during 2015. So what can we expect?
It’s going to look different to its predecessor: for one thing design changes include a broader range of colours, shadows and animations. And if you receive notifications while you’re in an app, you’ll be able to respond to them or dismiss them from where you are (you can also do this from the lockscreen). You’ll be able to select which apps you want to show these notifications and limit the amount of previewable data. The new “Priority” feature (like most of the above, in fact) mirrors … Continued