ByAdeline Kuang 2019-05-09 716
InAndroid 10 Qthe company has focused oninnovation, security, privacy and digital wellbeingto launch later this summer one of the biggest updates to its mobile operating system.
As we had already advanced in the past MWC 2019 in Barcelona, Android Q joins thenew trendsin the industry, giving support tofolding screensand mobile phones with5G connectivity.Google presumes thatAndroid is the first operating system to support 5G.
Google surprises us withLive Captions, a newaccessibilityoptionthat is able tosubtitle in real time the videos and audiosthat are reproduced from our device.
Google continues to make its Android operating system more intelligent, and Android 10 will launch notifications for any applications withintelligent responses and suggested actions.This means that from the notification in addition to being able to touch a suggested answer we can also take an action, such as opening with Google Maps the address sent to us in the message.
After so many years of waiting theDark Themewill be a reality inAndroid 10.In the quick settings bar we can activate this new modeto black out the interface and all compatible applications.
Android 10 gives shelves to the navigation bar and presents anew gesture navigation to the iOS.We will no longer have a lower bar occupying space on the screen, now we will see a thin line as a handle to switch between applications, see open applications or back with simple gestures.
In Android 10 we will find almost50 new functions and changes focused on security and privacy.Now inSettings> Privacyall the controls that have to do with our personal data, permissions and activity.
Google wants to be very transparent and now itsactivity controls from our Google accountare integrated into these new privacy settings so you can quickly view and manage the information Google has about you.
Google reminds us of the new management for the permission ofLocation, with which we can now say that only the application can know our location when it is being used, that is, in the foreground.This will prevent background applications from tracking us without our consent.
Anew administrator for the Location settingwill show us the applications that have access to our location and the applications that have recently accessed our location.Another novelty is that the operating systemwill remind us with a notification of the applications that have access to our location.
This is another of the most important news that we will see in Android 10: theupdates in the background.The operating system will update the important components of the operating system in the background in a way very similar to the way we update the applications, in the backgroundand without having to restart the mobile.
Digital well-being willdebut on Android P and Android Q the newFocus modedesigned to help you focus without distractions.It allows you to select applications that distract you so they do not bother you for as long as you want.In addition,Google Family Linkis integrated into theBienestar Digitalapplicationso that parents can control the applications and the use of their games
Last but not least,Android Q Beta 3will be available today from 21 models from 13 manufacturers.Android Q is no longer exclusive to Google Pixel.The compatible models are the following:
·Asus Zenfone 5z
·Huawei Mate 20 Pro
·OnePlus OP 6T
·Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
·Realme 3 Pro
·Sony Xperia XZ3
·Tecno Spark 3 Pro
·Live X27, NEX S and NEX A
·Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and Mi 9
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