Monday, 26 August 2013

New things in Android 4.3


Here’s a quick check list of new Android features (compiled from the Jelly Bean page and developer.android.com)… 


1. Auto-completion of phone number dialing (pictured right)

2. Location detection through Wi-Fi

3. Restricted profiles to control, on a user-basis, access to apps and content 

4.  Support for OpenGL ES 3.0 graphics

5. Bluetooth Smart support

6. An extra secure version of Linux – SE Linux – is being used to help protect against security          vulnerabilities

7. Support for “Surround sound” (via Fraunhofer Cingo mobile audio technology)

8. Improved accessibility support. For example, triple tap for full screen magnification, and a             “TalkBack” a screen reader

9. On-screen GPU profiling, for app developers

10. Lower latency input for game pad buttons and joysticks

11. Extra language support (Africans, Hindi, Swahili, and Zulu) and right-to-left languages                supported

12. A simplified setup wizard

13. Bluetooth AVRCP 1.3 support enables the display of song names on a car stereo

14. Wireless Display support, to project from your Nexus tablet to a TV.

15. Switching users from the lock screen is now faster.


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