1:30AM Monday 18 March
In Android 9 Pie, Google introduced a new navigation system that almost threw away years’ worth of refinement in favor of gestures. Naturally, it was compared a lot with Apple’s gestures that it introduced starting with the iPhone X. Read More »
127 Days Ago Android Ice Cream Sandwich was the first version of the operating system to introduce virtual navigation keys to phones, allowing manufacturers to dismiss physical ones. Although some decided to wait much longer to implement these, — I'm looking at you, Samsung — almost all Android devices nowadays have finally abandoned traditional buttons in favor of on-screen input.
126 Days Ago Google surprised us all last week when it came from out of nowhere and released the first Android Q beta. At first we had expected it a bit earlier in the month since the company released its first beta version of Android P on March 7th last year.
127 Days Ago When Android Pie’s beta came out last year, many users were disappointed with Google’s gesture navigation implementation. Some looked to Android Q for change, but on the surface, Q didn’t bring anything new.
128 Days Ago A month ago we reported on some new navigation gestures Google were testing in an alpha build of Android Q. Now that the beta for Android Q has been released further investigation has shown that Google are looking to change the gestures even more.
123 Days Ago It’s becoming more and more a gesture-based technological world, be it on large screens but especially on smartphones. As phablets become the norm, the ability to use our phones with one hand becomes increasingly more difficult, even for simple things like going back and forward through browser history.
131 Days Ago The first Android Q beta has arrived. And based on the features Google listed on Android Developers Blog, it could herald the arrival of more photography apps with depth effects like iPhone's portrait mode.