Google Releases Android Marshmallow, Gen-next OS for Nexus Devices

By CIOReview | Monday, October 12, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Google has come with yet another intriguing update- Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest release in mobile operating system for Nexus devices. The next rollout of Google’s new Nexus 5X and 6P phones will come with the new operating system; existing owners of Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 or Nexus Player will receive update notification in the nearest future.

The new Android Marshmallow comes with new tweaks including built-in fingerprint capabilities, better standby time, extended battery life and simplified app permission options along with smooth interface making it user-friendly. This will make daily usage of phone and tables simpler and easier.

The new OS comes with improvised features including, simple app permission steps for those app which require constant permission for usage, now the users can just choose grant level access for specific apps on an as-needed-basis.  The next most sticking feature is the Google on tap capability based on deep app indexing initiative where the information of an app is treated important rather the app itself.

Additionally it comes with other features to improve battery life, for instance when phone is being used Doze uses your phone’s accelerometer to identify when your phone is at rest. Once the pattern is identified, when the phone is not being used it send the phone under deep sleep mode shutting down background syncing activity. Another is app standby trait where it disables apps that are rarely being used. Next is the app drawer where all the apps that are being used on the homescreen can be hidden until the user needs it. There are also other few small added features including hardware support, specifically for USB-C ports making it adaptable to any device.