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Google moved the clock in Android P because of the notch

Google moved the clock in Android P because of the notch

Android P won't be released until later this year, and even then, phone manufacturers and carriers frequently limit Android updates to their newest phones.

To register your device for the beta program head over to the Android Beta testing portal. Android P also got a new and refreshed look. Some of the devices mentioned may come as a surprise for some, but that's the way it is for now.

"We know the path ahead needs to be navigated carefully and deliberately", he said. So far, Google hasn't mandated the OEMs to roll out security patches, and the responsibility of rolling them out lies exclusively on the companies.

Instead, the button acts as a way to declutter the number of apps you have open. This allows you to launch a specific command within an app without having to first launch the app, similar to how long-pressing the Gmail app on Android gives you the option to jump directly into the compose window. But this one is a little bit advanced. Swipe any of these cards up as if you are pushing them off the top of the screen to close the app. The Assistant will get more updates this year, so let's wait and see. You can also access more than 1,000 magazine titles in a mobile-optimised reading format.

WELL-BEING: Android P also includes features to combat overuse.

A good barrier for those who infinitely keep scrolling in the Instagram explore feed and also for Twitter addicts. Is the notch-design really going to be a game-changer for upcoming flagship devices?

The new app starts at the "For You" screen, which is similar to the Google app feed and Chrome New Tab page. In addition, the OS will include an app timer that'll let you cap the time you spend in favorite apps.

There is also a For You tab, which is specifically created to show your interesting communities. For instance, you will be able to search for shoppable items, see a link to an Instant App and get to experience the product in AR.

Some people might think that the most important feature in a smartphone is its display size.

The development is yet another step into a surreal new world, one reminiscent of HBO's "West World", where a character who is asked if she is real, responds, "Well, if you can't tell, it doesn't matter".

Everything in the Android P 9.0 now has curves and rounded feel to it; the notification bar has new coloring style which not everyone might like. And surprisingly they are now available to some users. While the Do not disturbed mode is now much more aware of what to block and what stays.