10 Things To Know About The Features In Android

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Jul 25, 2017 2:44:34 PM via Website

1. Messaging

SMS and MMS are available forms of messaging, including threaded text messaging and Android Cloud To Device Messaging (C2DM) and now enhanced version of C2DM, Android Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is also a part of Android Push Messaging services.

2. Web Browser

The web browser available in Android is based on the open-source Blink layout engine, coupled with Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine. Then the WebKit-using Android Browser scored 100/100 on the Acid3 test on Android 4.0 ICS; the Blink-based browser currently has better standards support. The browser is variably known as 'Android Browser', 'AOSP browser', 'stock browser', 'native browser', and 'default browser'. Starting with Android 4.4 KitKat, Google has mandated that the default browser for Android proper be Since Android 5.0 Lollipop, the WebView browser that apps can use to display web content without leaving the app has been separated from the rest of the Android firmware in order to facilitate separate security updates by Google.

3. Voice-Based Features

Google search through voice has been available since initial release.Voice actions for calling, texting, navigation, etc. are supported on Android 2.2 onwards.As of Android 4.1, Google has expanded Voice Actions with ability to talk back and read answers from Google's Knowledge Graph when queried with specific commands.The ability to control hardware has not yet been implemented.

4. Multi-touch

Android has native support for multi-touch which was initially made available in handsets such as the HTC Hero. The feature was originally disabled at the kernel level .Google has since released an update for the Nexus One and the Motorola Droid which enables multi-touch natively.

5. Multitasking

Multitasking of applications, with unique handling of memory allocation, is available.

6. Screen Capture

Android supports capturing a screenshot by pressing the power and home-screen buttons at the same time.Prior to Android 4.0, the only methods of capturing a screenshot were through manufacturer and third-party customizations (apps), or otherwise by using a PC connection (DDMS developer's tool). These alternative methods are still available with the latest Android.

7. TV Recording

Android TV supports capturing video and replaying it.

8. Video Calling

Android does not support native video calling, but some handsets have a customized version of the operating system that supports it, either via the UMTS network (like the Samsung Galaxy S) or over IP. Video calling through Google Talk is available in Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and later. Gingerbread allows Nexus S to place Internet calls with a SIP account. This allows for enhanced VoIP dialing to other SIP accounts and even phone numbers. Skype 2.1 offers video calling in Android 2.3, including front camera support. Users with the Google+ Android app can video chat with other Google+ users through Hangouts.

9. Multiple Language Support

Android supports multiple languages.

10. Accessibility

Built-in text-to-speech is provided by TalkBack for people with low or no vision. Enhancements for people with hearing difficulties are available, as are other aids.

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Jul 31, 2017 3:20:39 PM via Website

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