Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Sep 2018 21:42 UTC

Android 9 Pie brings Google's updated Material Design spec (don't call it "Material Design 2") to Android OS, and it begins a wave of UI updates that will spread across Google's entire portfolio. In Android, that means revamped interfaces for the notification panel, Recent Apps, settings, and various bits of system UI. For future smartphone designs (like, say, the Pixel 3), Android 9 includes an experimental gesture navigation system and built-in notch support. There's also a new screenshot editor, lots of improvements for text selection, and changes to the way rotation works.

Under the hood, more changes have come, too, with AI-powered battery usage controls, new rules for Play Store developers, and changes to how apps get distributed.

The usual Android review by Ars. Always worth a read.

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I hate infinite scroll
by Johann Chua on Fri 14th Sep 2018 01:50 UTC
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What I managed to read of the article was good, but the damn autoloading of the next page made me stop reading.

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RE: I hate infinite scroll
by phoenix on Mon 17th Sep 2018 21:33 UTC in reply to "I hate infinite scroll"
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You can change that in your preferences, I believe.

Or just switch to the Mobile View.

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RE[2]: I hate infinite scroll
by Johann Chua on Tue 18th Sep 2018 01:22 UTC in reply to "RE: I hate infinite scroll"
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Thank you.

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by gus3 on Fri 14th Sep 2018 04:12 UTC
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Something tells me the Raspberry Pi meme is invading their thought-space.

Raspberry Pi, Banana Pi, Strawberry Pi, Choking-On Pi... and now Android Pie.

Good on ya, Broadcom!

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RE: Pie?
by bolomkxxviii on Fri 14th Sep 2018 15:40 UTC in reply to "Pie?"
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How about some humble pie?

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New Android Support Adobe Photoshop
by Bellclaire on Mon 17th Sep 2018 07:49 UTC
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Hey! It's an amazing update of Android, I want to update my new Android OS with old Android OS. Then I could not be missing my Adobe Photoshop software. And not getting an error like

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