Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Aug 2016 23:01 UTC
Android

Ars has an in-depth review of Android 7.0 Nougat, so sit back, relax, and have fun.

After a lengthy Developer Preview program starting in March, the final version of Android 7.0 (codenamed "Nougat") is finally launching today. The OS update will slowly begin to rollout to devices over the next few weeks. This year, Google is adding even more form factors to the world's most popular operating system. After tackling watches, phones, tablets, TVs, and cars, Nougat brings platform improvements aimed at virtual reality headsets and - with some help from Chrome OS - also targets laptops and desktops.

For Android's primary platform (still phones and tablets), there's a myriad of improvements. Nougat brings a new multitasking split screen mode, a redesigned notification panel, an adjustable UI scale, and fresh emoji. Nougat also sports numerous under-the-hood improvements, like changes to the Android Runtime, updates to the battery saving "Doze" mode, and developer goodies like Vulkan and Java 8 support.

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RE[2]: Auto-loading pages?
by patrix on Wed 24th Aug 2016 10:23 UTC in reply to "RE: Auto-loading pages?"
patrix
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2006-05-21

Actually I quite like that a multi-page article shows up all on one page, rather than needing to click through multiple pages.

I'm sure the end-result is the same as far as "look how many page views we got!!!!!!1111" side of things, but less annoying for a UX perspective.

I still miss the days when a whole article would be one page that loads only once, though!

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