Android has a neat new trick to improve your phone’s battery life and make your apps run faster
Google is taking a leaf out the console playbook with its approach to app installation, which optimises the installation based off crowdsourced data, letting users start using the app and download the boring bits later.
Once collected, Google says it’ll use the data to speed up installation for Google Play apps, cut down the time it takes to open and run apps, and has the added bonus of reducing the burden on your smartphone’s battery, storage, and CPU. Anyone who doesn’t want to opt-in can still benefit from the results of the aggregated data, so you’re either helping Android users everywhere, or reaping the benefits without handing over your data, depending on the route you choose to go down.
Meanwhile, you can check out other upcoming Android features in our roundup of top 12 Android features we’re looking forward to.
Published at Thu, 18 Mar 2021 17:43:00 +0000