Google Announced Features on the Latest Android 5.0 Lollipop

Great news by Google again! It has recently announced the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop designed to be flexible to work on all the mobile devices and can be customized to fit the way you wish. Google has added some changes to the extensions of themes introduced in Android L, some are new while the other previously known features have been detailed by the biggest search giant. The obvious features highlighted in this release come in form of visual enhancements, user interface changes, clear design, revamped multi-tasking menu, bolder color palette whether that’s a smartphone or a tablet.

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Here are some of the biggest changes that Google introduced to its most popular and widely used mobile and tablet platform with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Material Design

Well, you might remember when Google introduced Android L and announced that the next version release will have a complete visual overhaul for consistent user experience across varied mobile devices. Here it is. Android 5.0 Lollipop features a cleaner design with more fluid interface and animation. Navigation is also revamped with this release but managed to stuck to the design with some minor changes like status bar can be colored or kept transparent. The“Quick Settings” menu has been revamped and includes flashlight, hotspot, screen rotation, cast screen controls and more.

The new Material Design introduced by Google is bold, colorful and responsive and provides intuitive experience to the user across all the mobile devices. Bright colors, typography, lighting, shadows etc. attract the focus of the end-user.

Notification Controls

Android 5.0 Lollipop includes new notification controls that alerts the user during meetings, presentations or at other times. The user can view and respond to messages directly from their lock screen. Also, the user can be able to view or dismiss any notification without actually moving from their activity.

Improved Security

Android 5.0 Lollipop comes with “Factory Reset Protection” which is designed to help protect data on lost or stolen devices. If the user wish to activate this feature they will be required to enter their Google login to factory reset the device and will work only when the phone passcode is enabled. The other security options include SELinux enforcing for even better protection against malware and vulnerabilities.

Battery Saver

A new battery saver features has been added by Google to Android 5.0 Lollipop usually extending the device battery life up to 90 minutes. It will also display the estimated time left to fully charge the battery when plugged in as well as the time on the mobile device before the user needs to charge again.

Device Sharing

Google has brought the device sharing features which will allow the users to share their Android 5.0 Lollipop device with family, friends etc. without actually worrying about the sensitivity of their data. Also, the another new feature in Lollipop allows the user to log in to another Android device in order to access synced messages and content if they forget their mobile device at home.

New Multi-tasking

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a new card style layout. The app flows in a sort of carousel and can be easily swiped off to either side to close them as before.

Faster Performance and More Efficient

Android 5.0 Lollipop is the fastest yet and brings some nifty features that makes an immediate visual impact. Android 5.0 Lollipop runs twice as fast as the Dalvik runtime that was found on previous Android iterations.

Android TV

Android TV came as a surprise. It is integrated into Lollipop and provides a way to get games, videos, movies, TV shows etc. onto your big mobile screen. Some few big names have signed to Android TV like Sony, Phillips etc.

Connectivity

Android 5.0 Lollipop has enhanced internet connectivity everywhere and anywhere with more powerful Bluetooth low energy capabilities. The improved network results in limited interruption in connectivity for instance, continue with your video chat or VoIP calls without any interruption whether you are at home or as you leave the house.

Runtime

ART an entirely new Android runtime comes with smoother, faster and more powerful computing experience. Also, the new ART Android runtime supports 64 bit devices, enables improved application performance and responsiveness, smoother UI for complex and visually rich applications and lots more.

Media

This new Android 5.0 Lollipop has bolder graphics, improved audio, video and camera capabilities. The lower latency audio input ensures that the music and communication applications provides an real-time experience to the user. USB audio support is provided so that you can plug USB microphones, speakers and any other USB audio devices into your Android device.

Android Lollipop als features new professional photography that let the user to capture full resolution frames around 30fps, support raw formats like YUV and Bayer RAM, allows to capture metadata like noise models and optical information etc.

OK Google

This provides easy access to information and enables to perform task with ease. Even if your screen is off, you can say “OK Google” onto your devices with digital signal processing support. It also enables you to talk to Google to get quick answers, get directions, send text and lots more.

Improved Accessibility

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings enhanced low vision and color blind capabilities in order to adjust display to improve color differentiation.

Support in 15 Languages

The new release brings multilingual support for 15   languages in Basque, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese (Hong Kong), Galician, Icelandic, Kannada, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu.

Quick Device Setup

Google has brought in Quick Device Set Up which provides new ways to set up their devices with Android 5.0 Lollipop and get up and running in no time.

And a whole lot more….

Apart from this, Android 5.0 Lollipop has improved hardware keyboard accessory support, easier sharing features, print preview, page range support, manage multiple payments apps, data usage, Wi-Fi settings, new search functionality, emoji input, improved app and system key chords etc.!!!

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CHOBITSDIGITALISV2 RELOADED ROM

CHOBITSDIGITALISV2

RELOADED ROM

ChobitsDigitalis Rom Support Thread
Link: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show…4#post24240984
What’s in it:

+ Stable, Fast, Rock Solid
+ Comes with Stock-like Kernel with init.d support
+ Compatible with Merruk’s Kernels
+ Compatible with All Basebands
+ Deodexed; Reindexed
+ Zipaligned; Batch Optimized
+ Chobits Revamped UI; Skinned Apps
+ Chobits Launcher powered by GOL
+ Superuser Access; Busybox Support
+ Full Support for Init.d scripts
+ Google Music; Skinned Gingerbread Keyboard; Swype
+ Bass/Treble Enhanced Sound
+ Random Boot Animation
+ 14 Toggles by lidroid rom
+ Lag Fix / Equalizers Force Close Fix
+ Chobits NitroSpeed Applied(no need to add tweaks eg. V6supercharger,st@matis, adrenaline, etc.)
+ Kernel, 3g, wifi, net, memory, battery, etc. tweak integration
+ Swipe to Remove Implementation
+ Multilanguage Support
+ Wifi Fix / Global GPS Boost
+ Built-in Ads Blocker
+ Fonts Pre-installed
+ New Google Play Store; Google Search Updates
+ Full Bravia Engine Port; Fix Xloud; Beats Integration
+ UI optimized; New Lockscreen by Milocker(more to come!)
+ Addon Important Apps (see more inside!)

Installation Instructions:

This Rom comes with a modified kernel, if you want other kernel please flash that kernel using mai’s or faqbly’s method.

TO ENSURE KERNEL FLASHING SUCCESS PLEASE USE CWM

– Boot in Stock Recovery
(hold Volume up + HOME + Power Button Simultaneously)
– Select “wipe data/factory reset” proceed to “YES
– Select “cache partition
– Select “apply update from sdcard
– Select “ChobitsDigitalisV2_Reloaded.zip
– Reboot your phone.
– First Boot will take 2-3 minutes to initialize,
your phone will vibrate and will continue to load.
-Once it fully loaded, tap “Menu (left capacitive keys) + Preferences + Backup/Restore + Reset to default
(this steps ensure that you have the default desk settings loaded)
-Enjoy this ChobitsDigitalisV2 ReLoaded!

Download V2 ReLoaded:
—-> http://www.mediafire.com/?dsp32pu80dczp7l

Screenshots by MACHINEHEAD121 (THANKS TO HIM FOR BETA TESTING, THIS RELEASE WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT HIS UNWAIVERING DEVOTION AND EXCEPTIONAL TESTING SKILLS)

ROM POLICY / Disclaimer:

I will not be held responsible if any mishaps while/after flashing will occur (please follow the instructions posted here to avoid issues). This Rom may or may not work for you, therefore please don’t expect full compatibility on all firmware versions (custom/stock). But theoretically it should work on all stock roms.

By flashing this rom, you must understand that the developer reserves the right to add/omit some apps, please make sure you do a backup of your apps and a nandroid backup to restore previous installed apps.

Lastly, you as an Android user must understand that rom development takes time and effort, therefore requests may or may not be addressed quickly but please feel free to review and send bug reports so I can sort it out by releasing update fixes.

ChobitsDigitalis ROM V1.8 Update (V2.0 WIP)

This is the latest update on the most stable ROM for SGY. Please the instructions carefully. I will not be responsible for your phones if you brick them. Do it at your own risk.Read more information on how to install the ROM from XDA Forum before doing  anything. Click here

HOW TO INSTALL

– Boot in Stock Recovery
(hold Volume up + HOME + Power Button Simultaneously)
– Select “wipe data/factory reset” proceed to “YES”
– Select “cache partition”
– Select “apply update from sdcard”
– Select “ChobitsDigitalisV1_ROM.zip”
– Reboot your phone.
– First Boot will take 2-3 minutes to initialize,
your phone will vibrate and will continue to load.
-Once it fully loaded, tap “Menu + Preferences + Backup/Restore + Reset to default”
(this steps ensure that you have the default desk settings loaded)
-Enjoy this ChobitsDigitalisV1 Full Version!

Download FULL VERSION:
http://www.mediafire.com/?94coh8v2ltn6abx

RECOMMENDED: Please do a nandroid backup via CWM; have an odinable package ready to flash in case something goes wrong

Flash via stock recovery or CWM. DO NOT WIPE/CLEAR.

(From Version 1. Reboot then directly flash this update.)

Version 1.8

—> MEDIAFIRE

What’s New:

+ Lag Fix / Equalizers Force Close Fix
+ init.d Support (runs at startup via busybox/scriptmanager) IMPORTANT: Setup for Script Manager found here.
+ Chobits NitroSpeed (no need to add tweaks eg. V6supercharger,st@matis, adrenaline, etc.)
+ kernel, 3g, wifi, net, memory, battery, etc. tweak integration
+ Random Boot Animation (random boot if init.d is ran via scriptmanager)
+ Script Manager 1.9.2 apk in sdcard
+ Swipe to Remove Implementation
+ CSC Modification
+ Multilanguage Support
(When flashing new skin/themes, languages will revert back to default. Please use the multilanguage skins patch.)
+ Touchscreen Update Fix
+ Wifi Fix / Global GPS Boost
+ Added Default Samsung Keyboard
+ App Widget Picker
+ Built-in Ads Blocker
+ CSC for European Countries
+ Fonts Pre-installed
+ Change Build.prop Tweaks
+ Removed Touchwiz Launcher (search thread for launcher installers to replace default)
+ Google Play Store; Google Search Updates; Font Reset
+ Full Bravia Engine Port; Fix Xloud; Beats Integration; Dalvik Heap Change
+ Addons: Notification Toggle (highly customizable; can add app shortcuts)
+ LCD Density Changer for bigger screen space(mine is set to 99; FM radio only works at 110-120 density)
+ some UI optimizations; changed default lockscreen wallpaper.

All Credits to XDA Developers!!! Peace out! c”,)