Android 5.0 Lollipop, five features that you probably did not know

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For a few days we have been reviewing the most important features or functionalities that Android 5.0 Lollipop brings , the latest version of Google's operating system for mobiles and tablets. We know that from now on, the applications and services of the platform will shine with the new Material Design line , much more minimalist, functional and colorful. The notification system has also been renewed , resolutely more intelligent; tools have been added for a  quick configuration and worked to extend the autonomy of the equipment. There are, however, many more features that have not yet been mentioned and whose advantagesthey are shedding with use . Next, we will tell you about five interesting news about Android 5.0 Lollipop that you probably did not know.

1) The "Do not disturb" mode . It is one of the features that users who tend to be busy with meetings and other tasks during which they need to forget about their phone will like the most. The "Do not disturb" mode will allow you to temporarily disable notifications and maintain tighter control along with the brand new notification configuration system.

2) The “Tap & Go” tool . It is a system that uses NFC (Near Field Communication) technology for communication by cutting range. With a single touch you can copy all the data from Google accounts and applications, as well as make a backup copy of the device to take it from one old computer to another again.

3) The “Ambient Display” function . It is one of the features of this version that was leaked earlier. We find it in the screen settings section , since it is a function that lights up the screen for a few seconds each time a notification is received. In this way, the user will enjoy a preview of the messages to decide whether or not to finally unlock the terminal .


4) Greater potential in Android Beam . It was already present in previous versions, but now it returns with an improved potential. From now on it will be much easier to share large files (in addition to photos and links) between devices.

5) The SmartLock intelligent unlocking system. Android 5.0 Lollipop goes a step further in the field of security to offer us an interesting feature, dubbed Smart Lock . Having unlock patterns, passwords and PINs is very necessary when we are on the street or in the office , but it is not so necessary if we are at home. With the support of GPS technology you will be able to select trusted sites so that unlocking the screen and accessing the functions of your phone is more comfortable when you do not need extreme security.