New Android Kitkat 4.4 features because you should know it !!!

KitKat 4.4

The kitkat 4.4 is in the new born of Google Android. Even though it is not available in the market with that instance peoples are very curious about what new things will be in the Kitkat. This article will unbox Kitkat 4.4 exclusively only for you.



Beautiful & Immersive

A more polished design, improved performance, and new features.
Obviously Kitkat 4.4 is more beautiful & eye catching then its decedents. 

Just say “Ok Google”

OK Google
Many of us are well known about voice command from the Nokia's day, we have already used it. Even current Android systems also have this feature. Then what is new in 4.4 ?

You don’t need to touch the screen to get things done. When on your home screen or in Google Now, just say “Ok Google” to launch voice search, send a text, get directions or even play a song.

Just say & get the things done for you. Exciting huunnnnnn.... ?

 

A work of art

work of art
Google is giving you the feel of i-pod in your smartphone. Currently you can play,pause or change the track of the song from your lock screen on your device ; but kitkat will give you few added advantage while listening your favorite track.
 
While listening to music on your device, or while projecting movies to Chromecast, you’ll see beautiful full-screen album and movie art when your device is locked. You can play, pause, or seek to a specific moment.

So you don't need to unlock your screen to change the music, Pretty cool !!!!!!!  

Immerse yourself

Immerse
While watching a video or reading a book, sometimes that notification bar showing battery status,your network strength, notification icons of messengers bothers user. Now google has decided to remove those things & give a pleasant "bigger picture view"
 
The book you're reading, the game you're playing, or the movie you're watching — now all of these take center stage with the new immersive mode, which automatically hides everything except what you really want to see. Just swipe the edge of the screen to bring back your status bar and navigation buttons.

Now just concentrate where you wants too.

Faster multitasking

multitasking
The most common problem users facing particularly on low end android phone is lag,hang & responsiveness. Google have take care of this by implementing various algorithm & superior memory management system in there new born.
 
Android 4.4 takes system performance to an all-time high by optimizing memory and improving your touchscreen so that it responds faster and more accurately than ever before. This means that you can listen to music while browsing the web, or race down the highway with the latest hit game, all without a hitch.

 

Smart & Simple

Google smarts improve every corner of the Android experience.

The future is calling

contacts
You don't need to add your favorite contacts manually in your device. Depend upon frequency of calls kitkat device can filter out your favorite contacts on the top of the list.
 
The new phone app automatically prioritizes your contacts based on the people you talk to the most. You can also search for nearby places and businesses, your contacts, or people in your Google Apps domain.

Really Smart  !!!

 

A smarter caller ID

caller ID
Its not annoying now if you got a call from a unknown number. If you got such a call google will search that number with local phone directory & let you know the identity of caller.

Whenever you get a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.

Smart ! Very Smart !!!

 

All your messages in the same place

hangout
Google + is not popular as of now as facebook & twitter is but google is making all of there efforts to hit in the top of the list. The new hangout app will cater all your communication it may be SMS,MMS or may be video call in one place.

Never miss a message, no matter how your friend sends it. With the new Hangouts app, all of your SMS and MMS messages are together in the same app, alongside your other conversations and video calls. And with the new Hangouts, you can even share your location and send animated GIFs.

 

Emoji everywhere

Emoji
Google is really trying hard to be the best in everywhere. They have added Japanese smiley Emoji in their keyboard. So you can get the same fun you are getting from whatsapp,link & we-chat while texting.
 
Sometimes words can’t express how you feel. For that, there’s Emoji, the colorful Japanese characters, now available on Google Keyboard.

 

 

Grab & Go

New features help you get things done while you’re on the move.

Print wherever, whenever

Print
Yes can't you believe it ? but proudly its true. You can set print command from your smartphone to take printout of impotent documents. This work until & unless your device is connected to printer via cloude.
   
Now you can print photos, documents, and web pages from your phone or tablet. You can print to any printer connected to Google Cloud Print, to HP ePrint printers, and to other printers that have apps in the Google Play Store.

 

 

Pick a file, any file
Quickoffice

Gone are the days when you put your impotent documents in your personal folder & access it from your device only. Now you can put your documents into google free cloud service google drive & access it from any device via internet.
 
From apps like Quickoffice, you can open and save files on Google Drive, other cloud storage services, or your device. And with quick access to recently used files, it's easier than ever to send the file you were just working on.

Your office, anywhere

Quickoffice
Google is providing you one more exciting feature inbuilt in OS to create & edit your documents.
 
Create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations from your phone or tablet with the newly redesigned Quickoffice

Now you don't wants to buy expensive third party apps to edit your documents.

It is really grab on the go thing of KitKat 

Even more features
Kitkat 4.4

For those of you looking to go deeper, here's an exhaustive list of all the updates found in Android 4.4, KitKat.

Bluetooth MAP support

Android now supports the Message Access Profile (MAP) so Bluetooth-enabled cars can exchange messages with your devices.

Chrome web view

Applications that embed web content now use Chrome to render web components accurately and quickly.

Closed captioning

Android now supports closed captioning and subtitles. To turn on closed captioning, go to Settings > Accessibility and turn on Captions.

Device management built-in

If you ever lose your device, you can find or wipe it with the Android Device Manager

Downloads app redesign

The Downloads app has been redesigned, giving you new sorting options and list and grid views for all the files you’ve downloaded.

Easy home screen switching

If you love to customize your device and have installed one or more home screen replacements, you can switch between them easily in Settings > Home.

Email app refresh

The redesigned Email app has a fresh new look with nested folders, contact photos and better navigation.

Full-screen wallpapers with preview

Your wallpaper now extends through the notification tray and system buttons. And when you change your wallpaper, you can preview just how it will look before you set it.*

HDR+ photography

HDR+ mode on Nexus 5 automatically snaps a rapid burst of photos and combines them to give you the best possible single shot. Daytime pictures are vivid with clean shadows, and nighttime photos are sharp with less noise.

Infrared blasting

On devices with an infrared (IR) blaster, Android now supports applications for remote control of TVs and other nearby devices.

Location in Quick Settings

Access your location settings from anywhere with a new tile in Quick Settings.

Location modes and monitoring

If you want to conserve battery, go to Settings > Location to switch between high accuracy and battery-saving location modes. There’s no need to toggle GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile network settings. And to see which apps have recently requested your location, go to Settings > Location.

Low-power audio playback

Android 4.4 on Nexus 5 lets you listen to music for longer - up to 60 hours of audio playback.

Music and movie-seeking from lock screen

Jump to a specific part of a song or video from your lock screen. Just long press on the play or pause button and then select the point you want.

Secure app sandboxes

Application sandboxes have been hardened with Security-Enhanced Linux.

Step counting built-in

When you use fitness apps like Moves on Nexus 5, the phone acts as a pedometer to count steps. Android 4.4 and updated hardware make this a more battery-friendly way to measure your activity.

Tap to pay, built a new way

Android 4.4 introduces a new, open architecture for NFC payments that works with any mobile carrier, and lets apps manage your payment information in the cloud or on your device. Now you can tap to pay with Google Wallet or other apps at more than a million stores.

Touchscreen improvements

Improved software and Nexus 5’s new hardware mean Android responds to your touch faster and more accurately than ever before.

**Source : Google's Android  www.android.com/versions/kit-kat-4-4/

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