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Google I/O 2015: How Google is trying to simplify Android

At Google I/O, the company rolled out a developer preview of Android, known as Android M, with the motto that the little things matter.
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Simplified app permissions

Let's face it. One of the most annoying things about Android is you have to decide at the install process what permissions you feel like granting to an app you have barely tried. The fix? Android will ask for permission the first time you use a feature. That move alone will cut the constant prompts you get on Android. Burke said "with the new permission model, updates are seamless."

Google I/O

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Android Pay integration

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Android Pay with fingerprints

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Better battery life

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The little things

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