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Google I/, a very powerful developer conference for the world's largest mobile platform is going down on Might twenty eighth and 29th in San Francisco, setting the stage for Android in 2015. Android Marshmallow has also introduced a brand new standardized fingerprint recognition feature, changing the necessity for third-party solutions. Fingerprints recognition will probably be used to unlock units operating Android Marshmallow and above, but also for authorizing funds via Apple Pay. There's more particulars on Chrome, Google Now and Google Photos on Android Marshmallow in our Android Marshmallow roundup, so go check that out if you haven't already. Unfortunately there was no unveiling of Android Auto as a stand-alone OS, fairly than a streamed interface out of your cellphone but keep tuned. The latter two had been Google tasks, designed to showcase Android Put on in its first levels.

The Google I/ 2015 app is out there in the Google Play Store, which you can download by way of the hyperlink beneath. Even in the event you're not attending I/ yourself, you may still get the Google I/ 2015 app and get up to speed with what will be lined, together with reside streams of key moments. Google I/ brings together the world's best Android builders and showcases the perfect of what comes next for Android.

Not solely did the occasion introduce Android 5.0 Lollipop and Materials Design, it additionally saw the Android L preview build dished out to the assembled devs (which then instantly made its manner onto all of our Nexus 5' s as effectively). As expected, the Android Marshmallow developer preview arrived at I/, with a deliberate launch date for the total software program in Q3, 2015. The Android Marshmallow developer preview is meant mainly to assist developers begin updating their apps, and assist Google in figuring out any bugs, but anybody can seize the firmware and flash the preview on their Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 or Nexus Player to get a primary look at the brand new OS.

This is among the areas Google actually ought to have centered on at this year's I/, but at this point all we have seen is a bit of a recap of recent Android Wear updates with very little new stuff to report. Google did announce some new apps launching for Put on within the coming months, including Uber, FourSquare and Metropolis Mapper. Android Wear smartphone continues to be a very younger platform, however with the Apple Watch now out and several other Android partners already developing (or open to developing) their own wearable platform to make up for Google's failure to enhance Wear fast sufficient, this really must be on Google's radar for 2015.