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Hidden Features of Android 4.4 KitKat

Mobile Technology May 1, 2014

In order to stay in this competitive market of mobile applications, it has become mandatory to come up with something that is more feature-rich. The operating system on the basis of which the applications are developed needs to offer robust assistance to mobile app developers.

The owners of these operating systems continuously bring changes and modifications by upgrading the systems to give more flexibility to the users. With increasing competition in current market among the mobile application development companies, iOS and Android are leading ones. The growing market of Android Smart phones have led to emergence of a new version named Android 4.4 KitKat.

Android 4.4 KitKat

As soon as iOS 7 was launched by the Apple with new exhaustive features, it was prevalent for Google to come up with something new. Android KitKat was launched with the fresh feel making some important changes from the development as well as user perspective.

But in addition to hard bounded changes from previous versions, there are some hidden features that do not get observed externally but prevail on the minor part in user interface as well as in internal system. Let us have a close look on some of the hidden features in Android 4.4 KitKat.

App Up-Gradations

There are some of the smart enablers in KitKat based phones which has given them new feel while you go through the complete system. Some of the inbuilt applications for advanced Android phones with KitKat are given new functionality or add-ons which gives them fresh make-over. Hangouts and Smart Caller-ID are some of the examples that you can check out in this new KitKat. Some others apps have also been upgraded to better extent.

Notifications and Alerts

Another important aspect of new KitKat has been the alerts and signals that it provides for every notification received. The alarm styles and alerts have also changed. Setting up multiple alarms on a single day will have much more flexibility for the end user. The same feature which were present in the Jellybean are now much simpler to use everything of which is done with a single click.

Advanced Security to Multiply Private Usage

There have been some advanced changes in security and privacy settings to protect as well as preserve data of the user. Multi-tasking for each user are now possible constant updates that can multiply private sessions keeping them fully secured. Also there are screen adoptions for various kinds of locks that can notify you instantly for delegating activities done by others on your phone. In addition to this direct access on printing protocol and advanced sensors which built in.

Android app developers can now adjust to the flexibility of KitKat upgrade and deliver apps that have more market penetration within shorter duration of time. Google has launched this upgrade in order to magnify the support and maximize usage of Android phones in the market. Other than this there are many features like Memory management, Camera improvements, Integrations with cloud storage that can give user multiple compatibility.

Pratik Kanada

I am Pratik Kanada, founder & CEO of 360 Degree Technosoft, which makes app ideas into reality by providing unique design and development services across iOS and Android platforms. I generally write blogs on mobile technology, app development and app marketing.

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