Google has officially unveiled the new operating system Android 4.3. An important innovation in the mobile platform has been the emergence of user profiles with limited rights (Restricted Profiles).
Profiles are intended primarily for children. By creating a “children’s” profile, the parent can forbid the child, for example, to open a particular application or to make purchases within the program.
At the presentation of Google said that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is now faster and more productive, and offers new API capabilities for application developers. In addition, the platform offers a number of updated and a new application, including Google Maps, Hangouts video chat with the browser Chrome.
The new iteration of Jelly Bean has received support for the latest version of Bluetooth – Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy, Low power consumption) – and one of the latest graphics standard OpenGL ES 3.0, which is to bring mobile gaming to a new level. OS also began to support a new type of notice – they will be able to show the system applications, Google itself or the device manufacturer.
And added a new option in the settings. One of these applications will include Wi-Fi for a short time to locate (if necessary), without forcing the user to make unnecessary movements.
According to the “external signs» Android 4.3 is virtually identical to Android 4.2, which was published in 2012. Two operating systems have the same code name – Jelly Bean («Jelly Candy”).
The first device based on the Android 4.3 tablet was updated Nexus 7, also presented on 24 July. The owners of the old Nexus 7 tablet Nexus 10 and Nexus 4 smartphone and Galaxy Nexus will get the new OS in the near future.
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