These 5 Android P features will make you reconsider iOS

Nichole VegaMay 13, 2018

Google is trying to make sure that more users use its apps meaningfully at Google IO this week.

At I/O, Google showed how its next major update will transform Android's user experience with a new interface, productivity features, and tools to help you disconnect from your device.

To activate YouTube Take a break notification, first tap your profile picture in the top-right corner. Do Not Disturb is also going to be better and bigger in Android P. An oblong slider will replace the old on-screen home icon that has been around for years.

New App Time Limitations- Another huge change with Android P is that there are now time limits for apps. Unless you are binge watching PhoneArena reviews, the constant viewing of streaming video could rot your brain. Were you aware that Google has a simple "refund process" that you can find on the Play Store?

Like iOS 11 on the iPhone X, these gestures might take some getting used to, but once you do, browsing through Android should be more efficient than ever.

These functions won't be the last ones from Google which have been created to aid users get less deflected because of technology.

It might seem counterintuitive for a mobile OS developer to help users put down their phones, but addiction is becoming a serious issue among teens. During the Google I/O 2018 conference, the company has introduced a number of controls for the YouTube platform which now lets the user take full control of exploring the platform. Tell us how you feel below because we would love to hear from you. You can schedule it manually at any time between 15 minutes and 3 hours. You will need to go back into the Settings.

The have a rest as well as other telling features can be found in the latest variant (13.17.55) of the YouTube app.

The reminders will come with an option of being dismissed and the feature will also allow users to disable notification sounds during a specified time period each day.

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