We all are aware about the new Jelly Bean news. But less is known about this new software. Users world over are still not fully aware of how useful this software can be and what all can be done in relation to this new software update. Read this article to know about the coolest tricks that you can utilize.
Google Now functionality
The most well known feature to be accommodated by Jelly Bean is that of Google Now. This feature is specially designed to furnish right information to a user at a given time. Take for example the weather forecast, you are about to plan a trip with your friends but the weather seems to be unpredictable. In this case, you can use the weather app to find out the weather prediction of the day or a week in advance. Other interesting features that Google Now comprises of are latest scores on your favorite game and location specific details. These are presented by Google Now in the form of cards so that a user may not have to tap into each app to enable the functionality and then discover the information. All a user needs to do is launch Google Now and immediately access the given information regardless of the apps that are running on the background.
To enable the functionality of Google Now: Press down Home button> Tap the logo and Google Now is launched. Another way of launching it is Apps Drawer button > Drag your finger to semicircle to make the logo appear.
The presentation of Notification by Google is something to watch out. User has the advantage of some enhanced features that enable in fetching notifications easily. The notification bar consists of quick alerts for user convenience and quick access. With the new Jelly Bean, you will be able to expand notifications and get a preview on the recent e-mail message. If you feel too many notifications cluttering up on your home screen then just swipe it away to make it disappear from the home screen.
We all know how popular the voice assistant provided by Apple is these days. The concept of Siri is fast catching up with other devices as well, so why should there be an exception with Google. Google too has come up with voice command. Users just need to call out Google and the device will accordingly launch a search. The voice search by the name of Google Voice Search will immediately start up the moment you give command for it.
Blink and unlock
The unlock feature provided with Ice Cream Sandwich is enhanced by Jelly Bean. The Face Unlock feature enables recognizing face of the user; now with Liveness Check option things are further improved. This new feature added with Face Unlock enables in recognizing the liveness of user’s face. Hold the device in front of your face and blink to unlock it. This way the device will recognize the blink and face of user for unlocking. Earlier the face unlock feature was static where it was easy to fool the function by holding the picture of the person against the sensor. With this new functionality of Liveness Check, the device will recognize an actual individual with the blink and then open the lock.
Easy Screen Capture
With this new software update a user can easily capture on screen shot without having to install any third-party app. Interestingly a user will not have to root the device either for enabling this particular functionality. For taking an onscreen shot a user will have to hold down the power and volume buttons. The screen shot will then be transferred to notifications for viewing. Screen Capture comes loaded with various picture editing options like share, edit, delete and crop.
Android has provided users with the functionality of Speech-to-text. Earlier this feature was utilized with Wi-Fi. Now with Jelly Bean a user can utilize this function without having to go online. The Speech-to- text functionality is included within the software of the phone so that it can be used offline.
Jelly Bean has enhanced the way widgets are displayed upon the screen. Now a user will not find the home screen cluttered with widgets anymore as the automatic widget adjustment functionality will allow in repositioning of widgets. This functionality enables in adjusting widgets accordingly to accommodate more space and organize the way widgets are displayed.
If you find it cumbersome to delete unwanted or obsolete apps from you device then there is good news for you. Now with the new software update you just need to drag out of the screen and it is deleted.
These above given tips can be applied with new Jelly Bean to enhance your experience of downloading this new software.