This is the final title of the 2019 season on The Free Android
(God save me from writing another article while I'm with Grapes) and we wanted to make a special article for 2020 submissions. This has been a wonderful year for Android left behind for the best mobiles, apps, games, laughs and fun. And a year with more than one slip and milestones, such as the arrival of calls or the veto of Donald Trump on Huawei.
Far from consolidating everything that has happened during the year (although we'll leave you here the list of compilations we've already made) members of the Androide Libre team and our Omicrono friends have launched a series of Android apps we want to meet in 2020.
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- Leadership: The right time for Android manufacturers to embrace market leadership against Apple, and stop following their designs together.
- Freedom: The emergence of Android should go from being a more open system, to dealing with issues like Huawei.
- Beauty: The ecosystem app needs to go beyond many microphones and ads; Registration services will be key.
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- I would like Google to improve Android integration with home automation with Google Home and turn speakers and chromecast into something more than what it is today, which I would say is small but can improve.
- This year we saw that the average user has a particular interest in wrapping screens, so it would be great that by 2020 we should start seeing more affordable channels, which are either € 500 or € 600 with this technology. At the same time, I hope that it will come up enough so that, looking back, we will see progress.
- In the end, I hope the US government does once again allow Huawei to re-enter Google's systems. At the same time, I would like to see alternatives so that I don't have to, de facto, unique Android on the service level outside of China.
- Others like Sony, LG, Motorola and Nokia are returning to the top and not leaving all the prominence to Samsung, Xiaomi and Redmi.
- For a while and after centuries, that updates are taken seriously and don't have to wait years to find them.
- That Android One continues to have important compatibility on Android. And other devices use them in your system.
- Native Screen Recording: Surprisingly, after 10 versions of the Google app are a traditional unincorporated startup, forcing users to switch to third-party apps. If models like Xiaomi already integrate their screen recording apps, Google is likely to do the same with Android 11 by 2020.
- Blackout mode for editing: Android 10 was a blackout mode entry (Finally!) But not in the way many expected. It is not possible to process it or fix it in an automated way at night and released during the day. The wish is that with the advent of Android 11 this will change.
- Use Google Assistant without turning on the phone: Google can pay attention to Apple, because on the iPhone you can use Siri without unlocking the phone, saving the event for example. If this were possible for Android, we wouldn't have to turn on the phone to use whatever command we wanted.
More Android environment: While iOS is finding more sync between its devices, on Android we see how Google itself and manufacturers are comparing. The anticipated natural state that "catches you" and where everything works as a set of gear becomes increasingly distant. Each device with Android offers a completely different user experience, even within the same product.
By 2020 I'm not asking for a more closed OS, but Google has put a few of its services and developers to its magic so that all of our teams (Smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks and, why, PCs) work together.
- Desktop mode: Android requires desktop mode similar to the traditional Samsung DeX. Just plug in your smartphone using a gadget or USB-C cable and you can use Android in traditional desktop mode. And for this option to be the best of all Android, regardless of the layer.
- Great emphasis on smartwatches: Now that Google has bought Fitbit, the best time for Google to be serious about other Android modes, such as WearOS. The software platform for clocks is not only unraveling and Google has to put batteries in manufacturers and itself to make a big deal.
- That construction does not produce over performance: We've seen the Huawei Mate 30 Pro offer very curved screen turns. We have also seen what the future of My MIX Alpha will be. I want designers to prioritize performance over design, because removing a side keypad to set a curve that brings nothing unusual to the experience is a scary routine for me. The current ambition is that rolled-up phones will dominate the market in the future, but hope is not lost.
- "Android Wear" that rides to watch the OS: Every time I have to write about Wear OS I often hear that I'm only talking about the program complaining about how bad it is. I've been hating it, since 2015 I've been a certified Android Wear user, and I wish I had something different about everything I love about Android on a more informed watch.
- Android is reviewing standard users: IOS 13 is my favorite update as an Android user (and that I enjoy as an iPad user). Surprisingly, it is iOS that integrates unique applications such as shortcuts within the system, where they were available on Android Tasker for so long before Google did not cross his mind. Android has always been the way it was invented, and in recent years it has been limiting others' capabilities.
- Android that doesn't lose anyone: As a Nexus and Pixel user, reviews have always been a way of great value to me, and I take them for granted. Although manufacturers are developing their own renewal policies, Android is still not a standard system to be. Not having to pick a cell phone or another is how it recovers something that should have been left out in the past, and for that to happen, Android will have to go through Project Mainline.
It is exciting and prosperous by 2020 for all.