If Android M Features Seem Familiar, It's Because They Are
At Google's I/O developer conference, the company revealed some "back to basics" changes for its next mobile OS, Android M.By Ben Lawson | May 28, 2015
At Google's I/O conference, Android once again took center stage. The company focused on the updated version of their mobile OS, Android M.
But this iteration of Android feels more like a refinement than something entirely new. Fortune even points out that some of these additions feel like Google is once again playing catch-up to Apple.
Updates to Google's mobile payment system, Android Pay, make that seem apparent. Much like Apple's system, Google's uses an NFC chip that simply requires a user to unlock the phone, place it near a payment terminal and press a button. (Video via Google)