Android vs iOS: A comparison of concepts

Android vs iOS: A comparison of concepts

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Beta features
Multitasking
iOS 11 masters multitasking on tablets with drag and drop for text. Android also lets you effortlessly drag and drop text from app to app and you can do it on smartphones too. By the way, this has been possible since Android Nougat, provided the respective smartphone manufacturer has implemented the standard feature into its version of Android.
Smaller keyboard
In iOS, you can change the size of the keyboard. Hold down the smiley and select the side to which you want to shrink the keyboard. On Google’s Gboard keyboard, you can do this practically at the same place and in the same way, namely by holding down the comma button, which is also located to the left of the space bar.
Gboard – the Google Keyboard You can also move Gboard to the side / © AndroidPIT
Indoor maps
Apple Maps lags behind competitors such as Here Maps or Google Maps and is testing indoor navigation. It allegedly works in the US, but Google Maps is still the quickest way to find the nearest McDonald’s at JFK international airport.
Lock screen notifications
iOS 11 now arranges notifications by how recent they are. In the first test, it looked like anything older than three hours was categorized under “older notifications”. It does not appear at the top on the lock screen but instead, it needs to be swiped up from below.
I like the notifications better on Android than iOS. / © AndroidPIT
On Android, the new notification system was already introduced with the update to Nougat 7.0 . It sorts notifications according to the apps that send them. They also provide quick actions for replying immediately before opening

Article originally published at: Droid Life