Google rebrands Files Go to 'Files by Google'

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When folded, the device will look more like a traditional smartphone. Thankfully, Google just told us how to improve battery life on certain Android and most of the new iPhones, admitting a mistake in Android design in the process. Google has introduced new tools and features at Android Developer Summit. This is about the biggest factor in battery consumption: screen brightness!

OK, so it's not exactly "updating as you use" as Google implies, but it's as near as dammit.

"We attribute this to many factors, such as continued platform and API hardening, ongoing security updates and app security and developer training to reduce apps' access to sensitive data", said the Android Security & Privacy Team in a blog post today. If a player opts into the update, the new version is then downloaded in the background while the app remains running and can either be installed once it's complete or the next time the app is minimized or closed.

Additionally, developers can now full-screen messages asking the user to update the app immediately, unless they're prevented by a metered connection or the battery is too low.

For those unfamiliar with this app, Files by Google allows Android users to free up space on their mobile devices by storing it in the cloud using Google Drive.

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Files by Google can be downloaded here.

Since the inception of Google's "Material Design" initiative, the company had been pushing for the use of colour white, thus, encouraging designers to use white as their primary colour for all apps and interfaces.

Android also increased the instant app size limit to 10MB for the Try Now button in the Play Store.

This API is now in testing with select developers and will be available to all Google Play developers soon.

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