10 Things to Get Excited About in Android Marshmallow

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New Permissions Model

Marshmallow looks to ratchet up on security by offering a more granular app permission setting. Instead of requesting a lengthy (and often incomprehensible) list of permissions at install time, Marshmallow will instead request permission for activities when they are required for the first time. And in case you were too quick and tapped on the wrong permission option on this front, know that individual permissions for an app can be easily revoked from the settings manual.

The next major version of Android 6.0, Marshmallow, is expected to be announced this week, with the first smartphones that come preinstalled with it to be available shortly after.

While Google has announced that Marshmallow is an incremental update that focuses largely on bug features, it does offer some new capabilities and a number of tweaks that users will look forward to. We've listed 10 of the most compelling features in the following slideshow.


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