10 Things to Get Excited About in Android Marshmallow

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Enhanced Memory Manager

While apps capable of memory management aren't exactly new, Marshmallow does come with a beefed-up memory manager that expands on the limited capabilities of the managers in earlier versions of Android. The new memory tool should allow you to easily identify the apps that are hoarding the most RAM, including the average amount of RAM that they use from historical trends. If anything, this could help you decide on which of two similar apps to uninstall.

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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