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10 Things to Get Excited About in Android Marshmallow

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    Faster Charging with USB Type-C

    Android Marshmallow adds support for USB Type-C, which Google says will allow devices to be charged much faster than existing micro-USB products on the market. Importantly, the support for USB Type-C includes the ability to instruct devices to charge another device over USB, which is a really cool feature in terms of helping a friend with a smartphone whose battery has gone flat.

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10 Things to Get Excited About in Android Marshmallow

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    Faster Charging with USB Type-C

    Android Marshmallow adds support for USB Type-C, which Google says will allow devices to be charged much faster than existing micro-USB products on the market. Importantly, the support for USB Type-C includes the ability to instruct devices to charge another device over USB, which is a really cool feature in terms of helping a friend with a smartphone whose battery has gone flat.

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.