Pixel Phones to Receive Dark Mode Scheduling, More in March: Report


Google is constant the pattern of characteristic drops the place it frequently releases new options in a single replace for the Pixel telephones. The March characteristic drop will reportedly deliver darkish mode scheduling, Cards & Passes, play/pause Motion Sense gesture, and automobile crash detection. These particulars had been revealed when the Pixel Tips app was decompiled and the month when the drop will occur was discovered, together with these options. Interestingly, the up to date Pixel Tips app which reportedly arrived on some telephones just isn’t obtainable on the Play Store any extra.

It was noted by 9to5google {that a} file named ‘tips_sw_201912a.json’ discovered contained in the Pixel Tips app contained the options that confirmed up in the December characteristic drop. This time, the file named ‘tips_sw_202003a.json’ was listed contained in the up to date Pixel Tips app with 4 new options.

Coming to the options, darkish mode scheduling, which was obtainable on the Android 11 Developer Preview, is current in the upcoming characteristic drop. It will enable customers to schedule precisely when they need darkish mode to be turned on. 9to5google additionally states that Pixel phones with Android 10 will get this characteristic.

The Cards & Passes characteristic was discovered in a string associated to ‘tips_powerkey_features’. Cards & Passes is a characteristic that may make playing cards in the Google Pay pockets accessible by way of the ability key menu.

Play/pause Motion Sense gesture, because the identify suggests, permits customers to play and pause content material by utilizing an “air tap” gesture. It was discovered underneath ‘tips_oslo_music’ in the Pixel Tips app.

The last characteristic noticed in the app was ‘tips_carcrash’ which factors in the direction of the Personal Safety app coming to older Pixel telephones. The Personal Safety app in the Pixel 4 has a characteristic that may detect automobile crashes. This comes as excellent news for individuals who personal older Pixel telephones. This was tipped final week when the Personal Safety app in Android 11 Developer Preview may very well be sideloaded successfully on older Pixel units. The previous feature drop for Pixel four units, which was additionally the primary drop, was launched in December final yr. It introduced improved facial recognition to each Pixel four units.

The particular Pixel Tips app may be downloaded from APK Mirror, as it’s not listed on Google Play, as we talked about.

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