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Android 11's first Developer Preview is getting a bugfix update

Android 11's first Developer Preview is getting a bugfix update

Google will shortly be rolling out a slightly updated version of the latest Android 11 Developer Preview. We're told there aren't any user-facing changes or new features in this upcoming version, merely a handful of developer-targeted tweaks meant to fix a few issues they may have run into as they update their apps to support the new platform.

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Android 11 makes the Pixel 4's Motion Sense gestures a whole lot better

Android 11 makes the Pixel 4's Motion Sense gestures a whole lot better

When the Pixel 4 landed, one of the biggest features included in the phone was a new radar-based "gesture" system called Motion Sense. Unfortunately for Google, it was pretty garbage at launch — personally, I could never get it to work right. But a new "pause" gesture is rolling out now (probably as part of an app update, but definitely included in Android 11), and across the board, we see big improvements in the overall "finickiness" of the gestures. In short, they don't suck now.

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