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First details emerge of Android's upcoming app hibernation feature

First details emerge of Android's upcoming app hibernation feature

It feels like Android 11 has only been out for five minutes, but news about the next major release is about to come thick and fast. If last year's schedule is anything to go by, we could be getting the first Android 12 developer preview as early as next month. We've heard a couple of small tidbits about it so far — Android Runtime is set to become a Project Mainline module and it'll be easier to use alternative app stores — but this latest news sounds especially intriguing.

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New HTC Fast Boot Technology Already Present On Desire Z/HD Offers 5 Second Boot Times. Smarts, Trickery, Or Both?

New HTC Fast Boot Technology Already Present On Desire Z/HD Offers 5 Second Boot Times. Smarts, Trickery, Or Both?

The New Fast Boot

If you haven't seen any demos from the recent HTC press conference showcasing the company's new Fast Boot technology available on the newly announced Desire Z and Desire HD handsets, you should stop everything you're doing and watch them immediately:

http://www.viddler.com/explore/engadget/videos/1830/

The new Fast Boot allows for boot-up times as low as 5 seconds. According to HTC, Desire HD and Z

... include the new HTC Fast Boot that enables people to quickly make a call or check emails by shortening the time taken to complete the power-up sequence.

Even Paul O'Brien, a genius Android ROM developer, was impressed:

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How Is This Possible?

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