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Android 11 starts rolling out today with improvements to notifications, privacy, 5G, and more

The first Developer Preview for Android 11 landed in February of this year, and Google has continued to iterate and add new features across several more Developer Previews and Betas. As revealed earlier this summer at the start of Google’s “11 weeks of Android” promotion, the stable version of Android 11 has arrived, ready for public consumption and rolling out to Google Pixel devices.

Google said in an announcement today, “from adjusting our APIs to ease [compatibility], changes from your Beta feedback, even little goodies like Kotlin nullability enhancements, we’ve worked really hard to make it a stronger release for developers like you. We hope you like it as much as we do, and wanted to extend a special thank you for all of your work, even as we all found new ways of working together.”

As expected, the final Android 11 build doesn’t have any new features or major

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Huawei Unveils EMUI 11 With UX Improvements, New AI & Privacy Features

Huawei has announced the newest version of its Android-based UI, EMUI 11. It got announced during the company’s annual Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) in Dongguan, China.

Despite the number in its name, this version of Huawei’s software is not based on Android 11, at least not yet. It does, however, bring a number of new changes and features to the table.

EMUI 11 brings various UX improvements, along with some privacy changes

The company included a number of UX improvements here. There are some changes to the Always-On Display (AOD) feature, as you have much more customization options now.

New AOD themes are thrown into the mix, and customizable animated elements on the AOD. The ability to show any image, live video, GIF on the Always-On Display has been included, and that’s a huge step forward.

EMUI 11 also brings an updated design to the phone’s stock gallery app. The

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