A sneak peak at Android L

Early this morning, Google made the developer preview of Android L available for download. While it's not 100% complete yet, we've never been afraid of venturing onto the bleeding edge at CyberShack. I installed the beta on my Nexus 5 earlier today, and have started to get a feel for the latest version of the operating system.

By Alex Choros

Early this morning, Google made the developer preview of Android L available for download. While it's not 100% complete yet, we've never been afraid of venturing onto the bleeding edge at CyberShack. I installed the beta on my Nexus 5 earlier today, and have started to get a feel for the latest version of the operating system.

While Google's elegant re-design hasn't come to all parts of the operating system yet, the features that have it already look and feel great. The dialer is bright and colourful; even the calculator features pastel flourishes. Users can now interact with notifications directly from the lock screen, and can be dismissed by simply swiping them away. The multi-tasking has received a significant maker over, featuring floating cards for each app. Each individual Chrome tab now appears as an individual tab, further blurring the lines between apps and the web.

While the battery saving functionality already features in the Android L beta, we weren't able to do a comparison at this time.

Check out some screenshots we took of Android L below:

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