A slightly dramatic headline, admittedly, but accurate. You see, Android 6.0 and above uses new systems from Google to help extend battery life: ‘Doze’, which restricts what apps can do in the background when a phone is stationary and unused, and ‘App Standby’, which does much the same thing but is based on how long it is since you last used a particular application. In either case, certain applications can be accidentally affected – but here’s how to keep them chugging along.
With Android 7.0 Nougat finding its way onto more devices, Sony has officially announced its own rollout beginning now.
Google has kept it a pretty tight secret as to when its next version of its mobile platform, Android 7.0 Nougat, will land on devices out in the wild.