Android 14 could be a game changer for privacy and battery life — here’s why Reviews

Android 14

The second Android 14 Developer Preview (opens in new tab) just landed, and we’re seeing a lot of important updated centered around improving security and battery life.

To list a few, there’s a new API to support a passwordless sign-in, streamlined app performance, and greater control over data that you share with individual apps. Let’s break down the big things coming down the pipeline.

Beefing up security

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Working off the privacy platform established across Android 12 and 13, Android 14 adds a few more handy features to secure whatever data needs to be protected from potential prying eyes.