In a lot of little ways, Android Pie is a striking update to Android, visually speaking. Everything seems a little friendlier, with softer edges and bright colors taking center stage. Even the animations appear a little more friendly.
What stood out most, immediately, was the subtle updates to the resting home screen: Now, instead of just displaying time and date in the middle, it also has a tiny weather bug. Additionally, the phone's battery percentage is pushed to the bottom. The changes sound small, right? They're totally small — agreed.
They're also tremendously useful!
That seems to be the theme of Android Pie thus far: Small,...