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Android 6.0 M Update Brings Support for System-wide Translation on Google Translate

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Google announced that Android 6.0 M will be taking the place of Android 5.0 L as the new generation of the mobile operating system.

The company also recently revealed that the ‘M’ in this new OS stands for Marshmallow, a naming system that continues the company’s affection for food.

Android 5.0 Lollipop was hailed as the best operating system that Google has ever rolled out, but barely a year into its existence, this OS is facing a real threat from the incoming Android 6.0 Marshmallow. There is no shadow of doubt that the current Android Lollipop came in with a vast array of new and exciting features for its millions of users.However, what the new OS is coming in with will make you want to ditch the current OS for this new one.

Android 6.0 M comes with lots of new features

The new Android 6.0 M, just like Android 5.0 Lollipop on its debut, comes with some of the best features you can find in a mobile OS. You will be able to access features such as support for the native fingerprint reader, the Doze power saving mode, native support for USB Type-C, among many others.

It seems Google is not yet done with revamping and updating this new OS in readiness for the upcoming official launch. Google Translate, another of the many Google services offered for free, will be making an improved appearance of this new mobile operating system. While Google Translate itself is not a new feature or service, it adds a new service to this platform that makes using it even more interesting than before.

Google Translate 4.3 is now available for update

The latest update of Google Translate brings the new version to v4.3. As noted above, there is more to this application than you know. There is now additional support for carrying out system-wide translation when you update to the latest Android 6.0 M.

At the moment, Google reveals that this newly updated app will only be compatible with Android 6.0 Marshmallow as it will be making use of the operating system’s contextual selection feature in a bid to bring to life the ability to translate any highlighted word.

Android 6.0 is still in its developer preview phase and as a result, you will find very few people who are willing to try out this new Google Translate feature at the moment. However, this will change drastically once the new Marshmallow OS is rolled out this fall.