The infamous 'Check for updates' button has been around on Android for what seems like forever now but in all this time it has been about as useful as the close door button on the elevator, which most of the time doesn't seem to do anything.
Google developer Elliott Hughes has taken to Google+(!) to inform everyone that the button isn't actually useless anymore. The previous behavior was to check if an update is available and only when the update was readily available to your device and was somehow missed by the automated background check for update will it pull the update.
With the new improved button, the device will now actively request for the update and even if your device isn't in the current rollout group for the update, because you are manually requesting for the update, the update will be delivered to you. This means no more impatient stabbing of the button wondering if you are in the rollout group yet or not.
Of course, this is only applicable for the Google branded smartphones as for other OEMs the OEM itself delivers the update to your device and no change has been announced from their side yet.
what kind of idiot are you ? if one app opens 0.1 sec faster - then a smartphone having more than 200 apps makes it 20 sec - which affect the os performance. Play game for some time in android and just tap the home "Softkey" - you will realise.
Android is still buggy and slow .. Samsung makes them more buggy and slower . Why I wasted money for Galaxy s8. Lags almost everywhere. Initially I though its only me. But later I found almost everyone having s8 are facing same problem. But people...
"And what does more powerful fruitPhone? Opens instagram 0.1 second faster?" Are you arguing that phone processors are fast enough? Performance gains with each new generation are pointless?