You very seriously need to re-evaluate Head-up Notifications in Android 5.0+
We're back to iOS circa 2009 with this 'feature'
Anyone who may agree should go Star this issue tracker
Give us back the KitKat notification ticker and the ability to completely disable Heads-Up notifications.
Android 5.0+ (Lollipop) is a joke because of this one abysmal failure.
It is clear to me that whoever decided to implement Heads-up Notifications has never used their mobile device outside of a test environment.
I get hundreds of messages in a few hours sometimes, and I have to disable notifications or swipe each one away WHILE I AM TRYING TO USE MY DEVICE. EVEN IN FULL SCREEN APPLICATIONS THAT GOOGLE DESIGNED.
I can't see what time it is
I can't see my signal type\strength
I can't see what I typed in the url\search box
I can't Push the hotkeys in APPs GOOGLE DESIGNED
I end up in hangouts video calls while trying to recharge keys in Ingress
I'm very disappointed with Google on this one, and each passing day makes my hatred for this 'feature' grow.
it has come to the point where I feel the need to blindly air my grievances on GOOGLES social media platform.
Anyone have tagging suggestions for Google employees who might actually care?
"Anyone who may agree should go Star this issue tracker"
This is the team that thought that it was a good idea to introduce the "google calendar week" - that special five-day week that starts at random points in the old-fashioned 7-day calendar.
Because that is the kind of bold experimentation we want for our calendars. Look at Julius Caesar - with the introduction of the julian calendar he really put his stamp on history, and guaranteed that his name still lives on, two thousand years later.
The Lollipop Calendar team dreamed big, and wanted to play in the same league. Bold move, team! Stupid, but bold.
But then the drugs wore off, and finally somebody seems to have realized that the whole point of a calendaring application is actually to be useful in a world where you interact with all those odd old-fashioned people who still think that a week has a boring seven days.
Guys, you looked immensely stupid there for a while. But today I got a calendar update, and the weeks are seven days again, and pinch-to-zoom works again.
I congratulate you on getting off the bad drugs, and not looking quite as f*cking stupid as you did there for several months.
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