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Google Clock update adds inline volume control, vibration alerts to the timer

An unsung, workhorse app like ’s Clock needs a little care and attention sometimes. 

It’s getting that in the version 4.4 update from . The most helpful change is an in-line volume control that can set your alarm sound right from the settings. Additionally, there’s now a toggle to enable vibration when your timer expires.

google clock 4.4

When you look at the interface, you’ll notice the four main sections have been bunched together, which gives a little more visual consistency instead of having them so spread apart. The date has been changed to an all-caps format and shortened. For example it reads: TUE, JUN 6 instead of Tue, June 6.

The update is rolling out in the Google Store and is available now on APK Mirror.

Why this matters: You probably use the clock as your main alarm and as a timer for cooking or other circumstances where you want to keep track of something. Since it’s one of those essentially , it’s nice to see Google still bringing changes through the Store, instead of waiting for a once-per-year (or more infrequently) update that comes from, you know, another operating system that won’t be named.

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