Android 6.0 Marshmallow is such a mishmash of features that I spent a long time trying to suss out the unifying principle behind it all. Turns out, the answer was literally right in front of my face the entire time I was looking at my phone: That new, colorful Google logo.
Google’s new logo and microphone are unignorable on the home screen, and the multi-hued G is right there winking at you every time you hold down the home button to access Marshmallow’s premier feature, Now on Tap. Google is listening for your voice and standing ready to turn the contents of any app’s screen into a search or an action. It may be called Android, but more and more it feels like Google.
It’s also quietly refining Android to make it less fiddly and better able to handle the complexities that arise in a modern computer operating system.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.