Qualcomm is rolling out the QCC5100 Series processor aimed at smart headsets at Google I/O to help hardware vendors build product faster and better.
One of the main differences between iOS and Android is the way users interact with their phones. For example, a lot of Android phones come with on-screen buttons or soft keys for going home, accessing the menu, or going back. This is versus iOS where the newer iPhone models essentially rely on gestures for navigation.
Android users have long been asking Google for a native dark theme for the OS. There were reports that the company may introduce this with Android Q, the next major update for its mobile OS. Google confirmed today at its I/O 2019 developers conference that there will indeed be an Android Q dark theme.
Android is the most widely used operating system in the world and it continues to cross new milestones. Google confirmed during its I/O 2019 developers conference today that there are now more than 2.5 billion active Android devices being used across the globe. The figure was revealed by Stephanie Cuthbertson, an Android director at Google.
Google introduced its Duplex technology for the Assistant at I/O last year. It lets the Assistant call up businesses on your behalf for things like restaurant reservations. The AI can actually speak to the person on the other end on your behalf. Google is now expanding this technology to the web so that the AI can also perform other trivial tasks on your behalf, such as booking a rental car […]
Google introduced Incognito Mode in its Chrome browser a long time ago. It pauses browsing history so any website you visit in that mode isn’t logged in the history. It also won’t link any of the data generated during the browsing session to your Google account. The company has been expanding Incognito Mode to more of its services and has confirmed today that it will soon be available in Google […]
Google has launched its first affordable Pixel phones today as the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL. These devices have been rumored for a long time and they were finally unveiled today. The company’s design team has also revealed that these are not one-off devices and that Google will make more affordable Pixel phones in the future.
Google is working with Android OEMs to expand the beta of its upcoming Android release to even more devices. The company did something similar last year as well for Android P so it’s no surprise that it’s doing the same thing for Android Q as well. Android Q isn’t due to arrive for at least a few months.
The Nest Hub Max had been leaked previously so there was an expectation for a new smart display from Google at its I/O developers conference keynote today. The company has unveiled this product today. It’s basically a 10 inch smart display which combines the best features of the Nest Camera, Google Home Max, and the Google Home Hub.
Following months of rumors that Google was going to launch an affordable model of its Pixel 3 smartphone, the company has gone ahead and unveiled the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL. It maintains the same design language as the flagship models and comes in three colors. There’s even a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Google Assistant is one of the better voice assistants out there and the company today unveiled some major improvements for it. Dubbed the next generation Assistant, it’s a substantial improvement over the Assistant that’s already available on more than a billion devices in more than 30 languages across 80 countries. The company has been working to make the Assistant the fastest and most natural way of getting things done.
Google I/O 2019 will be kicking off in the next few months and we expect that Google will more than a few announcements, such as a new version of Android, updates to Chrome OS, new products and services, and so on. It is definitely an event to look out for, but in case streaming the event live from the comfort of your own home isn’t good enough, how about purchasing […]
Google’s I/O is one of the most anticipated developer events of the year. The company makes major software-related announcements at this event, such as unveiling the next major platform update for Android. The confirmed dates for I/O 2019 were discovered by a Twitter user who used a shortcut hidden in a puzzle that Google tweeted out.