Here's everything Google announced at its big I/O conference
Here's everything Google announced at its big I/O conference
19 May, 2017, 11:40
Another Google I/O keynote has happened and, again, we have mixed feelings about what we saw.
This type of interaction is representative of the shift from mobile-first to AI-first. Some of them are pretty damn neat. Here's a what a good photo looks like, now take this bad photo and make it look better. That leaves billions more for Google to potentially reach in coming years.
Google hasn't released any absolute numbers for Android TV, but Android Engineering VP Dave Burke said Wednesday that the platform now sees one million new device activations every two months. Google will take things a notch higher by giving users detailed information on their data use and providing carriers like Safaricom with access to an API which they can take advantage of to let their users have more control of the data they consume on their devices. Google Lens goes a long way toward making that vision more concrete. Point your phone at a flower, and Google Lens will tell you what kind of flower it is.
The Google Home gadget has some new and improved features. It's announced new features to its internet-connected Home speaker such as hands-free calling. Google has also flipped the switch on Bluetooth for the Google Home meaning you can now stream musics from any Bluetooth source right to your Google Home speaker. Apps will load faster, background processes will be shut down to prevent unnecessary resource hogging and any unnecessary stuff will be shut down and certain new features will reduce the number of steps to execute a task-all this will be part of the performance.
The second big feature to Android O isn't a standard "feature" at all. Oh wait, they're lame as hell. The company has also announced that Android O will be bringing in improvements in battery life and security. The dashboard will provide data on how these issues are impacting end users and guidance to help developers resolve the problem. The developer reaction alone was worth the announcement.
Yep you guessed it, this one is US and Canada only, for now at least. If you like to respond to emails with your brain like a normal human, keep reading.
Google says that the Go will come to users in 2018 although it is probably too early for it to talk about what shape the Go can take. With Android Go, the company wants to usher ring 1 billion people into the smartphone arena.
Trump labels Russian Federation inquiry 'witch hunt' Trump wrote, ignoring impeachment efforts and blistering verbal attacks on previous presidents and other political leaders. In the job, Mueller will have all the same powers as a US attorney, though he will still ultimately report to Rosenstein.
This is not the first time Google is hoping to bring better experience to budget phones users with a special version of Android.
Google now says that it learned a lot from Android One and has used some of those lessons to ensure that Android Go works as intended.
As far as the name is concerned, Android Go is clearly inspired by YouTube Go, an lightweight version of YouTube. Not only device bootup, but apps also run significantly faster on the newer OS.
One year after introducing its Daydream View platform, Google has announced new phone partners and an unnamed Daydream-compatible headset that doesn't need a phone. So this could be cool.
Do you get lost in stores or in the subway or even in your own home? The new feature which Google also mentioned called Smart Text Selection.
What's more, the assistant will soon be able to complete transactions and supply information about objects captured by the smartphone's camera, executives said.
The potential for Google Lens is only going to grow as Google's capabilities in these areas become stronger. I am not sure if this is a server-side switch or an app update (I only noticed it this afternoon), but it's super cool nonetheless.
I repeat: "I will not resign", he announced angrily, wagging his finger, in a brief but televised statement to the nation. Mr Neves is being investigated in several corruption cases related to the "Car Wash" probe into kickbacks to politicians.
The specialty chemicals company reported $2.27 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.20. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 16,635 shares in the company, valued at $5,397,558.45.
You'll start to see Google Home Assist popping up on more devices as well, as Google has opened it's APK to let developers tinker. For instance, Photos will notice when you take a shot of a friend and nudge you to send it to her, so you don't forget.
Manning, 29, captioned her first post on Instagram after creating a profile, which she used to document her return to normalcy. The military has not agreed to comment on Manning's treatment over the past seven years that she's been imprisoned.
Fati Smith, a neighbor who has known the Rojas family for years, said she couldn't stop crying since she learned the news. Richard Rojas , 26, a United States navy veteran who was arrested twice previously for drunk driving, is now in custody.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said a "violent riot broke out", adding that soldiers "responded with riot-dispersal means. Witnesses said the settler opened fire from his auto after protesters had blocked the road near the village of Huwwara.
Defenders Wes Morgan (hamstring) and Robert Huth (foot) are out and are likely to miss the finale against the Cherries. After the Tottenham game, Leicester host Bournemouth in their final fixture on Sunday.
They asked the White House to turn over 'records of interactions with former Director Comey, including any audio recordings'. Yates was sacked soon after because, the White House said, she refused to defend the president's travel ban in court.
Europol said over the weekend that although ransomware is not new, the size of the current attack is " unprecedented ". But you can also set your devices to install those updates automatically so you don't even have to think about it.
For instance, Photos will notice when you take a shot of a friend and nudge you to send it to her, so you don't forget. Advanced "Lens" features are being added first to the Google Photo application, which is available free.
McGirt, Hughes tied for lead at Players Championship
There are 11 players at three under, including Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen, Brendan Steele and Kyle Stanley. McGirt had three birdies on the front nine and eagled both of the par-fives on the back nine to offset two bogeys.
The Lib Dems will give you a choice about the future
A 'manifesto mouse' looks to be a fair description of the Conservative party proposals on social care funding published today. There are promises to strengthen regulators and cap energy prices to ensure consumers aren't ripped off by utility firms.
Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon
The Windows 10 Creators Update, which was shipped in April, is slowly rolling out to consumers via Windows Update. Microsoft has said it will add new tools to Windows 10 in major updates about twice a year.
Celtics face virtual must-win Game 2 against Cavaliers
Love is the one who has had to sacrifice the most of his former existence as a solo superstar to make the collaboration work. The Celtics worked their butts off all regular season to finish with the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Ousted NSA adviser Flynn won't honor Senate subpoena
The Intelligence Committee is seeking to interview Flynn as part of its probe of Russian election interference. If Flynn declines to comply with the subpoena, the intelligence committee could have little legal recourse.
Steve's ex sues him for damaging her 'soul'
Harvey and Bridges-Woods tied the knot in 2007, two years after Steve and his ex-wife parted ways for the final time. The document was not filed by Shackelford's lawyer but a woman who claims to be her "civil rights activist".
Mike Huckabee calls Roger Ailes a 'genius'
He remained conscious and breathing despite "serious bleeding", according to the report. "The injury is to the head". Carlson settled with 21st Century Fox, the network's parent company, for $20 million.
Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans
Speculation began to surface Thursday that the the final monument, the one of Lee, would come down sometime Thursday into Friday. Of the four monuments, Lee's was easily the most prominent, with the bronze statue alone being close to 20 feet tall.