Alongside the Android O, the company also announced Android Go which is an optimised Android software for entry-level consumers on devices with up to 1GB of RAM. The Play Store will also highlight Go-optimized apps, and Google will provide low-spec versions of its own applications, including Chrome, Gboard, and Youtube.
GE Appliances announced a deal with Google Wednesday enabling the U.S. tech giant's voice control home hub to be used for cooking, cleaning and other functions. This allows users to view videos in thumbnails while they access other apps on the device.
This means that you won't need to type multiple lines of payment deals; instead, paying with Google will let you choose a preferred card and then authenticate it to check out.
Google Lens is set to launch later this year. The app is available from today via the iOS store, for free. Notifications in the Android OS were quite confusing for many users. If you want to copy an address, you will tap an address and the entire address will be copied. Earlier, if users wanted to call someone, they would not be able to use the names of the contact on the phone, but now, users will be able to pull up those contacts directly through Google Home and call them.
Android Go will arrive with the upcoming Android O in the fall.
With the new "Fluid Experience", users can become more productive and can enjoy multi-tasking tools.
With over two billion Android devices used worldwide and people constantly checking mails, updating apps, downloading games and watching movies, this move by Google is seen as a way of guaranteeing the security of one's device.
Yesterday at I/O we took another step and introduced Google Play Protect, an always-on set of security services that are created to provide more peace of mind to IT managers, employees and all users. "Every minute, seven Brazilians come online for the first time". As for Android O, that is expected to be released around October 2017.
Another difference is that for Android One, Google asked phone makers to abide by some rules.