NORMALLY AFTER a massive show like MWC, we like to tell you approximately something kooky merchandising the Google group has come up with. This year, however, it turned into plenty the same as last – a trail of stands to acquire Bugdroid badges and an “Android Avenue” of demos. So it’s enterprise as regular – the news in quick from the Alphabet Castle. Longer memories, as ever, are discovered right here.
Google Assistant first this week, and it appears that we’re approximate to get even extra options for home automation. Three new classes – fireplaces, air fresheners, and heaters were brought (we didn’t realize the ones first can be ‘clever’ either).
Good news for that individual who uses Google Duo. Yeah, you. With the face. The duo can do audio calls too! Who knew? They’re being brought to Google Home speakers proper now and are already to be had on Google Home Hub. That stated, for the reason that you could dial any wide variety via Google Home gadgets already, the point of this is a chunk… properly…. Vague. Google Duo is proving to be extreme precedence for the organization – the present day model of Oxygen OS for OnePlus provides deep integration with the video chat app.
Chrome is ready to get a severe pace boost. Google is including any such again-ahead cache or bfcache – it method that it’s going to store visited pages with a snapshot, that means if you’ve visited them earlier than, they will reappear in the precise nation you left them – also notable in case you’ve hit a hyperlink with the aid of coincidence.
If you’re the sort of individual that appears on with envious eyes at your iPhone toting pals’ potential to keep tickets, boarding passes and so forth with Apple Wallet, then glad birthday – a new edition of the Google Pay app indicates an in-development characteristic with the intention to do just that – you’ll also be able to ship them to Google Pay from Gmail.
Google Clock – the native Android app for time and stuff, has a brand new trick up its sleeve – it will now permit you to awaken to YouTube Music as an alarm. It additionally helps Pandora, but we Limeys do not have that here but.
Before we cross – a notice to test out the Google Play Store, in honor of International Women’s Day, there is a phase highlighting games made through female builders. Tokenism? Maybe a bit. But there are a few cracking titles to check out.