How Google Plans to Reach its 'Next Billion' Users With Android Go

19 May, 2017, 07:10 | Author: Oscar Goodwin

The Shared Libraries feature on the other hand will share photos with your family members or with any other person.

This optimisation of the latest release of Android, starting with Android O, to run smoothly on entry-level devices.

While Amazon's Echo speaker has emerged as the most popular device in the category, Google repeatedly touted its ability to use artificial intelligence to identify multiple users, an edge it has over Amazon.

The company also released a host of new features for Google Home, a speaker released past year.

There are plenty of hands-on previews and screenshot galleries out there now that Google has released a fresh new version of its Android O beta, but we came across one this morning that seems to be the most comprehensive. Google will also be curating a list of apps in its digital store that are designed for light data usage.

GE Appliances announced a deal with Google Wednesday enabling the United States tech giant's voice control home hub to be used for cooking, cleaning and other functions. Not only did Google announce the app at the I/O developer conference on Wednesday, but it was immediately made available for download.

Google has confirmed that its Android Device Manager tool is being renamed Find My Device.

MEETING SIRI ON HER TURF: Google's digital assistant is hoping to outsmart Siri on Apple's iPhone.

So far Google Assistant has been about easily accomplishing tasks by virtue of voice commands. More broadly, Android devices will have more computing power onboard. Users should see the new section in the Play Store if they're using a smartphone running Android Go. Today, Sundar Pichai reveals that they have crossed over 2 Billion Android users worldwide which is a huge milestone.

The first devices toting Android Go won't land until 2018, but if a lower-end device gets updated to Android O before then it could also benefit from Android Go. Instant Apps are now open to all developers, the company announced Wednesday at its I/O developer conference.

Also, one of the interesting change that comes with the redesigned app, is its new icon, which seems pretty modernized when compared to the previous one.

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