Google has rolled out updates for Pixel devices. As expected the update arrives with a bunch of bug fixes. That apart the Pixel April update also brings in a new feature that lets you add an eyes-open face unlock setting to the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
This year we have seen major tech events as MWC got canceled. Manufacturers are hosting their own events and keeping it virtual-only due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Earlier this month Google had announced that I/O 2020 will be virtual and can only be streamed. However, now Google has entirely canceled I/O 2020.
Earlier this year Google had shown off the new transcription feature. Now the live transcription feature is baked into Google Translate. The new Transcription feature can be used to translate the audio from one language to another in real-time.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, a majority of big events from companies like Google are being canceled. This means we are not sure as to when Google will announce Pixel 4a. Popular leakster Evan Blass has posted a billboard design for the Pixel 4a. The billboard shows off the design and one of the variations also mentions pricing detail.
As showcased in the CES 2020, Google is rolling out a built-in screen reader for Google Assistant. The feature is activated when you say “Hey Google, read this page” and has started rolling out on Android.
The best part of owning a Pixel phone is that it gets new features with every update. Most of the times the new features are Pixel exclusive and are not available on other Android phones. Last time around, Google offered a couple of new features like a filter for robocalls. Now the second update ushers in features like new music control, photo and video features, new emoji, and emergency help feature.
Over the past several years we have seen different ways in which users could interact with their smartphones. We have seen squeezable frames, motion sensors and also an ability to navigate by using fingerprint sensors. Google recently launched the first preview of Android 11 and the folks at XDA-Developers have unearthed a new gesture in the code.
Disruptive full-screen ads are nothing new, especially if you have installed apps that seek to make money by fraudulent ways. Google has decided to come down heavily on such apps and has detailed how it would tackle mobile advertising fraud.
Google has released Android 11 first Developer Preview. Android 11 arrives with new features, enhanced security, conversations section for notification and features that take advantage of 5G. This time around Google has released the first preview early in the year, perhaps this is so that developers get more time to check out the preview before Google moves to the final version.
Google is very prompt when it comes to updating Gboard and adding new features. The latest feature is called ‘Emoji Kitchen’ and lets you miz emoji. Google is testing the feature and apparently, the resulting Emoji can be funny and might just help you express yourself.