Top New Google Features Announced at I/O 2018

In I/O 2018 conference Google announced many new features to make devices smarter and more useful.

Below are top 10 new features that you must know or want to know.

(1) Google Duplex

research and development over many years in the areas of natural language, deep learning and text-to-speech. Google calls the technology Duplex. The idea is to create machines that sound and act more human-like in interactions with people.

(2) New Voices

Pichai announced that six new voices are being added to Google Assistant, including one based on singing star John Legend.

(3) Pretty Please

This is for children to receive digital praise when they act politely

(4) Continued Conversation

Until now, users have had to say  “Hey Google” each time they asked a question or wanted help. But now, a user can issue more than one command – such as a follow-up question – for up to eight seconds, and Assistant will answer.

(5) Google Maps – Augmented Reality

Augmented reality  will be include to help guide users.

(6) Gmail Smart Compose

It uses AI to suggest ways to finish sentences as they are written. For ex., “I haven’t seen you” might be autocompleted to “I haven’t seen you in a while and I hope you’re doing well.”, Wow This is beautiful feature, i say everyone love it.

(7) Digital Wellbeing

Google says it recognizes many users are trying to find the right balance in life with technology. Sometimes they would like to break away from their devices to be able to spend time on better things. This features help users prevent overuse of technology.

(8) Android P

This should everyone waiting for, The Android P, Yes version of Google’s Android operating system will include more powerful AI tools. One will let the battery learn over time how people use their application in daily life and then adapt in an effort to save power. Adaptive Brightness will learn and make changes in a similar way.

(9) Google News

The Google News app will present five top stories, plus others it thinks will be of most interest to the user with new design.

(10) Google Photos

It can also change photos to PDF files, and automatically add color to black-and-white photos, or make part of a color photo black and white.


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