Google CEO Mr. Sundar Pichai has focused on one thing in last years to make Google smarter. Even Google announced some new features to make your devices more useful. Last year, Google makes a few announcements which get much attention from users. Here’s everything you need to know about Google I/O in 2018.
1. Smart compose for Gmail
The latest new tool for Gmail is an auto-complete feature called Smart Compose which can auto-complete your sentences. When you are typing, the tool can make suggestions for the rest of the sentence. Just you need to do is click the tab button and it will complete the sentences.
For eg: When you type “How are” it will complete to “How are you doing”
2. Android Dashboard
Google announced about Launching of Android Dashboard. The new feature is aimed at showing people how they use their time when on their phones and tablets including how much time you’re devoting to certain apps, how many times you unlock your phone and how many notifications you’re getting. When you notice you’re wasting far too many hours of the day watching YouTube videos, you can use the App Timer to set usage targets and remind you when it’s time to get on with more important things in your life.
3. Google Photos
Google Photos is one of Google’s most successful software products of the last few years, it has quickly become the go-to photo storing and sharing platform. During I/O presentation, Google has introduced One-Tap Actions where a user can easily edit an image by brightening, rotating, sharing and re-coloring them.
4. Google Assistant
The “OK Google” or “Hey, Google” side covers voice commands, voice searching, and voice-activated device control, letting you do things like Google Assistant extends to help you across devices, like Google Home, your phone, and more. You can access it with long press home on Android, Ok Google, or a squeeze on Pixel phones.
5. Google Maps
With plenty of options, Google map is more efficient and customized. Google has made Google Maps more personalized for users. The updated Maps app will recommend places, including hotels and events, based on the user’s history and interests. A new ‘For You’ tab will show personalized recommendations as well.