Google Io-2018

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John Legend's voice is finally available on the Google Assistant, but only in the US
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John Legend's voice is finally available on the Google Assistant, but only in the US

John Legend's voice will be available on all devices with the Google Assistant, including iOS devices.

Google Lookout is an app that recognises objects for the visually impaired
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Google Lookout is an app that recognises objects for the visually impaired

The app is currently available only for Pixel phone users in the US.

Google Maps AR navigation is slowly being demoed to a few Local Guides
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Google Maps AR navigation is slowly being demoed to a few Local Guides

Google Maps' AR navigation feature was first talked about back in March 2018 at I/O.

Google Maps rolls out 'Explore' and 'For You' tab on iOS and Android
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Google Maps rolls out 'Explore' and 'For You' tab on iOS and Android

Google rolls out two new features, which are 'Explore' and 'For You' tabs.

Google Assistant gets conversational: 'Hey' and 'OK' not needed for follow ups
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Google Assistant gets conversational: 'Hey' and 'OK' not needed for follow ups

Google Assistant with Continued Conversation will sure feel more welcoming and human-like.

Google Maps beta shows horizontally scrolling categories section: Report
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Google Maps beta shows horizontally scrolling categories section: Report

The user can see further options within a category by tapping on them. This option appears only if the user is not already viewing a particular location.

Google is testing horizontal app switcher for Chrome browser on Android devices
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Google is testing horizontal app switcher for Chrome browser on Android devices

The new feature has been spotted on the Google Canary browser, an experimental version of the Google Chrome available on the Play Store.

Google Duplex AI stokes heated debate for its ‘human voice’
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Google Duplex AI stokes heated debate for its ‘human voice’

The technology has turned very critical for Google, which is still mulling on how to unleash it into the market.

Google IO 2018: Tour Creator is a new tool by Google that lets your make your own VR stories
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Google IO 2018: Tour Creator is a new tool by Google that lets your make your own VR stories

Tour Creator is basically a VR tool that lets you produce professional-level VR content without a steep learning curve.

Google IO 2018: Assistant making calls in an almost human sounding voice raises ethical questions among experts
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Google IO 2018: Assistant making calls in an almost human sounding voice raises ethical questions among experts

The digital assistant was also programmed to understand when to respond quickly, such as after someone says "hello," versus pausing as a person might before answering complex questions.

Google IO 2018: Android P comes with Digital Wellbeing to help you reduce excessive smartphone usage
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Google IO 2018: Android P comes with Digital Wellbeing to help you reduce excessive smartphone usage

It is good to see Google is actively engaging with its Digital Wellbeing features to balance our smartphone interaction with and our social life.

Google's new avatar at IO 2018: Artificially intelligent, more responsible and socially conscious
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Google's new avatar at IO 2018: Artificially intelligent, more responsible and socially conscious

Google’s consumer game is on point, but its CEO Sundar Pichai also touched upon a host of socially relevant issues and how Google is trying to tackle them

Google IO 2018: Along with directions, Maps will soon have a more social network-like experience with personalised suggestions
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Google IO 2018: Along with directions, Maps will soon have a more social network-like experience with personalised suggestions

New Google Maps will soon have personalized tabs, ability to follow favourite places, and suggestions for popular joints and places.

Google IO 2018: Assistant gets smarter, can now place calls, supports Multiple Actions and is now integrated with Maps
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Google IO 2018: Assistant gets smarter, can now place calls, supports Multiple Actions and is now integrated with Maps

The Google Assistant can now carry out complex tasks such as helping you make restaurant reservations, schedule salon appointments and book holiday trips.

Google IO 2018: Google Photos gets AI-powered Smart Actions feature to help you enhance your pictures with one tap
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Google IO 2018: Google Photos gets AI-powered Smart Actions feature to help you enhance your pictures with one tap

Google Photos will now let you adjust brightness, correct colors, add a pop to images, all with just a tap.

Google IO 2018: Gmail gets a new feature called Smart Compose that will assist you with writing emails
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Google IO 2018: Gmail gets a new feature called Smart Compose that will assist you with writing emails

The new feature will be rolled out to Gmail users by the coming weeks, and to the G Suite users over the next few months.

Google's list of Google Play Award Winners apps is out and these are the apps making it to the list
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Google's list of Google Play Award Winners apps is out and these are the apps making it to the list

If you want to know the best apps for AR and VR, Google's Best AR or VR Experience category has listed the apps and BBC's Earth: Life in VR is on the the list.

Google I/O 2018 Day 1 highlights: Android P features, Google Assitant updates, Google Camera improvements and more
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Google I/O 2018 Day 1 highlights: Android P features, Google Assitant updates, Google Camera improvements and more

Google's annual developer conference was full of new announcements and exciting updates for many of the Google products.

Google I/O 2018 highlights: Assistant will take over the world while Android P focuses on our well-being
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Google I/O 2018 highlights: Assistant will take over the world while Android P focuses on our well-being

Among the things eagerly anticipated is what Google plans to call the Android P and some new updates which will be showcased for the Google Assistant.