For the first time since the pandemic began, Google’s annual I/O developer conference is back at the historic Shoreline Amphitheater. During an in-person event, the company shared details of its latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, machine translation and more, and Google also took the time to outline some of the hardware it plans to release later this year.In case you miss your chance Watch the event livethe biggest announcement of I/O 2022.
Google may have teased its latest flagship device at I/O, but the company’s new Pixel 6a Steal the limelight.available Pre-order July 21st, the $449 device will feature the search giant’s homegrown Tensor AI chipset and a 12-megapixel camera with the latest version of Google’s Magic Eraser photo editing tool. The company has also committed to supporting the Pixel 6a with five years of security updates.
Google shared only a brief look at its latest flagship smartphone at I/O, but we did see Pixel 7 and 7 Pro before its official debut later this year. The company says both devices will use its next-generation Tensor chips and feature refined designs made from recycled aluminum. No word yet on pricing or availability. Expect Google to share these details this fall.
back months of leaksGoogle finally confirmed pixel watch It is true. Arriving this fall, the wearable features a barely bezel-less dial flanked by a “tactile crown.” It runs Wear OS 3 and includes deep integration with Fitbit’s software for its health and fitness tracking capabilities. The Pixel Watch will be available later this year alongside the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro. Google promised to share more details about the wearable in the days and weeks ahead.
Plus, Google says the company likes Samsung, Fossil and Montblanc New Wear OS devices will also be released later this year.
Pixel Buds Pro
While you might have to wait a while to get your hands on the Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch, the new $199 Pixel Buds Pro come faster. Scheduled to arrive on July 28, and pre-orders begin on July 21, key features include support for multi-point connectivity, IPX4 certified water resistance, and active noise cancellation. They will also support spatial audio when paired with compatible Pixel phones.
With the introduction of Google’s new Material You design language, customization is a big part of Android 12’s appeal. The latest version of Google’s mobile operating system doubles down on this focus with new features that allow you to personalize your device even more. For example, a new tool will allow you to set different default languages for all the different apps on your phone. Another new feature lets you color-match more icons on your home screen than just those from Google.
Android 13 will also introduce a new feature wallet app There is an option to store government-issued personal ID on your phone. Safety and Security is another concern for Google, with the company noting that Android 13 will protect your privacy by automatically deleting your clipboard history.
After years of neglect, Google is about to bring some tablet-specific features to Android. Android 13 will introduce new multitasking features on larger-screen devices, including an updated taskbar and split view.In addition, the company stated that it will update many of its first-party apps to take advantage of the new tablet features it plans to introduce in Android 13.
In addition to a renewed focus on software, Google is also working on new tablet hardware.We briefly understand Pixel Tablet, which the company plans to release sometime in 2023. As with many of the other devices Google showed off today, we didn’t get many details about the Pixel tablet. But what we do know is that it looks similar to the Nest Hub. It will also run on the company’s custom Tensor chips.
Finally, if you want to try out Android 13, Beta 2 is available for Download today.
New AR glasses
Just when you thought the keynote was over, Google has yet another piece of news to share.The company revealed it is working on a new pair of Augmented reality smart glasses Aims to “break down communication barriers”. An early prototype of Google’s demo could transcribe spoken words to provide real-time captions for the wearer. Google did not name the prototype device or say when it will be released to consumers.
It wouldn’t be I/O without Google sharing news of its latest AI and machine learning breakthroughs, and 2022 is no exception.The company has a lot to share on this front, but highlights include enhancements to Translate (which now supports 24 other languages) and a new “AI Test Kitchen” An application that provides a demonstration of the company’s LaMDA 2 learning model.
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