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All the major new features coming in Android P

10 May 2018, 03:02 | Megan Pierce

All the major new features coming in Android P

All the major new features coming in Android P

The company's digital concierge, known only as the Google Assistant, is getting new voices — including one based on that of musician John Legend — later this year. Let's get on to it right now!

Android users will soon also be able to automatically turn on Do Not Disturb mode on their device by turning it face-down, a feature Google says its engineers have dubbed Shush.

Android P is a game changer when it comes to navigating through apps.

Android P is also packed with a host of machine learning or AI powered capabilities that should improve a users experience when using their phone.

Google has revealed more details about the next version of its mobile operating system, dubbed Android P. Phones using Android P will also learn how to set your screen brightness by studying your manual adjustments, a change from automatic adjustments based on ambient light levels.

The death of the Nexus Player left Android TV without a developer device. Here, we have prepared full report about the new features introduced by Google on their Android P Public Beta update. Google claimed it found a 30 per cent reduction in CPU app wakeups to increase battery life.

"I am genuinely bothered and disturbed at how morally wrong it is for the Google Assistant voice to act like a human and deceive other humans on the other line of a phone call", tweeted Cnet tech journalist Bridget Carey in a widely-shared thread. John's voice will be the only famous one added to the Google devices - the other five, consisting of both male and female tones, are created to sound more natural, thanks to the use of WaveNet technology.

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Google will also present contextual suggests: a rotation button appears in the corner of the screen when you physically rotate your device, so you no longer have to decide whether to turn off rotate or enable it.

And once the appointment is made, the Assistant will update you.

With Google Lens, users can now not only look at things in real-time but can also initiate actions with them. Greyscales aren't fun. It is, essentially, a black and white display.

As such, Google has announced that its adding to Gmail a truly remarkable functionality: Smart Compose.

However, the system could be misused, argues the magazine, noting that it is "easy to imagine someone trying to program the assistant to spam-call a business, for example". It also rolled out its third generation of silicon technology in the form of the Tensor Processor Unit (TPU) 3.0. Earlier developers had to constantly switch between virtual terminals to run Linux distributions on their Chromebooks, Pixelbooks, and Chrome OS desktops.

With all these new upgrades and products, Google is making a strong foothold in the market showcasing its revolutionary artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities.

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, news publishers are increasingly seeing Google as the preferred platform for disseminating news. For outlets with subscriptions, Google will allow you to subscribe directly through your Google account, without needing new passwords or credit card information.

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