Announced Tuesday at Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, Duplex is new technology that enables Google's machine intelligence-powered virtual assistant to conduct a natural conversation with a human over the phone, mimicking the chit-chattiness of human speech as it completes simple real-world tasks. Move the appropriate button to the "Off" position for Apps, Actions, and the ability to select text in app previews in the recent view. This is not a great percentage rate but considering that this is a brand new feature, 60 is better than zero. And Google wants to support its users in this.
Are you excited for Android P?
The Google Photos app should get smarter about suggesting who you might want to share photos with.
But Google also briefly showed a slide with a few more items on its roadmap for Android P in the vehicle. Project Treble was launched as part of Android Oreo and Google is trying to improve it even further by partnering with silicon manufacturers and device manufacturers. It might, however, initially seem to complicate things a bit as people will need some time to adjust to the new system.
For $16 bn Walmart bags Flipkart
New York-based investment firm Tiger Global is to reap profits of $3 billion on a total investment of about $1 billion. Upon closing the deal , Flipkart's financials will be reported as part of Walmart's global business segment.
California Government to Mandate Solar Panels for All New Homes
But the researchers noted a bright spot - the state's greenhouse gas emissions are declining, despite a growing population. Some new houses will be exempt if solar panels are infeasible, such as when a roof is in the shadows of another structure.
Manchester City immortalises Yaya Toure
Manchester City's 105 goals this season breaks the record for the most ever in the Premier League. Can they do it? Yaya Toure played his 316th and last game for Manchester City .
Poke around the tablet long enough and you'll find a Play Store icon that ushers you into Google's in-car marketplace. However, the Android in-car concept is going to be available from Volvo later this year.
Once you realize the extent of your addiction, the new features will help you overcome it.
You can now swipe right on the Home button/pill to switch, one by one, through each of the apps in your most-recently-used apps list (the thumbnails that appear in the top of the Overview screen). Moreover, for the first time, Google pushed the Android beta version for the non-Pixel devices.
There are four new functions coming this fall, including an "app dashboard", an "app timer", a new "do not disturb mode" and a "wind down" feature. For example, if you search something like "cooking", it will show suggestions from books on cooking certain dishes to videos or articles on cooking.
App Time is an interesting little feature and should definitely help curb your app usage. For instance, one can set their Facebook time for an hour a day. As soon as the DND mode will be deactivated, the notifications surface as usual. It expresses the fear of missing something if you don't constantly keep an eye on all your news and channels.