Google has released a new version of Android

While Google hasn't announced any hardware partners yet, it has said that all the future versions of Android will ship with an Android Go variant.

Google Home is getting the ability to handle phone calls. All you have to do is say, "Hey Google, call Mom" or whoever and it will dial the call for free. From here, you can also change the Google account linked to your Assistant, add payments and manage settings. Notification Dots is a new way for developers to notify users about activity on the app, driving engagement.

Exhausted of Siri? Well, you can now get the "chatty" Google Assistant installed on your iPhone. Bixby Vision Feature, a feature which comes in Galaxy S8 and S8+ also works in the same way. But there are a few more interesting new updates coming to Assistant that were not initially explicitly mentioned by the company. Google also indicated that new and updated processors will be required to take advantage of TensorFlow Lite.

Copy and paste will be much easier now.

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If you're on a budget, can'tuse a lot of mobile data, or just like to keep things simple, a super-powered smartphone like the Galaxy S8 or Google Pixel XL doesn't make a lot of sense. If the user asks for the location of a place, Google Home will be able to open Maps on the phone and show it to the user directly. The Play Store will also highlight Go-optimized apps, and Google will provide low-spec versions of its own applications, including Chrome, Gboard, and Youtube. Android Go will work on the smartphones which have less than 1 GB of memory. It's worth mentioning that the SafetyNet restriction affects devices while browsing through the Play Store, and if the full SafetyNet API isn't included in the app, users would still be able to get the APK from other sources, install it and enjoy the app. While I was checking the function out, I noticed a new feature within the Assistant: an app and service directory. The headsets which can operate without being connected to a laptop or a phone.

Google Lens is set to launch later this year.

Google I/O 2017 saw several announcements at the Google Keynote.

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