In other exciting news, one of the most-loved voices of the nation, John Legend, is the new voice of the Google Assistant. Google aims to make the assistant to be naturally more conversational with Wavenet technology.
The company has also improved the assistant's capabilities for understanding and completing multiple actions from a single query, even when delivered in complex sentence structures. "Someday soon, your Google Assistant might be able to help with tasks that still require a phone call, like booking a haircut or verifying a store's holiday hour", Pichai wrote. Additionally, Google Assistant can call for you and make natural conversations.
Other devices from third-party manufacturers that will be ready for the update are the Essential Phone, Nokia 7 Plus, Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Vivo X21 and the Oppo R15 Pro. It's rolling out starting today and will be available to everyone on Android, iOS and the web in 127 countries by next week.
Google has punched up the DND feature in Android P, not only making it smarter, but tying it into another, new setting. There is also a more intuitive way of controlling your screen brightness and it is called Adaptive brightness.
Perhaps the biggest, and our personal favorite, change in Android P comes in the navigation. He then outlined how he thinks the new Google News will help people find that journalism.
Burke illustrated with the example of typing "Lyft" into Google Search, where a Slice displayed the option to instantly request a ride home from the ride-sharing service using its app's own UI, pared down to a Slice. There's sections for technology, business, sports, entertainment and others. It helps in developing knowledge on stories you care about and much more beneficial than scanning a few headlines.
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You will also be able to set a specific bedtime, at which point "Wind Down" will turn on night light and DND, as well as fading your whole screen to greyscale.
Some new features for Android phones also aim to improve people's digital well-being, including a new "shush" mode that automatically puts a phone in "do not disturb" mode if you flip it face down on a table.
And, by using Google Lens, a user can copy and paste text from images of documents, according to Google's Aparna Chennapragada.
Google wants to make it a little easier for users and families to manage how much time they spend on their phone.
Google's has been using AI (Artificial Intelligence) for several years, but Google I/O 2018 is about putting it in everything, everywhere. Also, ' Subscribe will Google' will allow you to access your paid content everywhere on Google's platform. Maps will also make use of the camera app to give right directions in case you are unsure where to go. This will be possible with a Time Watched too to let you see the time spent on watching videos on both mobile and desktop.
If you swipe up once more from the recent apps view, you'll see all of your apps, but that's not all.