Rundown Of Google's I/O 2018 Keynote

Google pitches artificial intelligence to help unplug people from smartphones

The technology makes use of a natural speech pattern that consists of affirmations and hesitations such as "erm", making it almost impossible to differentiate from an actual human call.

Debates quickly started over whether people answering phones should be told when they are speaking to human-sounding software and how the technology might be abused in the form of more convincing "robocalls" by marketers or political campaigns. The vehicle makers can make aesthetic changes for the software like giving its own custom icon to personalize the system further. Whenever it recognizes a photo of one of your Google contacts, it can suggest sharing the photo with that person. "Now this will really lead to a massive increase in the number of devices and users receiving regular security patches", Google's head of Android platform security David Kleidermacher said while announcing the news at Google I/O 2018, XDS Developers reported.

The Android P 9.0 does come with the standard trio of navigation buttons, but now there's a new option within the settings menu, which lets you try the newly redesigned navigation experience.

Android will provide a better understanding of how you use your phone over time. Samsung is getting snubbed on some of these new features, at least for now.

The Google Assistant combines with LG's award-winning webOS based ThinQ AI to bring new levels of convenience and control to the consumer.

That's all well and good, but this new multitasking UI is missing the "Close All" button that was introduced in Android Nougat and so many people rely on.

Priyanka Chopra & Deepika Padukone shine at the Met Gala
But the minute we set eyes on Priyanka Chopra's heavenly dress for the 2018 gala, we knew memes were coming in this year as well. What surprised us was that the velvet blazer Deepika wore was the same as the one she wore not so long ago for another event.

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Senator Katy Gallagher was ruled ineligible today (09) by a court in what was widely viewed as a fresh test case. The procedure to renounce British citizenship was simple and the requirements not onerous.

Selena Gomez forgot to stop with the bronzer at the Met Gala
Still, Gomez has a sense of humor about the fashion miss, and shared her reaction on Wednesday with a hilarious Instagram video. It was a different picture a year ago as Selena had made her red carpet couple debut with the Starboy hitmaker.

Chrome OS will also support pro audio, which means that you could soon see your favorite DJ use a Pixelbook to spin the hottest mixes. TV shows and commercials have openly and deliberately triggered certain digital assistants using verbalized phrases, but hiding the phrases is the sonic equivalent of subliminal advertising. Earlier version of Android have also had the "clear all" button, which can be used to close all apps that are now being held in standby.

Google Play's new app serving model, Dynamic Delivery, uses the App Bundle to generate and serve optimized APKs for each user's device configuration, Cuthbertson explained, so they download only the code and resources needed to run the app. Devs no longer have to build, sign, and manage multiple APKs to support different devices, and users get smaller, more optimized downloads.

Experts have warned of the possible misuse of this feature by marketers, politicians, and businesses.

In 2016, Google developed the Google Assistant that can engage in two-way conversation with the use of natural language processing algorithm.

Google has revamped its news service as it gears up to fight the menace of fake news.

We've moved into an era where big data has become so valuable that companies are trying to figure out each and every way they can track you. This is of course when the feature actually rolls out to users.

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