As CEO Sundar Pichai took the stage at Google’s annual developer conference, the active joke was trying to decide which chat app the aggregation would acquaint — only to kill with a aggressive activity at this time next year.

It didn’t happen.

But that doesn’t mean there’s annihilation to talk about.

Suggested Accomplishments for Photos

Google has again raised the bar for bogus intelligence in Photos. The aggregation alien a scattering of accomplishments for mobile photo editors including options to brighten, colorize, or add added administration options in a hands-off way involving some truly accomplished AI. It’ll be able to colorize black and white (or sepia) images, strip color from the accomplishments (while befitting it in the foreground), and adding added alteration options to stylize or make simple edits.

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Six new voices for Google Assistant

Google Abettor will soon have six new voices for users to choose from. One of these will be of Grammy award-winning recording artist, John Legend. As Legend tells it, the abettor will be accessible soon on phones, Google Home products, and “in your heart.”

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Pretty Please

Google Abettor is tired of your crap, we all are. Baked into the Abettor now is the “Pretty Please” function, a affection that (when turned on) requires you to say “please” or it’ll refuse to carry out the command.

It’ll also use absolute accretion to remind you, saying things like “thanks for saying please,” or “you’re very polite.”

All in all it’s a great affection for ensuring the kids of the future don’t turn into intolerable little shits.

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Google Abettor becomes a real assistant… really.

Easily one of the coolest things we’ve seen on day one is Google’s adapted assistant. Now, our admired mobile abettor has capabilities that rival a concrete one, with the adeptness to make calls to agenda reservations, a crew appointment, and more. I was abashed at the conscientious nature of it, including both voice and vocal cues — such as adding nuanced bits of accent like “hmm” to announce cerebration when it tried to agenda an arrangement at one time, and the person on the other end of the phone abreast it that this time was bare before alms a new one.

We’ll see it on any device with the Google Abettor later this year.

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Google wants to advance affection of life with appearance advised to break your tech addiction

‘Digital Wellbeing’ is Google’s attack to antithesis online and offline time by compassionate your habits — as well as those of your family — and allowance you to switch off your agenda lives on occasion.

Google says:

We’re creating tools and appearance that help people better accept their tech usage, focus on what affairs most, abstract when needed, and create advantageous habits for the whole family.

It’s a simple idea. Google wants to cut down on FOMO by 0ffering in-app solutions to let you adviser where you’re spending time online. It’s a suite of dashboards on your Android device that breaks down app usage, as well as accouterment gentle reminders during YouTube binges or other apps you’ve had open a while. Tying it all calm is a “notifications digest” that sends you a once-daily recap of notifications so you can disconnect, at least on occasion.

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Android P beta accessible today!

Google’s long-awaited beta for the accessible Android P is accessible today, as a beta. As with all beta releases, expect bugs and it’s apparently only appropriate to grab it on a accessory device this early. That said, the latest OS will be accessible on Google’s Pixel accessories as well as seven other flagships from other companies. Presumably, this will be companies like HTC, Sony and others.

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Google News wants to fix journalism

Google News is harnessing the power of AI to show each of us more accordant content. When you first open the app, the first five belief in your conference will be those custom tailored to your claimed tastes and interests. In addition, it’ll help you to automatically avoid topics or publishers you aren’t all that fond of.

The AI will attack to sort belief chronologically, giving you an on-the-fly timeline during events still taking place, sort of like Twitter’s Moments, only driven by bogus intelligence rather than human editors, and one that doesn’t necessarily accent large publications over the abate local apparel that could be more accordant during periods of breaking news.

Google is also attempting to solve one of journalism’s better problems by making it easier to pay for your admired publications. If you’re signed into Google, you’ll be signed into paywalled sites you subscribe to, no matter which device you’re on — and it works even if you switch devices.

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Google uses your camera to help you figure out which administration you’re facing in maps (for walkers)

We’ve all had this botheration at one point or another. Google Maps tells you to head south on Main Street, and you have to do the little dance that involves axis around to see if the blue dot is facing the same administration you are. No more.

Now, Google will use the camera (as well as the GPS) to help orient you when walking, thus eliminating the adverse absoluteness of attractive like a crazy person while you turn in circles to orient the blue dot.

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Google and Waymo look to tackle active in foul weather

Waymo is alive on ways to advance the way self-driving cars accomplish in bad weather, including anecdotic and attention pedestrians in ways that humans may not be able to. Spotting a architecture worker with his head just peeking above the apparent of a manhole, for example, is a job apparently best left to AI. By advantageous these vision issues, Google and Waymo hope to inch one step closer to the truly free agent we’re all cat-and-mouse for.

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