The Google I/O event took place last night. A very long event but full of exciting events that if you do not succeed for any reason, you can see in this article, in a nutshell, the most important events.
Google's annual I/O event Focuses on software capabilities. Of course, for several years now, the American company has been talking about hardware products at this event and even unveiling them. For example, the Pixel 6a can be considered one of these products. But often it's a software event because Google is considering a fall event to unveil its hardware.
But last night, something very exciting happened. From the software and hardware that were officially unveiled to the ones that are to be unveiled, all of them were talked about at last night's event. So that now we do not know where to start and where to go. Maps, Android 13, smartwatches, Google Assistant, services, and more are some of the things that Google has worked hard to upgrade, and we've seen in the company that these changes are really great.>
If for any reason you do not succeed in watching this fascinating and long event, it is recommended that you do not miss this article because in it we will briefly review everything that was unveiled at the Google I/O event. In general, last night we talked about the following topics, which are:
- Multiple searches
- Improved video calling
- Personalized ads
- Google wallet strong
- Tablet Apps
- Matter Support
- Google Translate >
- pixel 6a
- pixel 7 and 7 Pro
- pixel watch strong>
- pixel tablet
- smart glasses
1. Android 13
Android 13 was the main part of the Google I/O event. The operating system is scheduled to be officially released this fall and it looks like it will have a lot of capabilities as well. These features include the ability to change the color of icons to match the dominant background color, a new media control widget with the ability to display the artist's album, improve privacy in areas such as the clipboard (clear the clipboard history after a certain time), improve the work experience with He mentioned the tablet and many other things.
Google Map is currently one of the most famous and best maps available in the Android ecosystem has it. Google makes this map better and better every year, and this year was no exception. Google Maps now displays an option called Immersive View in a number of cities, which shows the user different areas in three dimensions.
Go and even show you the information of a series of streets so that you can monitor everything with the highest details. For example, Immersive View also simulates weather and traffic conditions and even lets you change the display mode. Android developers can use this feature in their applications to bring a more enjoyable augmented reality experience to users.
3. Multiple Search
Google's main service is Google Search. This section is improving every year, but this year it has become much more powerful and new tools such as multiple search have been added to it; In this way, you can even search different landscapes with the help of Google Lens.
With the help of this new feature, Google wants to make the process of finding information and different places such as stores and much easier. For example, if you need a piece or food but you do not know what it is, just Take a picture of it and enter the phrase "near me" right next to it in the Google search box. Google will tell you the name of the nearest store or restaurant that has that piece or food.
Find the view too It's just like finding a word in a text that in Word, you can access the tool by pressing the F + key. All you have to do in a store is hold your Google Lens camera on a device in the store to get the information you need about that device.
Another interesting change in the search section is that you can specify the skin color of people in different images. For example, if you want to paint a piece of jewelry or accessories Check the makeup on your face skin, you can also change the skin color in the portraits that Google has found for you, so that you can make a purchase with a better understanding of the harmony of cosmetics or related jewelry with your skin color.
4. Improving video calling
Video calling is now an important part of users' lives. Especially since many people, because of the outbreak of coronary heart disease, took care of everything with this video call. In order to improve the user experience in video calling, Google announced that it will upgrade the Google Chat application. Android developers can now design a tool for easier content transfer through the app itself, which is very similar to the SharePlay feature on the iOS operating system. But this is only part of the story.
During a video call, users can also change the exposure. By increasing and decreasing its intensity during the program itself, so that if the environment is dark or light, the user's eyes are not bothered and he can easily see his audience. Google Chat can also now read an entire text and provide a summary of it. An extremely useful and important feature that many users need.
5. Personalized Ads
Google's services are highly ad-centric. This year, the American company launched a section called My Ad Center where users can control the ads they see on the Internet. In this section, users will also have the option to disable personalized ads and limit the number of ads that are displayed based on information they collect, or even choose which ads to display.
Unfortunately or fortunately, it is not possible to completely restrict ads due to sensitive content such as alcohol, betting, weight loss or appointments, and so on. According to Google, My Ad Center will be available to all users later this year.
6. Google Wallet
Android 13 will be released with a new software called Google Wallet. An app that is very similar to Apple Wallet, but not only covers users' payment services, but can also store information about various documents, tickets, Corona health certificates and even driver's licenses.
One of the unique features One of the most attractive features of the Google Pay service is the support of virtual cards when shopping online. Google Play automatically allows users to use virtual cards instead of physical ones to make transactions more secure.
Tablet Apps Google has a long way to go to reach Apple
in the world of tablets. But during its I/O event, it released a
preview of a system app that allows users to make better use
of the large screen. In addition, Google is working with
developers such as TickTock and Facebook to help improve the
quality of their tablet apps.
Support for Matter
Matter is a new standard for smart home appliances supported by Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon and other companies. Although the release of this standard has been delayed several times, Google announced during its I/O event last night that Android 13, which will be released later this year, will also have support for devices equipped with Matter. With the help of Matter, the same smart home appliances can be connected to different platforms such as Apple HomeKit and Google Home.
9. Google Assistant
Google Assistant is currently the best smart voice assistant in the world, but Google has upgraded it again; So this time we are dealing not only with the best smart voice assistant, but also with the most attractive one. Among the capabilities of this new voice assistant is the recognition of the normal state of speaking. Feature that lets you raise your voice to think even when you pause, or something like this (even saying mmm to think), Google Assistant is waiting for you.
You also no longer need to Be sure to call Google to get it ready. If you have a product with a camera, you can just look at it and ask a question. By doing this, the assistant will be called automatically and will answer your question. This is done by detecting the movement of the head and the direction of the user's gaze.
10. Pixel 6a, Pixel 7 and Pixel Buds Pro
As mentioned, in addition to software and software services, hardware was also unveiled at last night's event, the most important of which was Google's Pixel 6a handset. The phone has an OLED display with a disappointing 60Hz refresh rate, a fingerprint sensor at the bottom of the screen, and uses the same chip that acts as the beating heart in the Pixel 6 series.
This phone has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory It also has two 12-megapixel main and ultra-wide cameras on the back panel. Attractive and exclusive features such as Magic Eraser, Real Tone and Face Unblur are also supported for editing and improving the quality of images, deleting unwanted objects from them and in this phone. The phone is priced at $ 450 and will be available in July. According to Google, the Pixel 6a will receive software updates for three years and security updates for five years.
But we come to a more attractive product that can actually be said to be the flagship of last night's event alongside Android 13. We are talking about the Pixel 7, which of course was not unveiled last night, but we saw a teaser from it, thanks to which we were able to find out the appearance of Google representatives. The Pixel 7 series will be available in both standard and pro models, with new processors (second-generation tensor) and artificial intelligence capabilities and a powerful image processing system.
At this event, a new Airbuds called Pixel Buds Pro was unveiled, which the American company is said to have planned to compete with AirPads Pro. According to the published information, this product has a noise-canceling feature, and can be charged for up to 11 hours, which seems great. It is also said to perform the noise removal process with the help of a powerful 6-core chip and has an exceptional function in this regard.
11. Pixel Watch and Pixel Tablet
Finally, we come to two other products, one of which was unveiled and the other It is scheduled to be unveiled in 2023. Google has officially unveiled the Pixel Watch smartwatch. The watch, as we already knew, will have a circular appearance and will be released with a customized version of the Wear OS. In this operating system, all Google services are available by default, so the Pixel Watch is an extremely attractive and powerful wearable gadget. Unfortunately, not much information has been released about the Pixel Watch, as we are going to see it on the market later this year. But we expect to hear more about it in the coming days.
Google But in addition to these products, Also released a teaser of a tablet; A product called the Pixel tablet that we just found out is supposed to be the most practical tablet available. Now we do not know what attractive features it will have that Google has made such a claim about.
12. Google Smart Glasses
Google did not talk much about this product because at the end of the ceremony, the witness We were releasing a teaser of it. At the end of the Google I/O event, Sandar Pichai released a very short demo of a seemingly smart pair of glasses that the American company looks set to unveil in the near future as an augmented reality product. Speaking of features such as translation and subtitles, the moment the audience spoke, made us think more and more that Google is working on a powerful augmented reality glasses.
Even if we're not interested in Google's products, last night's I/O event was really great, and there's no denying it. Many users also use Google services and applications in the Apple ecosystem, so any progress in this area will benefit all users, not just Android users. However, it goes without saying that all these services will be compatible with Android phones the most and the best.