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Google I/O 2023 highlights

mayo 10, 2023 Sin categoría
Google I/O 2023 highlights

Google I/O 2023 was a huge success, with Google announcing a number of new products and features across its entire product portfolio. Here are some of the highlights:

Pixel lineup

Pixel Fold: The Pixel Fold is Google’s first foldable phone. It has a 7.6-inch internal display and a 5.8-inch external display. The device is powered by Google’s latest Tensor chip and runs Android 13. The Pixel Fold also has a triple-lens rear camera system, a 12.2MP front-facing camera, and a fingerprint sensor.

Pixel Tablet: The Pixel Tablet is Google’s first tablet in years. It has a 10.3-inch display and runs Android 13. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chip and has an 8MP front-facing camera.

Pixel 7a: The Pixel 7a is Google’s latest mid-range smartphone. It has a 6.7-inch display, a Google Tensor chip, and a triple-lens rear camera system. The Pixel 7a also has a 12.2MP front-facing camera and a fingerprint sensor.

Android 13

Google announced the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android 13. Android 13 includes a number of new features, such as a new design language, improved privacy controls, and new features for productivity and gaming.

  • A new design language: Android 13 introduces a new design language called Material You. Material You is based on the concept of “color extraction,” which allows the system to automatically extract colors from your wallpaper and apply them to the UI. This creates a more personalized and cohesive experience.
  • Improved privacy controls: Android 13 includes a number of new privacy controls, such as the ability to give apps one-time permission to access your location, microphone, and camera. The system also includes a new privacy dashboard that makes it easy to see which apps have accessed your data and when.
  • New features for productivity and gaming: Android 13 includes a number of new features for productivity and gaming, such as the ability to drag and drop files between apps, and the ability to use a controller to play games.
  • Support for foldable devices: Android 13 is fully optimized for foldable devices, such as the Pixel Fold. This includes features such as a split-screen mode that allows you to use two apps at the same time, and a new keyboard that adapts to the size of the device.

Android 13 is a major release with a number of new features and improvements. It’s clear that Google is committed to making Android the best mobile operating system available.

Google Maps

Google announced a number of new features for Google Maps, including Live View, which lets you see street-level imagery overlaid on your camera view, and Immersive View, which lets you explore 3D models of popular locations.

  • Live View: Live View is a new feature that lets you see street-level imagery overlaid on your camera view. This makes it easy to navigate around unfamiliar areas or to find specific businesses.
  • Immersive View: Immersive View is a new feature that lets you explore 3D models of popular locations. This is a great way to get a feel for a place before you visit it.
  • Eco-friendly routing: Google Maps now offers an eco-friendly routing option that helps you choose the route that has the lowest environmental impact.
  • Support for electric vehicles: Google Maps now includes support for electric vehicles. This includes features such as the ability to find charging stations and to estimate your range.
  • New transit features: Google Maps has added a number of new features for public transit users, such as the ability to see real-time arrival information and to plan trips that include multiple modes of transportation.

These are just a few of the new features that Google Maps is adding in 2023. It’s clear that Google is committed to making Google Maps the best navigation app available.

Google Search 

Google announced a number of new features for Google Search, including new ways to find information about people, places, and things, and new ways to get answers to your questions.

  • Multisearch: Multisearch is a new feature that lets you search for things using multiple queries at once. For example, you can search for “red flowers near me” or “Italian restaurants that deliver.”
  • Search Chips: Search Chips are a new way to save and organize your search results. You can create chips for things like recipes, travel destinations, or product reviews.
  • Visual Search: Visual Search is a new feature that lets you search for things using images. You can upload an image from your device or take a picture with your camera.
  • Smart Replies: Smart Replies are a new feature that suggests responses to your emails. This can save you time and help you get your work done faster.
  • Live Translation: Live Translation is a new feature that translates text in real time. You can use it to translate websites, documents, and even conversations.

Google Assistant

Google announced a number of new features for Google Assistant, including new ways to control your smart home devices, and new ways to get help with your tasks.

  • New ways to control your smart home devices: Google Assistant is getting new ways to control your smart home devices. For example, you can now ask Google Assistant to turn on your lights, adjust your thermostat, or play music throughout your home.
  • New ways to get help with your tasks: Google Assistant is getting new ways to help you with your tasks. For example, you can now ask Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation, send a text message, or create a grocery list.
  • New ways to be more productive: Google Assistant is getting new ways to help you be more productive. For example, you can now ask Google Assistant to read your emails, create a presentation, or track your spending.
  • New ways to have fun: Google Assistant is getting new ways to help you have fun. For example, you can now ask Google Assistant to play games, tell jokes, or translate languages.

Google I/O 2023 was a packed event with a lot of announcements. It’s clear that Google is committed to innovation, and I’m excited to see what the company comes up with next.

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