Tag Archive for Google I/O 2018

Google Photos’ Object Removal feature never came because it was deprioritized

This week was jam-packed full of exciting announcements from Google at the company’s annual I/O developer conference. The annual gathering of developers, journalists, industry members, and Google employees is a great place to talk about the latest products, features, and services from Google. Artificial intelligence and machine learning were big focuses this year, and one…

Chrome OS will support Gboard and app shortcuts soon, Picture-in-Picture mode with Android P

Chrome OS has been receiving a lot of attention from Google lately. In the past few months, we’ve seen countless Android features make their way to Google’s web-based OS. It has been getting better touchscreen support, Android P-like system tray, in-line notification replies, floating keyboard, and more. Google is clearly prepping for a big Chrome OS push this year…

Google Lens will work in real-time, adds smart text selection, and integrates in the camera app on multiple devices

It was a big day yesterday for the Android community as a number of new features for popular Google services were shown off during the keynote. From the changes happening in Android P, to Google News being revamped thanks to machine learning, and a nice little update for Google Assistant as well. A standout from the…

ARCore 1.2 adds collaborative augmented reality experiences and vertical plane detection

Last summer, Google announced a new augmented reality platform called “ARCore.” Project Tango was Google’s original AR platform and ARCore was the culmination of what they learned. Tango required special hardware, but ARCore is available on a variety of devices without special cameras or sensors. The next big update to ARCore has been revealed along…