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Ramiro Mantilla | 20 May, 2017, 10:38

The full operating system will begin rolling out properly later this Summer for Google's own devices.

Lens was one of the advancements in artificial intelligence Google showed off on the first day of its I/O developer conference. The upcoming battery management menu should be a significant upgrade over the old one in terms of the end user experience, Google said, adding how the new interface was created to be as accessible and simple to understand as possible. Or point the camera at the exterior of a restaurant and it will pull up reviews of the place.

Now, Google is drawing upon that treasure trove to teach new tricks to its digital assistant, which debuted past year on its Pixel phone and an internet-connected speaker called Home that is trying to mount a challenge to Amazon's Echo.

Pinterest has a similar tool.

- Google Assistant will be available as a standalone app on iPhones, giving owners of Apple's smartphone three choices for a digital voice assistant, including the native Siri and Amazon's Alexa, available through the main Amazon app. Previously, the assistant worked only on Google's Android software. As well as nifty new services like Google Lens, which uses your smarpthone's camera to identify objects in the real world. According to the company, the service will "roll out over the next few weeks" to all Android devices running the Google Play app. The Google I/O 2017 announcement about Google Assistant heading to the iPhone was expected, and the Vice President of Engineering, Scott Hoffman, took to the stage to announce Assistant is indeed coming to to Apple's iOS platform.

Google Photos will be able to suggest which photos to share and whom to share them with " for example, if the person is in the photo.

Facebook has been trying to address this issue as well with its Moments app, which lets people share photos with friends and family privately, without posting them to a wider audience.