Android P will give Android gestures like the iPhone X
15 May, 2018, 22:24
Digital Wellbeing in Android P is designed to get families to appreciate the time they spend with and without their phones.
The premier feature of the new initiative is Android Dashboard, which provides a snapshot of your daily usage, not unlike the Battery tab in Android Oreo.
The ad for the Link Bar also gives a quick peek into the capabilities of a Google Assistant.
Qualcomm, Apple, Huawei and MediaTek are all over with the news that they might have the best AI that can help you in everyday tasks.
The initial Developer Preview would not connect to Wi-Fi when disconnected from Bluetooth, as a power saving feature apparently. But it is also raising some thorny questions about the ethics of using a machine to copy a person's voice, carry out commands - and potentially deceive the unsuspecting listener on the other side. The original six were fine, but I'm excited to get creating mine. And we're about to see it in places we may never have thought to look, like your cable modem or a parking meter. Personally, my favorite tidbit here is the haptic feedback each time an app passes by. For example, if type Uber in Google Search, you will see a small Uber preview of the price and time for a trip to your work or home below the normal Google search suggestions. You could call this on-device machine learning.
This is a big change and a message that the latest Android updates might happen much sooner on its flagship devices. It is advisable to keep back up of data in your Android phone first and then get started with the steps below. The official added that the automated assistant will only call companies on phone numbers offered to the public for booking appointments or doing business.
Well, you really don't have to care about the underlying tech to enjoy the benefits. This article is for those tech lovers who want to install Android P beta on their Google Pixel devices. "While your app's UID is idle, the mic reports empty audio and sensors stop reporting events".
It will even have verbal fillers like "ums" and "uhs" for a convincing impersonation of how a real human being speaks.
App Time is an interesting little feature and should definitely help curb your app usage.
Google also officially announced autofill on Android TV allowing you to save your username and password and auto enter them into your Android TV apps. A full swipe up when on the home screen will also bring up the app drawer. The more you use your phone, the better the AI understands. Finally, Wind Down will enable Night Light, turn on DND and will turn the display to greyscale at a chosen time to remind you that its time to sleep.