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When Dave Burke came on stage and started talking about Android P, everyone in the tech industry was not really excited as the OS version's first developer preview was out in March this year. Thanks to WaveNet, an AI-based generative program that's part of Google's DeepMind division, Duplex can sound a lot closer to a human than ever before, complete with "umms" and "aahs", as seen in the video above. Companies such as Google is going to be forced to clearly spell out to clients what sort of information has been collected and no more have the ability to bury them in nice print, with penalties for violations around 4% of earnings. Google Duplex uses Google's new natural-sounding AI, which adds its own little air-fillers between words in the same way humans do, like "um", and "uh".

- Other features like Slices and Android P Beta are also included. Say you want to play a trivia game, but you don't know the exact name of an Action for that.

Sliding over the Home button from left to right switches between the applications in an Android P. When you lift your finger up, the application card in front of the screen opens up and takes the full screen mode. The new feature is an extension to the Google's "Smart Reply" feature which provides suggestions to users for auto-responses.


During I/O 2018, Google Home can do a bunch of new things as Google's smart Assistant gets updates, as the search engine giant revealed.

Google Maps also gets some new feature at Google I/O 2018. But sometimes you need to pick up the phone and call a business to get something done.

GOOGLE DUPLEX: Google's digital assistant will call actual people at businesses to make restaurant reservations and hair appointments and check holiday hours. What was remarkable and also eery, was that Google Assistant was able to pass itself off as human to the caller as it carried out the task.


With AI heavily integrated with Android P 9.0, the OS will try to predict from the previous instances of you using an app, is what's the most used function on that app by you.

Google news is getting an overall upgrade that focuses on highlighting quality journalism. What's more, the Back button is still staying in place on Android. While Google insists it does not intend to make editorial calls or judgements around news organisation, its new product will rely on AI to sort the stories and then link them together to present a picture to the user.

Finally, if you're trying to spend less time on your phone, check out Google's new Do Not Disturb mode.




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