Android Has Decided To Add A Ton Of New Features To Your Phone:
Android kicked off the mobile world conference held in Barcelona by unveiling nine new features and updates for their phones, smartwatches, and more. Some of these features and updates are available now and the others will be arriving soon.
This feature drops not only display the new features that you can play with in the near future but also showcase the power of Android and what it’s doing for its users, all while staying vigilant and reasonable by not adding a big software update for their users to install, and they tend to add new features to all phones without choosing to add a new software update, this goes to show that Google is utilizing its capability of adding new features for users that don’t have the latest software build installed in their devices.
This is one of the many android related events and Google does this one for Android for showcasing the new features that are coming to android devices in the near future.
Here are the new features that android has added,
1. Freehand Annotation:
The user can use a stylus or their fingers to annotate pdf files using Google drive on Android phones and tablets, you can now use this feature for many important things linked with work, you can now highlight text, add notes by hand and do much more. So if you ever wanted to use a stylus or your finger on Google drive to annotate a pdf file, you can do that now.
2. Noise Cancellation:
If you have ever been in a situation where you were in a Google meet meeting with your room window opened, and a truck driven by then you will surely understand the importance of this feature. Google meet now offers noise cancellation during calls and meetings on more Android devices, so those random car noises and pesky car complaints will be a little quiet and hopefully won’t damage the flow of your meeting from now on.
So, if you ever wanted or needed a noise cancellation feature for your Google meet meetings or calls, you can do that now so make sure you use it the next time you have a meeting.
3. New Emoji Combinations:
They have also added new emoji combinations to your device. Emoji kitchen, which is already known and loved Gboard feature that allows users to merge emojis and generate a new one, will be getting an upgrade and new emoji combinations will be available to play with and use in your day-to-day conversations.
4. Zoom Up To 300% On Chrome Beta:
Chrome beta is for Android phones and tablets and is allowing users to increase the size of their chrome screen by up to 300%. Users can now even set their default size so that they don’t have to zoom in every time they open the app or every time they browse the internet. This feature is currently only available for chrome beta but it will soon be coming to the general app.
5. Tap To Pay Animations:
Android will start rolling out new tap-to-pay animations on the Google wallet in Android phones, which will basically show new animations, with animals and who knows what else whenever you pay using your Google wallet, for now, be on the lookout for penguins and dolphins.
6. Fast Pairing:
Users are now going to be able to pair their Bluetooth headphones with their Chromebook a lot faster than before by using fast pairing with just one tap once the feature rolls out.
7. Google Keeps Widget:
The Google keep single note widget will soon be available to manage notes, check off to-do lists, display reminders, and much more from your home screen and android phone tablets.
8. Google Keeps For Wear OS:
There are two new shortcuts for accessing Google keep from your wear OS 3+ smart watch face that will be arriving soon.
9. More Sound And Display Modes For Wear OS:
Android’s smartwatch will also be launching two new sound and display modes for its wear OS 3+, some of them will be split audio, color correction, and grayscale modes.
And that’s it! These new features will be arriving on devices at various times. The drive, meet, Gboard, and the chrome-related stuff have already been rolled out and everything else is simply rated as coming soon by Google.