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How to watch Google’s I/O 2019 developer conference

How to watch Google’s I/O 2019 developer conference

If you couldn't watch the conference live, then here's a round-up of everything Google announced at I/O today.

Google executive Brian Rakowski said the cheaper devices are created to fill in for people left behind by the rising price of many high-end phones.

The new feature is available for testing purposes in the latest developer version of Chrome. What are the differences between the two series of phones? "The smaller Pixel 3a has a 5.6" 2220x1080 OLED display and a 3,000 mAh battery while the larger Pixel 3a XL has a 6" 2160x1080 OLED panel and a 3700 mAh juice pack.

Google also announced an update that will help people type one side of a phone conversation on a keyboard and have words quickly translated into speech.

The Pixel 3a line was primarily engineered by the HTC business that Google acquired for $1.1 billion previous year. The Google Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL inherits the phenomenal camera of their predecessors while slightly improving the battery life and come at a much more affordable price point. Another thing that shocked me is that Google will be putting a greater significance to an application or game's most recent ratings.

Google has rolled out a voice-enabled driving mode on Assistant that would not only personalise suggestions for navigation, messages, calling and media, but also bring all relevant activities front and centre.

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Alphabet Inc's Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models, and dropped an exclusive US distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc, signaling a major shift in the tech giant's hardware strategy.

Unless you for some reason already have Pixel 3 screen protectors laying around, do yourself a favor and buy protectors specifically for the 3a, as they won't have as many gaps in coverage.

Will Pixel 3 screen protectors fit the 3a? Alongside, you will soon hear about phones that have better displays, faster processors, more gimmicks and possibly cheaper price tags.

Google undoubtedly is one of the strongest forces on the planet when it comes to Machine Learning, and its applications for the common user. You can head over to our partners at CNET for a full review of both devices.

Google Assistant has truly become an unbelievable asset for Android devices, with it now being located in over 1 billion devices and available in over 30 different languages spreading over 80 different countries. We saw a limited test run for Google Maps Local Guides at the beginning of February and now finally Pixel owners are getting the new AR Maps option. For those interested in the Pixel 3a XL, something else is noticeably missing - the notch!


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