Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

02 June, 2017, 10:21 | Author: Randy Kelley
  • Google Assistant

Everyone's favorite voice-powered assistant is already the most capable one out there, but Google's enhanced AI and advancements in machine learning are now taking Google Assistant to the next level.

Additionally, what was once Android Device Manager has now been changed to Find My Device on Play Protect.

Even though Android Pay is available in 10 markets right now, it's been a relatively slow, plodding expansion for Google's mobile payment platform. The company will also offer developers a set of guidelines for application developers so they can ensure their apps don't take a big chunk out of system resources or mobile data.

If a device has less than 1 GB of RAM, it will automatically use the Android Go version of Android.

Also, Google introduced new tools like system optimizations, background apps limits for developers along with Android Vitals Dashboards in the Play Console. It'll live at top of the refreshed "My apps & games" screen where users see a list of available updates, installed apps, and apps that were installed but no longer on the device. This feature will also run on company's messaging app "Allo".

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Play Protect is able to offer guidance when suspicious activity or unsafe apps are detected, and can even remove apps automatically if necessary.

We're showcasing new protections for data at rest including more controls for strong authentication and encryption key eviction/password reset. You can add more to a response after selecting it if you want, or can just send the automated response as is. As for Android O, that is expected to be released around October 2017.

Alexa, Siri scoot over - Google Assistant is here. Needless to say you're definitely getting high-end protection in multiple ways.

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