The 10 Biggest Announcements from Google I/O 2016 Day 1

The 10 Biggest Announcements from Google I/O 2016 Day 1
First day of Google I/O is over. Google has come up with so many new things this year for Tech lovers. They displayed their vision for future technologies. They launched several new Google products  : New Messenger App Allo and New Video Calling App Duo.


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They released new VR platform DayDream to take new step towards future technology.

Explore More About Day Dream at here : https://vr.google.com/daydream/

Google announced new VR headset : Google announced their own mid-tier VR headset, which is more affordable and accessible than HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

Know More in Detail about it at here : http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/18/11701030/google-io-2016-keynote-highlights-announcements-recap

2 New Messaging App by Google : Google released two new messaging app for Android and iOS. Allo and Duo.

They made an new messaging app which you can access by singing up by your phone number. App will give you the option to connect your Google Account and chat with all your Google contacts. They added basis messaging app features like, Emoji, Stickers and new draw photos option. You can also change the font size of your messages.


Google have given Google Assistant feature in Allo App. Users can make call on the Assistant for informations and you will get automatically generated replies.

They also worked on privacy factor they made it more secure. All messages in Allo are encrypted. Allo also has incognito mode.

Duo is an Video Calling APp from Google :

Know more about Duo at here : Google DUO


Google Smart Speaker : Google also released new smart speaker to make your home smart. They also announced a new home assistant called Google Home. You can compare this speakers features and ability with Amazon's Echo.

Home will answer questions and execute commands in a similar way. It's totally relying on Google's Assistant Technology.

Know more about the device at here : http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/18/google-unveils-its-amazon-echo-competitor-a-smart-speaker-called-google-home/

They Improved Google's Assistant : They made it more and more smarter and more chatty. CEO Sundar Pichai showing off a next generation Google Assistant system. You will feel like you are using an chat app.


Know more about it at : http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/18/11672938/google-assistant-chatbot-virtual-assistant-io-2016

Android N : More Smarted, Faster and better

Google has annouced new features of Android N OS. They released new Beta version OS of Android N, Android N Dev preview 3. Here is the link to download it for your mobile.

http://www.androidupdater.com/2016/05/download-android-n-developer-preview-3.html

They include more control over notifications size, also added new picture-in-picture mode. They made it best mobile platform for gaming as well. By improving battery and some optimizations and new API (Valkun) developers directly control phone's GPU for sharper 3D graphics.

Android Wear 2.0 : They made few changes in Android Wear 2.0 which will definitely change the experience. 

Users can now make data from any app show up on any watch face. New version of Android Wear 2.0 will help your Android smartwatch to become more autonomous.

They added new features like :

  • Automatic Exercise recognition
  • Better Third party app syncing
  • New Tiny Qwerty Keyboard with swipe option
Android Auto Improvements : They reaches deeper into your car now. They announced  some new improvements for drivers. They are giving Waze traffic tracking app inbuit with Android auto. That will help drivers to see speed trap warning and will give accident alerts in real time.

New Android Auto can connect over WiFi with your car. Previous version was required USB connection.

Running Android apps without downloading them : It's very interesting feature they released. I personally liked it. They released Android Instant Apps feature which will help you to load apps even if you haven't installed them .

Full Video of Google I/O 2016 Day 1 Full Keynote Video :




Know more about it at here: http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/18/11703884/android-instant-apps-no-download