Numerous new features for Android-based smartphones and tablets have been unveiled by Google. It also introduced a few enhancements for smartwatches running Wear OS. The Galaxy line of Samsung’s smartphones, tablets, and wearables will soon include all of these capabilities.
Included in this list are a system-wide Reading Mode, enhanced Google Cast, sharing Digital Car Keys, new collage styles in the Google Photos app, answers to individual messages in Google Messages, new emoji mashups, and improved security prompts.
Reading Mode and more features for Android phones
Any Android smartphone or tablet may download the Reading Mode app from the Play Store. It pulls content from any website or app and displays it without bothersome pop-ups and advertisements. Additionally, you may change the backdrop colour, line spacing, font size, font style, and mode between dark and light.
It can also convert text into audio using Android’s built-in Text To Speech capability, allowing you to customise the text’s playback speed and voice (from English to French to Italian to Spanish). All Android 9.0 (and above) smartphones may use this accessibility-based software.
Only with one press, you can cast any video on the new Google TV app while still looking at other media. For compatible smart TVs powered by Google TV or Android TV, the app may be used as a remote control.
Additionally, Google is making it simpler to securely distribute Digital Car Keys using the Google Wallet app, which is compatible with both Android and iOS. Speaking of security, Google applications will now show a warning, and you may hit it to take the suggested activities to increase the security of your account.
New collage designs for Google Photos have been created by outstanding artists Yao Cheng and DABSMYLA. Smaller updates to the Google Messages app include the ability to reply to a single message and view the message you are replying to so you can be certain of the history and direction of the discussion. Through the Emoji Kitchen function of the Google Keyboard app, Google is introducing new emoji mashups.