Weekend Reading: Google Weekly 60 (May 15 – May 21) #io2017 Special Edition

Hey yo! Welcome to another Google Weekly, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Google and its product. This Google Weekly is focused on the Google I/O 2017. Here’s everything you need to know so far.


Google demonstrated Android O for the first time. They launched the Developer Preview 2 which is more stable than the first release and lead us to the final release. It also includes new style of emoji, no more blobs. Android O focuses on ‘vitals’ for improved security, performance, and battery life.

Google announces Android Go optimized for entry-level hardware. In addition they are also planning to add automatic obstruction removal to the Pixel’s camera and will bring new UI for Android TV, 360-degree videos, Assistant integration later this year.

The first build of Android Studio 3.0 released with Instant Apps support, more. Google to add hands-free calling, proactive assistance, Bluetooth streaming in Google Home with Google Assistant. Google Assistant now supports more languages and also coming to iPhone.

Google Lens adds visual AI intelligence and actions to Android, Assistant, more. Google is working on an standalone VR headset with HTC and Lenovo, this could be the first device which arrive with Android O.

Gmail app to get major update will bring Inbox/Allo-style ‘Smart Reply’ feature with quick reply suggestions and more. The web version of Google Allo is delayed will be available later this month. Google Allo 11 prepares for Google Duo integration, adds group QR codes. Furthermore, they are testing 2 new features for new version. YouTube mobile live streaming is now available for everyone.

So, this is the quick recap from the Google I/O 2017. You can watch the first day keynote from the above video and watch all the session from this play list.

So, there you have it. That’s all for this Google Weekly. Stay tune to Amaziness for more updates. And I will see you in the next one.

Ivory Soda

I am Libertarian, otaku. In LOVE with Windows 10 and LUMIA (yeah still that one) Also writing mind boggling Science and exciting Technology on Fancy Frindle .

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