Google announces June news for its Android apps

The Google Advertise a good number of Upcoming news this month for Android apps: interest Gboard keyboardApplications Accessibility to Amplifier, Lookout, and the Google Play Points Initiative. Here are all the details, including timing and distribution methods.

GBOARD: New Emoji & More

The main novelty is the expansion of availability Custom text stickers for all devices After the Pixel became exclusive, but… for now they’re available Only if the writing language is set to American English. As the first animation below shows, you type the message you want to send and choose one of the graphics automatically generated by the system.

Then it expands, this time for everyone, emoji kitchen, the software feature that “blends” emojis into completely new and unprecedented combinations – often surreal, like… a watermelon balloon? But this is its beauty. Google says there are more than 1,600 new combinations to discover, and the two main themes are: Celebrating Pride Month and the upcoming summer.

The amplifier and the increasingly effective appearance

Amplifier is one of Google’s latest accessibility tricks. Basically, it helps those with hearing problems a Isolate some sounds and frequenciesbackground noise, for example, in order to focus on what really matters, such as your interlocutor. Google says it has improved its background noise identification algorithm, to ensure faster and more accurate amplification, and to implement an easily recognizable graphical interface.

The same goes for Lookout, an app designed for those with low vision: Use the camera and machine learning to describe the surroundings to the user in several ways. Today, Google offers a photo mode, thanks to which the application analyzes and describes the photos opened in practically any other application. The algorithms underlying documents, text, food labels, and exploration modes have also been improved and improved. The update for both apps is already available on the Play Store.

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Playing points are loyalty initiative Which rewards money spent across the entire Google Play ecosystem. From now on, the accumulated points can be used Also in-app (or in-game, Naturally). It will be possible to cover the whole amount or only part of it. The news will be distributed over the next few weeks in all countries where Play Points are supported: Italy among them.

Maggie Benson

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