Whats New In Android Google I/O 217


  • pocture in picture in all apps
  • multi display
  • motification channels:
    • allow you to set specific types of notifications fromspecific apps
    • examples
      • A personal user account including 2 notification channels:
        • Notifications of new comments on your posts.
        • Notifications recommending posts by your contacts.
      • A business user account including 2 notification channels:
        • Notifications of new comments on your posts.
        • Notifications recommending posts by your contacts
    • what specific channels can do
      • Importance
      • Sound
      • Lights
      • Vibration
      • Show on lockscreen
      • Override do not disturb



Google I/O 2017

On wednesday Google hosted their I/O conference where they announced

In stats they announced that they passed 2 billion active android users. Last year youtube passed 1 billion hours watched last year

In products gmail on android and iOS will now have smart replies

In android google lens allows identifies stuff like restaurants and passwords form routers from photos(the router password probably uses data from the device) when it sees a restraint sign it uses your location to bring up information about the restaurant like reviews. This would be in the photos app. Google Assistant will be coming to Android Auto later this month. Finally notification badges are coming to android. Password autofill also coming. Maps, Netflix and, more are getting picture and picture. In Android security, Google Play Protect is the service that has been protecting android users from bad apps. In Android battery, Android Vitals  dev tools to indicate how much battery their apps use. GBoard now supports transliteration

Google also talked about their autodraw AI software which predicts what you’re drawing while you’re drawing. Try it at autodraw.com. Tell me how it turns out.

In the realm of Google Assistant you can now get it on any android phone. Google Assistant can now be used on text and also use Google Lens. Now Google Assistant can be used on iPhone. For all you developers Assistant can now be emended into devices other than phones like appliances. Actions On Google is like Alexa Skills but lots more and payments also on phones. This summer Google Home will be available in Canada, Australia, France, Germany, and, Japan. Voice calling coming to Google Home can call ANY LANDLINE FOR FREE!!!!! (US and Canada only) you can set it to dial from your phone number by voice recognition. Spotify free and soundcloud support.

In Google Photos, now you can make photo books in Google Photos. Suggested Sharing predicts who you’d want to share photos with. Here’s how Google explains shared libraries

In YouTube, on YouTube you will now be able to view 360 video on TVs. They also announced that they will release an API for SuperChat

In VR,  Samsung is adding DayDream to the S8 and S8+. Google announced standalone Daydream devices. HTC will be building one.

You will be able to access all of google’s AI information at google.ai

Public Beta avalible today at android.com/beta


Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2017 

Galaxy S8:

They announced the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The phones will no bezel and the edge they call it the infinity display and curved edges. The device has an HDR display compasitive home button under the screen. it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera. In security the phone uses biometric factors such as iris scanning, fingerprint (on the back of the phone), password, face recognition, no pattern locking.

Samsung Health:

Ask an expert connects you with a doctor

The Bixby Digital Assistant:

It understands context. You trigger it with a button on the side of the phone. Bixby is in the camera. If you see something you want to buy it will show you where to buy it. Bixby will also has a card system like Google Now. Samsung Connect allows you to control your smart home devices right from Bixby. The Samsung Connect Home is a smart router (like Eero or Google WIFI). 

It the S8 is 5.8 inches and the plus is 6.2 they both come in black, grey, blue, silver,  and gold. The S8 starts $720 the Plus starts at $840. Preorders start tomorrow, the phones realese on April 21st. 


Gear VR:

The are realeseing a motion controller. Paramount is making a Gear VR experience exclusive for Ghost In The Shell. And some Live Nation concerts and a UFC event. BuzzFeed will be making VR content 

Gear 360:

The New Gear 360 shoots in 4K and supports live streaming. Also a social app. Realeseing on 


DeX is like Windows continuum it allows you to use the phone in a dock and it projects on to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. 

Video link: bit.ly/unpacked17

Continuem article: bit.ly/continuumTNS 

Samsung Mobile World Congress 2017 

5G technologies:

5G is as fast as gigabit. Samsung is launching their 5G infrastructure and also a 5G router and a partnership with Verizon. 


The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is a tablet that has a 9.7 Inch AMOLED screen and supports 4K HDR has some sort of special game mode which blocks notifications. LTE version available. The new wireless keyboard works like the apple one. S-Pen in the box. 

Galaxy Book:

The Samsung Galaxy Book is a windows 2in1 it comes with the S-Pen in the box in 2 sizes 10 and 12 inch the 12 inch has a kaveelake processor. 1080p HDR. No realece date 

Leaks Are Coming In For 4 New Phones 

Rumors are running wild for the Samsung Galaxy S8. Rumors say it will have no bezel, the new Snapdragon 835 processor, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 64GB integrated storage (with up to 256GB expandable), and a USB-C data/charge port. 

In Google news they might be realcing two new phones the Pixel 2 a high end phone and the Pixel 2b a low end Android One phone. Not much is known about the possible new Pixel Phones. 

Samsung Unpacked 2016

Earlier today Samsung hosted and event. Heres what they announced

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is waterproof. The phone has an iris sencor  The S-Pen is water and dust proof. Is compatable with usb-c fast-charging.THe phone has a sucure folder only accessable with iris. 

New features in Samsung Notes include: text translation, pinning handwriten notes, handdrawn gifs, not digital lik Aapple Pencil, ip68 waterproof,


The phone has an HDR display  Vulcan API compatible. There will be giveaways for the Vulcan games.the phone supports upto 250gb SD cards

the samsung browser will allow you to login to websites with the iris scanner and eventually have a password vault

watch the video one of the presenters is realy funny:Video here