(-) – Google’s newest characteristic drop for Pixel proprietor options a couple of new enjoyable and helpful additions and continues the corporate’s custom of dropping additional capabilities as time goes on. A few of which have been spoken about at I/O just lately.
In announcement dubbed ‘Summertime enjoyable’, Google has introduced that the starry evening pictures digital camera functionality is getting an extra perform.
If you arrange your Pixel on a tripod, change to Night time mode and go away it to seize the starry evening it is not going to solely take a photograph of the celebrities, however will use a number of clips to create a video of kinds.
Google is not calling it a video, however extra a movement photograph, since it isn’t recording video. The impact is the celebrities transferring throughout the sky. It is out there on the Pixel 4 and newer Pixels from now.
Since June is Satisfaction month, Google can also be becoming a member of within the celebration by including three new vibrant Satisfaction-themed wallpapers into the inventory Wallpapers app. These have been designed completely for Pixel by Ashton Attz. There are additionally Satisfaction-themed ringtones and notifications designed by LGBTQ+ creators.
Additional down the June characteristic drop introduced have been a few further new options which – maybe – aren’t as enjoyable because the earlier two, however will make extra of a distinction to the best way you utilize your Pixel cellphone.
Gboard, as an illustration, is getting smarter copy and paste skills. For example, when you copy a collection of textual content that features a cellphone quantity, e mail or URL, you may see these snippets within the keyboard above the highest row, prepared so that you can paste straight into the app you are typing in.
One other addition is Google Assistant getting smarter; now you can say “Hey Google, reply name” or “Hey Google, reject name” when your cellphone is not inside straightforward attain to reply or reject a name.
Then there’s the brand new privateness and security additions. Google Photographs now has the Locked Folder characteristic introduced at Google I/O.
This can let you save delicate or personal images in a locked folder that nobody else has entry to. They’re saved on the gadget, not shared, and you’ll even have your digital camera app save straight there.
Along with that Google is rolling out a few current options in new territories. Pixel’s automobile crash detection perform is now launching in Spain, Eire and Singapore whereas the Name Display characteristic is being rolled out in Japan.
To get all these new options, simply verify your Pixel for software program updates and it’s best to discover them included within the obtain.
Writing by Cam Bunton.