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Android users are in for a major AI boost in the coming months

by Kyle Meranda

What you need to know

  • Google is introducing software that enables users to detect unknown phishing/spam calls in real-time, alerting users to hang up the call before they give out personal details.
  • Circle to search will now be able to solve complex math and physics problems, by providing a step by step process and examples that help the user understand concepts better. 
  • The already existing Talk Back feature will now be able to provide accurate descriptions of images shared by friends or family. 
  • Gemini is said to pop up in other apps as and when needed and help users generate images that can be dropped onto Gmail, Google messages, or other apps. 
  • The new Gemini 1.5 can also provide more information on YouTube videos when paused through “Ask this video” 

AI took center stage at this year’s Google I/O, so much so that it was used 121 times throughout the presentation. Since AI is now at the core of most Android devices and operating systems, here are some of the new updates that were discussed at this year’s event—specifically catering to Android users.

One thing that caught our eye at this year’s I/O, which is the most useful add-on to Android phones, is phishing scam detection.

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