Google's new Android O beta now available

Google's new Android O beta now available

Google's new Android O beta now available

To send money using Google Assistant, all you'll need to do is say "Ok Google, send $10 to Jane for pizza".

Moments before the start of the Google I/O developer conference, Google put its new device-finding app up on the Google Play Store. "Every app is different, but we've seen with our early partners that with the latest tools, instant app development typically takes about 4-6 weeks". Assistant is also picking up support for new languages - French, German, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese will be added by the summer; with Italian, Spanish, and Korean available by the end of the year. It has been announced by Google that this feature will be enabled to the users of its Assistant in the United States.

The rebranded app is available on the Play Store and has the same features as the one it is replacing. If it doesn't appear immediately, you should wait a few minutes and then relaunch the Google app. Lock your phone remotely or display a message on the lock screen, so if someone finds it they know who to contact.

Always working in the background, it scans applications for viruses and will be automatically installed on all Android phones that have Google Play on board. The API will also let customers use a stored card to complete transactions via a new peer-to-peer (P2P) payments feature that will be added to the digital assistant. Of course, there were lots of new bits and pieces of information on Android O as well seeing as how Google launched the second developer preview yesterday while also launching the Android O Beta Program.

Devices such as the new Moto C or the rumored Huawei Y3 will likely be able to run Android Go, as each has limited RAM onboard. The update will first arrive on Android TV devices, followed by the YouTube apps for the Xbox one, PlayStation 4 and 2017 4K smart TVs from Samsung and LG, according to CNET.

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