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Android Wear section removed from the Google Store

Android Wear section removed from the Google Store

The quality of cognition has also been improved for the Google Assistant, with some 15-odd million voice samples being used to train it.

At its big event Wednesday, Google launched a ton of new hardware: Two phones, a laptop, two new smart speakers, and wireless headphones. One of the major breakthroughs of this endeavour is the innovative voice match feature that allows the Assistant to build a DNA of sorts of individual voices based on the pitch, tonality, diction, and other voice signatures.

Unfortunately, the app doesn't perform any function for those who don't have the Google Assistant installed in their Smartphone already.

What's more, you'll also be able to send a song to another Chromecast-enabled speaker by saying out loud something like: "Ok Google, play Today's Top Hits on my Chromecast". Separately, at its Wednesday event, the company detailed new features coming to Assistant. But, we will update this space if we discover anything new in this particular version of Google Play Store. Android Police adds that the app's code also reveals that it checks if the user's device is eligible for Assistant, and informs the user if it is not.

Here's a Preview of Halo Recruit Running in Mixed Reality
With more than 20,000 apps in the library - including Cortana, as demonstrated onstage - that's a lot of content from day one. At Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality event, conducted today both Microsoft and Samsung have officially disclosed it at last.

Google Home Mini Walmart Listing Goes Up Prematurely
The Google Home Mini is set to have all the same functionality as the full sized Google Home without the decent speaker. These "b" images have been replaced with a single black pixel in the latest version of the Google Home app.

Apple Explains iPhone X Face ID Security
Earlier today, Jio director Akash Ambani launched iPhone 8 and 8 Plus smartphones at Reliance Jio's headquarters in Navi Mumbai. Amazon is also offering some special deals on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in association with Reliance Jio.

In addition, last month, Google announced that similar to Android Wear 2.0, Version 1.0 will also have standalone apps. As in the changelog Google notes, this is its first release of Google Assistant and so likely it will continue for updating the app.

If you've been following our various columns on Android customization, then you should know by now that we have a soft sport for custom icon packs around here.

Google is also introducing Assistant Apps for Families that that comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act in the USA - as one would expect, these apps are now limited to the United States. Transactions on Assistant include the ability to add items to cart as well.

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