We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. This is way better Google is changing the way you use your phone in the car... again. Russell Holly 9 May 2019 15 We've seen "car mode" on Android change almost as often as messaging apps on Android over the last couple of years, but it seems fairly confident about this new iteration. Briefly announced during the I/O keynote as Google Assistant Driving Mode, this new UI for how you handle things in the car is pretty different from the Android Auto app mode we currently have. Which is on purpose, because eventually that app-only mode for Android Auto is going to go away and this will be the dominant UI available in the car.Amazon's 12 Days of Deals is here with big discounts for all Here's a quick look at how it works. As the name suggests, everything here starts in Google Assistant. You can either say "Hey Google, let's drive" or connect to your car Bluetooth or even just turn on GPS awareness and start … [Read more...] about Hands-on with Google Assistant Driving mode, which is replacing Android Auto on phones
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Google this morning launched a new application for iOS devices called Gboard that puts the power of Google search directly into your mobile device’s keyboard. This keyboard had been rumored to be in development earlier this year, and it appears the original reports were accurate. Not only does the app allow for an easy way to use Google search, it also offers swipe-based typing and access to GIFs, as previously reported. And it includes easy access to common keyboard functions, like emojis and word predictions. Of course, the most interesting feature of this keyboard is its direct integration with Google’s services. By tapping the included “G” icon, you’re able to immediately search Google without exiting your keyboard and launching a browser or the Google app. This allows you to easily search for things like flight times, news articles, restaurant and business listings, weather and more right from your keyboard, then just tap to paste that … [Read more...] about Google launches Gboard, an iOS keyboard that lets you search without a browser
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