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Google is improving the Assistant’s Song Search thanks to the Pixel 2’s Now Playing feature

google assistant song searchAn often overlooked Google Pixel 2-only feature is its “now playing” option. It’s pretty simple, but in my view, it’s one of the coolest exclusive features on any smartphone. It utilizes deep neural networks to continuously analyze background audio picked up by your phone’s microphone. It then creates a unique fingerprint of the audio based

Google tests Driving Mode in Play Services to open Android Auto or start Do Not Disturb mode automatically

Google Play Services Driving ModeOne of the key themes of Android 9 Pie is a more intelligent OS. Android has adopted features across that board to automatically detect what the user is doing and adjust settings accordingly. The new Adaptive Battery and Brightness algorithms in Android Pie are just two examples of how Android has evolved to better recognize