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This is Android 13: the most important new features in an instant
The announcement of new versions of Android is different every year. Google already releases a beta version of Android before the I / O conference – the place where new software is central – but saves the main improvements to a comprehensive keynote during I / O. Android 13 is a less exciting update than its predecessor. Android 12 introduced a brand new design (Material You) and useful privacy features. Android 13 builds on this and primarily implements small improvements. This gives you even more options to customize the look of Android, and there are standard color themes that allow you to change the look of your device at once. see of the software.
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Google Pixel Watch officially announced: what you need to know
After months of speculation, the time has finally come: Google has officially announced the Pixel Watch. The watch has a sleek design and all sorts of useful features to keep an eye on your health. Pixel Watch is made of shiny stainless steel. Due to its circular design, the watch looks like a kind of futuristic version of a classic watch. Many other Android smartwatches are also circular, but the Pixel Watch still has its own look. You can change the straps of the watch to your own taste. The watch runs on Wear OS. Google has developed this software specifically for smartwatches.
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Google announces Pixel 6a and already shows Pixel 7
Google will soon release Pixel 6a. The smartphone was officially announced during the Google I / O event and in this article we will update you on the specifications, suggested retail price and release. The company also showed Pixel 7 (Pro). Specially designed by Google Pixel 6a stands out. For example, the notch (the notch for the selfie camera) is now in the middle, instead of on the side, as was the case with the Pixel 5a. In addition, the device has the distinctive camera island Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. On the back is a horizontal ‘stripe’ containing the two sensors. These cameras (a main camera and wide-angle lens) have resolutions of 12 megapixels.
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“Samsung gives Galaxy S23 a brand new 200 megapixel camera”
The Galaxy S22 Ultra offers one of the best smartphone cameras at the moment with its 108 megapixel main camera. However, South Korean Samsung is far from satisfied. According to rumors, the manufacturer is working on a brand new 200 megapixel camera for the Galaxy S23. So it has almost twice the resolution of the S22 Ultra camera. Not much is known about the new camera yet. We know that improvements have been made in sharpness and dynamic range. In addition to the 200-megapixel sensor, the camera also gets better lenses and performs faster. We have known for some time that Samsung is working on a 200 megapixel camera.
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Android Auto gets an update: this is the new design
Android Auto is popular, so it’s no surprise that Google continues to improve the software. During the I / O 2022 developer conference, the search giant unveiled a new design for Android Auto. The interface gets smarter and displays the most important information on the screen based on three ‘maps’. Most screen space is used to navigate with Google Maps; after all, this is the most important feature of Android Auto. But you always see the media player in the picture, so you can easily control your music and / or podcasts. The third screen is intended for Google Assistant, which can display all kinds of information. This way, you can check the expected arrival time and share it with a family member or friend, but also respond to messages you have received.
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