June 13, 2024

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Pixel Viewport Mirroring, HDR+ Top Shot

Pixel Viewport Mirroring, HDR+ Top Shot

Google is rolling out the June 2024 Pixel Features Drop alongside Android 14 QPR3 today. This should be the last major update before Android 15 later this year.

Pixel phones

You can now connect your Pixel 8, 8 Pro, and 8a to a compatible external display via USB-C with June Features Drop. As of today, you should think about DisplayPort support As is the case with more wired streaming than the Samsung Dex, Google is pitching mirroring as allowing you to watch content and share photos/slides from your phone on larger screens.

Pixel 8 and 8a owners now have access to… Gemini Nano. Go to the Settings app – after enabling developer options – and search for “AICore Settings”. Once you download the large template, you can access features like Summarize in Pixel Recorder, Magic Compose in Google Messages, and better Smart Replies from Gboard. Third-party apps that take advantage of the Gemini Nano are coming.

On that note, the Pixel Recorder app’s summary feature on these three phones can detect names from within text and from manually added speaker labels.

Google is now touting how the Pixel can “automatically recognize the best moment of your HDR+ photo with the push of a button.” especially:

HDR+ is now even better at identifying the best moment of your HDR+ photo with just the push of a button. It’s smarter about the key frame it chooses to produce the combined multi-frame image, looking at criteria like open eyes and smiling subjects.

this HDR+ Improved frame selection Available on Pixel 6 and later.

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Pro controls on the Pixel 8 Pro display Manual lens selection. Google is now bringing this to the Pixel 6/7 Pro and Fold. Once enabled in the photo settings, the zoom key is replaced by the UW, W, and T buttons.

Phone by Google app is added Reverse phone number lookup. Select Call in the Recent tab and you’ll find a new Search option to perform a web search.

With VPN by Google One disappearing later this month, Pixel 7, 7 Pro, 7a, and Fold owners can now access “Pixel VPN from Google“App/Service. Already available on the Pixel 8, 8 Pro, and 8a, it provides a more integrated experience that gets rid of the constant ‘1’ notification.”

Finally, Google reconfirms how it will support the Pixel 8, 8 Pro, and 8a Look for my device to find a power outage. Today we learn that Find My Device can pinpoint a location [a] The device is without electricity for at least 23 hours.

Pixel watch

Car accident detection Coming to the Pixel Watch 2. Your wearable will notice when a malfunction is detected and will start an automatic countdown. If you are okay or there is a false alarm, you can cancel. Otherwise, you can initiate an emergency call immediately, as the watch automatically transmits your location, while also providing the ability to talk to an operator.

Likewise, Google has updated Fall detection For better detection bike-Related drops. This is available on the original Pixel Watch and PW2.

Google is also highlighting new Google Home Favorites tiles and device complexities, as well as deeper controls. This includes the ability to adjust fan rotation, speed, and humidifier settings. On the Pixel Tablet, you also have doorbell notifications when docked.