Google’s latest Pixel smartphone feature is now available, including some new features and market expansion of existing features.Last week we Report Astrophotography will get a “delay” function, and this update includes it.
When shooting still images in this mode, astrophotography will now capture a short delay in exposure. Basically, every long exposure shot of the sky you take on the Pixel will also be made into a short exposure time video, just like Google Photos did for Motion Photos. There is no special time-lapse mode for astrophotography.
On Google I/O, the company previewed its Lock folder An option in Google Photos, which is now available with updates. “Sensitive” photos can be moved to a locked folder, or you can put them directly in a folder. This locked folder can only be accessed by password or fingerprint.
Heads Up is a new feature in Digital Wellbeing that will remind you to raise your head when the device detects that the user is walking while actively using the phone.
This update adds three pride-themed wallpapers to Pixel devices.
You can now use Google Assistant to answer or reject calls using only your voice by saying “Hey Google, answer/reject calls.”
Gboard’s clipboard feature is now more helpful for addresses and phone numbers. When copying text blocks containing phone numbers, addresses, and websites, Gboard will extract the phone number or email address when it thinks you might be trying to save or share with others.
Three unique features of Google Pixel are expanding to new markets: Google’s car accident detection is expanded to Spain, Ireland and Singapore. The Call Screen function is now available in Japan. Finally, The Recorder application will be available for real-time transcription of English dialects in Singapore, Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom.The last update will be rolled out to everyone at the end of July Pixel 3 Equipment or update.
The June update also released the fixes listed below.
The June Pixel Feature Drop update is now available.