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Google I/O updates: 8 coolest things from Google’s biggest event of the year

Google talks about cool tech tools at I/O 2017, their annual developer conference

Tripti Narain, New Delhi [ Updated: May 18, 2017 22:48 IST ]
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Google began its I/O 2017 developers conference -- an annual 3-day conference for developers -- in Mountain View, California today. The search engine giant has made some very interesting announcements, not just for Android users but also for iPhone loyalists.

The Google I/O keynote was by Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the Shoreline Amphitheater near Google headquarters in Mountain View where the event is taking place from May 17-May 19. Here are some wacky things announced so far:

Google has launched Google Lens, a new AI-powered app that gives out information about an object whenever you point a phone at it using this app. Virtual tell me why/what! Isn’t it cool?

How many times were you not able to share a pic despite liking it just because it had some unnecessary things in it that you could not possibly remove? Fret not, Google has just announced a brand new feature in camera app that can let you remove things from a photo that you don’t want to show. Next level editing, eh?

Google.AI, a new site is announced that will help people get some of the tools and technologies that Google's AI teams use.

Google says, “Starting today, we're bringing the Google Assistant to iPhones. Whether at home or on the go, your Assistant is here to help."

Google launches Photo Books in Google Photos. Google Photos will now suggest pictures to share on the basis of what people are looking at. 

YouTube experience will never be the same again with 360 degree view, Google enables us to get right into the action.

Google launches AndroidO or Android Oreo, the new OS will bring more fluid experiences to mobile screens, along with improved "vitals" like battery life and security.

Another exciting announcement! It's time for the VR headsets to go solo. Here's the explanation:

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