Google Pushes Feature Drop For Pixel
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Google Pushes Feature Drop For Pixel

Key Points:
  • Google rolls out a new update for its smartphones.
  • The feature drop also lands.
  • It also pushes the March security 2020 update as well.

As usual, the Mountain View company Google has rolled out its new software update for Pixel devices as its the first Monday of a brand new month. The new update also brings the feature drop and that brings lots of new features for its devices and the update also has the latest Android security patch as well. So, without any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out all the information on the latest software update.

Everything about the latest update

Just like we updated recently, the company has rolled out its second feature drop for the Pixel devices and it brings many of the features which we have seen on the first developer’s preview of Android 11. Having said that, even after the update you may not see all the features as it needs to be enabled from the server-side.

Dark mode scheduling

This feature was found on the first developer preview of Android 11 and it is now believed that the same will arrive in the upcoming feature drop and the feature will allow users to schedule a preferred time to turn on the dark mode automatically.

Cards & Passes

This is yet another smart feature by Google, and this will save cards in the Google Pay wallet to accessible via the power button of the smartphone.

Play/pause Motion Sense gesture

Just like the name suggests, this cool feature will allow users to play or pause music with the ‘air tap’ gesture. But the search engine giant has restricted the same in the latest Pixel 4 series, we hope that the company will expand the feature in the coming months.

Car crash detection

This feature is also a brand new setup of Google and it is also part of the first developer preview of Android 11. As the name suggests, it is a safety item, the feature uses location of the phone along with the accelerometer and microphone to try and detect when you meet with an accident and if the application is not able to detect the same, then the phone will make a loud noise and ask if there is any requirement of help, and if the phone will not get any response then it will automatically call to the emergency number and also share the location. The latest update brings this feature to the new Pixel Smartphones and it will available for the users of the United Kingdom and Australia.

Other add-ons

The latest update also brings the Live Caption features on second-generation Pixel devices and the update also adds the AR effect for Duo video calls as well as the Pixel 4 series gets improvement in portrait mode selfies. The update also brings a new Rules section in the settings and that will bring information based on the Wi-Fi network or the physical location.

Moreover, the new update also brings 169 new emojis and also the developers have relocated the power and reboot button to the bottom of the user interfaces. That’s not all, the third generation Pixel devices and above will get an option for screenshots of boarding passes and that will also in the real-time flight updates which is a very cool feature. Last but not least, the latest Pixel 4 devices will get a high brightness mode and it will come handy when you are under the sun to read the screen.

Apart from the new features, the tech giant Google has also rolled out the new security patch for the devices and it is March 2020 update.

So, Pixel owners update your device to the latest software update and if you are not seeing the notification for the latest update then check it manually by heading to the settings app of the smartphone.

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