In a bid to enhance the in-car experience for its users, Google has updated its Android Auto vehicle companion software. They announced at the Google I/O Developer's Conference that Android Focus Mode will arrive in Android P and Android Q this fall.
The Android TVs all over the world are already packing most of the best streaming apps such as Spotify, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, HBO Go, Deezer, and others more. The phone-only capability will be available on new Pixel phones later this year. Google has said that with these new models, Google Assistant will be able to "processes speech on-device at almost zero latency, with transcription that happens in real-time, even when you have no network connection". Nest will also be the brand for all Google Home products going forward. Check out how to watch the Google I/O 2019 keynote live. In the long run, Google has promised over-the-air updates for the OS. Google also plans to make Family Link part of every device that has Digital Wellbeing (starting with Android Q), plus adding top-requested features like bonus time and the ability to set app-specific time limits. Google has announced that the number of apps has nearly doubled since their Android OS has been added to various smart TV and cable boxes worldwide such as Sony, Philips, Nvidia Shield, and others.
Google I/O isn't scheduled to kick off until tomorrow, but Google has announced an update for it Android Auto infotainment system ahead of schedule. Google said the most important goal with the redesign was to show more useful information with a quick glance at the screen.
Google has been facing questions concerning the collection of its users' location data. However, we might get a detailed look at the plans of Google for Android Q. Google also says that it has enhanced the UI with colorful accents and new fonts which help improve visibility.