Smart Tech Today

May 20th 2021

Smart Tech Today 79

A Very Googley I/O Episode

Apple's latest products, Google I/O announcements, Snap Spectacles
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Apple's latest products, Google I/O announcements, Snap Spectacles

  •  Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities
  •  Apple adding new Background Sounds feature to iOS to help with focus, calm, and rest
  • Apple profiles the team behind ambient sound app Endel
  •  Apple shortcuts in Gallery
  • 14 Accessibility shortcuts for Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Matthew Cassinelli
  • Alexa Trust Boss Beatrice Geoffrin Talks Accessibility At Amazon And How It Is ‘Everyone’s Responsibility’
  •  Ford's adding Amazon's Alexa to 700,000 vehicles this year
  •  Amazon’s Echo Frames can now come with sunglass or blue light filtering lenses
  •  BYU Study Suggests Night Shift Mode Doesn't Help iPhone Users Sleep
  • New Spectacles
  • Google Unveils Android 12 and Material You, Its Latest Design Update
  • Google is using Lens and AI to supercharge online shopping
  •  Google Assistant’s new Capabilities let users jump straight into action
  •  Android phones can finally tap to pay for public transit in the SF Bay Area
  •  Android 12 will turn your Pixel phone into a car key — assuming automakers bother
  •  Google Maps to add more detailed maps, crowd indicators, better routing, and more – TechCrunch
  •  After closing the Fitbit acquisition, Google is going big with Wear OS
  •  Google Meet Video Calls Are About To Get So Much Better
  • Google is reinventing Docs to fight a two-front war
  • Google Says That It Is Improving How Its Phones Photograph Black Skin
  •  Google’s New Dermatology App Wasn’t Designed for People With Darker Skin
  •  Google's Nest Devices Will Work With New Smart Home Standard
  •  Google releases Nest Power Connector for Thermostats
  • Google Cast updates make it easier to move audio between devices
  •  Android TV and Google TV have over 80 million devices
  •  Project Starline: Feel like you're there, together

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