Google targets to draw 'billion users' with Android Go

Google targets to draw 'billion users' with Android Go

He is also fanatical about football which makes it all the more unusual that he should support Stockport County.

With Android Go, Google aims to draw the next "billion users".

The company is eyeing on winning users in the developing nations. According to Google project manager Fergus Hurley, the company will find more areas to key in on eventually but these required the most attention.

Android Go is Google's fresh take on affordable devices and this time around; it is not laying down terms and conditions for the interested manufacturers. Unlike Android One system, Android Go is not geared towards hardware.

Mobile phone users in India may need to wait until Diwali to get their hands on a smartphone based on the just-announced Android Go platform, Google's latest attempt at tapping the low-priced or entry-level segment.

Android Go is set to make its appearance in 2018 and will target Android devices with memories up to and including 1 GB.

At the Google Developers' Conference I/O 2017 winds up at Mountain View California, the tech giant unveiled a slew of newbies one can hope to see and experience as the rest of the year unfolds.

'Imagine if you could rush through a drive-thru without reaching for your wallet, or pick up a hot dog at the ballpark without fumbling to pass coins or your credit card to the cashier, ' Bhat said in March when Google revealed the new technology.

This is not the case as Android O is nothing like Android One. So we focused on security updates. This is not to say that Google is done coming up with new technologies, but that there are a lot of capabilities the company is still putting together into useful products. That is, if you haven't already gone and installed them yourself. The bottom line would be to make the OS strive towards reducing the power usage, particularly by apps which work in the background.

Nowadays rooting on Android is on its way to become an experimentation tool for the more curious, or perhaps a good alternative to grant a second life to those devices that anchored in the limbo of Android updates that otherwise would be relegated to the darkest of our drawers.

The process of completing the payments through Google Assistant will be as simple as calling out this AI voice assistant on your device. At the annual I/O developer conference, Google announced the Google Payment API, which lets people pay in-app or online using any verified card that's saved to their Google Account. The Google Assistant and the Google Home will soon be taking advantage of nearby screens to present relevant information in response to voice queries.