Things to Watch for at Google's Big I/O Developer Conference

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Google holds numerous events all year; however, the company's I/O conference is the biggest one.

Google says that Android Go will basically be a lightweight version of the upcoming Android O, but created to run on smartphones that have 1 GB, or even 512 MB, of RAM.

Well, Google has been testing Android apps to work on Chrome OS.

Google Assistant is rolling out in French, German, Brazilian, Portuguese and more languages.

Google I/O 2017 has been absolutely packed with announcements, but the company isn't done yet.

A new feature in Google Photos will also prompt users to share photos they take with people they know.

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai will be announcing all during his 90-minute keynote at 6pm United Kingdom time, which will be live-streamed here. And keeping in mind that Google Home is a decent first endeavor to go up against Alexa, Amazon has a major lead here in deals and outsider support. It's also found on Android devices and the Google Home speaker.

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The vision of AI first has already been seen to a certain extent with the Google Assistant running on Google Home devices and also present in the latest versions of Android. There's also expanded Bluetooth support to transform Google Home into a more useful speaker, and much more.

If the Bloomberg report is accurate (and I presume it is), the Google Assistant will join Cortana in seeking to lure users away from Siri, Apple's digital assistant.

Google Photos will be able to suggest which photos to share and whom to share them with - for example, if the person is in the photo.

Google is adding platform support for autofill meaning that you can select an autofill app, similar to the way you may have selected keyboard apps in the past, which stores and secures user data such as usernames and passwords. The cool thing is that because the Google Home now supports multiple users, Google will recognize your voice and use your specific number and contacts to make the call. While the company looks set to actually develop such capability, we expected that Google will give an update on this matter at Google I/O. As far back as it propelled, smartphones that weren't under Google's immediate control lines have needed to sit tight for months for the most recent variant. They are reserved for the Google phone launches that happen before winter. These gadgets are expected to compete with many products from Apple and Microsoft too.

Wednesday's keynote takes place at an outdoor theater near the company's Mountain View, California, headquarters.

Google has launched two virtual reality devices previously: Google Cardboard, used with a smartphone, and the DayDream VR viewer, that also uses high-end smartphones to power virtual reality apps and games.

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