Washington [US]June 6th (ANI): With a new update for American tech giant Google’s Pixel smartphone, AtaGlance, a widget designed to display important information on the home and lock screens, has even more features. Added.
According to The Verge, there are also new shortcuts for easy access to vaccine cards and a new music remix app created in collaboration with Teenage Engineering. Updates for Pixel 4 and above will start today.
The At a Glance widget is one of Pixel’s signature features that provides a quick overview of important home and lock screen information. With this latest update, you can view the video feed from the connected Nest Doorbell directly on the lock screen, so you don’t have to open a notification to see who is calling.
You can also tell your cell phone to turn off the flashlight if it’s still on. Google is working on an update that provides air quality alerts when you’re in a polluted area, he added. These add to other recently added AtaGlance features such as earthquake alerts and improved battery information for Bluetooth devices.
You can also easily access the vaccine cards stored on your Pixel smartphone and have the new option to add a shortcut to view those screenshots on your home screen. Vaccine information has already been added to Android devices and can be accessed via supported shortcuts, but the new features should work for all vaccine cards that can take screenshots. In short, support should be much more extensive.
Second, Pocket Operator for Pixel is a new app designed to allow Pixel owners to remix video content by layering sounds and adding visual effects to create beats and patterns. It was designed in collaboration with Teenage Engineering and named after the Swedish electronics company’s line of pocket synthesizers. According to The Verge, there are some more minor additions. (ANI)
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