Mozilla just announced the launch of the fastest Firefox experience ever by the name Firefox Quantum. Firefox Quantum is basically Firefox 57 on the desktop and brings users the fastest and smooth Firefox experience yet. Firefox Quantum is launching on November 14 on desktop, iOS and Android, for the enthusiasts, it’s available to download today in beta. Firefox Quantum is built on Mozilla’s Servo research project to enable a better Firefox experience by utilizing the core hardware of the modern computers.
Today morning at the Apple WWDC 2017, the Cupertino based giant announced the launch of a iOS 11. The new iOS upgrade brings in a range of interesting features to iOS powered devices. This is by far the largest iOS upgrade for iPad machines ever. Some of the key mentions that were announced with the launch of iOS are discussed here: ApplePay, ARKit that brings in a powerful augmented reality platform with iOS, DND mode while driving, improved Apple Pencil integration on the iPad, Files app to make file management easier on the iOS, improved Siri, improved photography experience on the iPhone devices and redesigned App Store.
Google just announced a brand new app, more like a feature, called Google Lens that harness the power of Google Assistant on all camera-related activities. Google Lens is the search giant’s latest offering that enables AI-powered Google Assistant on processing things that you see in real-life. With a simple scan of your a sign board, you can translate the text on that board to your local language in real-time and process this result in whatever application you want / in whatever application it can.
Google I/O is all set to go live in a matter of few minutes. I am Arun Sathiya and I am at the Google I/O extended event at Google Bangalore hosted by #gdgbangalore. I will be covering all the breaking updates from the keynote right on our Twitter page. Alternatively, you can read updates as they are out right here. In the meantime, do not forget to read our roundup of all the updates from Google I/O 2016.
Google I/O is an annual developer meet when Google announces new app launches, major software upgrades, software support for their devices and third-party OEMs. At Google I/O 2016, we saw a few major upgrades to Android as a whole - for smartphones, Android Auto, Android for other devices and more. Here’s a quick recap on what we saw last year. Key stats on last year’s Google I/O event As much as 7000 developers and bloggers attended the Google I/O event in live.