CNET News Video: Features galore in Google's Jelly Bean
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CNET News Video: Features galore in Google's Jelly Bean

5:08 /

Google's Hugo Barra and Dave Burke announce the latest Android OS update, Jelly Bean, at Google I/O in San Francisco. The new OS features offline voice typing, an update to notifications, an enhanced camera app, and better touch-screen responsiveness.

I'd like to introduce you to our newest release. You guys ready for that. Android four point one. -- Okay. There are few things and -- -- we wanted to cover today. Project butter. The person they did -- improve the system frame rate and make it consistent. It Genevieve we also introduced triple by offering the graphics pipeline. Let's take a look at another example let's look a bit quick contacts on -- mission. And again generating device -- And it's much more smoothly and much more consistently. So let's jump right. Watch what happens now when Randall moves that -- to this screen. It magically reside -- on its -- And if you want to do some spring cleaning and jelly -- you can just pick up a widget and tossed it off your. So we also means that text input on Android a whole lot better in jelly -- we refined in -- tune our dictionaries. But sometimes your hands are -- type which is why Android supports voice. Not -- what's titan works really well when you have a data connection you don't have one doesn't work. And you can actually be slow to have a bad connection. Telling telling -- -- shrunk the Google speech recognized there that fit on the device itself. So -- gonna put his phone -- airplane mode and he's gonna use his voice the writing email. This is a demonstration of voice typing period. Words appear even though I don't have a connection period. Making sure into -- for everyone also means improving accessibility. With jelly -- we're introducing gesture. Which enables blind users to reliably navigate that you -- using touch and swipe gestures in combination with speed up. Now let's talk about camera. That jelly -- camera app makes it possible to review photos you've already taken. Really really quickly as well so -- -- is snapping some photos here and you'll notice that there's a new animation of the photo flying out to the -- So that tells -- with a single white you can bring it back into view. And -- and look at the -- you just look you can cut happened share this photo as you know. Or you can keep swiping to look at the other photos you took. If you wanted to affair and these photos really quickly just pinch to go to -- -- street -- And then you can scroll much faster. And if you don't like a photo you can easily get rid of it by just swiping in a way. And if you delete a photo by accident you can always tap and do and -- -- So -- camera. It has been sent -- reintroduced -- -- being. In -- we're introducing two new Android -- features. First you can send someone a photo or -- -- by just tapping your phones together. The second you can instantly pair and connect to your phone with that NFC enabled Bluetooth device like a speaker. Or -- by just tapping -- with your phone. It takes one -- absolutely brilliant one of the signature features of Android. -- notification. In -- being notification shall you more information so here at the top there's a missed call from Hiroshi. Rather than opening the phone out and calling him back you can do that right from the notification itself -- Apple -- back it's really quick and easy. Not if you leave the phone -- -- -- in this call when you're done you can just go back to notification and -- straight from that. -- Now that Gmail notification moves up and automatically expands. You no longer needs to open the -- not at all to see what's going on in your inbox it's all right there. Nothing important right now so -- what it would just like that way. And pet here's a calendar notification and you can see that there's a meeting here at ten there. Now if you're running late when you can make it to the meaning you can easily email everyone in the meeting and let them know. Just typing a -- and because you can usually be in a rush when you do this would give you a set of canned responses. Choosing of these or of course right -- -- let's go back and if it's -- -- so we can -- -- -- a -- on Google+. You could actually see the full -- photo right here notifications. And you can plus one. Or even share it right into your circles all without opening the app. Here's a notification from foursquare you can quickly like or comment on -- -- -- Again without having to open the -- Can be expanded. Up pulse news notification here I can see news stories complete with photos and headlines. Really really powerful stuff.

New releases

A waterproof phone that doesn't...
3:26 July 21, 2014
The $149.99 Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof, but inconsistent call quality holds it back.
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 021: New video capture...
21:24 July 21, 2014
We're geeking out today over a new way to capture motion, a funny way to Rickroll people, and the Episode...
Play video
Canon EOS Rebel T5: Canon's entry-level...
3:00 July 21, 2014
This basic dSLR doesn't stand out from the competition.
Play video
Push fitness tracker puts focus...
1:43 July 21, 2014
Need something more serious than a Fitbit? The Push armband measures force, power, and velocity during a...
Play video
Top 5: Most powerful four-cylinder...
3:21 July 21, 2014
Brian Cooley runs down a list of the five brawniest four-cylinder engines in cars today.
Play video
Road to the Future: Airless ti...
2:19 July 21, 2014
Everything about air in tires is antiquated. The checking, refilling, and patching hasn't changed much in...
Play video
Smarter Driver: Tips for avoiding...
2:07 July 21, 2014
Brian Cooley shows you how technology can help prevent costly and damaging potholes.
Play video
The 404 1,528: Where we change...
42:46 July 21, 2014
CNET's front door wizard Iyaz Akhtar joins the show for the first time ever to talk about a cheaper Tesla,...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre