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The coolest things we saw at Google I/O

Here's everything awesome that was announced at Google I/O 2018

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Rebecca Fleenor
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Google I/O 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicks off Google I/O 2018.

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Google I/O 2018 cheeseburger fix

Most important news to drop from Google I/O is that Google has fixed the cheeseburger emoji so the cheese is on top.

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Google Assistant

Google Assistant can do so many new things like perform two actions on a single command.

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Google Assistant has new voices

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Google Assistant's Duplex

Google Assistant's new AI voice Duplex is eerily lifelike.

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Google Assistant on LG TV's

LG's TVs get Google Assistant voice controls.

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YouTube coming to Google smart displays

Google smart displays will have YouTube TV.

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Google Routine

Google Routine is now fully customizable.

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Google Assistant built into sound bars

JBL Link Bar building Google Assistant into the sound bar.

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Easier voice commands for Whirlpool

Whirlpool drops the "ask Whirlpool" when talking to your appliances using Google Assistant.

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Google Assistant teaches manners

Google Assistant's Pretty Please will help your children become more polite.

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Android P

Google announced many new Android P features. You can install the beta right now if you're curious. 

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Android P's adaptive battery

Google is using AI to save your phone's battery juice.

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Android P App Actions

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Android P App Actions features

The App Actions feature will also do things like prompt you to resume listening to music when you plug in your headphone jack.

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Android P will support the notch

Android P on a demo device at Google I/O 2018.

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Android P Dashboard

Android Dashboard takes on phone addiction, and will help people put down their phones. 

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Android P Gestures

Android P beta testers can rely on gestures instead.

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Android P Do Not Disturb

Beta testers can also now block visual disturbances

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Google Photos photo suggestions

Google Photos will suggest actions for you to perform with photos

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Google Photos AI

The Google Photos' new AI feature helps edit images automatically. They will also colorize old photos.

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Google Maps

Google Maps has lots of new features, and can now text your friends your ETA.

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Google Maps may incorporate AR soon

At some point you may even have a virtual guide (like this fox) to lead you.

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Gmail will complete your email

Google introduces Smart Compose autocomplete feature for Gmail.

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Google Lens smart text

Google announced it was integrating its augmented-reality visual helper Lens directly into camera apps on phones like its Pixel. 

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Google News updates

A Google News overhaul incorporates AI everywhere for better, more well-rounded delivery

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Google watches

Google's Wear OS watches will have better battery life.

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Google Tour Creator

Google's Tour Creator aims at the education market and will let schools make their own VR stories.

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Google Lookout

Google Lookout aims to tell the blind and visually impaired more about their surroundings and text.

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Google Home

Google Home lands in 7 new countries.

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