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The event has traditionally been a not only a forum for Google to connect with the developers that feed its innovative pipeline of products, but also a chance to publicize exciting new products that will launch throughout the year.
Google has a vast array of software properties, including Android, Cloud, Google Assistant, YouTube and its advertising and search offerings. Developers often get the first look at new phones and other hardware, since they will lend a hand in building apps and platforms for them.
Google announced on Wednesday that Google Assistant, the company's smart voice assistant, is now available for iPhone. Apple still has one leg-up, however; Siri can be activated through the "Hey Siri" voice command on iPhone, while the Google Assistant app needs to be opened separately first.
Alphabet introduced the second generation of Google's
Google just announced that Google Home will offer free calls to phones in the U.S. and Canada.
Soon the app will help users eliminate blurry photos and duplicates, and will release shared libraries. A shared library could be used to, for example, automatically recognize pictures of a user's kids and share them with both spouses.
Standalone headsets allow a user to experience virtual reality without requiring a computer or a smartphone to power the experience. Google said its partners, including HTC and Lenovo, are building the new headsets, which will launch later this year.