California-based tech giant Google will be launching Android Messages Web client. Now users can send and receive SMS and RCS (Rich Communication Services) messages from a PC. The company has stated that the new feature is being rolled out currently and will globally be available from next week (June 2018).
Android Messages is also Android’s official texting (SMS and MMS) and chat (RCS) application. In April, the company revealed its plans to turn Android Messages into a competitor of iMessage.
According to Google, the new Web version will support text, images, and stickers. It will compete with the likes of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger.
Google Lens has also been given an Android app. It was just some time back when it was enhanced due to the addition of real-time detection and smart text selection. The Google Lens Android app enables direct access to Google Lens directly from an Android device’s home screen.
Earlier one had to go to Google Photos or Google Assistant for using enhanced visual assistance.
The tech giant announced the introduction of Google Lens in the camera apps of companies like Asus, Motorola, OnePlus etc. The announcement was made during its I/O 2018 conference.
There is nothing new to offer from the Google Lens Android app. Its same as the Lens support in Google Assistant and Google Photos. Its functions are to translate hoardings, copy and save the text from the real world, learn more about your nearby landmarks, or identify an object or an animal using the primary camera of your device.
Anyways but the app makes the use of Google Lens easier. It is available on an Android device’s home screen. The app provides direct access to its visual assistance. It is helped by AI. Its functions are the same as offered in LG G7 ThinQ. The handset offers it through a physical button in two taps.
Google Lens Android app is basically a shortcut for Google Lens.
The Google Lens Android app can be downloaded from Google Play. It is compatible with devices running Android 6.0 and higher. But it is not supported by all devices right now. The app integrates with Google Photos and Google Assistant. The company is also increasing its influence by integrating it with third-party camera applications.
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