Google to introduce different updates in March
The biggest search engine of the world – Google – will now be coming out with its Pixel phones monthly update for March and this time around, alongside the security patch, the update will also come along with many new features. The new repetition will also offer unique car crash detection feature, and a new pause and resume feature with motion sense allowing users to control music without touching their phones.
It will also come with new AR filters in the Duo app and a Dark Theme scheduling feature that allows users to set a timer for activating the grey theme.
The new Pixel phones’ March update will come with the ability to pause and resume music with Motion Sense. This is in addition to the existing ‘skip forward or go back to a previous song’ features. This feature will only be rolled out to Pixel 4 and 4 XL models. Besides, the update will introduce a new car crash detection feature that uses the phones’ sensors to detect if you’ve been in a car crash and call your emergency contact, even if you aren’t able to. It will share relevant details, like location info, with emergency responders. This feature is rolling out to Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL users in UK and Australia.
New AR filters have been introduced in the Duo app permitting users to superimpose animated flowers or cartoon characters over their faces. All Duo app users should get this feature via an update. There’ll be an emoji 12.1 update as well, and it will bring 169 new emojis to give variation in genders and skin tones.
There will also be a new Dark Theme scheduling feature allowing you to switch from light to dark background as soon as the sun sets. Live Captions have been added to the Pixel 2 and 2 XL.
There’s a new feature with which one can change rules in Settings for your Wi-Fi network. The update also brings an improved adaptive brightness feature for Pixel 4 series users.