I/O 2021 highlights: Here’s everything Google just announced
Google’s annual I/O developer conference kicked off in Mountain View, California, with a product keynote. The software powerhouse unveiled updates to Maps and Workspace. We also saw new versions of its Android and WearOS platforms. Here’s the lowdown on the major announcements from Google at this year’s developer conference.
Google announced a new version of Android, the software that powers a majority of the world’s smartphones. Android 12 represents the biggest design overhaul in the history of OS. Android 12 brings personalizable colour palettes, updated notifications and faster, battery-saving performance. Everything from the lock screen to the home screen and system settings have been revamped. The new interface is more playful and vibrant, bringing a much needed revamp to the mobile…