Android news for this fall: Nearby Share, widgets for tablets, clock faces and more

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After months of waiting, Share with Nearby, Google’s AirDrop, will finally launch one of its most anticipated improvements and that will make it a lot easier and faster to share files between your own devices.

In a few weeks when we click on Share with Nearby we can see in the list all the nearby devices on which we have signed in with Google. If we configure this new option we will no longer have to activate the visibility of our devices every time we want in

New widgets for tablets

With Android 12L Google does not stop promoting its applications for tablets, and now it is the turn of widgets. The company will launch this fall new widgets for Google Drive and Google Keep tablets.

The new Google Drive widget will offer one-touch access to your Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Sheets files. The Google Keep widget will have a larger font size to make it easier to take notes, to-do lists, and reminders.

New functions to communicate and express yourself with your contacts

To help us express ourselves more easily gboard it will permit you “emojify” your messages. A new button will automatically add emojis between the words of our sentence. This novelty arrives from today in Gboard Beta and for users in English for the next few weeks.

Google continues to improve Emoji Kitchenadding more combinations with new stickers designed in time for this fall, like the new combinations with pumpkin.

To offer us new ways to communicate with our family and friends google-meet premieres new live sharing features. With its new version you will be able to n Google Meet. With live sharing features, you can watch YouTube videos and play classic games (such as UNO! Mobile, Kahoot!, or Heads Up!) instantly with up to 100 friends and family at once.

Another novelty of Google Meet is that now you can pin the participants so that they are always visible during the video call, a very useful feature for video calls in which there are many participants and you always want to have certain people visible.

New accessibility tools

To help the deaf and hard of hearing community, new sound notifications from Live Transcribe will alert its users when their phone Detect critical household sounds like fire alarms, running water, and door knocking, a very useful feature when you have hearing loss or use headphones. They’ll also be able to add their own custom sounds like appliances to their alert library so their phone or watch alerts them the next time it rings.

google tv it also receives accessibility improvements. The news audio descriptions on Google TV narrate live visual information as they happen in a movie or series. Of course, they will only be available for a selection of Google TV movies and series in English.

New screens and cards for Wear OS

Finally, Google also has news for watches with Wear OS. A new Google Keep card It will allow you to quickly access your notes and to-do lists, or add a new note with its voice dictation. There will also be a new one coming soon. Bitmoji clock face that will allow you customize your watch with your own avatar.