Google is reportedly planning to introduce a brand new characteristic for Android that can enable customers to hyperlink their numerous Android gadgets collectively, just like Apple’s Continuity characteristic. In keeping with Android skilled Mishaal Rahman, the characteristic may enable Android gadgets which can be signed into the identical Google account to speak with one another.
“Chances are you’ll quickly be capable to ‘hyperlink your [Android] gadgets’ signed into the identical Google account collectively. This may allow ‘name switching’, which helps you to swap between gadgets for calls, in addition to ‘Web sharing’,” Rahman posted on X (previously Twitter) on Friday.
It may allow options together with “Name Switching”, which permits customers to change between linked gadgets throughout calls, and “Web Sharing”, which may enable customers to rapidly arrange a private hotspot throughout the linked gadgets, as per Android Authority. Rahman claimed that the brand new “Hyperlink Your Gadgets” menu will seem below Settings > Google > Gadgets & Sharing as soon as the characteristic formally rolls out.
Apple has the same characteristic referred to as “iPhone Cellular Calls” that lets customers make and obtain calls from different Apple gadgets signed into the identical Apple ID, so long as they’re on the identical community because the person’s iPhone.
In the meantime, Google has introduced that it’s rolling out a brand new characteristic that permits customers to focus on or emphasise key content material whereas they current in Google Slides. “With the brand new pen device, you’ll be able to circle, underline, draw connections or make fast notes immediately in your presentation,” the corporate stated in a Workspace Updates weblog put up. Whether or not in a board assembly or a brainstorming session, annotations might help make customers’ shows extra participating, interactive and impactful. The customers can even erase annotations through the use of the eraser device within the backside left viewer menu.