5 of our favorite Android widget features

5 of our favorite Android widget features

5 of our favorite

Widgets are a simple way to personalize any Home screen, putting the information that’s most important to you your inbox. The weather. Your to-do list or even a photo of your dog front and center.

5 of our favorite Android widget features

With the upcoming launch of the nearby traffic widget for Google Maps (more on that soon), 35 Google widgets will be available on Android. To celebrate. We’re spotlighting five of our favorite widget features to help everyone better organize and personalize their Home screens.

Check local traffic with a tap ( 5 of our favorite )

Whether you’re commuting or heading out to meet friends. Google Maps’ real-time traffic predictions can help you easily plan your route. And with the new nearby traffic widget. Launching in the coming weeks. You’ll see this information for your current location right from your Android Home screen. So if you’re about to leave home. Work. School or anywhere else. You’ll know at a glance exactly what local traffic might be like. And because Android widgets are tappable, you can zoom in and out without opening the Maps app.

5 of our favorite

Tap to instantly archive emails

The Gmail widget is a simple way to keep your inbox organized. Just tap to archive an email when it hits your inbox. Without having to open the Gmail app.

Scroll through your to-do list

Lots of you love the scrollable to do list in the Keep widget. It’s an easy way to keep track of your tasks for the day. And there’s nothing quite as satisfying as crossing them off when you’re done except maybe scrolling back up to see everything you accomplished.

5 of our favorite Android widget features

Skim through your favorite translations

The Google Translate widget’s scrolling feature can help you stay organized, too. If you need to keep certain phrases handy while you’re traveling or speaking with friends and family. You can set them up to always appear on your Home Screen. Just star your favorite translations in the app and you’ll see them right on the widget.

Resize widgets to fit your needs

Android widgets are easy to resize and even change shape to help you declutter your Home screen while keeping helpful features intact. For example. If you make the Drive widget smaller. It’ll turn into a toolbar so you can still quickly search for your files.

5 of our favorite

To get your assignment. Look for the special edition Pegman icon in Google Earth for ChromeAndroid and iOS. Good luck. Super sleuths!

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fAndroid widgets are easy to resize and even change shape to help you declutter your Home screen while keeping helpful features intact. For example.

eAndroid widgets are easy to resize and even change shape to help you declutter your Home screen while keeping helpful features intact. For example.

eAndroid widgets are easy to resize and even change shape to help you declutter your Home screen while keeping helpful features intact. For example.

New ways to stay connected and entertained in your car

New ways to stay connected and entertained in your car

Our work in cars has always been guided by our goal to help make your driving experience easier and safer. Today, we’re introducing several updates for cars compatible with Android Auto and cars with Google built-in to help you stay connected and entertained while enhancing your experience on the road.

A brand-new look for Android Auto

Since it first launched, Android Auto has expanded to support more than 150 million cars across nearly every car brand. And over the years. We’ve found there are three main functionalities that drivers prioritize in their cars: navigation. Media and communication. This summer. Android Auto will roll out a brand new interface that will help you get directions faster. Control your media more easily and have more functionality at your fingertips.

Built to adapt to any screen size

With split screen mode, now standard across all screen types and sizes, you’ll have access to your most used features all in one place no need to return to your home screen or scroll through a list of apps. With your navigation and media always on. You won’t have to worry about missing your next turn while changing your favorite commute podcast. And with the new design able to adapt to different screen sizes. It looks great across widescreen, portrait and more.

New features for Android Auto

Google Assistant is bringing contextual suggestions to help you be more productive in the car. From suggested replies. To messages. To sharing arrival times with a friend. Or even playing recommended music. Google Assistant is helping you do more in the car efficiently.

In addition to using your voice, you can now quickly message and call favorite contacts with just one tap, and reply to messages by simply selecting a suggested response on the screen – helping you communicate effectively, while allowing you to keep your eyes on the road. Keep an eye out for these updates to Android Auto in the coming months

New ways to stay connected and entertained in your car

Stay connected and entertained with Google built-in

Cars with Google built-in often come with large displays, and we’re continuing to build new experiences for those displays while your car is parked. We previously announced we’re bringing YouTube to cars with Google built-in and more video streaming apps will join the queue. Including Tubi and Epix Now.

As we work to add more capabilities to cars with Google built-in in the future, you’ll be able to not only browse the web directly from your car display. But also cast your own content from your phone to your car screen.

Enjoy video content directly from your car’s screen while parked

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Across Android Auto and cars with Google built-in, we’re working hard to ensure every drive is a helpful and connected experience.

To get your assignment. Look for the special edition Pegman icon in Google Earth for ChromeAndroid and iOS. Good luck. Super sleuths!

Earthtopomaps.com

As we work to add more capabilities to cars with Google built-in in the future, you’ll be able to not only browse the web directly from your car display. But also cast your own content from your phone to your car screen.

As we work to add more capabilities to cars with Google built-in in the future, you’ll be able to not only browse the web directly from your car display. But also cast your own content from your phone to your car screen.

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