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After an absurdly long amount of time, Google now lets you send music and videos to Chromecast-enabled devices using the Google Assistant on your phone. They've also pointed to a new Reddit-posted Magisk Module to get a few of the animations from the Pixel 2 launcher working as they should - ideally. Although it was believed that the Pixel launcher would be exclusive to the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and Pixel C tablet, you can download the Google Pixel 2 launcher for your Google smartphone if it's running on Android 5.0 Lollipop or newer. Some of the interesting features in the camera app include Motion Photo, Face Retouching and Portrait Mode along with some minor additions. For instance, the search bar has been moved to the bottom of the screen. This particular functionality existed in numerous camera apps over the years, though the highly automated nature of the Google Camera app's feature makes it a somewhat unique offering; smoothening out your skin textures is as simple as tapping a button and letting the service do the rest while you worry about framing.

When the original Google Pixel was launched, it was offered with unlimited cloud storage for photo uploads, with no apparent time limit. If you own a Google Home, you'll know that there are certain things it can do that the Assistant on your phone can't (and vice versa). Just download the APK and install it on your handset.

The only new area in the launcher settings is the At A Glace widget.

I haven't yet been able to test pair a Bluetooth device to a Google Pixel 2 in store, but the existence of this code in the live build of the Pixel 2 indicates that this feature is ready to go live. It now exists in the hamburger menu on the top left side of the interface. The only difference here is that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users aren't getting lifetime unlimited photo/video uploads in original quality, and instead, they have to settle with uploads in high-resolution.

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