Google Translate, Earth and I/O apps get updates, bunch of changes in tow

Google has released updates for Earth, Translate and I/O Android apps earlier today. These updates bring a host of changes to these applications and add new functionality. Google I/O especially has been updated to support the event for this year and adds quite a few goodies.Google Translate

Google Translate

Talking about Google Translate first, the app now supports translation via camera-input for 16 more languages: Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, and Swedish.

The application now also allows you to sync the quick access translation phrases across Android devices.

Google Translate v2.7 Change-log:

  • Save your favorite translations and sync them across devices
  • More languages for camera input

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Google Earth

The new update to Google Earth app adds the street view support as well as brings improved interface.

Google Earth v7.1.1 change-log

  • Google Maps Street View: With Street View, you can explore the world at street level.
  • Improved directions/search: Updated directions let you can visualize transit, walk, bike and drive directions in 3D while update search result list will let you browse search results quickly.
  • Improved interface: Easily browse and enable different layers through use of new left hand panel

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Google I/O

Lastly, Google I/O app now is finally ready for year 2013 event. The app update also brings a host of new features including a lock-screen widget.

Google I/O 2013 1.0.1 change-log

  • Scan attendee badges via NFC
  • Schedule changes are immediately synchronized between devices
  • Lock screen widget for viewing your agenda on the go
  • Vector-based maps with session info
  • Dedicated HDMI video output for livestreams
  • Automatic WiFi setup for attendees
  • Off-site attendee mode for livestream-only viewers
  • Use Google+ for login
  • Support for viewing Office Hours sessions
  • Improved support for devices with RTL locales

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2 thoughts on “Google Translate, Earth and I/O apps get updates, bunch of changes in tow

    Harsha Aithal

    (May 9, 2013 - 10:14 am)

    I installed the I/O app but didnt see any Android sessions.. ?? no Android announcements this time ??

      Gaurav Shukla

      (May 9, 2013 - 11:16 am)

      @Harsha There are around 15-20 Android related sessions.. check out on the I/O website..

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