Google is increasing its Password Checker function to older gadgets, the corporate introduced right this moment. Now, telephones and tablets operating Android 9 or newer can have entry to the function, which is a part of Google’s autofilling password supervisor and which checks password power or if any logins have been compromised in a knowledge breach.
It’s a part of a brand new batch of updates Google is rolling out on Android, an inventory that additionally consists of the flexibility to schedule textual content messages to ship afterward, a brand new model of TalkBack (Google’s display screen reader for Android), and higher help for Google Assistant to perform duties even when your telephone is locked.
Scheduled textual content messages are precisely what they sound like: when you’ve up to date Google’s Messages app, you’ll have the ability to faucet and maintain on the ship button for a message to pick out the date and time that you simply’d wish to ship your textual content. The corporate envisions the function as being helpful for messaging family and friends members in different time zones. It’ll be obtainable on gadgets operating Android 7 or newer.
A extra substantial replace, although, is coming to Google’s TalkBack display screen reader, which permits blind and low imaginative and prescient customers to extra simply work together with their telephones. Within the newest replace, Google is including what’s says have been a number of the most requested options: “extra intuitive gestures, a unified menu, a brand new studying management menu and extra.”
Lastly, Google is enhancing Assistant by including new playing cards to look at if you’re interacting with the voice assistant whereas your telephone is locked. The aim is to make it simpler to make use of Assistant to do issues like setting alarms, sending texts, or taking part in a tune, even when your telephone isn’t in your hand.