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Today was a really good day for users of Google devices. Lots of cool things are coming soon. Android and iOS users may be testing Google Photos already, but Google Translate left Spanish speakers a bit disappointed about the translation of a well-known Muppet. These are the cool and bad things from today’s Google I/O.

The Good

*Android M (the upcoming version of Google’s mobile operating system): App permissions, Android Pay (which will work with various devices).

* Better battery management with the Doze mode. Devices can last twice as long.

* New devices can make use of USB Type-C.

* Google Photos: Unlimited pictures of 16 megapixels and smaller; pictures of higher quality count against your Google quota.

* Google Photos: Unlimited videos of 1080p quality (even 1080/60p) or less; videos of higher quality (ex. 4k, 8k) count against your Google quota.

* Android Wear: More than 4000 apps to be used according to your needs wherever you are. Wrist gestures included.

* Face recognition technology for Google Photos.

* Offline support for Google Maps, YouTube, and Chrome on Android devices. Data gets archived for two days on Android devices

* Network Quality Estimator for Chrome: checks your net connection to offer a better and faster search

* Android One: a simpler, basic version of Google’s mobile operating system especifically designed for low-priced devices will be offered in the Philippines, Turkey, Bangladesh and Nepal.

* Internet of Things: A mix of Google’s mobile operating system and Project Brillo, and the use of the Weave language

Google Cardboard: With Project Expeditions, virtual reality could be used in classrooms, with the use of smartphones, a tablet and a Cardboard.

* Google Jump: 360-degree view with the use of 16 Go-Pro cameras, with support coming to YouTube this summer.

The bad

* How come Google Translate did not translate Kermit the Frog correctly to Spanish? Many foreign-born Spanish-speakers in Latin America know the character as “La rana René.”

[Source]: 2015 Google I/O: Keynote.

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