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Gemini AI fab button coming to Google Messages

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Google Messages gained support for the Gemini AI chatbot. It’s integrated into the application as a contact available for chat and AI-generated responses. Google is working to bring a new fab button to the Messages app that will trigger Gemini AI conversation.

According to AndroidAuthority, Google Messages is testing a new Gemini AI fab button. The button will be available on the home screen of the app, above the current FAB available to begin a new chat. The company aims to streamline the process by adding a new fab that takes you directly to the chatbot.

The latest Google Messages app version brings evidence related to the Gemini fab. The button is not yet activated for general users, but it was confirmed through APKTeardown. Once the button arrives, you will be able to start the chat with Gemini easily.

Google Messages Gemini AI

Google Messages is already a nice app for social messaging. With time, it added several fruitful features and tools that ease conversational texting. The integration of Gemini AI further increased its capabilities, while the button will make significantly increase its usability.

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One UI 6 Watch Beta users receive a fresh Galaxy Store update

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Samsung has pushed a new update for its Galaxy Store app, specifically for Galaxy smartwatches running Wear OS 5 with One UI 6 Watch Beta. This update can be identified via version 1.0.06.8 and enhances the overall performance.

The latest update enhances user experience by improving the performance and reliability of the Galaxy Store app on Samsung wearable devices. It includes fixes for known issues to ensure smoother operations. However, it does not contain any new features or changes.

The update is compatible with Galaxy devices running Wear OS 5 and One UI 6 Watch Beta. Samsung advises users to update promptly to enjoy the improved features and stability offered by version 1.0.06.8.

Users can easily access and install the update through the Galaxy Store app itself. Also, you can download the update directly from the third-party app source link mentioned here.

With version 1.0.06.8 of the Galaxy Store app, users of One UI 6 Watch Beta can expect a more stable and efficient app experience on their Samsung wearable devices.

One UI 6 Watch Beta 

In early July 2024, Samsung released the One UI 6 Watch Beta 3 update for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 series with version ZXG3. The same version update rolled out for the Galaxy Watch 5 series with July 2024 security patch. The update brought a bunch of enhancements to improve user experience and address existing issues.

The update arrived with improved system stability and optimized performance to address issues related to battery consumption and application execution speed. Also, it enhanced network interoperability to provide better connectivity experiences.

The Beta update is not without its known issues. Users noticed an issue where the Always-On Display (AOD) fails to deactivate when the watch is not being worn after installing this update.

Aside from this, Samsung will soon make the stable One UI 6 Watch available for Wear OS watches. It is expected to bring several new features and improvements to enhance the Galaxy Watch experience.

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Blackmagic Camera 1.1 supports more Samsung phones with new features

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Blackmagic Camera app is rolling out version 1.1 update. The latest release not only brings functional improvements but also expands support to more Android phones. With the latest version, the Google Pixel 6 series and several OnePlus, Samsung, and Xiaomi phones became supported.

According to the info via Threads, Blackmagic Camera 1.1 comes with a handful of new features. The new addition includes HDMI monitoring support, pull focus transition controls, plus support for Blackmagic Cloud for Organizations.

In addition, the camera app now also supports 3D LUTs during recording and monitoring. Your phone’s screen brightness can be dimmed while recording. It will help you prevent overheating concerns that appear on smartphones with excessive camera usage.

Besides, some image retouching tools, including noise reduction and sharpening, can also be applied to your footage. You will also be able to save clips to any location or external storage, making it easier to manage the project.

Blackmagic Camera 1.1 changelog:

  • HDMI monitoring.
  • 3D LUTs for recording and monitoring.
  • Pull focus transition controls.
  • Blackmagic Cloud organizations.
  • Login account within Blackmagic Cloud.
  • Ability to dim screen while recording.
  • Optional image noise reduction.
  • Optional image sharpening.
  • Audio level pop-up.
  • Japanese translations.
  • Ability to not generate a proxy while recording.
  • Save clips to any location including external storage.
  • General performance and improvements.

Blackmagic Camera

Blackmagic launched its camera app for Android at the end of June this year. The first post-launch update to the app makes it even more robust. Pixel 6, Pixel 6a, and Pixel 6 Pro will be able to use it alongside the Galaxy S21 and S22 series smartphones.

At present, the Blackmagic Camera app is free to download on Google Play. Despite being a free camera app, it brings pro-level video recording capabilities including more codecs, enhanced metadata, plus direct integration with the Davinci Resolve editing suite.

 

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Samsung One Hand Operation + next update to improve the virtual touchpad function

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Samsung One Hand Operation Virtual touchpad

Samsung is planning to improve the One Hand Operation Plus‘s virtual touchpad function in its next update as it is currently disappearing too quickly. Users have expressed frustration when trying to operate their phones with one hand on larger screens, as the touchpad disappears fast.

A Galaxy Z series phone user recently reported that due to the large screen size, he is trying to use the virtual touchpad to operate with one hand. But it is not working properly, he feels that it disappears (returns to the corner) very quickly.

In response to this concern, Samsung’s One Hand Operation moderator has acknowledged the issue and apologized for any inconvenience caused. He said that the company is reviewing and adjusting the timing of the touchpad’s disappearance in the next software update.

Users can expect that future updates will provide the Virtual touchpad function of the One Hand Operation Plus app. Stay tuned for more information.

Samsung One Hand Operation Virtual touchpad

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