Google News: What’s In Store For Google In 2017 After Google Keyboard's SuccessBy Marj Sendon, UniversityHerald Reporter
Like any other tech companies, Google has faced tough challenges in last year but the products it's lining up this year shows the eagerness of the company is to rise back up. The company began the new year with good cards on the table. Let's look below what the lineups are:
Originally called Google Keyboard, Gboard keyboard just hit 500 million installs and is now considered one of the most popular downloads in Google Play Store. The app was renamed after Google updated it to version 6.0 in last December 2016, and since then, the app became popular, Android Headlibnes reported. Now, aside from the Google keyboard, check out the other products expected to hit the market this year.
Android Wear 2
The Android Wear 2 was originally planned to hit the market shelves in 2016, but Google decided to delay the release to 2017 to make sure everything they have planned for the device will work out well. However, despite Google holding back the release, they made sure it will be worth the wait.
New Pixel and Pixel XL
The Pixel smartphones released last year was a good start for Google smartphones so, consumers can expect a better Pixel phones this year. However, if the release may not happen, well then, it would still be okay as long as Google do not rush on it and knowing that Google may be working on its own processors, the production may take some time.
Google's own version of Windows 10, the Andromeda can run on everything from wearables to PC and is expected to come out this year, according to Tech Radar. It will arrive on Bison which is expected to be released in the third quarter of 2017.
Google fans can also expect the company to be using 100 percent renewable energy in all of their facilities. Expect More facts and not fiction for Google this year after the company faced criticisms just before the year 2016 ended.