A low dive into a formula of a new chronicle of a Google app by AndroidPolice supports rumors of a intensity new Google Home device with a touchscreen. A TechCrunch report from Sep pronounced Google was operative on building a table-top smart-screen device codenamed “Manhattan” that could be a aspirant to Amazon’s Echo Show. The APK teardown of 7.14.15 beta chronicle of a Google app found references to mixed on-display facilities including notifications, interactive timers, continue forecasts, YouTube video playback, a simple web browser, print galleries, Google Maps with business listings, a customizable home screen, and more.
The formula via a app references “Quartz” that operates regulating voice commands. It suggests that Google intends Quartz for kitchen use as a teardown points to a shade that can be used to arrangement recipes and timers. Quartz also has a span of specific YouTube layouts: a video spectator and a browser. The continue duty referenced in Quartz offers 32 opposite dedicated icons display all from a balmy day to blizzards and hurricanes.
AndroidPolice cautions that Quartz could anxiety a hold shade device, or it could be a program member that interacts with a hold shade device. Earlier this year, Google demonstrated Google Home’s ability to expel information screens to televisions.
Google already has an array of home inclination including intelligent speakers and a media streaming Chromecast. It creates clarity for it to rise a intelligent shade that competes with a YouTube-less Amazon Echo Show as a visible heart for a home. TechCrunch pronounced that it should arrive by mid-2018 during a latest.