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submitted 4 months ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

They really didn't have to redesign a text box. Please stop reinventing the wheel. I don't need another pop up in my life.

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[-] askat 11 points 4 months ago

Maybe they reserve that space for future AI suggestions?

[-] [email protected] 11 points 4 months ago

Almost certainly the answer. Same reason they just hobbled their "ok Google" by not letting you access it with the screen off anymore. They're going to switch engines and they want to reintroduce the same features all over again but make it feel like an upgrade.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 4 months ago

"We can't remember what happened last quarter, so surely our users won't remember how their phones used to be better! Genius! Moving on, time to go make and destroy a new app, how about a notepad app this time?" --Google

[-] [email protected] 3 points 4 months ago

On the new pixels, as you start typing you get some AI tools that will rewrite your message, make suggestions, etc

[-] [email protected] 3 points 4 months ago

Pixel 7 Pro here, haven't seen this at all, it's just dead space for me.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 4 months ago

The 7 isn't new anymore. That person meant the 8

[-] [email protected] 3 points 4 months ago

Pixel 8 pro here. I haven't seen it either.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 4 months ago

A tragedy. I hate that little useless space. Those features should be on Gboard not messages

this post was submitted on 01 Feb 2024
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