Google renamed Bard to Gemini on February 7, 2024, to reflect its mission of giving users direct access to its most capable family of AI models. Gemini is a collaborative AI tool that allows users to chat with Google’s AI models and bring their ideas to life.
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Features of Google Gemini
Some of the features of Gemini are:
Gemini Pro 1.0: This is the underlying AI model that powers Gemini in over 40 languages and more than 230 countries and territories. It can help users with various tasks such as preparing for job interviews, debugging code, brainstorming new business ideas, or creating captivating images.
Gemini Advanced: This is a new experience that gives users access to Ultra 1.0, Google’s largest and most capable state-of-the-art AI model. It can handle more complex tasks such as coding, logical reasoning, following nuanced instructions, and collaborating on creative projects. It also allows users to have longer and more detailed conversations with Gemini, and better understands the context from previous prompts.
Gemini Mobile App: This is a new app that lets users chat with Google Gemini on their Android or iOS devices. It also provides access to Gemini Advanced with Ultra 1.0, as well as other exclusive features and benefits.
Gemini Advanced and the Gemini Mobile App are available as part of the Google One AI Premium Plan for $19.99/month, starting with a two-month trial at no cost. This plan also includes 2TB of storage and other benefits of the existing Google One Premium plan. Gemini Pro 1.0 is still free to use for anyone who wants to chat with Google’s AI models.
Some examples of what you can do with Gemini
Gemini is a collaborative AI tool that allows you to chat with Google’s AI models and bring your ideas to life. Here are some of the things you can do with Gemini:
You can ask Gemini to generate creative content such as poems, stories, code, essays, songs, celebrity parodies, and more using its own words and knowledge. For example, you can ask Gemini to write a poem about love, or a story about a superhero, or a song about Nigeria, or a parody of a famous speech, or a code snippet for a calculator app, and so on.
You can ask Gemini to help you with various tasks such as preparing for job interviews, debugging code, brainstorming new business ideas, or creating captivating images. For example, you can ask Gemini to give you some tips on how to ace a job interview, or to find and fix errors in your code, or to suggest some innovative ideas for a new product, or to draw an image based on your description, and so on.
You can ask Gemini to reason about different types of information and data, such as images, text, logic, puzzles, and more. For example, you can ask Gemini to describe what it sees in an image, or to summarize a long article, or to solve a math problem, or to explain a concept, and so on.
These are just some of the examples of what you can do with Gemini. You can also explore more possibilities by combining different types of inputs and outputs, such as images and text, or text and code, or code and images, and so on. Gemini can handle complex and nuanced requests, and can also understand the context from previous prompts. You can have longer and more detailed conversations with Gemini, and see how it responds to your queries and requests.
How to sign up for Google Gemini
To sign up for Google Gemini, you need to have a Google account and a Google One AI Premium Plan subscription. Here are the steps to sign up for Google Gemini:
- Go to this page or this page to learn more about Gemini and its features.
- Click on the “Try it now” button to start your two-month free trial of the Google One AI Premium Plan, which gives you access to Gemini Advanced with Ultra 1.0, Google’s largest and most capable state-of-the-art AI model.
- Enter your Google account details and payment information to complete the sign-up process. You can cancel your subscription at any time before the trial ends.
- Once you sign up, you can chat with Gemini on your web browser or download the Gemini Mobile App on your Android or iOS device. You can also use Gemini Pro 1.0 for free, which is still a very powerful and versatile AI model.
That’s it! You have successfully signed up for Google Gemini. Have fun chatting with Google’s AI.
If interested in AI tools, have a look at Samsung’s Galaxy AI.