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July 20, 2018

Google app 8.13 preps new Assistant ‘Cameo’ voice & ‘Family Sharing’ as ‘At a glance’ exits beta [APK Insight]

The latest version of the Google app is rolling out this morning with a number of in-development features related to Assistant. A new voice might be in the works, while “Family Sharing” and “Car” settings have emerged, alongside setting up Google Duo on Smart Displays. Meanwhile, the “At a glance” widget is out of beta while […]

July 28, 2018

Google app 8.14 reveals ‘Pixel Stand,’ expands At a Glance compatibility, preps car pairing [APK Insight]

The latest Google app beta is rolling out this morning with the inclusion of several strings detailing a device known as the “Pixel Stand.” Meanwhile, there are minor tweaks in settings for Smart Displays, as well as various car related features in development.

August 11, 2018

Google app 8.16 preps ‘eyesfree’ notification TTS, ‘Confidential’ watermark, more ‘dreamliner’ [APK Insight]

The latest Google app beta rolled out later — in the early hours of Saturday morning — than usual this week. Version 8.16 continues work on “dreamliner” wireless chargers after the “Pixel Stand” leaked and reveals more about an “eyesfree” feature, presumably for Assistant, for reading your notifications aloud.

August 28, 2018

Google Assistant preps settings redesign that reveals ‘Household,’ ‘Family mode,’ & ‘Downtime’ [Gallery]

Version 8.18 of the Google app this weekend revealed that Assistant is readying support for multilingual voice input. An updated beta is rolling out today with a redesign of the Google Assistant settings page. We have also managed to enable a new bottom bar being tested for the Google app.

August 25, 2018

Google app 8.18 preps Assistant multilingual beta, more about Hands-Free [APK Insight]

After skipping a beta release (8.17) last week, the latest version (8.18) of the Google app is now available. Development on Hands-Free continues, while multilingual functionality announced back in February is nearing launch through a beta.

May 11, 2018

Google app 8.3 preps Assistant for Households, Pixel Buds gesture, dowloading pages to ‘Read later’ [APK Insight]

After a packed week that saw a number of new Assistant features, the latest beta of the Google app shows the company working towards even more. Assistant for Households returns, while the app may soon add the ability to save articles for offline reading and more Pixel Buds gestures.

March 9, 2018

Google app 7.23 preps Routines, Lens, Feed reactions, and alpha/beta testing channels [APK Insight]

In recent weeks, Google has announced that functionality like Routines for Assistant and Lens are soon rolling out. Version 7.23 of the Google app better details those features, while it also reveals work on an upcoming alpha/beta testing channel and upcoming Pixel Buds functionality.

Google Pixel Buds prep Double Tap for next track & Triple Tap/in-ear detection to sleep [APK Insight]

The latest beta version (7.23) of the Google app is rolling out this afternoon and it reveals a number of upcoming features for Pixel Buds. Namely, users will be able to customize controls like Double Tap, while a new Triple Tap gesture addresses a common complaint of these Google Assistant headphones.

April 5, 2018

Google app 7.26 preps emails on Home, reveals Assistant reservations, smart displays UI, more [APK Insight]

The last beta version of the Google app was peculiar in that it moved from a bimonthly release cycle to a weekly cadence. Google app 7.26 this evening continues that increased pace with a version jump after only six days. The update provides a glimpse into the UI for smart displays, including icons and details […]

May 19, 2018

Google app 8.4 preps visual Assistant redesign from I/O, Agenda, Google Sans, more [Gallery]

At I/O 2018, Google previewed a number of upcoming features for several major products and services. Assistant is slated to get a more visual experience, with version 8.4 of the Google app today providing a first glimpse at that revamped interface. Meanwhile, work continues on Feed reactions, Read Later, and more.

May 26, 2018

Google app 8.5 details ‘Continued Conversation’ for Home, Podcast UI tweaks, Read later shortcut [APK Insight]

The latest Google app beta continues work on adding features announced at I/O 2018. Version 8.5 details Google Home’s upcoming Continued Conversation feature and Assistant payments. Meanwhile, there is also progress towards new functionality like Read later and Collections.

April 21, 2018

Google app 8.0 preps teaching Assistant about people, ‘scheduling’ Custom Routines, & more [APK Insight]

From a versioning perspective, today’s update to the Google app is major one as it jumps from 7.x to 8.x. A new “Your People” training feature for Assistant is already visible (but not live), while strings reveal work on Custom Routines, Lens, Smart Displays, and more.

March 30, 2018

Google app 7.25 hints at ‘Assistant for Households’ & email on Home, preps custom Routines & Search widget [APK Insight]

Only a week after the last version of the Google app arrived in the beta channel, the next variant is already available. Version 7.25 reveals that Google is working on “Assistant for Households” and possibly getting email notifications on Home smart speakers. Meanwhile, it is also preparing Search widget customization and rearranging actions in custom […]

March 24, 2018

Google app 7.24 preps ‘pinned’ floating sports scores, custom Assistant Routines, and more [APK Insight]

The last update to the Google app earlier this month revealed a number of in-development features like new gestures for Pixel Buds and came ahead of Routines for Assistant officially launching. Version 7.24 has entered the beta channel this evening with details about custom Routines and a new “pinned matches” feature for sports scores.

January 4, 2019

Google app 8.91 preps Podcasts auto downloads, more Material Theme, ‘Top Apps’ redesign [APK Insight]

After a few weeks break due to the winter holidays, the Google app is returning to its usual cadence of weekly beta releases. Google app 8.91 reveals work on applying the Material Theme to even more parts of Google Assistant settings. We’ve also managed to enable auto downloading in Google Podcasts, among other in-development features.

October 26, 2018

Google app 8.39 preps Material Theme ‘More’ tab, Assistant ‘Add a Car,’ and Discover [APK Insight]

The latest beta version of the Google app is rolling out this evening with a number of new features. Google app 8.39 reveals a possible upcoming deprecation of “Unlock with Voice Match,” a Material Theme for the “More” tab, and “kitt” — Assistant for cars.

Google might be planning to remove & replace Android voice unlock on all devices

For several years now, the Google app allowed users to unlock a device with your voice when interacting with Google Assistant. After removing on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, “Unlock with Voice Match” appears to be nearing deprecation and replacement on all other Android devices given that it’s not too secure.

February 11, 2019

Google app 9.23 reveals ‘NexusAmChips’ Assistant device ID, ‘Labs’ feature, more [APK Insight]

After an uncharacteristic two-week delay, the latest Google app beta is now available. Oddly, there are two distinct beta versions of the Google app this evening: 9.21 and 9.23. Both reveal a new Assistant device ID named “nexus” for an upcoming feature or hardware category, as well as a “Labs” feature.

February 16, 2019

Google app 9.27 more widely rolls out Material Theme bottom bar, Settings revamp, Collection sharing [APK Insight]

Betas of the Google app resumed on Monday after a two-week absence, but the release cadence has since increased. Google app 9.27 is rolling out this evening with what appears to be the wide availability of several Material Theme tweaks, Collection sharing, and continued work on Labs.

February 22, 2019

Google app 9.31 returns Podcasts to Android Auto, tweaks Assistant settings and Explore [APK Insight]

Last week’s Google app beta, which should soon be available in the stable channel, notably revamped settings and updated the bottom bar with the Google Material Theme. Google app 9.31 is a more quiet release that tweaks Assistant settings, makes it easier to browse Actions, and returns Android Auto integration for Podcasts.

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