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November 16

Here’s a sneak peek at the Google app’s Material You redesign [Gallery]

While Search results and the Discover feed are visually tweaked from time to time, other parts of the Google app are often slow to change. Fortunately, Google is now working on a Material You redesign of the Search app.

July 5

At a Glance on Pixel prepares to show timers from Nest Hub and Assistant speakers

Last month, Google updated At a Glance with flashlight reminders and Nest Doorbell alerts. The Pixel At a Glance widget could soon get a “Cross Device Timer” capability that integrates with Google Home.

June 1

Google preps Assistant settings redesign that’s shorter and better organized [Gallery]

Nearly two years after the last settings redesign, Google is taking another stab at making it easier to control and manage the ever-growing list of what Assistant can do.

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 3, 2018

Google app 8.15 preps ‘Memory Aid Locker’ for Assistant, new Material Google Duo icon, more [APK Insight]

The latest Google app beta is rolling out today and while it did not provide more insight into the Pixel Stand. However, like last week, there are several new features. Version 8.15 reveals work on a “Memory Aid Locker” for Assistant, while also revealing a new Material icon for Google Duo.

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 31, 2018

Google app 8.19 resumes work on customizable Search bar, links to podcast RSS feed [APK Insight]

The Google app this week began rolling out bilingual support for Assistant and Routines to more countries, while the last beta revealed a redesign of Assistant settings. Version 8.19 today features new work on the customizable Search bar spotted last year, as well as two shortcuts in Google Podcasts.

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.

June 22, 2018

Google app 8.9 preps Cast support in Podcasts, sending Assistant Actions, more [APK Insight]

Following yesterday’s launch of Continued Conversation for Google Home, the latest beta of the Google app is rolling out this afternoon. Version 8.9 reveals that Cast support is coming to Google Podcasts, while users might soon have the ability to demo Actions on other devices.

June 24, 2018

Google Podcasts updated with ‘Trim silence’ option in latest Google app beta

Google Podcasts officially launched last week with an Android app, while the company detailed a creator program and AI-powered features coming soon. In the meantime, our latest APK Insight of the Google app on Friday revealed that Casting is also in the works, and now a new “Trim silence” feature.

September 8, 2018

Google app 8.20 reveals Digital Wellbeing for Home, preps Assistant Households & Explore [APK Insight]

The latest beta update for the Google app began rolling out this evening, but was quickly pulled due to a likely bug involving Assistant. Regardless, version 8.20 details Digital Wellbeing for Home and a new “Explore” feature that surfaces similar articles. We have also managed to enable Google Assistant for Households.

May 4, 2018

Google app 8.2 preps setting default Assistant notes app, renamed ‘Upcoming’ tab, more [APK Insight]

The latest beta of the Google app is rolling out this morning following last week’s update that made the Pixel’s “At a glance” widget available on other Android devices. Version 8.2 reveals work on setting a default Notes and List app for Assistant, some renamed sections, and other features.

Google app’s built-in podcast player adds offline downloading & listening

The podcast industry has been relatively active in recent weeks from the announcement of Pocket Casts being acquired by a consortium of public radio stations to Google’s grand plans involving machine learning. After rolling out a homepage and subscriptions, the Google app is now gaining the ability to download shows for offline listening.

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.

March 19, 2018

Google’s built-in podcast player updated w/ a homepage, subscriptions, & app icon [Gallery]

In recent APK Insights, we’ve spotted the Google app working on more advanced podcast functionality. This revamped built-in experience is now rolling out with features like an app icon, centralized management, and the ability to search a directory of shows.

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 […]

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