After a hiatus due to the December holidays, the latest Google Allo update is now rolling out. In version 26, we’ve been able to activate a cool new expressive feature called “Scene Generation,” as well as the ability to preview Assistant results and set default identities.
Teardown January 19
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Teardown January 17
While lacking on major user-facing changes, the latest beta version of Gboard hints at a number of exciting features in development. Version 6.9 reveals that Gboard is working on Smart Reply suggestions for incoming notifications, a new keyboard, and more about the “Make your own GIF” feature.
Teardown January 16
The latest version of the Google app is rolling out this morning and it reveals a number of upcoming features in development. For Assistant, the ability to change languages — as well as setting a secondary one — is noted, while more Quartz, Home, and possibly TV features are also detailed.
Teardown January 12
Earlier today, YouTube for Android jumped to version 13.0 (from 12.x) and with it hints at a number of new upcoming features in development. This includes a long-awaited dark theme, Incognito mode, and other changes that are already live in the app.
Teardown January 3