Teardown April 21

Google app 8.0 revealed several features in development for Assistant like training “Your People” and Custom Routines that could run on a schedule. We’ve now managed to enable a number of new interfaces and other functionality in version 8.0, including a bottom bar redesign and the upcoming Collections feature.

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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.

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Teardown April 18

New Play Store UI tests are always underway on Android. Google has revamped the Play Store with some new designs in the past, and in the latest version, it seems the company is preparing a brand new, nearly all-white design for the app…

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Teardown April 16

Google Play Music 8.8 adds several new ‘Privacy & location’ options to settings

The last update to Play Music for Android was in February with a minor and solitary addition of a setting to remove album artwork from the lock screen. A new version today consolidates several options under a new “Location & Privacy” section and adds others that were previously only found on the web.

Teardown April 14

The last version of Duo began rolling out initial support for Google Account linking. That feature is still in development, but a new update provides more details about that future functionality, while Google appears to be working on a bokeh camera filter and some level of exporting call history.

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Teardown April 11

On Friday, our APK Insight of Google app 7.26 revealed a lot more about smart displays and upcoming Home functionality, like email Personal Results. On the phone side, we’ve since been able to activate a new “Material Design 2” look and several in-development features.

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