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July 10, 2018

Gboard 7.4 preps Spell Check, ‘Minis’ avatar stickers, dark theme w/ battery saver, floating keyboard, Google Material Theme [APK Insight]

The last stable update to Gboard introduced more options to edit custom GIFs, expanded sticker search, and more. This afternoon, the latest beta introduces a number of in-development features including Spell Check and a floating keyboard, as well as another expressive feature called ‘Minis.’ Version 7.4 also offers the first details on a possible Gogole […]

August 16, 2018

Android Messages 3.5 preps custom ‘Minis’ avatar stickers, revamped search [APK Insight]

After we first enabled it in June, Android Messages 3.5 is rolling out this morning with the Google Material Theme in tow. Meanwhile, a teardown of the latest version reveals work on customized stickers — a given for any Google product that is vaguely social — and revamped search that is still under development.

August 29, 2018

Android Messages for web updated w/ various Google Material Theme tweaks

Google’s default RCS and SMS client has seen a number of big developments in recent months, like becoming the company’s primary consumer messaging solution. Android Messages for web is now picking up some design tweaks to match the Google Material Theme redesign on mobile.

August 17, 2018

Gboard 7.5 beta preps clipboard manager, floating keyboard, ‘smarter’ search [APK Insight]

The latest beta of Gboard is rolling out ahead of the weekend with a number of useful utilities in development. Version 7.5 reveals a built-in clipboard manager, while there are more details about the floating keyboard we spotted last month and a “smarter” search feature.

June 18, 2018

Android Messages for web begins rolling out, starting with web client

Google revealed in April that its primary messaging service for consumers would be based on RCS, with messages sent over the SMS successor referred to as a “chat” instead of a “text.” Those features will be built into the existing Android Messages client with Assistant and Message for web functionality touted. That latter feature, specifically […]

September 25, 2018

Android Messages rolling out advanced search w/ filters for images, videos, and links

Following Android Messages officially receiving a Google Material Theme and dark mode, the default SMS/RCS client is now slated for advanced search functionality. This revamp features a new design, filters, and is rolling out later this week.

March 15, 2018

Android Messages 3.1 preps P support, GIF search, more Smart Replies, Google account for web app [APK Insight]

With version 3.0 of Android Messages beginning to roll out this week, Google is already working on the next update to the SMS and RCS client. We’ve received a dogfood (or internal test) version of Android Messages 3.1 and it reveals upcoming support for Android P, a built-in GIF picker, and more about the web app.

April 14, 2018

Google Duo 32 preps ‘Bokeh’ camera effect, hints at call history export [APK Insight]

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.

March 29, 2018

Google Duo 31 rolling out with initial support for Google Account linking

Since launch, Google Duo has required a phone number to both set-up and reach other users. Last November, Google began working on an email address option that is finally rolling out this evening. Version 31 allows users to link their Google Account to the video calling service.

December 12, 2018

Alphabet Scoop 035: Google messaging mess, Pixel Slate, Chrome, more

This week we talk about Google’s messaging mess with the shutdowns of Hangouts and Allo, some followup on the Pixel Slate, Google Chrome, and much more. Alphabet Scoop is available on Google Play, Google Podcasts, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, and through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players.

December 28, 2018

Google begins rolling out Spam Protection in Messages

Earlier this month, our APK Insight of Messages 3.9 revealed Google’s work on “Spam Protection” for Android’s default SMS/RCS client. The feature is now beginning to roll out for some users.

January 25, 2019

Google plans to launch web client for its Duo video calling service soon

Google will launch a web client for its Duo video calling app in the coming weeks, according to a source familiar with the plans. This development ultimately means a much wider reach of devices that can access the growing service. Google Duo has, up to now, only been available in the form of an app […]

January 19, 2018

Google Allo 26 preps customizable stickers & GIFs, setting default identity, previewing Assistant results, more [APK Insight]

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.

September 20, 2016

Google Duo is being updated to v2.0 this week w/ bug fixes

Back at I/O this year, Google announced not one, but two new communication apps. The video calling service, Duo, has already been released and everyone’s on the edge of their seat waiting for Allo to become officially available. So of course Google is planning to give Duo an update first…

October 15, 2018

[Update: Camera button] Messages 3.7 preps Google Assistant, more search filters, attachments [APK Insight]

Reflecting its new role as Google’s primary consumer messaging solution, Messages in recent months has received a number of updates. In the last version, search was significantly upgraded, while a Material Theme and dark mode were recently added. Messages 3.7 today continues work on adding Google Assistant and improving search.

December 7, 2018

Google Allo 27 preps for shutdown w/ new chat and photo/video export [APK Insight]

Google this week clarified its future messaging plans following our twin reports about classic Hangouts and Allo. After development on the latter was paused in April, the company on Wednesday announced that it would be sunset next year. Ahead of that, Google today released what is likely one of the last updates for the smart […]

190: Google Hangouts, Google Allo death, and RCS ‘Chat’ | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a catchup episode after the chaos of our reports on both Hangouts and Allo being shuttered, which Google confirmed. Also, a glimpse into the future and some deals. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players.

December 8, 2018

This week’s top stories: RIP Google Allo, Microsoft adopts Chromium, Pixel 3 updates, more

In this week’s top stories: We report on the death of Google Allo just hours before it’s confirmed, Microsoft shockingly adopts Chromium for its new Edge browser, Pixel 3 gets new updates and more special offers, and much more.

February 8, 2018

Google Duo 27 reveals Google account linking for multi-device support, peeking search bar [APK Insight]

Over the past several versions, we’ve been tracking Duo working on letting you link a Google account in addition to a phone number. The new option would allow users to be reached via an email address, and help with reachability. Google Duo 27 now reveals that account linking will also be tied to multi-device support.

Android Messages may soon let you send texts from the web, just like Allo

Google has what feels like a million messaging apps right now, but most of the company’s best ideas have landed in the severely underused Allo. Now, though, it seems Google is planning to bring one of Allo’s best new features, a web interface, to its SMS app Android Messages.

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