Allo is receiving a new update today. Your audio messages will now be automatically transcribed to text, so people can decide when to listen and have some idea of what they're going to be hearing. There's also a clue that may suggest threaded conversations will be supported.
The latest Google Allo update has code hinting toward the arrival of multi-device support, one of the biggest requested features. It seems they are still early in the preparation stages for bringing the functionality, but it's nice to know it's on the roadmap.
With the latest update for Google Allo, you can grant yourself special admin powers when creating a group chat. Not only that, Google has added a Snapchat-like hold-and-release video-messaging feature.
You can now schedule weather reports, poems, and more at a specific time using Google Assistant. This feature has been available in Allo for some time now, but it's finally available through Google Assistant.
Most apps will also give users an opportunity to crop the image down before locking it in, that way you don't have to break out a photo editor just to center yourself and cut out other people from the shot. Most people probably never noticed it, but this little convenience feature wasn't...
An examination of the update to v19 for Google Allo hasn't turned up anything notable in the live app yet, but a teardown does promise a few smallish tidbits like Firefox support for the web client and a camera effect that will probably place a sweet dairy treat on your head.
The latest version of Allo for mobile devices was launched, and a new shortcut was found for those looking to access Allo on the web. This has led to speculation that the web client could launch this week.
For Allo, a new edit button now appears at the top right of images and custom stickers (not regular stickers) in the chat window. It can be used to quickly take an image from chat, make changes, and post it for others in the conversation to see.
Google is preparing to kill the blob emoji in Android O, which will feature more conventional emoji faces. Google is using World Emoji Day to talk about the death of the blobmoji. It's giving us some stickers to make up for it, but you have to use Allo to send them.
Google allows businesses to register themselves to adjust the information that appears on their Google search/Google Maps listings. They can add a phone number, change opening hours, respond to reviews, and so on. A new feature is rolling out in the My Business dashboard that allows customers to...