Google today announced a slew of updates for Gmail for G Suite customers. This includes an all-new look for Gmail on the web, advanced security features, ability to snooze emails, tighter integration with G Suite apps, and more.
Google Revamps Gmail for Web With New Design, Email Snoozing, Nudging, Smart Reply, and Confidential Mode
Google is not a stranger to launching products or services, tweaking things, and then, maybe, even launching a brand new service to replace what’s already out there.
If you are among the few million Allo users out there, here’s some bad news for you. Google has decided to pause investment in Allo as it works on Chat, its new SMS replacement and iMessage competitor based on Universal RCS as revealed by Anil Sabharwal, the head of communications group at the company.
After Hangouts, Android Messages and Allo, Google is now launching another messaging service: Chat. But it is not an app that you can install on your phone. Instead, Google is learning from its past mistakes, and doing things differently this time around. It is using the momentum of Android Messages — its most successful messaging app with over 100 million users — to build a better messaging system.
The Pixelbook from Google is a high-end laptop that runs Chrome OS, and, for some who might love the hardware, being limited in its operating system’s options may be a dealbreaker.
Google has been rolling out monthly security updates for its Pixel and Nexus devices for almost two years now on a monthly basis. In addition, the company also releases a monthly security bulletin which highlights the vulnerabilities fixed in that month’s security patch. Apart from Google, there are only a couple of OEMs that roll out monthly security updates for their devices in a timely manner. Other OEMs just take their own sweet time and update their devices months after a security patch is initially released.
Google is working on a new Gmail redesign that will include a “new design for the Gmail web interface” and add new features like the ability to snooze emails and Smart Reply.
A couple of weeks after Google unveiled the first Chrome OS tablet, the company has now unveiled a detachable Chrome OS device: the HP Chromebook X2. The Chromebook X2 can act as a standalone tablet and when required, you can attach a keyboard to it to make it act like a laptop.
The first hint that Google is indeed working on a successor to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL has just been discovered.
There was an active shooting at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California earlier today. Thankfully, only four people were injured in the shooting, with no fatalities being reported.