Smart Replies Headed to Gmail
Google today said Gmail will soon support smart replies, or automatic responses to emails. The tool is being carried over from Google's Allo messaging application. When people open emails, Gmail will now suggest several canned responses to the message that people can tap to send instantly. Google didn't say exactly when the new feature will reach the mobile app.
Google's Inbox Email App Can Suggest Responses
Google today said an update to its Inbox email application will make it possible to (almost) automatically respond to emails. A new feature called Smart Reply will suggest up to three responses to emails based on the content within.
Gmail to Optimize Emails for Viewing On Mobile Devices
Google today said it plans to support emails made with responsive design so they are easier to view and interact with on mobile devices. Responsive design allows emails to reformat themselves based on the screen size and shape, making text, links, and buttons bigger.
Google Allo Learns Hindi and Portuguese
Google today updated its Allo messaging app with two new languages. Allo now supports Hindi and Brazilian Portuguese for both Google Assistant and Smart Reply.
Gmail to Call Out Insecure Emails
Google is hoping to protect Gmail users by making them more aware of secure and insecure messages. Moving forward, Gmail will display an open lock icon for Google Apps users who receive messages from email services that don't support an encrypted connection.
Google Debuts 'Allo' Messaging App
Google today announced Allo, a messaging application that expands the ability for expression by tapping into the new Google Assistant, all while keeping conversations secure. The app supports emoji and stickers, and a tool called "whisper shout" that lets people shrink or expand the size of text to convey volume or impact.