Google Enables IM Program on the iPhone
Google has created a version of the Google Talk program that allows users of the iPhone to hold regular instant messaging conversations from the browser of their iPhone. One caveat is that Google Talk needs to be open in your iPhone's browser. If you navigate to another page, your status will be listed as unavailable. You'll become available again once you return to the Google Talk page. Google Talk works with Gmail contacts and AOL buddies. The service is free.
Google Brings Google Assistant to the iPhone
Google today announced Google Assistant for the iPhone. The app can respond to voice input and take action for a wide variety of tasks.
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.
Google to Strip SMS from Hangouts May 22
Google today outlined a number of changes to its various messaging services, including a dramatic shift for Hangouts. Starting May 22, Google Hangouts will no longer support SMS for text messaging between phones.
Google's Allo Messaging App Lands On the Web, Sort Of
Google today brought its assistant-backed Allo messaging application to the web. Allo on the web requires Google's Chrome browser and can only interact with Allo on Android smartphones for now (iPhone support is coming later.) Google says Allo web access requires the latest version of the mobile Allo app on your handset in order to function.
i dont even know what Google IM is..
Boo...screw this via the browser crap.