Google to Sunset Its 'Reply' App for Android Phones
Google says it has decided to stop updating and supporting Reply, a beta app that brought Google's smart reply functionality to third-party apps. "As you know, Reply was an experiment, and that experiment has now ended," said Google in an email sent to beta testers. "While it might still work for the next few months, you may encounter bugs, or see that the suggestions aren’t as good." Google suggested that it may bring some of Reply's features to other Google products.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Facebook Makes Sweeping Changes to Data Collection Policies as It Admits Cambridge Analytica Breach Impacted 87M
Apr 4, 2018
Facebook today made significant changes to its platform as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica breach. To start, the company now believes Cambridge Analytica was given improper access to the data of as many as 87 million people, mostly U.S.
Google Revamps Gmail, Drive, Hangouts with Businesses in Mind
Mar 10, 2017
Google this week made significant change to its core productivity suite, including its email, online storage, and messaging tools. Gmail gains support for add-ons from the G Suite Marketplace, which will let third-party companies create small apps that can hook into an enhance Gmail.
Google Says Developers Can Use AMP for Email to Boost Gmail Experience
Feb 13, 2018
Google today said it is porting its AMP technology to Gmail. Developers now have access to AMP for Email, a tool that allows them to create interactive, actionable email experiences that take place within Gmail itself, rather than secondary browser windows.
Google's Inbox On the Web Gains Smart Reply
Mar 16, 2016
Google said its Inbox email service, when accessed via desktop browsers, now has access to the Smart Reply feature that's been available to the mobile app since last year. Smart Reply makes it possible to (almost) automatically respond to emails.