To get started, just ask the Google Assistant, “Talk to me in Hindi.” You can also change the language settings if you’re more comfortable interacting with the Assistant by default in Hindi. Allo’s Smart Reply feature — which offers automated canned responses — is also available in Hindi. The feature suggests responses based on the language you’re typing in. So if you ask a query in Hindi, you’ll see a Smart Reply in that language. Continue reading →
I’m pretty sure if you are even mildly involved in the Android world you know what Allo is. The expectedly revolutionary chat app that fell short on so many levels as I pointed out when it came out. While Allo did open to much fanfare like its sibling Duo and also much like it and Pokemon Go, users left disappointed when they found it wasn’t what they expected.
On September 28th, Allo co-lead Justin Uberti announced the app had received a staggering 5 million downloads within 5 days of launch. While it wasn’t as quick a rise as Duo, which reached #1 rankings within two days, it was still a great start. Continue reading →
Netflix has another hit television series in Stranger Things. (Binge watch it if you haven’t!) The technologically savvy production house has not been shy in taking advantage of the popularity in previously working with Google to make a scary VR experience based on the show.
On the other hand, Google is trying hard to get folks using its AI-gifted Allo messenger service, so it has jumped on the popular Netflix show. In time for Halloween, it has revealed some Stranger Things tie-ins, including a sticker pack and an AI-assisted scavenger hunt. Continue reading →
Google has updated its chat application Allo on Android to version 2.0 and the update brings along some features that it should have already launched with. Trying to switch your friends and family to yet another messaging client, especially one lacking in features (even compared to Google’s other services), is difficult.
Google is among some of the biggest names in the world of technology. Having started off with nothing but a simple search engine, Google has today evolved into a multi-billion dollar corporation. The company has been coming out with a large number of innovations in the markets of technology, and among these innovations, one of their biggest powers has been that of volume. A large volume of people use their services frequently, primarily the Google Search. Throughout its history, Google has refrained from putting advertisements or anything else on its homepage, unlike the other search engines of its time that Google has beaten. Continue reading →
At the second ‘Google For India’ event in New Delhi, held on the day of its 18 anniversary, the Alphabet owned company talked about its vision for India and how it plans to connect the next billion users. Google announced a slew of new products aimed at Indian users who now form the second largest market for the search giant.
The company announced its Public Wi-Fi platform called Google Station, named to highlight its origins at Indian railway stations. It also announced that Google Assistant will be available in Hindi by the end of the year. Continue reading →