Google has been pretty busy this past year; whether it is with their new smartphones, new social media platform, and upcoming game streaming platform, there’s just something planned for everyone. While Google isn’t releasing any of these new products just yet, they are providing a number of updates coming to their current suite of apps.
The first being their proprietary fitness app, Google Fit, which now allows for sleep tracking for its users. The app itself doesn’t track your sleep patterns on its own, rather it will connect with third-party apps to accurately track your sleep. If it wasn’t accurate enough, users can add in their own sleep schedule and data to Google Fit. There’s also the addition of dark mode for the app.
The next update comes with Google Assistant, which is getting a much needed feature; Google Assistant will now read replies from third-party apps. Previously, the app could only read messages from other Google apps; now the Assistant will read your messages from Whatsapp, Telegram, and even slack out loud. From there, you can either voice your reply to Assistant or type out your reply.
All in all, these are some pretty substantial updates that are sure to be a hit among users. These updates are rolling out next week for all users of Google Fit and Google Assistant, and are undergoing beta testing for now.