Say Allo against Google Assistant – Future of chat apps according to Google




It’s almost an understatement to say that WhatsApp became a household in the UK. Millions of people use it to communicate with virtually anyone in their life, it is as a verb in the dictionary and WhatsAppberichtjes are so common that if you say you sent a appje, nobody supposes that you have sent an entire application.

Besides WhatsApp Facebook has a chat app with great success: Facebook Messenger. The company insists the chat platform that hangs on the social network, to many users. They need to install a whole app to read a message. Many people did and now Facebook Messenger, like WhatsApp worldwide more than a billion active users.

Google Allo

Many companies are now convinced that chat apps are apps over to chat. The chat app should be what the browser was to the PC: the main interface of the entire system, the way you get to a lot of information and how much information comes to you. Sounds abstract? Facebook Messenger has over three hundred chat bots . Skype by Microsoft are also bots Telegram doing it for a while. Through which bots example, you can search images, generate memes, by getting delays of trains or headlines of Tweakers read. Business chat application Slack does the same with bots that provide news feeds, reminders and more.

Apple has now jumped on the hype train with iMessage in iOS 10 which, although not crash down, but for which programmers are able to make apps. So you can play chess against each provide iMessage and language errors of friends of a red stripe, so everyone does not label you better master the grammar than any other.

Google’s response to this trend is called Allo . Allo is the first introduction to the bone that combines all knowledge of Google in an interface: Google Assistant. So you can find restaurants together and play games or create calendar entries and set reminders. Tweakers could try out for the release Allo and Google Assistant, to see how it works and to see how Google’s future chat apps envisions.


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