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Google might announce its latest attempt at a universal messaging service during I/O 2018

April 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

According to a trusted source, Google is working on yet another attempt to provide Android users with a universal messaging service for modern times. The app might be called ‘Chat’ and be the search giant’s latest and final try at giving Android users the all-in-one messaging platform they’ve desired for years.

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Weekly Poll: Has your opinion on Allo or Google Home changed this week?

August 19, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Two stories this week shinned brightly. Early in the week, Google Allo was updated with web support and desktop sync. And later in the week, Google Home was updated with Hands-Free Calling functionality. It seems that both Allo and Google Home have had their share of problems since first arriving on the market, and this week, Google has attempted to start a comeback.

Google App Updates

Google Allo is now available for web!

August 15, 2017 Doug Demagistris

In 2016, Google launched Allo, a messenger client designed to be consumer-friendly. The hype was real, but once Allo creeped up to a million downloads, users began to flee to other apps due to the service’s inability to sync across devices. Today, Allo is getting a big update that adds web syncing!

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Google Allo is getting a web client in “a few more weeks”

July 10, 2017 Doug Demagistris

It seems as though Google Allo will finally be accessible in the form of a web client, very soon. A Google employee by the name Nick Fox showed off a screenshot of the interface back at the start of March, and now, Amit Fulay, the Head of Product for Google Allo, Google Duo and WebRTC, has reached out to a curious user over on Twitter regarding when the platform update will release.

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Google updates Allo with group incognito mode, link previews and backup / restore options

May 4, 2017 David Steele

Google is updating its Allo application with a few new features, and the update is available from today in Google’s Play Store. These new features include the introduction of incognito mode for groups, website link previews, and the ability to back up and restore chat messages.

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Google Allo struggles, finally hits 10 million downloads

December 15, 2016 Droid Turf

Messaging apps are plentiful in the Play Store. Between Facebook Messenger, Google Messenger, Google Hangouts, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Kik, and many others, there are plenty of options. After a much-anticipated announcement at the I/O event earlier this year, Google released their Allo messaging app in September. Three months later it doesn’t seem to be doing too well.

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