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Google’s Pixel Phones Ship With Hangouts Disabled

10/14/2016, About a week ago, we reported that Google had made some changes to their OEM requirements in which Hangouts will no longer be required to be bundled with Android phones. OEMs still have the option of including Hangouts, but are no longer required to do so...

Google’s Duo App Will Soon Be Able To Make Audio-Only Calls

08/18/2016, A couple of days ago, Google launched Duo, the company’s answer to apps and services such as Apple’s FaceTime. It basically allows users to make video calls from their smartphones. However unlike FaceTime, it only does video meaning that if you wanted...

Google To Focus Hangouts More On Its Business Users

08/16/2016, Earlier today Google launched Duo. The app is one of two apps that Google showed off at I/O 2016 several months ago, and for those unfamiliar, it is basically Google’s take on Apple’s FaceTime. However with apps like Duo and Allo, both of which appear...

Google Releases ‘Duo’ Video Calling App For iOS & Android

08/16/2016, Several months ago during Google I/O, Google took the wraps off an app called Duo. This is a video calling app which we guess you could say is Google’s take on FaceTime. The idea is that the app is straightforward and simple to use, so if all you’re...

Google Launches Allo, A ‘Smarter’ Messaging Platforms

05/18/2016, A report from yesterday hinted that Google could be looking to hop on board the chatbot bandwagon, in which the end result would be similar to what Facebook has done with their Messenger platform. It seems that the rumors were true because Google has...