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Google Duo prepares to add captions to video and audio messages

Google Duo is one of Google's most successful communication services, which is saying a lot considering how many previous messaging services they've canned. Duo is a very simple-to-use video-calling application available for Android, iOS, and the web, and since its release in 2016, it has become the default video calling app bundled with Google Mobile...

[Update: Home calling rolling out] Google Duo tests Google Home calling and call reminders

Google is always testing new features in their apps. These features can range from groundbreaking to minor and anywhere in-between. Some of the new features being tested in Google Duo, Google's audio and video chat app, are call reminders and the ability to call Google Home devices. The first feature, which lets you set reminders for...

[Update: Duo 60] Hands-on: Google Duo’s low light mode will let you video chat in darkness

Google is always working on new features for their apps. Usually, we aren't able to enable these features until Google rolls them out to the general public Well, we were luckily able to enable a couple of few new features that are coming to Google Duo: Low Light mode and Valentines Day effects.The video above...

Google Duo for the web is now available

Google Duo is one of the few communication apps offered by Google that people immediately took to liking. It was originally released in 2016 alongside Allo, an artificial intelligence-powered messaging application, which failed to take off. But, Duo has shown promising results even during its first days of release. Because of that, the development team...

OnePlus will integrate Google Duo into OxygenOS dialer, contacts, and messaging apps

Duo and Allo were initially announced back at Google I/O 2016. While the Google Assistant-infused messaging application didn't receive much love, the video calling platform gained a lot of popularity. It has over one billion downloads and 3 million mostly positive reviews on the Google Play Store. It even comes built-in to most Android devices....

Google Duo v37 can start video calls with Google Assistant

Google Assistant started late in the market compared to Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa, but they have been catching up really fast. In 2016, Amazon controlled 93% of the market share. Last year, that dropped to 66%. This didn't bother Google because they had a game plan that would add more integrated tasks to the Google...

Google Duo works on some Chromebooks like the HP Chromebook X2

Yesterday we discovered that Google Duo received support for Android tablets and making and receiving voice and video calls on multiple devices. Today, we discovered that with this latest update Google has also added support for Google Duo on some Chromebooks like the HP Chromebook X2. Our editor was able to install and use Google Duo...

Multi-device and tablet support in Google Duo is now rolling out

Back in February, an APK Teardown we performed showed that Google Duo would support multiple devices on an account for making and receiving voice and video calls. This feature has now started to roll out to some users. Also, support for Android tablets is now here as well.Google Duo Multi-Device Support Multi-device support allows you to connect...

Google Duo Now Lets You Call People Who Don’t Have the App Installed

Google Duo, Google's video chat application, launched a few years ago, but it's struggled to overcome the advantage that apps such as WhatsApp and Hangouts had. No matter how good Google Duo is, when all of your friends and family member use a certain platform, it's difficult to get them to switch. But Google might have...

Google Duo Has Been Downloaded 100 Million Times in 11 Months

Since it debuted on the Play Store 11 months ago, Google Duo has been downloaded more than 100 million times. This news comes from Google Allo and Duo's Head of Product, Amit Fulay, who Tweeted the following over the weekend:High quality video with simple design is resonating with users. Pleased to see #GoogleDuo hit 100M,...

To Fi and Back Again: Google’s Inconsistent Messaging Space Complicates Sticking with One Service

I’ve written on Google’s convoluted messaging strategy before, but this was prior to the launch of Allo, which further added to the confusion of Google’s messaging platform. Allo has since been launched and updated several times, becoming a better product in the process. Google even surprised us all with a completely out-of-nowhere update to Google Voice...

Most of the Google Hangouts API is Being Killed on April 25th

The Google Hangouts API has been available for a while, and it's enabled various services to popup around Google's messaging platform. We've seen apps that let you draw on your face, letting you play a game of ping pong during a conference call, and more. However, these services and more will be shut down on...