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[Update 2: Last Day To Export Chat] Google Allo may be shutting down after development halted months ago

The saga of Google's messaging apps continues. After the company announced Allo development had been "paused" back in April, a new report claims the app will be completely discontinued. Allo was paused as the company put more focus on Android Messages and the "Chat" RCS-based standard. This news comes just a few days after a...

Gboard testing smart replies for WhatsApp, Facebook, Allo, Snapchat, and more

Google's stock keyboard app for Nexus and Pixel smartphones, Gboard, is my go-to keyboard ever since Swype for Android was discontinued. The popular keyboard app for Android devices recently received the ability to create GIFs but the last update that added a feature I would call "smart" was back in February with the addition of email...

Android Messages 2.9 Hints at Texting over Chrome, Firefox, and more

Android Messages is Google's default messaging application on its Nexus and Pixel devices. The app is also the avenue through which Google is pushing for the next evolution in messaging: RCS. Recently, the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Huawei, announced that they would integrate Android Messages on their smartphones. With all of this in...

How to Enable Google Allo’s Built-in Translate and Assistant Auto-Complete Features

Allo is Google's chat app integrated with the Google Assistant. Google Assistant in Allo lets yousearch within conversations, play games, tell jokes, and more. The other person in your conversation can see this too and even join in. You can also talk to the Google Assistant in a private chat if you want, meaning that...

Google Allo Allows Starting Duo Calls Straight from the App

Google is rolling out a new version of Allo that allows starting Duo calls straight from the app. This long-awaited feature was announced by Nick Fox, VP of Communications Products, and Amit Fulay, head of product for Allo and Duo. When Google first released Allo and Duo, many users were confused why these applications were separate...

[Update: Feature is Live] Google Allo 11 Hints at Allowing you to Add Members to Group Chats via QR Codes

Earlier today, Google officially announced an update to the Google Allo application that would bring users the ability to create their own sticker packs from selfies using the power of neural networks. That update is now arriving in version 11 of Google Allo, but an APK Teardown of the app reveals that another feature may...

Google Allo With New Features, Chat Backup/Restore, Incognito Mode For Groups And More

Google Allo is still a quite new messaging application in the Android world, but Google has been pushing hard for users to adopt it. Unfortunately, since its premiere, Allo has a lot of limitations. Today, however, Amit Fulay from the Google Allo team has announced new exciting features that will make Allo more enticing for new...

Updates Announced for Duo, Allo, Google Photos and Posts on Google

A lot of people are focusing on Android O right now, but there were also a number of application updates announced recently. Yesterday we talked about the new changes to Google Maps where the application will finally remember your preference to avoid tolls. We also learned that this update even included a new feature that...

Google Assistant In Allo Revealed Your Search History In a Conversation Without Your Permission, Now Patched

A recently discovered flaw in the Google Allo messaging application has raised concerns over users' privacy. According to a report from Recode, Google Assistant in Allo can reveal your Google search history details without your permission while in the middle of a conversation. Before Google Assistant started rolling out to all devices running Android 6.0+, using Google...

Google Executive Teases a Web Version of Google Allo

It's fair to say that Google Allo hasn't had the warmest greeting from the Android community at large. Before the application was even launched we saw the hype building as many hoped it would be Google's answer to iMessage on iOS. Many were also hoping that the application would be more fleshed out and feature-packed...

Google Allo Updated to 2.0 With Split-Screen and Quick Reply Support

Google Allo did not quite have the start that Google had hoped for the app. In the saturated market of Instant Messaging platforms, Allo has offered very little to the average consumer that could keep the user, and his contact circles, hooked. Decouple the Assistant from Allo, and you're left with an IM app bereft of key...

Say Hello to Google Allo, Google’s AI Powered Messaging App

When Google Allo was previewed at Google I/O 2016, the world got excited about talking with bots all over again. Allo and its Smart Assistant features placed a personal bot at your fingertips, one that was promised to learn over time and make your life a few clicks and taps easier. Google Allo was promised...