Google kills Allo sooner than it will kill(?) Hangouts
Shortly after rumors piled on about recent internal shakeups with Google’s messaging clients, Google came to confirm the news: Allo is dead.
Google apps going “Dark Mode” because Android won’t
For years, Android has been torturing users’ eyes at night without a dark theme. The fanbase has been clamoring for a dedicated mode.
Android Messages for web is rolling out, bringing RCS everywhere
Who cares if your computer is a Mac or Windows or even Linux? If you have a web browser, you can access your Android phone’s messages now.
How to give your Android phone the Pixel experience
Most manufacturers install their own skinned versions of Android with custom launchers and apps. But since Android is an open platform, it’s actually quite easy to get Google’s apps installed and working on non-Pixel devices, and getting the Pixel experience.
Huawei integrating Android Messages app for SMS/RCS
The app will allow Huawei phones in the near future to access RCS. Huawei is also helping Google out by providing servers to carriers for their clouds.
Google Messenger now called Android Messages
Where one name once was, a new name emerges: in this case with RCS getting added onto SMS and MMS capabilities, Messenger was no longer enough.