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Google Allo v24 prepares to start chats with Gmail addresses, continues work on camera effects and other UI enhancements [APK Teardown]

Google Allo v24 prepares to start chats with Gmail addresses, continues work on camera effects and other UI enhancements [APK Teardown]

A new version of Allo is making the rounds, and again with an evening release on a Friday. So far, no new features have been uncovered in this update, but we're still poking around for something to
Super Helpful: Allo for Web Tells You When Your Phone’s Battery is Low

Super Helpful: Allo for Web Tells You When Your Phone’s Battery is Low

Since Google Allo for the web needs your phone on and alive in order to sync your messages, you can imagine the fear should you use it regularly and your phone’s battery run out of juice. With a dead
Allo v23 prepares to display vCard details and add a new attachment type, may be launching audio message transcriptions and camera effects soon [APK Teardown]

Allo v23 prepares to display vCard details and add a new attachment type, may be launching audio message transcriptions and camera effects soon [APK Teardown]

Google began rolling out version 23 of Allo yesterday. No feature changes have jumped out at us yet, but there's plenty of material for a teardown. There are more details about the upcoming camera

Google Assistant updated with Allo’s subscriptions feature

Aside from being integrated with Sony Android TVs, the Google Assistant is receiving another update that will make the Android experience better than ever. The Google Assistant also received music
Google Allo Could Get ‘Activities’ Tab Feature In Future Update

Google Allo Could Get ‘Activities’ Tab Feature In Future Update

Google’s Allo app has been designed to replace Hangouts, at least as far as chatting apps for non-enterprise users are concerned. It is packed full of features, one of which is Google Assistant that
Exclusive: Google Allo to add 'Activities' with built-in games, shared lists, and more

Exclusive: Google Allo to add 'Activities' with built-in games, shared lists, and more

Google Allo is loaded with quirky and unusual features, many of which fall outside of the norm for traditional instant messengers. While a lot of people write off things like selfie stickers as

Meme me up! Allo seems to have added a dedicated Meme button

We’ve been talking about for some time now how digital users of today don’t necessary chat with each other purely through words but through emojis, GIFs, images, etc. Another one that you can add to
Allo v22 is testing streamlined new chat UI, preparing to add transcriptions for audio messages and new camera effects [APK Teardown]

Allo v22 is testing streamlined new chat UI, preparing to add transcriptions for audio messages and new camera effects [APK Teardown]

Update 1: 2017/11/04 2:34pm PDT Updated adaptive icon Releasing an app update just before the start of the weekend is always a bit risky, but here we have an update to Allo v22 that shows that's
Google Allo v21 adds a cropping tool for profile pictures [APK Download]

Google Allo v21 adds a cropping tool for profile pictures [APK Download]

These days, almost every service with any kind of social element includes a place for a profile picture. Most apps will also give users an opportunity to crop the image down before locking it in, that
Allo is rolling out Web Stickers and group chat mentions, v20 prepares to add more advanced group management and more [APK Teardown]

Allo is rolling out Web Stickers and group chat mentions, v20 prepares to add more advanced group management and more [APK Teardown]

A new version of Allo hit this morning, but that's not nearly as important as the features that were remotely activated by Google in the last day or two. Two features we've been expecting have gone

Allo for Web now available on Firefox, Opera

Industry observers are saying that the reason why Google’s Allo messaging service hasn’t taken off as fast as they want is that it’s not as accessible yet as its other competitors. Despite having nice
Google Allo for Web finally becomes a little more useful

Google Allo for Web finally becomes a little more useful

Allo is one of those “yet another Google messaging service” that both makes sense and, at the same time, doesn’t. On the one hand, it tries to be a cross-platform iMessage in simplicity and
Allo for web adds support for Firefox, Opera, and iOS

Allo for web adds support for Firefox, Opera, and iOS

Allo has now existed for more than a year, and there are some people who use it. Not many, by all accounts, but some! Those brave few will today be treated to a more widely available web client. When
Allo for Web Now Supports Firefox, Opera, and iOS

Allo for Web Now Supports Firefox, Opera, and iOS

Google’s Amit Fulay, the overseer of Allo, announced newly supported web browsers for Allo this morning. Previously, only users of Chrome were able to get in on the amazingness of Allo for the web,
Allo v19 hints at Firefox browser support, icecream-on-head effect, and more [APK Teardown]

Allo v19 hints at Firefox browser support, icecream-on-head effect, and more [APK Teardown]

It seems like Allo is slowing down a bit as the updates are no longer packed with an assortment of new features on each release. Instead, we're starting to see more things that spend some time in the
A year and a day: The short history of Google's Allo so far

A year and a day: The short history of Google's Allo so far

Allo was released on Google Play just over a year ago, on September 20th. It suffered a bit at the hands of hype between its early announcement at 2016's I/O and the actual release, which didn't come

Google Allo gets a web update including ‘volume’ and Smart Smileys

Google has been quite slow to expand the Allo ecosystem since first revealing yet another messaging platform from the tech giant. One piece that seemed to take forever was the launch of a web
Allo for web has been updated to include shouting, whispering, and Smart Smiley suggestions

Allo for web has been updated to include shouting, whispering, and Smart Smiley suggestions

There are a number of good reasons people haven't been that enamored by Allo since Google released it, not least that the company simply has too many messaging apps. One of the biggest issues at
Allo's in-chat translation feature is rolling out to everybody, v18 also brings adaptive icons [APK Download]

Allo's in-chat translation feature is rolling out to everybody, v18 also brings adaptive icons [APK Download]

Language is officially no longer a barrier for Allo users, message translation is now rolling out to users everywhere. First discovered back in July with a teardown of v14, translation can be done by
Allo v17 prepares to add "web stickers" for more variety, will soon sort sticker packs into searchable categories [APK Teardown]

Allo v17 prepares to add "web stickers" for more variety, will soon sort sticker packs into searchable categories [APK Teardown]

It's hard to imagine writing about Allo without talking about stickers, and as the title suggests, this post isn't going to change that. Version 17 just started rolling out, but it looks to be