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Google VP Nick Fox shares sneak peek of Allo for desktop

In a Tweet this evening, Nick Fox, Google’s VP of Communications Products, shared an early look at Allo for the desktop. Although Allo had a decently strong start with over 5 million downloads in the first four days after launch, growth was quite slow after that. So slow that it took almost three months to reach 10

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WhatsApp overhauling status tab with encrypted Snapchat Stories-like feature

WhatsApp is introducing a new feature in its app called Status that uses a similar format to Snapchat Stories, TechCrunch reports. Like messaging through WhatsApp, however, Status will bring encryption to the popular format. WhatsApp describes the new status feature as easy to use and secure: We are excited to announce that, coinciding with WhatsApp’s 8th

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YouTube Rolls Out Material Design Update With Awesome Features

Last year, YouTube began testing a new look on its video platform which is being heavily based on the lines of the material design. Now, finally the material redesign for YouTube is rolling out to the wider set of beta testers. YouTube Rolls Out Material Design Update With Awesome Features In April 2016, YouTube began

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Google Rolling Out Instant Tethering to Nexus and Pixel Devices

Instant Tethering, a feature created by Google to make the act of tethering two devices somewhat magical, is officially rolling out to a select number of devices.  According to Google’s Omri Amarilio, the feature utilizes Bluetooth to establish a connection quickly between two devices signed into the same Google account. For example, if you have a

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Facebook Launches New Weather Section for Forecasts

Facebook has rolled out a new feature that shows full weather forecast on its mobile app and desktop site. According to a report in TechCrunch, within the new Weather section, users can view a full forecast for a week ahead, powered by data from The new feature, an extension of its earlier version ‘weather

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Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P might get Google Assistant soon

It looks like Google Assistant, one of the most important feature of the Pixel devices will soon land on Nexus devices. Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are expected to get Google Assistant soon in a major update.     According to Stephan Hall of 9to5Google Google will roll out Googe Assistant for Nexus 5X and Nexus

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