Alphabet Scoop 035: Google messaging mess, Pixel Slate, Chrome, extra [Livestream]

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Alphabet Scoop 035: Google messaging mess, Pixel Slate, Chrome, extra [Livestream]

This week we speak about Google’s messaging mess with the shutdowns of Hangouts and Allo, some followup on the Pixel Slate, Google Chrome, and far more.

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Prime Tales:

  • December safety patch rolling out to Pixel & Nexus, manufacturing unit photographs and OTAs stay
  • Google addresses Pixel three RAM administration, digital camera efficiency, and extra w/ December safety patch’
  • Extra carriers to assist Pixel three eSIM as Google serving to construct extra eSIM Android telephones
  • Google Name Display screen transcripts now rolling out to Pixel customers, right here’s the way it works
  • [Update: Google statement] 2019 is your final 12 months to make use of Google Hangouts ‘traditional’ should you haven’t moved on already
  • After months-long ‘pause,’ shortlived Google Allo messaging app will quickly be sundown for good
  • Google formally confirms Allo shutdown for 2019, transfer away from ‘traditional Hangouts’
  • Say goodbye? I say Allo: A short have a look at the previous, current, and way forward for Google messaging
  • Google Allo 27 preps for shutdown w/ new chat and photograph/video export [APK Insight]
  • Arms-on: Hangouts Chat continues to be removed from prepared to switch ‘traditional Hangouts’ for customers
  • [Update: Rolling out] Verizon launching Common Profile RCS ‘Chat’ for Pixel three on December sixth
  • Google Duo for Android rolling out quicker video messaging
  • [Update: Now back, Duo, Android Messages for Webtoo] With one foot within the grave, Google’s Allo is presently down for many customers
  • Microsoft confirms Edge rewrite based mostly on Google’s Chromium for ‘improved compatibility’
  • Microsoft ‘intends’ for its Chromium-based Edge browser to assist present Google Chrome extensions
  • Chrome 71 for Mac, Home windows, Linux rolling out w/ advert elimination on abusive websites, billing safety
  • Chrome 71 for Android rolling out w/ settings tweaks, billing warning, extra


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