Telegram X April update brings overhauled notifications, polls, and a whole lot more

Telegram X went through a period of radio silence, but it’s recently returned with a vengeance. As we near the end of April, the app just received a big update to the stable branch – previously available (mostly) in the beta versions – a fairly typical thing when X is in healthy development. The list of additions and changes is, as expected, massive, so I’ll do my best to point out the important things. Read MoreTelegram X April update brings overhauled notifications, polls, and a whole lot more was written by the awesome team at Android Police. …

Telegram X April update brings overhauled notifications, polls, and a whole lot more

Google’s chat plans: Kill Allo, upgrade Duo and invest in Messages

Confirming the latest rumors, Google has formally announced a shakeup in its increasingly-splintered messaging strategy. As we'd heard earlier today, Allo is done and will go away after March 2019 (users can export their conversation history until th… …

Google confirms Allo will shut down, Hangouts Chat and Meet coming to non-corporate users

There has been a whirlwind of rumors around Google’s messaging strategy over the past few days. First we heard that Hangouts might be shutting down, with a Google product lead refuting the claims, then a report came out that Allo is also shutting down. Google has now published a blog post to set the record straight, and it seems the rumors were mostly true.
The announcement mostly reiterates what we already assumed was true — the company is focusing on Android Messages and Duo for consumers, and Hangouts Chat and Meet for businesses. Read MoreGoogle confirms Allo will shut down, Hangouts Chat…

Google confirms Allo will shut down, Hangouts Chat and Meet coming to non-corporate users