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August 19, 2017

Wanna make Google Allo for web look like Hangouts? Here’s how to do it

There was much rejoicing between Google Allo users when the search giant unveiled the messaging app’s web version. At the same time, some folks might be pining for the look and feel of Hangouts, one of Google‘s other messaging apps that now focuses on enterprise. Fortunately for those people, there is a way to make Allo for the web look like Hangouts, thanks to developer +AnthonyNguyen.

To provide some context, the desktop Allo client only works within a Chrome tab – you currently cannot use it with any other browsers. This is why the process of making Allo look like Hangouts, which seems relatively straightforward, starts with you downloading the Stylish Chrome [...]

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March 24, 2017

Google Talk in Gmail to shut down services on June 26

In yet another change that will impact some of Google’s chat users, the company has announced that Google Talk features in Gmail will be shut down on June 26, as users will be asked to use the Hangouts chat client instead.

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Google Talk first launched in 2005 as the official chat client for Gmail, but when the company added support for Hangouts in Gmail in 2013, it was the beginning of the end for the older Talk service. Today, Google stated that on June 26, Gmail users will be automatically transitioned to Hangouts, unless they have any previous contractual commitments. If you are still using the old [...]

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March 11, 2017

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a solid video chatting application and everyone on iOS uses the service. There are a ton of video chatting apps on Android but only a few of them can compete with FaceTime in the video chat space. Here is our list of the best alternatives to FaceTime on Android.

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March 1, 2017

Google launches Meet for enterprise level video conferencing

In the latter half of 2016, Google announced that Hangouts was set to move towards a more enterprise format, being integrated into G Suite to help businesses keep their employees connected. Allo and Duo were all set to take the place of the ancient chat app that has had its purpose flip-flopped more times than any of us can count. This transition has yet to occur (likely due to Allo and Duo not changing much since launch), but it seems that the company is finally looking to ease into a business format for hangouts with the introduction of Meet.

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