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Google readies Duo, Assistant integration as its elevation of Allo continues

With I/O just around the corner, there are signs that Google is preparing Allo to take a central role in its increasingly convoluted messaging strategy. First, we got chat backups and link previews, then the ability to create custom stickers based on our selfies. But there might be some new …

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Google tweaks Android Messages to make it easier to start a one-on-one conversation

Every time we see an update to Android Messages we get a little excited, hoping it will finally be the one that brings cross-device syncing to our phones, tablets, and computers. Sadly, the latest version doesn’t add that feature, but it does bring a couple tweaks that should make it …

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How to enable WhatsApp’s two-step verification

WhatsApp is adding an extra security feature to help keep its more than a billion users safe from hacks. The company is rolling out two-step verification to its users worldwide. When it’s available you will find it in the messaging service’s app under Settings > Account > Two-step verification > …

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Google is launching RCS messaging on Sprint, with other carriers on the roadmap

The days of boring ol’ SMS may finally be coming to a close.  Google announced Friday that it’s launching Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging for Android phones on Sprint. If you Google’s Messenger app, you’ll be able to flip the feature on and get real-time typing notifications, high-resolution photo sharing, …

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