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This week's top stories: RIP Google Allo, Microsoft adopts Chromium, Pixel 3 updates, more

6 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

In this week's top stories: We report on the death of Google Allo just hours before it's confirmed, Microsoft shockingly adopts Chromium for its new Edge browser, Pixel 3 gets new updates and more special offers, and much more.
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Google Just Can't Get the Message

Google Just Can't Get the Message

6 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

It's been a rough week or so to be invested in a Google messaging service, hell it's been a rough decade to be invested in a Google messaging service. The latest victims are Allo, which will be going away in March of 2019 , and “Hangouts Classic” which has a more nebulous end of life forecast .
These products join the host of other Google messaging casualties over the years, Google Wave, Google+ Huddles, Google+ Hangouts, Google Spaces, to name a few. Now if this left us with an entirely clear picture of Google's messaging strategy going forward that would be something, but the reality is...
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