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Microsoft Surface Duo is now available for $1400 (Innovative, buggy dual-screen phone for early adopters)

If you’ve had your eye on the Microsoft Surface Duo, the good news is that Microsoft’s dual-screen Android smartphone is now available and early reviews suggest the hardware is pretty decent. The bad news is those same reviews suggest the software is still pretty buggy, making the Surface Duo kind of inconvenient to use for […]

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Google Duo now supports group calls up to 12 people (Google Duodeca?)

Google Duo began its life a few years ago as a simple app for making two-way video calls using your smartphone. Over time Google added a web client, and support for making group video calls. And now a senior Google official has announced the company is increasing the number of people that can participate in […]

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Goodbye Allo: Google is streamlining its communication app lineup

Google says it’s not so much killing Hangouts as focusing on its enterprise-focused Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet apps… and eventually opening them up to the general public. But the company is outright killing one of its communication apps outright. Following a recent report from 9to5Google, Google that after pausing investment in itsĀ Allo chat app […]

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DUO turns any laptop into a dual-screen computer (crowdfunding)

Razer’s three-screen notebook never made it past the concept phase, but these days multi-screen laptops are becoming a reality… sort of. The upcoming Lenovo Yoga Book 2 and Asus Project Precog both have two displays: but one is where you’d normally find the keyboard. While it’s easy to us multiple monitors side-by-side with a desktop […]

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Google Photos gets faster backup option, Duo messenger adds voice calls

Google introduced new features for some of its smartphone apps at an event in Brazil today. The first is support for making audio-only calls with the Duo Messenger. Up until now you could only use Duo as a simple video messaging app, although I suppose you could block videos by placing your finger over the […]

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Google launches Duo video calling app for Android, iOS

Google is starting to overhaul its mobile communication apps. In May the company announced plans to launch a new text-based chat app called Allo which would be like a cross between WhatsApp and Snapchat, as well as a new video chatĀ app called Duo to offer a simple solution for 1-on-1 calls. Now Duo is available […]

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Google introduces Duo video chat app for Android, iOS

Google is launching a new video calling app for Android and iOS called Duo. As the name suggests, it’s designed for one-on-one video calls, and Google says it offers a simple user interface, high-quality video even on slow networks, and end-to-end encryption. But it also has a few features that make it unlike most video […]

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Dell Inspiron Duo convertible tablet coming in December for $549

While word on the street was that the Dell Inspiron Duo would be available next week, it looks like you’re going to have to wait a little longer to get your hands on this new 10 inch convertible tablet/netbook hybird — but not much longer. Dell has announced that the Duo will start shipping the […]

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Dell Inspiron Duo convertible tablet coming next week?

The Dell Inspiron Duo is one of the most interesting netbook/tablet hybrids I’ve seen in a while. It’s not necessarily the software or touchscreen technology which makes the Duo interesting though — it’s the design. Dell decided to break the mold and produce a computer that looks like a regular netbook until you flip the […]