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Google kills Allo sooner than it will kill(?) Hangouts

While Google has confirmed that it would be offloading users of its classic Hangouts client over to its current Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat bifurcation for enterprise, it had yet to talk about the chat app it debuted in March of last year.Earlier in the day, a source to 9to5Google claims that Google Allo’s shutdown is imminent though its…
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Atomic and Champagne BlackBerry KEY2 LE available in US

One of the sleeper releases from TCL’s BlackBerry Mobile this year was the KEY2 LE, a lighter and more colorful version of its KEY2 that was meant to be just a tad more accessible to the market.It took the combined display-and-keyboard form factor and literally put a softer-to-the-touch material to it. That said, it launched in the United States in…
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 introduced

With more than 1 billion smartphones supplied, Qualcomm says that the past 11 years of Snapdragon processors are only the beginning of bringing users all the connected experiences they want, first. And while there was a moment where some thought that streak would end, the chipmaker is back for another crack at it, this time with 5G as its…
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Google Hangouts may shut down in 2020

By March next year, Google will kill off its attempt at a social network, Google+. By 2020, a major pillar of its messaging ecosystem will be going in the same direction. 9to5Google claims that the standard version of Hangouts, a hybrid text-and-call medium, will be taken out of service “sometime in 2020.” The two newest derivations of the…
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