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Google Ends Support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Why it matters to you With the release of the new Google Play Services, devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread are unlikely to receive updates. It’s the death knell for a deprecated operating system. On Friday, Gingerbread, version 2.3 of Google’s mobile platform, is no longer officially supported. That’s due to …

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Google Ends Support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Why it matters to you With the release of the new Google Play Services, devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread are unlikely to receive updates. It’s the death knell for a deprecated operating system. On Friday, Gingerbread, version 2.3 of Google’s mobile platform, is no longer officially supported. That’s due to …

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Google Partners with Telenor to Expand Rich Communication Services

Why it matters to you Google's trying to have more phone carriers adopt Rich Communication Services, a next-generation texting service that supports high-quality picture messaging, among other features. RCS, short for Rich Communication Services, is the cornerstone of next-generation texting. It enables a bevy of features, works with handsets from multiple manufacturers, …

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Google Assistant Can Now Call Up Info in Allo

Why it matters to you The Google Assistant is becoming a little more capable in Google's Allo messaging app. It can now call up flight info and other reminders on command. Allo, a member of a cadre of Google messaging apps that includes Duo, Spaces, Messenger, and Voice, is more than just …

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Yet Another Chatbot May Be On Its Way to Google's Allo

Why it matters to you Allo wasn't just the debut of a new messaging app — it also introduced Google Assistant. It's clear Google has big plans for the messaging service, and adding a growing roster of chatbots seems to be one of them. Google Allo, the messaging app that …

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