Let’s take a quick break from all of the Nexus S news for a second: the HTC Merge has been spotted in Best Buy’s inventory systems alongside other Verizon-bound HTC phones such as the Incredible, the Imagio, and the Touch Pro. There’s no reason to expect that this won’t be out before the holiday season, but hopefully a launch will go down before November is over. (People tend to spend most of their money on or around Black Friday.) So just Bing it on, Verizon! [via AC]
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more_vertAllo can't be your SMS app
Allo is out. It’s a pretty cool messaging app, but the more we use it, the more we see it for exactly what it is — a pure messaging app (with a lot of Google injected inside). As such, if you want to use Allo as your default text messaging app, we’re sorry to say that it’s impossible.
more_vertAllo is now available!
It’s the last day of summer and Google has kept its promise – Allo is finally available!
If a tweet by @evleaks is anything to go by, then Google will finally release its latest messaging app, Allo, sometime this week.
If you want to be able to use any app you want in split-screen on Nougat, you’ll be happy to learn there’s a very easy way to do that. All you’ll need is an Android 7.0 Nougat device, the ability to toggle a setting, and a quick phone reboot
more_vertExpectations killed Allo
Google’s Allo is the latest product to fall victim to lofty expectations and hype. Allo is exactly what Google told us it would be back at I/O, but a lot of people are disappointed. They were expecting something that only exists in their minds.
more_vertPixel phone teaser site launched
After sending out invitations to the press for an October 4th press event for the Pixel phones, Google has now launched a teaser site for the upcoming phones.
GoPro has finally unveiled their first ever drone. We’ve known for a while that GoPro would be joining the drone market, but now it’s official. Let’s see how the GoPro Karma compares to the best from DJI.
Well, this isn’t good. Users are reporting that their Nexus 5X units are starting to randomly reboot after having received the upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat, and there may not be an easy fix.