For one reason or another, Zagat – the premier restaurant ratings service – has dropped its wallet-hurting (in the world of mobile, anyway) $10 price tag for its Android application. Why? It appears Zagat will now give new users a full month of access to their service for free, after which users can pay $25 per year for everything the robust application and website has to offer. A subscription model makes sense in this day and age, though I don’t think I’m alone when I say an ad-driven model would be appreciated. Just a thought, Zagat. [Market, thanks John!]
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
Allo does have options for users to keep their messaging conversations private, but Google has decided to store user’s messages indefinitely to help suggestions from Google Assistant.
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.