Telstra customers who own the HTC Velocity, which would be known as the HTC Vivid here in America, are reporting that they are being notified of an incoming software update for their phones. The upgrade has stepped them up to Android 4.0, apparently – a relatively fast turn-around time and something we’re not used to from HTC. More than that, HTC Sense 4.0 – which, up to this point, was only promised for HTC One devices – seems to be joining along the ride. That should be good news for those of you in the United States, but nothing is promised. [via Android Communuity].
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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.
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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.
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.
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