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Understanding Google’s New Messaging App, Allo

Everyone knows by now that Google’s new messaging app, Allo, was released on the Play Store today. I’m not sure how I feel about it yet, but you should give it a try. Here is some helpful information to understand the app better. SMS Text Messaging Allo lets you send messages to your Android friends…

Google’s Allo Messaging App May Launch This Week

Google’s Duo launched not too long ago and its messaging partner, Allo, was announced with it at Google I/O this year. So far we haven’t been told when Allo is going to launch. Known trusted leaker, Evan Blass, posted a tweet saying “Hello, Allo (launches week).” There aren’t any other details or exact release date…

Pokemon GO: Buddy System Announced

A Buddy System had been found in the code for Pokemon GO. Niantic Labs and The Pokemon Company have no confirmed that the new feature is being worked on and is coming very soon. This feature will let players select one Pokemon from their collection and make it their buddy. They will then open up…

Pokemon GO Losing Interest?

Pokemon GO has been quite a success and a phenomenon once again. But there are early signs of it starting to decline in user interest. Bloomberg published charts by Axiom Capital Management showing users and engagement decline. In mid-July, the app was around 45 million users and then declines to just above 30 million daily…

Twitter on iOS Gets Night Mode

Android received Night Mode in the Twitter app in July. Now it is making its appearance on iOS. This will reskin the mobile app to darker colors so that it is easier to read with less light. Night mode can be toggeled by tapping on Twitter’s settings panel and then tap “Display and sound”. Now…

Facebook’s Lifestage App Now Takes a Shot at Snapchat

Facebook’s answer to Snapchat is the standalone iOS app called Lifestage which is directed toward people 21 and under. It will ask you for your happy and sad faces, likes and dislikes, best friend, etc. The way to fill out your biography is to shoot your own videos. The app turns the video clips into…

Pokemon GO Update Works On Balance

Reports have come in with these pieces of update information and is not yet confirmed by Niantic. This is a server-side patch. Spawning Reports say that there is an increased spawn rate of uncommon/rare Pokemon. This would help alleviate the grinding of catching common Pokemon such as Pidgey and Rattata. Regional spawns have also significantly…

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