Google Duo now lets you call Android contacts without the app

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Google Duo now lets you call Android contacts without the app

Google has quietly made its Duo video messaging app far more useful, enabling audio and video calls even if the person you’re contacting hasn’t installed the app. Launched in mid-2016, Duo originally ran into criticism from some quarters, with users questioning why they needed yet another Google messaging app. Google, though, proved to be undeterred by cynicism, and has progressively … Continue reading

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