Neowin News Feed for: Duo Neowin News Feed for: Duo en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google Duo might soon stop working on unsupported Android devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Like Google Messages, Google Duo could also lose the ability to properly run on unsupported Android devices in the future, as indicated by a new APK teardown on its latest version. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Fri, 22 Jan 2021 05:02:02 +0000 Google Duo's auto-framing feature ditches Pixel exclusivity, rolling out to Samsung phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Duo&#039;s auto-framing functionality that adjusts the video feed to keep users centered in the frame, which was exclusive to Pixel devices, is also being made available to Samsung phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:58:01 +0000 Google Duo's screen sharing feature is rolling out <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is rolling out screen sharing in Duo that will allow users to share the screen of their Android device with other callers. The feature is being rolled out as a server-side update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:32:01 +0000 Google Duo is coming to Android TV <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced that its video calling service Duo is rolling out to Android TV users in beta. Users can use built-in webcams or connect a USB device to begin calls on their TV. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 27 Aug 2020 17:00:01 +0000 Google Duo gains captions support for recorded video and voice messages <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Duo has been updated to add caption support for recorded voice and video messages that could be useful in noisy environments. It is available in both Android and iOS versions of the app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:14:01 +0000 Google Duo could be reportedly replaced with Meet <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is seemingly looking to merge Duo with Meet. The transition could take up to two years and the result will see Duo being phased out entirely. The move has surprised the Duo team inside Google. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Sat, 15 Aug 2020 05:12:01 +0000 Nest Hub Max now lets you make group video calls via Google Meet and Duo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s Nest Hub Max today received a new capability for making group video calls through Google Meet and Duo. It is rolling out in the U.S., with support for third-party smart displays as well. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:24:01 +0000 Google Duo increases group video call participant limit on the web to 32 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google announced today that the participant limit for group video calls on the web has been increased to 32. The feature is currently only supported on Chrome 83 and is end-to-end encrypted. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Tue, 16 Jun 2020 17:16:01 +0000 Google Phone app gets a dedicated Duo button <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Google Phone app is getting a dedicated floating Duo button that sits right above the dialer button. Tapping on the button will open the Duo app from where one can make a video call. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 10 Jun 2020 04:32:01 +0000 Microsoft Edge DevTools support for Surface Duo emulation now rolling out <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is rolling out support for Surface Duo emulation for stable Edge&#039;s developer tools. The feature was committed to Chromium last month and is available on other branches in Chrome and Edge. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:50:02 +0000 Google Duo gets new family mode with doodle support, expands group video calling to web <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced more improvements for Duo including a new Family mode that will let you doodle and use effects while on a video call. Group video calling is also coming to the web. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Fri, 08 May 2020 18:10:01 +0000 Google unifies all its messaging services under one team <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has made Javier Soltero the head of all its messaging products. Up until now, he was the VP and GM of G Suite but will now also lead the unified team of Messages, Duo, &amp; the Android phone app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Fri, 08 May 2020 04:58:01 +0000 Google Duo now supports up to 12 people in a group video call <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Duo has expanded its group video call to include up to 12 people. Previously, the video calling service only supported up to eight participants. The feature is already live for all Duo users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:20:02 +0000 Google is reportedly working on live captions for Duo video calls <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is reportedly working on a captioning feature for Duo. The feature was spotted in the app&#039;s code. The audio will supposedly be sent to Google for transcription as opposed to being on-device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:50:01 +0000 Google Duo will reportedly get picture-in-picture support on the web <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Duo is reportedly testing a picture-in-picture feature for the web version of the video conferencing app. The feature is said to launch on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in a few months. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:04:01 +0000 Google working on a new unified messaging app for businesses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is working on a new unified messaging app for businesses that will bring &quot;together the functions of several standalone apps&quot; This includes Gmail, Drive, Hangouts Chat, and Hangouts Meet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:30:01 +0000 Google is bringing low light mode to its Duo video chat service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, Google announced low light mode for its Duo video chat service. It&#039;s meant to improve the experience in areas where lighting conditions can be a problem. It&#039;s coming this week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:16:01 +0000 Google Duo updated with group video calling, personalized video message and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google today announced an update to its personal video calling app, Duo, that brings with it the much-awaited group video call feature. The app is also receiving a data saver feature in some markets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 23 May 2019 22:04:01 +0000 Google getting serious about Duo, adds tablet and HP Chromebook X2 support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has pushed an update for Duo which adds support for tablets. One other interesting note is that the app now works on the HP Chromebook X2, the first Chromebook to get support for Duo. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:50:01 +0000 Google Duo now allows you to leave voicemail-like video messages <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Duo, Google&#039;s personal video-calling service, has been updated with a feature comparable to voicemail that allows you to leave a 30-second video clip if a call fails to go through. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sharath Ravishankar) Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:40:01 +0000 Report: Unupdated firmware in 4% of Macs means security issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new Duo Security report says that firmware that hasn&#039;t been updated makes security holes for hackers. A test of Macs found 4% have the problem. Windows users could also be at even more of a risk. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:32:01 +0000 Google will make Hangouts better suited for business users going forward <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google rolled out its new video chat app Duo yesterday, and has now revealed that Hangouts will be increasingly focused towards business users going ahead, though it will still be available for all. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:44:01 +0000 Google launches its new video chat app Duo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google today launched Duo, its new video chat app that is designed for 1-to-1 calls. The app was announced at Google&#039;s I/O 2016 developer conference alongside Allo, which is not launching today. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:46:01 +0000 Google announces two Hangouts competitors: Allo and Duo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced two apps at its I/O developer conference today: a messaging app called Allo, and a video chat app called Duo. Both apps will be available for Android and iOS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 18 May 2016 18:19:06 +0000