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Google rolls back Android Messages to old design and removes dark mode

4 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

On Thursday, it looked as though Google was starting to roll out a redesigned version of its vital Android Messages app. The update featured some visual changes like getting rid of the blue bar at the top and switching over to the company's Google Sans font. It also included a dark mode as an alternative to the default, so-much-white look.
But late last night, Google reverted back to the old Android Messages design - even for those who had already installed the most recent update. If you had the new Messages yesterday, open it up today and you'll see that it's gone. Yes, Google has the...
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Google Goggles app gets updated to announce its death

Google Goggles app gets updated to announce its death

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

If you're an Android old-timer that remembers when dinosaurs ruled the Earth (and by dinosaurs we mean the Motorola DROID and the Nexus One), when you opened what was called back then the Android Market, you would inevitably have your attention drawn to an app called Google Goggles. Maybe it was the alliteration that caught the eye. The app was launched in December 2009, and Google has now updated it for the first time since 2014 just to announce its death.
Google Goggles was developed to identify objects that users snapped with their camera. It also read QR and ...
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