Google Duo Stories April 6

Google has unveiled Lyra, a new technology that allows Duo, and soon other apps, to offer natural-sounding voice chat with as little as 3 kilobytes per second of network bandwidth.

Update: Google has now made Lyra open source for other apps to use.

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Google Duo Stories March 19

This clever Android TV box has a built-in camera that works with Google Duo

Last year as the COVID-19 pandemic was pushing millions to work from home and quarantine (and, hopefully, they still are), Google took advantage of the flexibility of Android TV to bring Google Duo to the platform. Now, there’s a dedicated Android TV box with a built-in camera that designed to make Google Duo a breeze.

Google Duo Stories January 21

It seems Google Duo may soon cease to work on uncertified Android devices, following the trend set by the Google Messages app.

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Google Duo Stories January 14

Samsung devotes a portion of every Unpacked event to talk about its partners, and the Google segment today revealed how Messages is “native” on the Galaxy S21, while you can connect Duo video calls to your TV.

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Google Duo Stories November 23, 2020

Google Duo adds L’Oreal lipstick filter to glam up your video calls

Google Duo’s AR-powered video filters are set to get a little more “glam” with a series of new L’Oreal Paris lipstick filters usable when video calling your friends and family.

Google Duo Stories September 30, 2020

As a part of the first Feature Drop for Google Pixel devices, the company’s Duo app debuted a new feature that automatically keeps the subject of a video in the center of the frame. It’s a neat trick, but it was exclusive to Pixels. Now, Google Duo has expanded auto-framing to Samsung devices.

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