All for web is ditching its exclusivity to Chrome and Android by expanding to Firefox, Opera, and its iOS app.

After nearly a year of patiently waiting, Google released a web-based desktop client for Allo in August in the form of “Allo for web.” Allo for web was only supported on Google Chrome upon its release, but today, the service can now be used with Firefox and Opera web browsers.

The announcement came from Amit Fulay (Head of Product for Google Allo and Duo) on Twitter this morning, and using Allo for web on Firefox or Opera will work exactly the same as it has been on Chrome for almost two months.

Simply open the Allo app on your phone and then select “Allo for web” from the hamburger menu on the left. This will prompt you to scan a QR code that’s displayed on your computer screen with your phone, and once this is done, you’ll be able to carry on all of your Allo conversations right on your desktop.

Allo for web now supports iOS, Firefox & Opera. Rolling out today, update to the latest build and give it a try

— Amit Fulay (@amitfulay) October 3, 2017

In addition to Allo for web now supporting Firefox and Opera, Fulay also announced that iOS users can finally take advantage of Allo for web as well. The process should work in the same manner as it does on Android, and it’s nice to see Google continually expand Allo’s reach to as many people and platforms as possible.

Now, about SMS support…

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The Pixelbook will come with an Intel Core i5 CPU, 12.3-inch display, and three memory configurations. Also, what the hell are Google Clips?

As most of you know, we’re just a matter of hours away from Google’s big press event tomorrow. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will likely be the stars of the show, but alongside them and the Google Home Mini, we’re also expecting to see the new Pixelbook laptop/tablet hybrid. The Pixelbook initially broke cover a couple of weeks ago, but thanks to a discovery from 9to5Google, a few of the Pixelbook’s specifications have been confirmed.

In a reseller listing from Synnex, the Pixelbook is listed as featuring an Intel Core i5 processor and storage configurations of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. All three of these models will come equipped with that i5 chipset, but it’s not clear at this time if there will be any difference in clock speed or RAM count.

Along with this, the listing also reveals that the Pixelbook will come equipped with a 12.3-inch display. There’s no word on resolution, but it’s worth noting that this is noticeably smaller than the 12.85-inch display that was found on the two generations of the Chromebook Pixel. Both Chromebook Pixels also featured a resolution of 2560 x 1700 along with a 3:2 aspect ratio, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a similar setup on the Pixelbook tomorrow.

Pixelbook is shaping up to be the premium laptop that Chrome OS deserves.

The Pixelbook should come with a starting price of $1199 for the 128GB model and go up to as much as $1749 if you opt for 512GB of storage. Google will also be selling a Pixelbook Pen for $99, and from what we know so far, this should work similarly to what’s found with the Samsung Chromebook Plus and Pro.

Lastly, this reseller listing also mentions a mysterious product that’s simply referred to as “Google Clips.” Google Clips is categorized in the listing as a “computer accessory”, but beyond that, we have no idea what to expect.

Yes, believe it or not, there might actually be something left to surprise us tomorrow.

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The launch of the Pixel 2 is drawing near, but today’s HTC news is regarding the upcoming HTC U11 Life. New information from LlabTooFeR indicates that the Android One phone will have a pretty nice specs sheet which includes a … Read More

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Here’s what we can do with Web on Daydream so far.

For those of us who use the Daydream a lot, we know it has a major downside, the lack of a web browser to use Google. Given that Google is still, primarily, an advertising platform it seems silly not to have an app to use in Daydream to show those advertisements. Enter Chrome 61, which brings web surfing to Daydream.

We’ve got all the details for you here!

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Continue your Uncharted adventure from a new perspective.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is now on sale at Amazon for $29.99, a discount of $7 off its average selling price. This game is only available for PlayStation 4.

The Lost Legacy was originally announced as DLC for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, but was eventually released as a stand-alone game due to the length of its main story which lasts around seven hours. Instead of running around as the series’ main character, Nathan, this time you’ll play as his former associate and lover Chloe as she ventures through India’s Western Ghats mountain range to locate a fabled artifact, the Tusk of Ganesh.

This game also includes access to Uncharted 4‘s Multiplayer and Survival modes. However, online multiplayer does require a PlayStation Plus membership.

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