Hands on with Duo, Google’s FaceTime clone
Quick: You want to make a mobile-to-mobile video call. What app do you use?
If the first app you thought of was FaceTime, you’ve perfectly demonstrated a big problem on the Android side. Although there’s no shortage of video calling apps on Google’s mobile platform — Skype, Snapchat, Viber, and even Google’s own Hangouts are all capable services — there isn’t a single go-to app that everyone just uses like there is on iPhone.
That’s why Google is releasing Duo, a new dead-simple app for video callsAnnounced at Google I/O, the company’s developer conference, back in May, the app is having its official coming-out party on Tuesday. Google gave Mashable a preview of the app, and, as FaceTime clones go, it’s one of the best we’ve ever seen. Read more…
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