Google Duo’s voice and video calls work even when your contact doesn’t have the app

Google is attempting to push its Duo voice and video calling app with a clever new Android feature: the ability to ring contacts who don’t have the app installed. First spotted by Android Police, this works only with fellow Android users; there are some other limitations that keep your entire contact list from being available to call, but it’s unclear exactly what those are just now. That could certainly help push Duo to more people – but we’ll have to wait and see if folks care to use it. Most users of major messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, and Facebook…

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