Google’s iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better

Android Messages desktop launch

Google is starting to plug the gaps, bit by bit, in what’s been an all-over-the-place messaging product until now. Starting today, for example, the company is rolling out desktop support for Android Messages, which will let you send and receive texts from a computer.

It’s a byproduct of Google’s efforts over the last few years to improve the Android messaging experience, efforts that have included adding new features and working with carriers to upgrade their networks to handle Rich Communication Services (RCS). Major chat platforms like iMessage and Facebook Messenger, of course, have desktop versions, so it’s a no-brainer that Google needed to add desktop support as well.

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