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Weekly Poll: Has your opinion on Allo or Google Home changed this week?

August 19, 2017

Two stories this week shinned brightly. Early in the week, Google Allo was updated with web support and desktop sync. And later in the week, Google Home was updated with Hands-Free Calling functionality. It seems that both Allo and Google Home have had their share of problems since first arriving on the market, and this week, Google has attempted to start a comeback.

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Google enables Hands-Free Calling from the Google Home speaker

August 18, 2017

Google has begun an update process for the Google Home smart speaker by enabling Hands-Free Calling from the device for American and Canadian customers. The speaker can use your own address book to place unlimited calls to America or Canada for free, starting this week.  

Google News

YouTube TV reaches new markets

August 18, 2017

Google has updated one of its YouTube support pages with a grown list of places that YouTube TV is available in. Since the platform’s release, the total number of regions has gone from 5 to 29 (as of today). Here’s where you can subscribe.

Carrier News

Essential PH-1 goes up for pre-order after a 2 month delay

August 17, 2017

Earlier this week, Essential confirmed availability and release information in regard to the Essential Phone. After a two month delay, some substantial progress has been made today in order to get this phone in the hands of customers. Sprint, the exclusive carrier that will offer Essential PH-1 here in the US, is now accepting pre-orders for a $699 payment, or using installments. Best Buy is also offering the same.

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Rumors, leaks, teasers

LG V30 appears in first high-resolution render

August 17, 2017

Famous tipster, Evan Blass, has leaked a high-resolution render of what he believes is the upcoming LG V30 smartphone. The high-end Android device will be announced in all its glory on August 31 in Berlin, just prior to the start of IFA 2017. Only now do we have a better look at what to expect, and boy are we liking it.