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Android Messages for Web is official along other new features

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Google announced that its Android Messages SMS app on Android is coming to web with new features. We heard a report a few months back indicating this might happen, and the changes appear to be going into place today across several continents for some lucky users. Google’s Allo messaging app gained a web client not so long ago and it wasn’t exactly a game-changer, but Android Messages could be different.

Deals

Deal: The Verizon Pixel 2 XL is $400 less at Best Buy

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

If you’re on Verizon or thinking about switching to the carrier, there’s an opportunity to buy Google’s newest flagship smartphone for $400 less than usual. You don’t see an offer with this much savings everyday, though there are some precautions. Here’s what you need to know before making a purchase.

Google App Updates

Google’s Datally app gets better at saving data

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Over the last month, Google has rolled out a number of updates to its mobile applications. We have another one that is rolling out today that brings with improved usability and new features. Datally, Google’s data-saving app, is one of the best available for what it does, and now it’s getting even better with one of its first software updates.

Gadgets

Ring Alarm kit now up for pre-order at $199

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Ring Alarm made a splash earlier this year. After some delay for production, the kit has been put up for pre-order in the US. Ring, now owned by Amazon, is well-known for its smart home gear, and this will make a great addition to anyone’s home or office.

Carrier News

Mix and match three unlimited plans at Verizon

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Verizon Wireless is doing something interesting with its unlimited plans for families. As of Monday afternoon, the carrier added a new “Above Unlimited” data plan that can be mixed and matched with the existing Go and Beyond plans. Everyone is eligible.

General News

OnePlus has already sold 1 million OnePlus 6 phones

June 18, 2018 Doug Demagistris

OnePlus 6 has been on the market for nearly a month, and is already breaking all kinds of company records. The six-month release cycle hasn’t proved to be the villain, as OnePlus accomplished the impossible by beating out the sales mark achieved by the former OnePlus 5T.

General News

The foldable Galaxy X is coming early in 2019 for $1,800

June 18, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Samsung’s rumored Galaxy X is almost ready, as per sources. After first hearing about the device in 2016, it seems that the launch has been set for the first half of 2019. This means we could be just six months away from Samsung’s first truly flexible and foldable touch screen device.

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