Weekly Poll: Have you considered Project Fi?

June 10, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At Droid Turf, we often talk about US cell carriers, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint, but there are a handful of MVNO that are just as important to today’s market. This week, one in particular, Project Fi, made a few headlines. The service run by Google uses T-Mobile and Sprint network connectivity and brings it to select Android smartphones at a more affordable rate. All is managed through the Project Fi mobile application, and of late the service has shown [Read More]

Google App Updates

Smart Reply has started to appear in Android Messages for those without Project Fi

June 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google’s Smart Reply function has been around for some time in a bevy of apps and services. The feature Google originally brought to market is now becoming a norm in most messaging applications, but not everyone has had access to the feature. This week, it was first discovered by folks on Reddit that Smart Reply has started to appear in Google’s Android Messages app for those without Project Fi.

Google News

Add children under 13 to your Project Fi family plan starting today

June 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Recently, Project Fi gained a whole bunch of new smartphones. This bunch is available for pre-order and will be available later this month. If you’re interested in signing up for Google’s MVNO, the family plan is a great option to know about and the future looks bright. In today’s news, the plan adds the ability for you to include children under 13 on the plan.

Google News
Google News
Google News

Google is replacing faulty Nexus 5X smartphones with Moto X4s

January 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

As reported last year, more than a few Nexus 5X owners have experienced an unsolvable bootloop issue since updating to newer versions of Android. At one point, full refunds were being issued, but now it seems that Google is replacing faulty units with Moto X4 smartphones. 

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Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 12/18 – 12/22: Which Android devices were updated this week?

December 25, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

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