• Waiting for LG G7? LG's V-series phones may come soon after - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    Mid-2018 could be chock-full of LG phone releases.
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  • More Facebook videos will get pre-roll ads soon

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    Facebook plans to try out pre-roll ads - that is, commercials that play before videos - in more parts of its service. This comes after it's spent months testing the format in limited places, like the Watch section. In a blog post published today, t...
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  • Google Rolls Out “Chat,” Another New Way to Message on Android

    Google Rolls Out “Chat,” Another New Way to Message on Android

    1 month ago - By Geek

    Google has been struggling to come up with a compelling messaging app for its mobile platform. Two years back, it began work on Allo, a new application for Android users that would finally...
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  • Google updates Photos with improved movie editor

    1 month ago - By Talk Android

    A new update to the Google Photos app on Android was spotted rolling out a few hours ago and reports indicate a new movie editor is now included in the app. Many thought this move was close to happening based on some earlier teardowns of the Google Photos app. Those who have been waiting patiently...
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  • Huawei Y3 (2018), Y5 Prime and Y6 Shown In Photos

    Huawei Y3 (2018), Y5 Prime and Y6 Shown In Photos

    1 month ago - By Gizchina

    In 2018, Huawei has managed to come in with various high-end and mid-range devices sporting trendy features. As for the low-end market, the company has announced it will launch three models named the Huawei Enjoy 8, Huawei Enjoy 8e, and Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus. These smartphones are focusing on younger customers. So it's expected they
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  • Google patent could replace your contacts' profile pictures with animations

    Google patent could replace your contacts' profile pictures with animations

    1 month ago - By Digital Trends

    Google has been awarded a new patent that could replace the profile pictures in your Android contacts with animated images. How? The animations could be captured in video calls, then reused in other parts of Android.
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  • Facebook is making a Slack-like version of Messenger for kids in school

    Facebook is making a Slack-like version of Messenger for kids in school

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    Facebook is working on a new section of Messenger that will make the chat app function like Slack for students. The platform will reportedly be called ‘High School Networks for Messenger'. The feature isn't live yet, so details are scarce but a report from The Next Web claims that the platform will roll out to teenagers that are currently enrolled in high school, allowing them to connect with classmates, check their grades and invite other students to the platform. If the feature ever sees a full launch, it will be interesting to see if schools and students embrace it over existing methods...
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  • CBS All Access lands Muhammad Ali biography '8 Fights'

    CBS All Access lands Muhammad Ali biography '8 Fights'

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    CBS continues to ramp up its All Access content to compete with the likes of Netflix, with six to seven new shows set to hit the streaming service, like the Will Ferrell-produced No Activity. Now Deadline reports that CBS' service has just landed 8 F...
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  • DT Daily: Google upgrades Android texting with RCS Chat

    DT Daily: Google upgrades Android texting with RCS Chat

    1 month ago - By Digital Trends

    Text messaging on Android is a little bit behind the times. Now a new standard pioneered by Google promises to bring Chat out of the dark ages.
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  • Critics are slamming Chat, the new iMessage-like service coming soon to all Android phones, for not having end-to-end encryption in 2018

    Critics are slamming Chat, the new iMessage-like service coming soon to all Android phones, for not having end-to-end encryption in 2018

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The standard "Messages" app for Android will soon be replaced with a new app called "Chat."
    Chat is not a Google service, although Google did help make it.
    Chat is based on a new universal standard called "RCS," or "Rich Communication Services," which is designed to supplant SMS. It supports read receipts, full-resolution photos and video, and group texts, among other features.
    Chat did not get an upgrade from SMS in the encryption department. Chat is not end-to-end encrypted, which means it is not as secure as Apple's iMessage, or WhatsApp.
    Critics are calling out Google for not having...
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