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If Google does make this an officially official new approach to Project Fi , it would certainly be a nice addition to the MVNO. Follow the bouncing ball with us: The Verge reports that Droid Life had reported on information contained in a BGR story claiming that Project Fi will expand its handset support to iPhones as well as devices from Sony, Samsung and OnePlus.
  • Select Group of Pixel Owners Get Google Duplex

    Select Group of Pixel Owners Get Google Duplex

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    The company hasn't detailed precisely which cities will have the feature available, but it is safe to assume that the previously revealed "pilot metro" locations such as New York City, San Franciso, Atlanta , and Phoenix will be included. There's also a screen to manage reservations, where you can check confirmation status and cancel reservations if need be. It sounded like any other women talking, but one half of the conversation was held by Google's AI-infused digital assistant.
  • Here Are The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals We've Spotted

    Here Are The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals We've Spotted

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    You get the purchase price back via mail-in rebate. As such, it's not easy knowing just where to get the best deals, especially on expensive items like video game consoles, mobile phones, or computer hardware. Some of the biggest deals available right now pertain to consoles: you can get a PS4 Slim , Red Dead Redemption 2 , two months of Now TV, and either Doom or The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind for £250.
  • Google Assistant Can Now Be Launched Using Siri Shortcuts

    Google Assistant Can Now Be Launched Using Siri Shortcuts

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    If you're leaving the house, for example, saying "Hey Google, I'm leaving" to Siri could prompt Assistant to turn off your smart lights, thermostats, and more. Google Assistant will then pop up ready to accept your commands. With Siri Shortcuts enabled users can also tie them into their most used command, so if you find yourself often using a particular smart home command, Siri can now control those, too.
  • Digital Wellbeing out of Beta now. Available for Nokia smartphones running Pie

    Digital Wellbeing out of Beta now. Available for Nokia smartphones running Pie

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    That is because the device comes with Google's stock version of Android , meaning a skin has not been placed on top of it. Back then, that update was simply known as "Android P", while Google revealed its full name a couple of months ago. It's one of the three main reasons why people should buy the phone. Unfortunately, we don't have a solid launch date for this feature just yet. The phone has tentatively been named the Pixel 3 Lite , and leaked images suggest that the new phone is all ...
  • Alexa can now make Skype calls

    Alexa can now make Skype calls

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    You could already make calls between Alexa devices , including phones with the Alexa app. When someone is calling you, you can simply say "Alexa, pick up" to answer the call. Voice and video calls aren't new for Alexa. As of this writing, the option to link Skype with Alexa doesn't appear to be live just yet within the Alexa app.
  • LG XBOOM WK9 smart display may finally be ready to launch

    LG XBOOM WK9 smart display may finally be ready to launch

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    The question you may be asking yourself right about now is what makes the LG Xboom AI ThinQ model WK9 (full name, no joke) worth around 100 bucks more than the soon-to-be-discounted Google Home Hub . Pricing and availability are yet to be revealed but the LG XBoom AI ThinQ WK9 will be available in the U.S. first. In fact, LG markets the WK9 more as a speaker that's also a smart home device, rather than the other way around.
  • Apple pulls Tumblr from App Store for hosting child pornography

    Apple pulls Tumblr from App Store for hosting child pornography

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    Representing a new source of angst for Tumblr users, the Tumblr app has seemingly disappeared from Apple's App Store , meaning those who deleted the app from their iPhone and want to reinstall it can no longer do so. For that matter, they have collaborated with partners like the National Center for Missing and Exploited to monitor the content posted on the platform.
  • RIP Steam Link: Valve’s streaming gadget has been discontinued

    RIP Steam Link: Valve’s streaming gadget has been discontinued

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    The function of the box is also available in Steam Link apps for smartphones, smart TVs and third-party TV cabinets. At the time of writing the Steam Link can be had on Steam for $60, but stock does seem to be running low. It says it will "continue supporting the existing Steam Link hardware", alongside its development of the software version of the Steam Link which isn't reliant on its own brand hardware solution.
  • Facebook and Instagram hit by service issue

    Facebook and Instagram hit by service issue

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    A number of users in Malaysia and around the world are reporting that Facebook and Instagram is down. Facebook says they are working to resolve the problem as soon as possible. ET. Facebook has acknowledged the outage. We are now experiencing issues that may cause some API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly. #FacebookDown and #InstagramDown were trending worldwide on Twitter .
  • Amazon has an unlocked 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone for $399

    Amazon has an unlocked 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone for $399

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    Moreover, the information matches a report that emerged back in July, specifying the presence of an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor on two of the Galaxy S10 models . Finally, SamMobile had a couple new details about Samsung's Galaxy F foldable: One model will be available with 512GB of internal storage, and Samsung reportedly plans to launch this device worldwide, in silver and black colours .
  • New Fallout 76 Update Makes Gameplay Improvements; Patch Notes Released

    New Fallout 76 Update Makes Gameplay Improvements; Patch Notes Released

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    This is the update that Bethesda says will improve the game's performance , so let's hope that the near constant stuttering and ridiculously low frame rates are eradicated with it installed. There's also a fix for players who applied paints to Power Armor during the B.E.T.A. that found these had been removed or weren't visible when playing in the full game.
  • Bendgate 2: 2018 iPad Pro Can Apparently Bend Easily

    Bendgate 2: 2018 iPad Pro Can Apparently Bend Easily

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    In fact, the video showed the iPad Pro bending "like a piece of paper" without a lot of effort. It's certainly something to keep in mind when purchasing one of the new tablets, especially at its slightly exorbitant price point. You won't want anyone to sit on it , or have it bend while you're lugging it around in a backpack or suitcase. Now, add to that the £89 for the Apple Pencil and the £199 for the Smart Keyboard Folio and you've got a grand total of £2,157.
  • Instagram Accidentally Exposed Some User Passwords

    Instagram Accidentally Exposed Some User Passwords

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    Even more troubling is that these passwords were then stored on Facebook servers. Users were told on Thursday their passwords were inadvertently exposed by being included in the URL of their web browsers, according to the notice that was sent to users.