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RCS features will work between Android Messages and Samsung Messages users

Typing indicators, read receipts, and more will work seamlessly on both apps.

RCS, the new messaging standard that Google’s working on to replace SMS, just got new backing from one of the world’s largest companies — Samsung.

In a press release published on September 12, it was announced that RCS features will continue to work like normal even if two people are communicating between Android Messages and Samsung Messages. Such features include typing indicators, better group chat  [Read More…]

What’s the difference between A19 and BR30 bulbs?

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LIFX A19

Everyday bulb

$ 50 at Amazon

Pros Provides omnidirectional lighting Fits in most lamps and hanging fixtures Cons BR30s cast more directional light

If you’re replacing  [Read More…]

Switch between devices wirelessly with Logitech’s $20 Bluetooth Keyboard

This compact keyboard can get the job done in no time.

Logitech’s Bluetooth Keyboard K480 is capable of connecting with up to three devices simultaneously, and right now Amazon has it available for just $ 19.99 for today only. That’s not only a match of its lowest price ever there, but it’s also a discount of $ 8 off what it sells for on average. This deal is part of a larger sale on Logitech PC accessories  [Read More…]

The $110 TaoTronics standing desk converter transitions smoothly between sitting and standing

Up, down, up, down, up, down.

The TaoTronics height adjustable 32-inch standing desk converter is down to $ 109.99 with code WGZDKREC on Amazon. This desk converter is $ 170 without the code and was selling around $ 150 until late July. We have never seen it go this low directly or with other codes.

The device uses a gas spring hovering system so it can adjust smoothly between a sit or stand position. It rises and  [Read More…]

Microsoft, Google and more team up to help you transfer data between services

Tech giants are teaming up to make it easier to port your data between services.

Microsoft, Google, Twitter, and Facebook have partnered to form the Data Transfer Project (DTP), a new initiative whose goal it is to make transferring your data between services much easier. Initially founded in 2017, DTP’s aim is to create an open-source platform that apps and services can adopt, ultimately stoking competition by giving consumers the ability to easily try out new services  [Read More…]

MediaTek mobile processors: What’s the difference between ’em?

If you’ve got an Android smartphone – and let’s be honest, since you’re reading this you probably do – you’ve heard of Qualcomm and its Snapdragon processors.

Snapdragon is typically known as the processor of choice for Android smartphones, whether its in a high-end Samsung flagship or an entry-level, T-Mobile-branded ZTE device.

Alas, Qualcomm isn’t the only name in the processor game; the China-based MediaTek is its biggest competitor, especially in countries that aren’t the U.S.

If you thought Qualcomm’s  [Read More…]

What’s the difference between Android Go and Android One?

Google and its partners have recently unveiled a host of new Android One and Android Go devices. But what’s the difference between Android One and Android Go? Find out in this article.

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The differences between Android and iOS are rapidly evaporating

There is no blue team. It’s all a lie. Red and blue are the same.

Through years of feature cloning and one-upmanship, Android and iOS have slowly become the same thing. Every year we see Apple and Google take to the stage with broad messages, which sound like different overall missions, only to see individual features that closely resemble the other offering.

As I sit here with an iPhone X to my left and a Google Pixel  [Read More…]

Project Fi: What it’s like switching between three networks?

Switching between networks isn’t scary, and in fact it’s quite useful.

Usually when you sign up for a phone carrier, you’re just getting service from that one carrier. That’s not the case with Project Fi, which lets your phone actively switch between T-Mobile, Sprint and US Cellular. It’s a big selling point for the service, and when you add in Wi-Fi calling and texting it looks like quite the network juggling act.

After using Project Fi for  [Read More…]

What’s the difference between Tango and ARCore?

Google has one Augmented Reality platform, but it comes in two great flavors.

Techies have been getting very excited about Augmented Reality over the last year, from discussions surrounding why Pokémon Go continues to be so popular to the recent excitement developers have drummed up with Apple’s ARKit platform. Naturally, Google fans look at something like ARKit almost mockingly. These demonstrations pale in comparison to Tango, the fully spatially aware platform from Google’s [x] division. And yet,  [Read More…]