Tag Archive: Countries


Cheap Android phones are selling user data in developing countries

Data is collected and sold through the guise of a firmware update app.

User data and the privacy surrounding it has been a particularly hot topic this year, and while there’s been plenty of talk regarding it in the U.S., a new light is being shown onto this matter in developing countries.

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, an Android phone called the Singtech P10 that’s sold in Myanmar and Cambodia actively collects various  [Read More…]

YouTube Music, YouTube Premium go live in 17 countries

Google on Monday confirmed that its new YouTube Music and YouTube Premium apps and services are available in 17 countries.

As we previously learned, YouTube Music is a music service designed around streaming with revised recommendations, playlists, stations, search, new and trending videos, offline playback, and other exclusives. A paid service, it costs users $ 10 per month.

YouTube Premium, on the other hand, is essentially a refreshed approach to its YouTube Red service. Included in the bundle are  [Read More…]

Verizon announces open warranty enrollment and new TravelPass countries for the summer

Verizon announces open enrollment for the Total Mobile Protection for this last week in May, while also expanding its TravelPass program to 16 Caribbean countries.

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Essential Phone now available in more countries

Essential is making some big news as we head into the weekend.

Essential is now selling the Essential Phone and its accessories in Canada, France, Japan, and the U.K. The company does note that there are some special terms and conditions that apply to these orders, so if you live in one of those four countries and are thinking about buying from Essential, you should read the company’s info.

Starting today, we’re opening the https://t.co/5XqZeQu9cW store to orders  [Read More…]

Project Fi now offers international coverage in 37 new countries, price remains the same

Are you a Project Fi subscriber that loves to travel? Then you’ll be thrilled to know that Google’s MNVO is adding 37 new countries where customers can enjoy text and data coverage, thus bringing Project Fi’s total coverage to 170 territories across the globe. New countries include Belize, Laos, Isle of Man, Monaco, Mongolia, Cameroon, […]

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Google Assistant will expand to 38 countries and 17 languages in 2018

A lot more people will soon be able to use Google Assistant.

The Google Assistant is something I regularly use every single day, whether it be on my Pixel 2, Pixelbook, or Google Home. While the Assistant has expanded to a lot of different hardware since its launch, the same hasn’t exactly been true for worldwide availability. However, it looks like this will soon be changing.

During a recent Digital News Initiative Summit that was held in  [Read More…]

Updated YouTube Go app now available in over 130 countries

YouTube Go, a version of the YouTube app designed for users with more restrictive data access, first launched in India last year and ended 2017 with 15 total countries. Today that number is being expanded significantly with over 130 countries now able to enjoy the benefits of YouTube Go.

The primary focus for YouTube Go is to provide the user with significantly greater control over the amount of data used, including the size of the app itself at under 10MB versus the  [Read More…]

Charge your phone in over 150 countries with the Omnia TA502 Travel Adapter

Are you an international jetsetter, always boarding planes? If you’re a traveler, you don’t have time to concern yourself with particular charging standards. You need chargers that will work no matter the country and/or standard, but you find yourself always grabbing American chargers when you need international ones. Blame your down time for the charger […]

Monument Valley is free on the Play Store in certain countries

The United States and Canada need not apply.

The first Monument Valley made its debut on Android in 2014, and despite its age, is still a ton of fun to play in 2018. Its sequel was finally released this past November so that fans could jump back into the beautiful puzzle-solving world, but if you’ve never experienced the magic that ustwo games created with Monument Valley, now might be the time to do it.

Spotted  [Read More…]

Bixby Voice expands to the UK, Canada, Australia and 200 other countries

Samsung’s Bixby Voice service has expanded to more than 200 countries — as long as you speak English.

Well, it’s finally happened, just not in the way many expected. Samsung has announced that Bixby Voice, its assistant-slash-intelligent-interface, is going to be available in more than 200 countries starting today, including Canada, the UK, Australia, and South Africa. Why point out these in particular? Because the service is still only going to be accessible in U.S. English, along with its  [Read More…]