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Google reportedly working on a mid-range Pixel aimed at emerging markets

Google’s Pixel-branded phone targeted at the mid-range segment could make its debut in July.

Google is playing on a lot of fronts in India — there’s the Android Go initiative for the entry-level segment, Android One phones tailored for budget customers, and the Pixel 2 series in the premium category. It now looks like the search giant is working on a mid-range Pixel tailored for emerging markets like India. That’s according to Economic Times, which states that  [Read More…]

HTC’s Vive Focus standalone VR headset is coming to ‘global markets’

Ambiguity aside, this is still really exciting.

Although it may not have a prominent place in the smartphone market, HTC is currently dominating the VR world with its Vive headsets. Shortly after launching pre-orders for its new Vive Pro, HTC’s now confirmed that its Vive Focus headset will be expanding to ‘global markets.’

Per HTC’s official blog post –

Today at GDC 2018, HTC Vive announced that we are bringing Vive Focus to the global markets later  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint announce first markets to support their 5G networks

The 5G future is almost here.

The race to 5G seems to be heating up among U.S. carriers every single day, and during MWC 2018, T-Mobile and Sprint both announced their respective plans for rolling out their 5G networks over the next year.

Looking first at T-Mobile, the Un-Carrier says it’ll begin building out 5G equipment this year in a total of 30 cities, with New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Las Vegas being among the  [Read More…]

Project Fi expands international coverage to 170 markets

The app will also let you know if you’re covered for an upcoming trip.

Google’s Project Fi saw a big update this past January in the form of a new feature called “Bill Protection.” This essentially gave Project Fi an $ 80/month unlimited plan, and just about a month since that launch, the service is gaining a couple new tricks focused on international coverage.

First off, Project Fi is now available to use in 37 additional countries  [Read More…]

YouTube TV adds more channels and markets but gets a price bump

Google announced today that its YouTube TV service is expanding to more cities, as well as adding a list of new channels to its lineup. The new crop includes TNT, Adult Swim, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV and Turner Classic Movies. What’s more, sports lovers will be thrilled to hear that NBA TV and the […]

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Comcast’s XFINITY Mobile now available in all Comcast markets

Comcast has finished rolling out their mobile network to all the markets that it offers home Internet.

Comcast announced its Xfinity Mobile service — mobile plans for existing Xfinity subscribers — earlier this year. The network runs on the Verizon Wireless network, so Comcast has plenty of spectrum they can use, but the company did not yet have the Xfinity Mobile service in every Xfinity market.

That changes today. Comcast has announced that it has completed the roll out  [Read More…]

YouTube TV is now available in 14 more markets

YouTube TV is now available in 29 markets total.

When YouTube TV launched earlier this year, it launched in 15 heavily populated markets, including Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth and New York City. Today, Google has expanded the streaming TV service to 14 additional markets.

Here is a full list of markets YouTube TV is now available in:

Atlanta, GA Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Charlotte, NC Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Columbus, OH Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Detroit, MI Houston,  [Read More…]

YouTube TV expands into 10 new markets

Google has announced that YouTube TV will expand into 10 new markets including Dallas, Orlando, Atlanta, Charlotte, and more.

China and India expected to be the biggest smartphone markets by 2019

What will smartphones even look like then, you think?

The United States may be one of the top-selling smartphone markets in the world, but it’s on track to soon be eclipsed by India, according to Statista.

After breaking down smartphone sales over three years (2013-2016) by geographical region, the report concluded that both China and India are headed for the top two spots on the regional sales charts. Today, China is the current leader at 31%, while  [Read More…]

LeEco plans layoffs in India and other markets as it consolidates strategy for 2017

LeEco is downsizing operations as it looks to revamp strategy for 2017.

LeEco hasn’t fared well in recent months, and the company is now planning layoffs in several markets on account of the “overall volatility and uncertainty that is forecast for the global economy.” LeEco will downsize its operations in “all its offices in various geographies,” including India. Toward that effect, LeEco is suspending its plans to sell phones offline via retail stores in the country,  [Read More…]