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What is Project Fi, how does it work and why do I want it?

Google’s own carrier offering definitely has some appeal.

If you’re an Android enthusiast, you’ve likely already heard of Project Fi. But that doesn’t mean you necessarily know everything about it, so we’re here to give you the high-level look at the carrier option that comes directly from Google. Namely, just what the heck it is, how it works compared to other carriers and maybe a few reasons why you’d want to try it.

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Project Fi takes the guesswork out of splitting the phone bill

Don’t fight with your friends and family. Let Google be the mediator at the end of every month.

Have you ever rounded up a bunch of friends to go in on a carrier subscription in an effort to save some cash on a major family plan? I personally know people who have done this, and it’s akin to the same way that I stay subscribed to my family plan to save a couple of bucks. Splitting the bill at  [Read More…]

Project Fi’s latest offer gives you a free Google Home if you buy a Pixel

The offer is good through July 29.

Who doesn’t like free stuff? And who doesn’t like smart little virtual assistants you can talk to? Google Home is both, and you can get one in your own home if you purchase a brand new Pixel or Pixel XL smartphone through Project Fi.

You can read up on the terms for the free Google Home promotion here. The Pixel starts at $ 649 at Project Fi’s online storefront. You  [Read More…]

The Fi Fit Quiz lets you quickly see if Project Fi is right for you

See if it’s economical for you and your family to switch to Project Fi.

Google is making it easier for consumers looking to switch from their current carrier to Project Fi. The Project Fi website now features a Fi Fit Quiz, a tool that lets you figure out if the MVNO is a right fit for you. The tool lets you enter your home pin code to determine if Project Fi is available in your area, and lets you  [Read More…]

Follow Windows Central’s #XboxE3 live blog and find out about Project Scorpio!

Project Scorpio will be named, priced and detailed, and Windows Central has everything you need!

I have an Xbox One in my living room. It’s right next to the NVIDIA Shield and Synology NAS that I use far more often, but it’s there for whenever I want to play a bit of Titanfall 2 or NBA 2K17. Still, I’m excited about what Microsoft is going to talk about at this year’s #XboxE3 event, since Project Scorpio is one of  [Read More…]

Google’s new Project Treble could mean fast Android updates for everyone

If you are not the owner of a Nexus or a Pixel device, then you probably stuck waiting for updates months on end after Google officially rolls out a new build. But as you’d expect, the search giant is well aware or the state of things and not particularly happy with the situation. But starting […]

Project Treble is super exciting, but custom Android interfaces are here to stay

The future of Android updates is upon us … sort of.

For the Android enthusiasts among us, Google’s announcement of Project Treble felt like a message straight from the heavens. The new system, coming in Android O, lays the groundwork for Android devices to have proper separation between the core of Android and the necessary (and unnecessary) customizations device manufacturers need to apply before sending out software updates. Functionally, it means Google can update its own parts  [Read More…]

Google’s Project Treble will make Android updates faster for all devices

Google I/O is starting soon, but Google may have just pre-announced one of Android O’s biggest changes.

It’s just five days until the Google I/O keynote but the company can’t help itself: it has pre-announced what could be one of the most important changes to Android since its inception.

Called Treble, the project involves making it easier for Android manufacturers and carriers to roll out updates to their devices by creating a set of tests aimed at  [Read More…]

Google’s Project Treble will make Android updates faster for all devices

Google I/O is starting soon, but Google may have just pre-announced one of Android O’s biggest changes.

It’s just five days until the Google I/O keynote but the company can’t help itself: it has pre-announced what could be one of the most important changes to Android since its inception.

Called Treble, the project involves making it easier for Android manufacturers and carriers to roll out updates to their devices by creating a set of tests aimed at  [Read More…]

Project Fi Buyer’s Guide: Everything you need to know

Hate paying for features or data you don’t use? Project Fi might just be the carrier for you.

Project Fi is Google’s foray into the world of alternative carriers. Fi is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) and leases coverage from Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and the Three network for overseas roaming.

Here’s everything you need to know about Google Project Fi.

Coverage International coverage Project Fi plans Best phones to use with Project Fi How to  [Read More…]