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Samsung and Google team up to bring RCS to Galaxy phones

Google’s RCS isn’t locked to Messages anymore.

What you need to know Samsung has worked with Google to enable RCS in Messages. Users of the Samsung Messages app will no longer need to rely on carrier-based RCS so long as Google supports RCS in their country or region. Samsung’s Messages app is the first non-Google made app to work with Google’s RCS implementation.

Samsung is enabling RCS support for more Galaxy phones in partnership with Google, the  [Read More…]

The Motorola Edge aims to bring 5G and a 90Hz display to people on a budget

Is the Edge+ too rich for your blood? Check this out.

What you need to know Alongside the flagship Motorola Edge+, Motorola has also announced the regular Edge. The Motorola Edge is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chipset. It’s launching this summer, but pricing is currently unknown.

The Motorola Edge+ is an exciting gadget. It’s the first flagship Android phone Motorola’s released in years, and it aims to wow shoppers with a 90Hz curved display, impressive cameras,  [Read More…]

Facebook invests $5.7 billion in Jio to bring e-commerce to WhatsApp

Facebook invests wants to bring small businesses to WhatsApp, and it’s looking to achieve that by investing in Jio.

What you need to know Facebook just became Jio’s largest minority shareholder by shelling out $ 5.7 billion to acquire a 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms. Jio has transformed India’s telecom market in the last four years, and now has 388 million subscribers. Facebook says the investment in Jio will allow the social network to ‘open up commerce  [Read More…]

Bring the theater experience home with LG’s SK9Y Soundbar now down to $240

No one is missing the overpriced popcorn and soda, but with theaters closed around the world for the time being, the glorious big screen and hi-def audio of a cinema is something we all could really use right now as a minor break from everything going on these days. Since it’ll be some time before movie theaters are re-opened to the public, you may want to start thinking of improving your home entertainment setup instead.

Today only, Woot has the  [Read More…]

Huawei’s upcoming P40 Pro might not bring faster charging speeds

The P40 Pro could have the same 40W SuperCharge wired fast charging tech as Huawei’s current flagship phones.

What you need to know Huawei P40 series phones have been certified by China’s 3C regulatory body. The certification reveals the standard P40 supports 22.5W charging, while the P40 Pro supports 40W charging. Both the Huawei P40 and P40 Pro will be announced at a global launch event in Paris on March 26.

Huawei’s P30 Pro was one of  [Read More…]

Google will bring dark mode scheduling and more to Pixels this March

Google announced Pixel feature drops back in December, and the second one is just about due.

What you need to know Google’s upcoming Pixel Feature drop has been revealed by an update to the Pixel Tips app. Users will get dark mode scheduling, fast access to cards and passes, and car crash detection. The March feature drop will likely pop out with the March 2020 security update.

Last year, Google made a decision. It would no longer  [Read More…]

Google’s Area 120 launches GameSnacks to bring games to developing markets

The web portal allows users to play via desktop, Android, and iOS.

What you need to know Google’s Area 120 incubator has a new project called GameSnacks. The goal of GameSnacks is to create a quick and easily accessible way for users in emerging markets to play casual games. The games are compressed and optimized, allowing them to run on devices with 1GB of RAM and load quickly even over 3G networks.

Google’s in-house Area 120 incubator  [Read More…]

Sensel pressure sensors could bring back your phone’s missing edge

Sensel can put touch anywhere, whether you want it or not.

What you need to know Sensel’s Pressure Grid technology is more flexible than current touch technology. These sensors can work in rain, with gloves on, and beneath a variety of materials. Sensel sensors can detect pressure from a scant one gram up to five kilograms.

Sensor company Sensel makes a touch-sensitive “Pressure Grid” technology that offers precision and force sensitivity without many of the drawbacks of  [Read More…]

Galaxy A51 and A71 hands-on: Samsung’s mid-rangers bring great specs

These are the cheaper Galaxy options coming your way in 2020.

Samsung’s previous Galaxy A50 is an incredible value for the mid-range segment, and really outperformed its price in terms of display, battery life and cameras. Its next-generation follow-up comes in two flavors: the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71.

The two phones basically look and feel the same, with a plastic build that’s incredibly similar to the A50 as well as the new Galaxy S10 Lite and  [Read More…]

Google wants to bring high quality weather prediction to India

First in India, then later in the rest of the world.

What you need to know Google is teaming up with weather forecaster firm ClimaCell to help bring free access to high-quality forecast data in India. Google Cloud’s Public data sets will house ClimaCell’s prediction data, allowing members of the public to access and make use of it. The program begins first in India and will roll out later to other regions.

Google and ClimaCell are teaming  [Read More…]