It’s official. Google will pivot Hangouts to become a business-focused product instead of a consumer-focused one; therefore, the entire service now belongs to the G Suite family. The new Hangouts breaks into two experiences with unique purposes, but they exist together in a way to improve productivity for businesses across the board. While Hangouts Chat is built for device-to-device communication, Hangouts Meeting is built for group meetings. Everything is meant to make G Suite an even better value and that much more capable of being an all-in-one solution for businesses.
One of the most important things you can pay for is a safe, reliable cloud backup option for your devices. You never know when something will happen that could cause you to lose unsaved work, memories, or any of your other important files, and keeping them backed up to cloud storage is the safest way to make sure you’ll never permanently lose anything.
After a string of issues with some Google Pixel phones, such as Bluetooth shutting off randomly and another bug which interfered with the phone app sending audio over Bluetooth, it appears that yet another problem has appeared. This time, some Pixel owners are hitting the support forums saying that their microphones stop working, and unfortunately it looks to be a hardware issue.
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We are only a few weeks away from the official announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, but that’s not stopping the news and rumors from continuing to pour in. The latest comes courtesy of the FCC where a recent filing indicates Samsung will sell unlocked versions of both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with support for all U.S. carriers.
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We’ve heard rumors about the BlackBerry Aurora, but now, BB Merah Putih has officially announced the handset for the Indonesian market. It’s been up for pre-order for a few days now, but now we’re finally getting an official announcement of the handset.
T-Mobile raised the deprioritization on its network yesterday. Previously, T-Mobile would throttle customers using more than 28GB of data in a month. The company has since raised that limit to 30GB.
Just a couple weeks back, Verizon re-introduced their unlimited plan. It was a pretty big deal that’s made all of the other carriers tweak and adapt their own unlimited plans to stay competitive, but it was also the first time in years that Verizon has offered unlimited data to all of its customers.
Music services such as Spotify have become more popular in recent years compared to the traditional approach of purchasing albums and building up your personal music library. Google Play Music is a great app for finding music you love and discovering new artists and today Google has announced a new way to enjoy your music with their first original podcast: City Soundtracks.
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A myriad of handsets have been getting the update to Android 7.0 Nougat lately, and now AT&T’s Galaxy S7 Active is the latest device to join the party.
Google posted the monthly Android Distribution numbers, and this time around Nougat is gaining some serious ground.
According to a report from VentureBeat, Google is hard at work creating features that make Android all that more seamless and less frustrating.
According to 9to5Google, citing information from an internal Google document, the Mountain View-based company could ditch the 3.5mm audio jack in the next Google Pixel phone.