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Dec 01 2018

Google may shut down Hangouts for consumers in 2020 – The Verge

The days of Google Hangouts for consumers may be coming to an end in 2020, according to a report from 9to5Google today. Hangouts has been suffering from an identity crisis since Google launched it as a replacement for Gchat in 2013, and it’s actually been losing features in recent years as the company stopped updating […]

Nov 30 2018

Google Is Finally Killing Hangouts…in 2020 – Thurrott.com

Google will soon be killing Hangouts, the company’s infamous messaging app. 9to5Google reports that the company will be shutting down Hangouts in 2020. The app, which has long been neglected by the company, still resides in the new Gmail. The mobile apps for the service, on the other hand, continue to show sign of age. […]

Nov 29 2018

Google Fi’s iPhone debut comes with caveats – Engadget

Google Three years after its debut, Google’s Fi is no longer just a “project.” The company announced today that its wireless service has matured enough to not only get a rebrand but also much wider device support. More importantly, not only will Fi be compatible with more Android phones, it’ll work with the iPhone too […]

Nov 28 2018

Google Fi for iPhones: Fewer Features, Lower Prices – WIRED

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Google Fi for iPhones: Fewer Features, Lower Prices  WIRED Google will reportedly open Project Fi to iPhone, Samsung, and OnePlus this week  The Verge Google’s Project Fi (Probably) Opens Up to Samsung, OnePlus, and…  Droid Life Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling  CNET Project Fi is now Google Fi, and it will […]

Nov 28 2018

The Google Pixel Slate is the anti-iPad Pro, in good ways and bad – CNET

I have a dream of a tablet that can also be my laptop. The Microsoft Surface already does that. The iPad Pro tries for that, but delivers only half of the equation. And now the Google Pixel Slate claims to offer the exact things the iPad Pro lacks most, but at an equally high price. […]

Nov 26 2018

Google Play Store Apps Found To Have Malware, Were Downloaded 500000 Times: Report

Once again, someone discovers apps infested with malware inside the Google Play Store. Worse yet, some of those apps were able to reach the trending chart undetected.  ( Pixabay ) It’s not so surprising when reports say there are Malware-infested apps roaming freely around the Play Store. Google’s digital marketplace is notoriously unsecure, thanks in large […]

Nov 26 2018

Google Removes 13 Apps From Google Play Store, Citing Malware: Did You Download Any Of Them?

Over a dozen apps have been removed from the Google Play store after a security researcher discovered that the apps were harmful. ESTAT’s Lukas Stefanko posted about the 13 apps on his Twitter account on Nov. 19, telling followers that the apps – most of which are simulation games – contain malware. Approximately 560,000 people […]

Nov 26 2018

ET Cyber Monday Deals: $600 GTX 1050 Ti Gaming Laptop, $300 50-inch Vizio 4K HDTV, Google Home Mini

Didn’t find what you were looking for on Black Friday? Good news! The Cyber Monday deals have already begun to roll out, and there’s plenty of new bargains to be found. We’ll be updating this post throughout the day, so be sure to check back in a few hours. Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains… […]

Nov 26 2018

Cyber Monday 2018 Target deals: $25 Google Home Mini, $70 Bose SoundLink Micro, Fitbits, Roku and more

Sarah Tew/CNET All the major retailers are jostling for position to offer the best deals this Cyber Monday and most have jumped out of the blocks with discounts all across tech, TVs, games and smart home products. Target‘s deals are below, but also check out Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy, for more of the best Cyber […]

Nov 26 2018

Google just found malware apps hiding in the Play store that were downloaded over 500000 times

Google has taken swift action after it was discovered that more than a dozen apps that install malware on user devices were found in the Google Play store. The company has yanked the 13 Android apps, which included car and truck driving simulations as well as a couple that actually got featured in the store’s […]