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Google Fi brings Wi-Fi calling to more phones, adds spam call warnings

One of Google Fi's big focuses over the last year has been bringing more devices into the fold. This time last year, Google Fi rebranded and expanded to support phones from Samsung, OnePlus, and more. Devices that aren't "Designed for Fi" miss out on some features, such as network switching, but now Google is bringing...

Google Fi’s new Dual Connect technology uses dual SIMs for seamless network switching, starting with the Pixel 4

Yesterday, through an APK teardown, we discovered that Google is working on using dual SIMs to speed up network switching on Google Fi. Turns out we let the cat out of the bag a little early. Less than 24 hours later, Google has made that functionality official. The feature is called "Dual Connect" and it's...

Google Fi v20 hints at using dual SIMs to speed up network switching

If you're not familiar with Google Fi, it's Google's own MVNO carrier. While most MVNOs rely on the network of one larger carrier, Google Fi is different in that is uses three: Sprint, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular. Compatible phones are able to intelligently switch between those networks depending on coverage. The Google Fi v20 APK...

[Update: Rolling Out] Google Fi app is testing a dark theme for Android 10

Earlier today, Google announced a new plan for its MVNO, Google Fi. The new Unlimited plan is similar in structure to plans you'll find on other carriers, but the added benefits of Google One membership, intelligent roaming between Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular, and international coverage make this plan a really good deal. Before today's...

Google Fi adds a $70 Unlimited plan with a 100GB Google One membership

Last year around this time, Google made some improvements to Google Fi, their MVNO service. The company opened it up to many more devices and rebranded the service. Now, Google is adding a new unlimited plan. The new Unlimited plan offers unlimited calls, texts, and data starting at $70 per month for one line. For multiple...

Google celebrates Fi’s birthday with 50% off the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Google Fi has had an exciting last few months. Late last year, Google's MVNO was rebranded and opened up support for many more phones. We've also seen RCS support on the network and SIM card availability at Best Buy. While there has been a lot of news lately, Google Fi is not new. In fact,...

Motorola Moto G7 goes on sale in the US with support for Google Fi, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T

Motorola announced a slew of devices in the Moto G7 family early last month. We haven't heard much on the availability of these devices since then, but today the Moto G7 is launching in the US. As a "Designed for Fi" phone, it can utilize full Google Fi functionality, but it also works on Verizon,...

Google Fi will support 5G thanks to Sprint’s network

If you use Google Fi you won't have to worry about missing the 5G revolution, provided you can afford the hardware and live in the right city. Google and Sprint announced Monday that Sprint will bring 5G to Google's signature Fi MVNO in the first half of 2019. Since Google Fi recently expanded its support to...

You can now buy Google Fi SIM cards at Best Buy

Google Fi, formerly known as Project Fi, has received a lot of attention as of late. Not only did it receive a brand new name to fit along with other services provided by the Mountain View tech giant (such as Google Pay and Wear OS), but it continues to add support for new devices that...

Google Fi is getting RCS in Messages and more 4G international coverage

We've talked a lot about how Rich Communication Services (RCS) is a big part of Google's new messaging plan. Today, the company is taking another step by rolling out RCS to Google Fi users. RCS messaging will be available on all phones designed for Google Fi (Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, LG G7 ThinQ, Moto...

[Discussion] Are the latest Google Fi updates enough to make you switch?

Anyone who has been following Google long enough knows how they like to experiment with various services. From Google Health to Knol, Google Wave and Google Reader (R.I.P), we've watched as the company has hyped up new ideas upon launch but later on decided to put them down Old Yeller style. Google+ was the latest...

[Update: Official] Project Fi opens up to Samsung, OnePlus, and more devices, rebranded to Google Fi

Recently, Google has been paying more attention to Project Fi, their MVNO service. The app received a Material Theme makeover, a brand new "enhanced network" feature, and we saw evidence of a rebrand. Today, the big news has finally been unveiled (prematurely): Fi will work with devices from Samsung, LG, Motorola, OnePlus, and even Apple. One of...