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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...

[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...

Google is testing a Material Theme redesign of the Project Fi app

Google loves to experiment with a number of different types of products and services. Some of these end up falling by the wayside such as Google Wave, Google+, and Google Reader (RIP). Others tend to evolve into new versions of itself like the Nexus program turning into the Google Pixel series and parts of Inbox...

Google’s Project Fi adds an always-on VPN to its cell service

Google has announced a new "enhanced network" for Project Fi, their MVNO service that will soon be rebranded. The feature promises to add extra security and more reliable connectivity. They are accomplishing this with an always-on VPN. Project Fi actually already uses a VPN. That's how it switches between the 3 networks it uses while you're...

Project Fi will be rebranded to “Google Fi” according to unreleased pamphlet

Project Fi is one of Google's lesser known projects. It's an MVNO similar to Boost Mobile and Cricket, but unlike the others, it utilizes several carriers. Here in the U.S., that's mostly Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular. According to a pamphlet that was apparently mistakenly included with a Pixel order, Project Fi is about to...