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Moto G6, LG G7 ThinQ, and LG V35 ThinQ will work on Project Fi

Google has announced three new phones will be available on the Project Fi network. The Moto G6, LG G7 ThinQ, and freshly announced LG V35 ThinQ will be coming soon to Project Fi. These devices join the Pixel phones, Nexus devices, and the Moto X4 on Google's MVNO. Project Fi has been praised by consumers, but one...

New Motorola Moto X4 variant launching in India on February 1

On its official Twitter account Thursday, Motorola India announced that it will launch a new variant of the Moto X4 on February 1, 2018. The Lenovo-owned company says the upcoming smartphone will be "smarter, sharper and faster" than the previous generation, suggesting the new and improved Moto X4 might have an upgraded system-on-chip, more RAM,...

Smart Reply in Android Messages Rolling Out to Project Fi Users

Smart Reply, a predictive texting feature in Google apps such as Allo, Gmail, and Inbox, uses machine learning techniques to parse messages and craft contextually relevant replies. On Wednesday, the official Twitter account of Project Fi, Google's mobile carrier, announced that Smart Reply would roll out exclusively to subscribers this week. Starting today, Project Fi customers can send...

[Update: Moto X4 no longer offered] Bootlooping Nexus 5X Owners with Project Fi’s Device Protection Are Getting Moto X4 Android One Edition Replacement Devices

The bootloop issues that plagued LG devices a few years ago left a stain on the company's reputation. The Nexus 5X also exhibits the problem, and while there's a tweak to the phone's kernel that fixes it, it isn't for the faint of heart. There's good news, though, for Nexus 5X owners who subscribe to Google's...

Android One Moto X4 on Project Fi Receiving Android Oreo Upgrade

With the Android One program being the closest we've got to a budget Nexus line, it's expected that we would see fast updates for the devices, given their near-stock systems and direct support from Google. What's more, the Moto X4 was the first Android One device to launch in the US, with Project Fi to...

Project Fi Launches ‘Fi it Forward’ Referral Challenge

Google's Project Fi, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that uses a combination of Wi-Fi and multiple wireless networks to provide cell service, charges a flat rate for data and calls on 135 networks throughout the globe. Despite its novel network-switching technology (Fi automatically switches between carriers depending on speed and connection) and competitive pricing...

Google Announces a Trade-in Program for Project Fi Customers

When Project Fi was initially announced, some felt the fledgling MVNO would not last very long. However, Project Fi is still kicking, and has even added U.S. Cellular to their list of growing participants. Today, Google has announced that they are partnering with a couple of 3rd-party companies to bring a trade-in program to customers to...

Motorola Moto X4 is the First Android One Device in the U.S., Available on Project Fi

At the tail end of last month Motorola officially announced the latest phone for their Moto X series: the Moto X4. This was big for fans of the Moto X lineup as Motorola didn't release a device last year due to the transition they were having with Lenovo. Early this year the folks over at...

Lenovo’s Moto X4 Tipped to Arrive on Google’s Project Fi in Q4 2017

Earlier in the day, Project Fi's official Twitter handle tweeted out that a new Fi-compatible device will be coming later this year from one of Google Fi's partners. This device will be made available at a mid-tier price, bringing it within reach for a larger spectrum of potential users. https://twitter.com/projectfi/status/880473299309830144After the revelation from Google, notable leaker...

A New Mid-Tier Smartphone Is Coming to Project Fi Later This Year

If you own a Pixel/Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, or Nexus 6P, there's a fairly good chance that you use that handset with Google's own Project Fi phone service. Ever since its launch back in 2015, Project Fi has been locked down to only officially support Nexus and Pixel-branded smartphones, and according to a tweet from...

To Fi and Back Again: Google’s Inconsistent Messaging Space Complicates Sticking with One Service

I’ve written on Google’s convoluted messaging strategy before, but this was prior to the launch of Allo, which further added to the confusion of Google’s messaging platform. Allo has since been launched and updated several times, becoming a better product in the process. Google even surprised us all with a completely out-of-nowhere update to Google Voice...

Project Fi is Rumored to Integrate with Google Voice Soon

To kick off last week with a bang, Google finally started rolling out a big update to an application they've been ignoring for the longest time - Google Voice. This seems to be the latest step in Google's overarching goal of moving regular users away from their Hangouts application. With Hangouts shifting towards becoming an...