Google I/O is coming up in a couple of months, and I think now’s a fair time to discuss messaging in the Android ecosystem.
The Pixel is by far one of my favorite smartphones ever, but it’s far from perfect. I’ve owned quite a few Android devices, and while the Pixel delivers an experience like no other, it is a good time a wishlist was compiled for Google to consider for the second generation Pixel.
Today Google announced that the Google Assistant, previously exclusive to the Pixel, will now make its way onto all Android devices running Marshmallow or Nougat. It was bound to happen.
Update 2/11: The post has been updated with the B&H links for the LG Watch Style.
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After a year of negative news in the smartwatch industry, Google is finally trying to freshen things up for Android Wear.
After a countless number of leaks, the LG Watch Style and Sport have finally been announced.
As the February 8th date for the two upcoming LG Android Wear smartwatches approaches, more and more leaks have surfaced. Now, we get a glimpse of the retail box for the LG Watch Style and the user guides for both wearables.
Update 2/5: Released moved up one day to February 8th.
Update: the launch of both the watches and the platform have been moved up a day, to February 8th.
Hey, that's soon! https://t.co/dzG6YPc4kp
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 4, 2017
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The original Moto 360 was one of the earliest Android Wear smartwatches to set the rounded display tradition. Then later came the widely popular second-generation model which fixed many of the original’s shortcomings.
Motorola had previously stated they weren’t developing another smartwatch anytime soon and to add to that Google has now gone ahead and removed the Moto 360 2nd Gen from the Google Store. To sum it up, there are no more Moto 360’s (of any version) on the Google Store. However, they are still available for purchase from BestBuy and Amazon.
Source: Google Store
RCS (Rich Communication Services) is intended to replace the use of SMS/MMS. Unfortunately, moving millions of people is no small feat.