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Google Enhances Project Fi’s Cellular Network

Google Enhances Project Fi’s Cellular Network

The number of cellular networks accessible by Project Fi has increased with the addition of a third one by Google. Project Fi customers will now have access to US Cellular, which is the fifth largest carrier in the US.

Project Fi was launched in April 2015 and operates a bit differently as compared to the conventional wireless carriers. The first difference is that it puts to work multiple and varied cellular networks.

Microsoft’s Cortana to Operate On Android Phones As Well

Microsoft’s Cortana to Operate On Android Phones As Well

Cortana was first released by Microsoft less than two years ago on the Microsoft software platforms specifically for Windows Phone users. However, post the initial launch of the original Band, the Cortana features is now being offered by Microsoft on Android platform as well. Android phone users can unlock Cortana integration simply by downloading the most recent Microsoft Health app.

T-Mobile announces Uncarrier 11 marketing campaign

T-Mobile announces Uncarrier 11 marketing campaign

T-Mobile is going to launch its Uncarrier 11 marketing campaign on Monday. It has also been unveiled that Uncarrier 11 will introduce Stock Up program, which offers T-Mobile stock to the customers.

The Stock Up program will allow postpaid subscribers to have 100 shares of TMUS per year. Currently, they are trading at $43.73 per share. There are two ways by which customers would be able to earn shares- an initial, qualification-free giveaway and secondly, a referral fee for driving business to the carrier by way of friends and family.

Samsung Announces Built-In GPS Gear Fit 2 Wristband

Samsung Announces Built-In GPS Gear Fit 2 Wristband

Performance of wristbands for tracking various activities has not been quite up to the mark, but still companies are always on the path to add new features to the device to make it sustainable in the market. One such effort has been undertaken by Samsung, which has improvised its original Samsung Gear Fit wristband that was launched in 2014.

Xiaomi Signs Deal to Acquire 1,500 Microsoft Patents

Xiaomi Signs Deal to Acquire 1,500 Microsoft Patents

Xiaomi and Microsoft have entered an agreement, which entails the acquisition of 1,500 Microsoft patents by Chinese technology major Xiaomi. In return, Microsoft will enjoy bundling of Skype and Office apps on Xiaomi smartphones and tablets.

Xiaomi has entered this deal as part of its expansion plans into Western markets. A cross-licensing agreement is also included in the above mentioned deal, which is likely to accelerate the release of Xiaomi smartphones in regions like Western Europe and North America.

Amazon's Alexa Integrated Into Browser Accessible at Echosim.io

Amazon's Alexa Integrated Into Browser Accessible at Echosim.io

Amazon has launched Echosim.io and has integrated Alexa, the voice-powered AI software that is available in the Echo, Dot and Tap, into the browser itself. It will now be possible to begin asking queries to Alexa just by clicking and holding the microphone button, after an Amazon account has been signed into. Amazon’s Alexa will be capable of answering fundamental queries pertaining to information, weather, news and music, as well as assuming control over the other gadgets in the home.

HP Reveals Limited Details on Omen X VR PC Backpack

HP Reveals Limited Details on Omen X VR PC Backpack

HP released an image of the prototype of its Omen X by HP VR PC. The company also released certain details regarding it backpack PC, but not too much of it. HP did not issue any press release or product page, but just a very standard revelation by the company.

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