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Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers

3 monthes ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging. Google says brands can "send more useful and interactive messages" to their customers with photos, videos, and links for purchasing. A number of companies have been testing RCS business messaging via Google's Early Access Program. Some include 1-800 Contacts, 1-800-Flowers.com, Booking.com, SnapTravel, and Subway - all on Sprint in the U.S...
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More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

3 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

160 character limits suck - RCS messaging promises to revolutionize the way you text message. Google has updated the world on the progress of the upgrade, and wants to show businesses how they can use RCS messaging to grow.
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Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

3 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

One thing Android users have consistently asked for over the years is a dedicated dark mode for browsing at night - and it seems Google has finally decided to accommodate this request. Responding to a thread asking to include the feature in the next iteration of the mobile operating system, a Google employee confirmed that its engineering team has added the functionality. Responding to a thread asking to include the feature in the next iteration of the mobile operating system, a Google employee confirmed that its engineering department has added the functionality. “Our engineering team has...
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Google to finally launch its new AR platform at MWC?

Google to finally launch its new AR platform at MWC?

3 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Augmented Reality has been a buzzword for about a year now, even more so since Apple launched its ARKit with its latest iPhones. It's basically a platform, which allows developers to tap into the iPhones' Augmented Reality capabilities and allow them to put virtual objects in the world observed by the phone's camera.
The applications can vary - from your own digital ruler to putting virtual IKEA furniture in your room before you decide to buy, or just to placing stickers and 3D emoji that are more realistically positioned in the world. Augmented Reality can be used ...
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What Is RCS? Google Gives Brands New Way To Text You

What Is RCS? Google Gives Brands New Way To Text You

3 monthes ago   |   By Tom's Guide

A new format of messaging will allow brands to send more vibrant communications to customers, but its roll-out will be staggered.
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Google touts 21 Android phones it recommends for business use

Google touts 21 Android phones it recommends for business use

3 monthes ago   |   By Computerworld

For the first time ever, Google has established a baseline for what constitutes an Android smartphone that's ready for use by enterprises. "Some of the top concerns we've heard from customers include the need for frequent security updates, reliable and consistent software experiences and simplified device selection," David Still, Google's director of Android Enterprise, said in a blog post. [ Free download: Mobile management vendors compared ]
To address those needs, Google this week launched the Android Enterprise Recommended program , a global initiative that raises the bar for what...
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Businesses Can Now Use Google's RCS Platform To Send Multimedia Texts To Android Users

3 monthes ago   |   By Tech Times

Google detailed its plans to introduce RCS messaging service soon. The company intends to compete with Apple's iMessage and provide an interactive communication platform for Android users.
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