The new Google One app is now live on the Play Store

Google earlier in May announced that it will be revamping its cloud storage plans to be better suited for the 4K and high-resolution photography mobile world of today. Google One is the name of the new initiative, and under it, users will be able to get more cloud storage for less money, as well as 24/7 technical support over the phone, chat, or email in eligible countries.

The Google One app is already live on the Play Store, but it’s not quite ready for prime time, 9to5Google reports. The new plans are a good few months away, but you can already download the app, if you …


Live images suggest Moto G6 Plus with Snapdragon 660 could be on its way

Two new images suggest Motorola is working on an upgraded Moto G6 Plus variant. The current device, which launched last month alongside the regular Moto G6 and budget G6 Play, ships with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 630, something that contradicted previous rumors of a Snapdragon 660. According to new photos, however, it appears there may have been some truth behind the leaks.

As can be seen in the live images, the device is clearly listed as sporting Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 on the inside which should provide significant improvements over the Snapdragon 630 included inside the regular G6 Plus. …

BBM DiscoverTV service goes live in 28 markets, including the UK and US

BlackBerry has just announced that its DiscoverTV service for BBM is now available in 28 more countries. Originally introduced in South Africa back in 2017, DiscoverTV allows users to watch 15 channels dedicated to games, food, animals, kids, sports, music and travel.

According to BlackBerry, the service was so successful in South Africa that the company has decided to roll out DiscoverTV to an additional 28 markets globally: Bahrain, Canada, China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, …

Xiaomi Mi 8 leaks in live video with an awesome back and notch up front

After rumors began flowing about Xiaomi’s 8th anniversary flagship phone, the company itself took to Twitter to confirm that the Xiaomi Mi 8 is coming Thursday, May 31st. And yes, if you’re keeping count, the company has decided to skip the seven and jump to eight, because it is its eighth anniversary.

A teaser image accompanied the announcement, depicting a number eight with conductive tracks running over it, which didn’t seem all that revelatory yesterday, but it does now. How? Well, an alleged live video of the Xiaomi Mi 8 showcases the phone …

Google Family Link goes live in 27 European countries

Google silently introduced its Family Link service in 27 new European countries. Up until now, Family Link was initially available in the United States only, but starting this week, most people living in the EU countries will be able to enjoy the benefits of Google’s service.

Here is the list of countries where Google Family Link has been introduced recently: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, …

Verizon's Mother's Day deals go live with discounts on Apple, Samsung, Google products

Verizon has plenty of deals aimed at those looking to buy a smartphone at a killer discount. Obviously, every offer made by a carrier comes with some caveats and today’s deals are no exception to the rule.

Last week, we reported that Verizon put in place some BOGO deals on the Apple iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Google Pixel 2 XL, which would provide customers with one of the three flagships whenever they purchase one and commit to a 24-month payment plan.

The Mother’s Day deals at Verizon are live and you can choose from even more flagships than we initially reported, including …

T-Mobile owner Deutsche Telekom says first 5G antennas are live in Europe

Deutsche Telekom has confirmed that its first 5G antennas are up and running in Europe. Aside from owning a controlling stake in T-Mobile US, Deutsche Telekom operates under the T-Mobile brand in a number of European markets and, in the UK, it also owns a stake in the leading 4G provider EE, thus being one of the largest carriers in Europe. Now, after leading the 4G rollout in Europe and in a bid to solidify its dominant position, the telecommunications giant has now confirmed that its first 5G antennas are already live.

According to the European carrier, its new antennas are located in …

Moto Z3 Play live pictures reveal thin bezels, Android 8.1.0 Oreo, dual-camera setup

The Moto Z3 Play is the next major release coming from Motorola. After revealing its new Moto G6 and E5 series, the US company plans to out something more consistent on the market, the Moto Z3 Play, a mid-range smartphone with a bit more power under its chassis than the phones Motorola introduced this year.

Renders of the upcoming Moto Z3 Play leaked last month confirming the smartphone will feature dual rear cameras and a fingerprint sensor positioned on the side along with the power button. Now, a few live pictures of a prototype unit show a little bit more of …

Asus unveils the ZenFone Live L1, its first Android Go smartphone

Android Go is making a splash in emerging markets, but as more handset makers join the hype train, the lightweight OS is being brought to larger audiences. Asus is the newest company that announced an Android Go-powered smartphone, the ZenFone Live L1.

Actually, the ZenFone Live L1 is Asus’ first Android Go smartphone. It was officially introduced in Indonesia and it will go on sale in mid-May for a price that will be announced later on. According to Asus, the Android Go device will be launched in Europe as well, but it did not offer any additional details on the matter.

Specs-wise, …

Nokia X leaked live pictures confirm the notch, dual rear cameras

It looks like HMD Global is the newest company to have embraced the controversial notch. The new smartphone launched by the Finnish handset maker is likely to be called Nokia X, even though previous rumors claimed the device will be introduced as Nokia X6.

It’s also possible that HMD may use two different names for the upcoming mid-range smartphone, one for the Chinese market (Nokia X) and another one for the international market (Nokia X6). In any case, several live pictures taken from the launch event in China confirm it’s called Nokia X.

Also, the phone does seem to feature a small …