International roaming for Project Fi and T-Mobile US had nearly day-long outage

Project Fi users around the world have reported on Reddit that they are being disconnected from roaming networks after 30-60 seconds of activity, starting late Friday, Pacific Standard Time. Perhaps not coincidentally, T-Mobile US subscribers have also reported similar problems when roaming. Given that mobile phones are a vital lifeline for travelers, particularly when navigating language barriers, roaming outages have the potential to be a distinctly harrowing experience.

Users in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Germany, Spain, Dubai, and Bahrain chimed in on the Reddit threads that they had lost service.

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Google’s Arts & Culture app finds your artistic doppelgänger

Have you ever wondered if there was a portrait of you hidden away in some museum? Maybe you’re really curious to see what you looked like draped in 16th century attire? Or perhaps you’ve always just had a sneaking suspicion that you’re the reincarnation of Mona Lisa but could never prove it to your friends. If these are the sort of questions that keep you up at night, then you’ll be happy to know that Google’s engineers have been hard at work solving these issues for you.

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Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7

The 2018 refresh of the Nokia 6 was released in China earlier this month, but it strangely still ran Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. The Nokia 7 was introduced in October, but like the new Nokia 6, it’s only available in the Chinese market at the moment. Now both phones are receiving an update to Android 8.0 Oreo.

It’s understandable that the Nokia 7 launched with Nougat, considering the software was likely being finalized when Oreo was released.

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LG has reportedly scrapped the in-development G7, working on a new design

Despite the G6 and V30 being fairly good phones, LG’s mobile division has continued to report losses year after year. Last week at CES, LG announced that it would no longer release smartphones on a yearly schedule, instead opting to launch new models “when it is needed.” According to a new report from The Investor, LG CEO and Vice Chairman Jo Seong-jin told the company to start over on the upcoming G7 flagship.

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