OnePlus 5T Lava Red officially sold out in North America

Just a few weeks after being launched, the Lava Red variant of the OnePlus 5T smartphone is officially sold out in the United States and Canada. This announcement was made by the Chinese company itself through its Google+ account. In Europe, the model seems to be still available – at-least it’s listed as in stock on the company’s German online store. It’s worth mentioning that the handset’s European launch happened the same time as the US release. Source 1 2

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Google announces RCS for business-to-consumer communication

RCS stands for Rich Communication Services and is the upgrade that SMS has desperately needed for a long time. Over the past couple of years, Google has dedicated itself to facilitating carriers’ transition to RCS on a global scale and Google announces that it is working closely with 43 carriers and various OEMs to make this a reality. Today, Google announces Rich Communication Services for businesses to communicate directly with the consumer. Companies can send communications directly to your phone on the Android Messages app with more useful and interactive messages. Google announces…

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Samsung Galaxy Note8 long-term review

While some phones are inspired by the ‘less is more’ mantra, Samsung’s Galaxy Note family has always proudly claimed that ‘more is more’. More features, more options, more settings, more ways to interact with your handset, more choice made possible by the use of the best components adding up to the biggest and baddest spec list. To paraphrase a well known…

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Deal: LG Q6 for $160 this Sunday on Amazon

If you’re looking for a new and inexpensive smartphone that’s also attractive, look no further than the LG Q6. Amazon already sells the LG Q6 at a discount of $ 50 for the Prime Exclusive version – this comes out to $ 200. LG has let us know that the Prime Exclusive variant of the phone will be going on sale as part of Amazon’s Daily Deal on Sunday, February 25 for a grand total of $ 160 – a killer value If you ask us and a great smartphone for a young teen or anyone who only needs the bare essentials. The LG Q6 is related to the G6. It has very similar design language and even offers a…

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New leak prices the Galaxy S9 at €841, Galaxy S9+ at €997

At the beginning of this week some contradictory pricing information for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+ got leaked. Today Evan Blass, a.k.a. @evleaks, only adds to the confusion with the newly outed images you can see below. So according to this usually reliable source, the S9 will set you back €841, while the S9+ will be priced at €997. The big question here is where these prices are supposedly from – what country or market, specifically. Since they’re in euros you’d expect them to be valid across the Eurozone (or at least in one of the countries in it), but very rarely have…

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