Google has updated Messenger to version 2.0, bringing a number of visual tweaks as well as unread message badges. On top of that, the new app features a new Contacts page, making it far easier to create group messages.
Google's eponymous shopping service, Google Express, now delivers to almost 90 percent of the continental U.S. Its latest expansion includes Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and other states.
It looks like WhatsApp is finally getting video calling -- the feature has been made available to a number of Android users using the beta version. It's likely a stable version of the feature, and the feature on iOS, will come soon.
Xiaomi has launched its second virtual reality headset, the Mi VR. This time it's works more like Samsung's Gear VR than Google Cardboard, but has a design that's closer to Sony's PlayStation VR headset.
Don't glance at the Mi Mix and think it's nothing more than a concept phone. It's real, in production, and coming next month. Xiaomi has made the first edgeless smartphone with a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent, and it looks spectacular.
Still reeling from its Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung unveiled a new version of the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 that supports the S Pen. The tablet will be available starting on October 28 through Samsung and other retailers.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is official, and it wants to take the place of the Galaxy Note 7 on the world stage, thanks to a version made for international buyers. The big-screen phone looks great and has plenty of tech inside.