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Google retires SMS support in Hangouts, axes experimental Gmail features

Google is making an effort to "streamline" its sprawling apps with a little spring cleaning. It's specifically targeting SMS support in Hangouts and experimental Gmail Labs features.
Mobile

Drool over these photos of Apple’s new ruby iPhone 7 (RED)

Apple hass brought a new iPhone color to the fore: Ruby red. The new iPhone (Red) is meant to bring attention to the ongoing HIV/AIDS crises -- a percentage of every purchase goes toward fighting the disease worldwide.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: RIP Chuck Berry, the newest iPhone color, Samsung's AI assistant Bixby

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…
Wearables

Movado’s Connect smartwatches start at $495, ship with Android Wear 2.0

While we already know Swarovski will announce an Android Wear smartwatch "for her" at Baselworld, Movado just announced it will unveil a slew of devices at the annual watch and jewelry trade show. These devices won't launch until the fall…
Mobile

Alcatel’s new A30 costs just $60 after discount, can be pre-ordered from Amazon

Alcatel has unveiled a new phone, the A30, which boasts a 5-inch display, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage for just $60 after discount. The phone can now be purchased with a subsidy through Amazon Prime, where you can pre-order it now.
Social Media

Give YouTube a round of [APPLAUSE] — sound effects are now auto captioned

YouTube's artificially intelligent auto captioning system is now eight years old -- and getting a sound upgrade. The platform now auto labels three different sound effects, along with words.
Wearables

Sapphire, steel, and sophistication: Kronaby gets the smartwatch recipe right

The world of hybrid smartwatches is getting bigger, as more people realize they can combine classic watch style with some smart functionality. We've tried on newcomer Kronaby's range at Baselworld 2017.
Mobile

You can now get the Moto G5 Plus subsidized through Amazon

Motorola's affordable flagships boast exceptional cameras at a reasonable price point. Here's all you need to know about Lenovo's new Moto G5 and G5 Plus, including pricing and availability information.
Mobile

Apple's latest patent hints at an air-tight and smart iPhone protective case

According to a recently awarded patent, Apple may be looking into developing more cases for the iPhone -- like this air-tight smart case which will notify the user if it's not properly secured to the device.
Mobile

T-Mobile doesn't want you to ever get surprised by another scam call again

T-Mobile has announced it is rolling out a pair of features today, named Scam ID and Scam Block, that seek to safeguard subscribers from malicious calls using patent-pending technology and a database of known frauds.
Mobile

New report verifies some iCloud credentials stolen by hacking group targeting Apple

Hackers are attempting to extort Apple by threatening to wipe iCloud accounts and connected devices unless Apple pays a ransom. It's unclear exactly how many accounts were accessed.
Home Theater

Eaos’ SlimBuds aim to bring easy audio and communication to those who live to ride

The Eaos SlimBuds are the first earbuds meant for motorcycle riders, with a slim fit, custom noise cancellation, handlebar-mounted controls, and intercom functionality to communicate with your fellow riders.