In this week’s top stories: We compare the new LG Watch Sport vs. LG Watch Style Android Wear 2.0 watches, Project Fi starts testing VoLTE, a Huawei Watch 2 tease, LG G6 details, new apps and updates, and much more.
We kicks things off this week with a comparison of the new LG Watch Sport vs. LG Watch Style Android Wear 2.0 watches. Huawei seemingly confirms its own device, the Huawei Watch 2, ahead of a likely unveiling next week at Mobile World Congress. And the Samsung Chromebook Plus launches in the US for $449 ahead of a Pro model in April.
LG confirms a ‘FullVision’ 5.7-inch display for LG G6 and offers a peek at a new LG UX 6.0. The Product Lead for the Google Pixel asks the public for design feedback. Project Fi calls for a ‘subset’ of subscribers to test VoLTE. YouTube has plans to end 30-second unskippable ads. And we unbox the LG Watch Style in this week’s top video.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
- Product Lead for the Google Pixel is asking the public for feedback on its design
- LG Watch Sport: First thoughts on LG’s bulky but fully-featured Android Wear 2.0 flagship
- New teasers for the upcoming LG G6 highlight ‘resistance’ and ‘reliability’
- LG confirms ‘FullVision’ 5.7-inch display for LG G6, offers a peek at new LG UX 6.0
- Huawei chief seemingly confirms MWC launch for Huawei Watch 2
- LG Watch Sport vs. LG Watch Style: Two watches on opposite ends of the spectrum
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- Following anti-Semitic videos, Google removes PewDiePie from Preferred ad service…
- Project Fi currently testing VoLTE calling for ‘subset’ of subscribers
- Sundar Pichai answers letter received from a 7-year old girl asking for a job at Google
- Report: Google lost early self-driving car staff because they got paid too much
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- YouTube ending 30-second unskippable ads, but it’s not all good news …
- Samsung Chromebook Plus is now available in the US for $449, Pro in April for $549
- Google Clock app updated w/ easier navigation, bolder font, seconds in ‘Digital’ style
- Winter Sale opens up for Nvidia Shield devices, up to 70% off select titles through Feb. 19th
- Initial support for ‘Payments on Google Assistant’ rolling out
- Chrome OS has a new default wallpaper, available now on the developer channel