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Google Hangouts is killing SMS support on May 22nd

Google is sending out emails to G Suite admins letting them know that they’ll be ending SMS support in Hangouts on May 22nd. The changes wont affect Google Voice users, but Google will be urging everyone else to use a different app to handle SMS on their device.

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7 sneaky ways pickpockets steal your phone (and what you can do about it)

Even the most complicated lockscreen pattern, pass code, or even Face Unlock, can’t protect against someone physically stealing your phone. We’ve written about what to do about lost or stolen phones in the past, but sometimes even the best anti-theft software is no use.

SIT or STAND

Autonomous SmartDesk 2 Review

Working at your desk while in the standard sitting position quickly becomes monotonous, especially when you’re staying in the same position all day. I have been using the Autonomous Smart Desk 2 — which quickly changes between sitting and standing positions — for a little over two weeks. Here are my thoughts.

Android 101

How to use Smart Lock for Android

“Smart Lock” is an Android feature that allows you to bypass the hassle of a lock screen when you’re in trusted situations.

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First 11 things every Nexus 6P owner should do

Although we were a bit skeptical at first, after receiving the Nexus 6P last week and playing around with it non-stop since then, we can safely say without a shadow of a doubt: the Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device — and arguably the best Android device — to come along in years. Here are the first things you should do.