Google pushes RCS into the Fold


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Adam returns from vacation with some Sabotage! YouTube remasters up to 1,000 music videos and bring the RCS protocol to your phone. Meanwhile, Scott Adam Gordon checks in on how smartphones are getting really interesting again. Including the Samsung Galaxy Fold which is rumored to return very soon. Plus, we have the 5Gs with the LG V50 review, and rising smartphone prices due to trade wars.

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Recorded June 20, 2019

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3:00 – YouTube is remastering classic music videos, and they look totally rad

7:10 – Genius says it caught Google copying lyrics

9:10 – Is it me or have smartphones become interesting again?

25:50 – Samsung: The Galaxy Fold is ready to hit the market

29:25 – LG V50 ThinQ review: Does Sprint’s first 5G phone deliver?

51:30 – The U.S. phone market is about to get even more expensive

59:40 – Google says ‘screw it,’ will roll out RCS messaging with or without carriers

What is RCS messaging and why is it important?

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