We already mentioned that the LG VX8700 would be available starting today from Verizon, but hey, everyone needs a reminder right? Just to refresh your memory, this shiny new multimedia successor to the VX8600 has a 2.0-megapixel camera, a music player, a video recorder, a microSD card slot, Bluetooth, EV-DO, and access to all the Verizon V Cast goodies like V Cast Video and V Cast Music. It'll cost you $179.99 after a two-year service agreement and a $50 rebate.
Google wants to mimic iMessage's magic with Android Messages
In the battle of texting apps, Google has a plan to create a unified, interactive texting experience across all Android devices using RCS and the Android Messages app. But not everyone is being a team player.
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