Hardware

Hands-on with Google’s Pixel 2, a shift away from the war of hardware specs
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 Google sold the idea of paradigm shifts hard on-stage at today’s big event in San Francisco — that, after all, is kind of the company’s M.O. This time out, CEO Sundar Pichai hit the stage to discuss a [...]
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Crunch Report | Google’s Big Ol’ Hardware Day
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All the goodies, like Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Clips, Home Mini and Pixel Buds from Google’s Hardware Event, self-driving car company Voyage is testing cars at a retirement home and the EU says Ireland isn’t taxing App [...]
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Amazon doubles down on its own Echo hardware, even as it increasingly relies on third parties
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 The biggest surprise of today’s secret Amazon event in Seattle was the sheer breadth of Echo-related announcements. Over the past several months, it’s seemed as if Amazon the company was moving more and more [...]
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Google, HTC sign $1.1B USD cooperation agreement to boost Google’s hardware game
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 Google and HTC have entered into an agreement where certain HTC employees will join Google. As part of the transaction, HTC will receive $1.1B USD in cash from Google. Google will also receive non-exclusive license for [...]
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Facebook design head loud on voice, silent on Alexa and hardware
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 Facebook has been reportedly working on a video chat device and a smart speaker that would use a new voice interface, to compete against the likes of Amazon and Google in the race to control your living room; and itR [...]
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Facebook’s Andrew Bosworth is taking over the company’s consumer hardware efforts
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 Veteran Facebook exec Andrew “Boz” Bosworth is taking over consumer hardware efforts at the company, including projects under groups like Building 8 and Oculus. The announcement was made internally by Faceb [...]
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Facebook said to be working on dedicated video chat device
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 Facebook is reportedly working on dedicated video chat hardware, per a new report by Bloomberg. The device is said to be the inaugural major product from Facebook’s hardware-focused Building 8 product development [...]
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Google Glass is back with hardware focused on the enterprise
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 Google Glass arguably always only made sense as an enterprise-focused product, but now it’s officially back and customized for those applications, with Glass Enterprise Edition (EE). The wearable head-mounted disp [...]
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Take a first look at the Xbox One X hardware up close
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 Microsoft revealed the Xbox One X to the world today, proving that it thinks X is just the best letter. The new console is mostly an Xbox One, but with 4K HDR output capabilities and Dolby Atmos surround sound on board. [...]
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