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From the Editor’s Desk: Being critical vs. starting a Pixel 2 XL witch hunt

We hyper-analyze these phones sometimes, and we do it inconsistently. If there’s one thing we’ve discovered by closely following the technology space the past few years, it’s that no consumer electronic device is perfect. That’s become extremely clear in the … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: Google’s commitment to hardware is no longer in doubt

There is always intense hype around a Google event, and this time the company also delivered. Google, it turns out, really cares about making self-branded hardware. The first two Chromebook Pixels weren’t a fluke, nor were the 2016 Google Pixel … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: Late-breaking Pixel predictions

Hunches, predictions and gut feelings about what’s next from Google. Pixel season is upon us, as Google prepares to show off next-gen hardware across several categories this coming Wednesday, October 4. It’ll also be the sixth Google fall hardware launch … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: How much longer do we wait for Essential to figure it out?

Excitement can only last so long before we start expecting the product to match. I published my initial Essential Phone review on August 18. 11 days later, after a few more software updates and extra time with it, I solidified … Continue reading

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From the Editor’s Desk: HTC x Google

Is HTC on an inevitable path towards acquisition? And how might a Google buyout in 2017 look different to the Motorola deal of 2012? So, Google might buy HTC’s smartphone business — or at least make a sizeable investment in … Continue reading

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