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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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Video: Google Pixel 2017 hardware event recap

Google’s hardware loadout for late 2017 includes two new Pixel phones, the first Pixel laptop in years, new Google Homes, auto-translating earbuds and an AI-powered camera. At its event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the company unveiled a motherload of … Continue reading

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Roku announces four new pieces of hardware and updated Roku OS 8

Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, Roku has announced the Express/Express+, Streaming Stick/Streaming Stick+, Ultra, and all-new Roku OS 8 update. Roku has been one of the leaders in the media streaming game longer than anyone else, and … Continue reading

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Hardware is table stakes [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, Russell Holly, and Phil Nickinson talk about the motives and strategies behind some significant moves in the industry this year, including Google’s HTC deal and Amazon’s new Echo products and Fire TV 4K. It’s update-mageddon! With … Continue reading

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Google Pixelbook convertible breaks cover with high-end hardware, pen and big price tag

It’s Google hardware leak day! Right alongside fresh leaks of the Pixel 2 XL and new Google Home Mini, we also have information on a brand new Pixel-branded Chromebook from Google called the Pixelbook. Droid-Life has a couple of images … Continue reading

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