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Google might bring Nest back into its own hardware business

By | Alphabet, Android, computing, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, TC, Technology, world wide web | No Comments

 Google might fold Nest back into the Google, well, fold. The company is considering integrating Nest, which is a separate company under mutual parent Alphabet at the moment, back into Google’s hardware business.
The re-integration, first reported by Wall Street Journal, is a move that Google is considering as a way to help it build out its smart home capabilities vs. Amazon, which is… Read More

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Essential offers up an Android Oreo beta for the Essential Phone

By | Android, Android Nougat, Android Oreo, computing, essential, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, Mobile, oreo, PIXEL, samsung galaxy s8, smartphones, TC | No Comments

 Android smartphone maker Essential promised that it would be releasing an update to Android 8.0 Oreo for its devices soon, and now there’s a beta version of the update available through its developer portal. This is just a beta, as mentioned, but it’s broadly available for anyone interested enough in the Oreo update to try out pre-release software. Read More

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Google brings the $399 Android One Moto X4 to Project Fi (and the U.S.)

By | Android, Android One, Gadgets, Hardware, Mobile, moto x4, Motorola, TC | No Comments

 Google today announced that the Android One Moto X4 is now available for pre-order on its Project Fi page. Like other Android One phones, the mid-range Moto X4, comes with a pure version of Android without any bloatware. This marks the first time an Android One phone is available on Project Fi, Google’s own virtual cell network, and it also marks the Moto X4’s arrival in the… Read More

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Google’s Pixel 2 XL leaks in two colorways, reportedly priced at $849

By | Android, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, Mobile, Pixel 2 XL, smarthone, TC | No Comments

 Google’s big Pixel 2 event is coming up very soon – it’s set for October 4. The Pixel 2 XL has leaked, however, with pictures of both a black and a white color option, and the Pixel 2 XL name is apparently going to be the official one, too, according to a new report from Droid Life. The smartphone looks like the original, but with a sleeker rear two-tone look, with what… Read More

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Android newbie HMD’s Nokia 8 flagship lets you livestream ‘frontbacks’

By | Android, Europe, frontback, Gadgets, HMD Global, Livestreaming, Mobile, Nokia, Nokia 8, nougat, smartphones, Social, TC | No Comments

 Rebooting the venerable Nokia smartphone brand has not been a rush job for HMD Global, the Foxconn-backed company set up for the purpose of licensing the Nokia name to try to revive the brand’s fortunes on smartphones. But after starting with basic and mid-tier phones, it’s finally outted a flagship Android handset. Read More

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