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6 months after Pixel 2 launch, Google has nothing to say of its success — but hardware focus is bigger than ever

Other parts of the hardware and operating system business take the spotlight instead.

Alphabet just released its Q1 2018 earnings, and I followed along with the earnings call afterward to pick up further context on the numbers from Google CEO Sundar Pichai. The most striking thing from the call, at least as it pertains to us here in the Android world, is that the word “Pixel” was used only once — mentioned as an aside when talking  [Read More…]

Is the Honor View 10 still worth buying four months after it was announced?

They say time heals all wounds, but that doesn’t do anything to fix a botched release.

When we reviewed the Honor View 10, we found it to be one of the best affordable flagships for just $ 500 — it held its own against the similarly priced OnePlus 5T, and you could even make the argument that it’s a better value than the more premium Huawei Mate 10 Pro. But that was all the way back in January.

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Looks like the Galaxy Note 9 won’t get under-display fingerprint recognition after all

Reliable analyst Min-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities doesn’t believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will come with under-display fingerprint recognition.

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Looks like the Galaxy Note 9 won’t get under-display fingerprint recognition after all

Reliable analyst Min-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities doesn’t believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will come with under-display fingerprint recognition.

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MoviePass tracks your location before and after you go to the movies

Is your data worth a good deal on movies?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard of MoviePass by now. Being able to pay just $ 9.95/month to watch as many as one movie per day in theaters is an enticing proposition, but to not much surprise, some people are apprehensive of its too good to be true offer.

During the recent Entertainment Finance Forum, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe might have given some  [Read More…]

Nest co-founder Matt Rogers is leaving the company after nine years

Rogers was the last of Nest’s two co-founders still working there.

On February 7, Nest announced that it was officially merging with Google’s hardware division in an effort to make the best possible smart home products that it could. One day after this, Nest co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Matt Rogers, is leaving the company.

Rogers made the announcement on Twitter, with his full statement reading as follows:

After almost nine incredible, intense years working to build  [Read More…]

Essential Phone gets February security patch one day after Pixel/Nexus

Say what you will about Essential, this is how you do software updates.

The Essential Phone is far from a perfect device, but one thing that it’s excelled at since its release is fast software updates. Aside from a delay with Android 8.0 Oreo’s public release, the team at Essential has kicked out updates for the PH-1 faster than just about anyone else.

Google officially released the February 2018 security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices on  [Read More…]

What to do if you’re locked out of your phone after resetting it

While it’s for our own good, Factory Reset Protection can trip you up when you reset your phone. These tips can help.

Google and the company that made your phone have some tools in place to help prevent phone theft and your privacy when it comes to resetting your phone. Factory reset protection is set up so that you’ll need to know your phone password or your Google account password before you can reset a device and  [Read More…]

AT&T proposes ‘Internet Bill of Rights’ after net neutrality’s death

This might sound good on the surface, but don’t get too excited just yet.

It’s been over a month since the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality, and since then, we’ve seen some interesting developments. One GOP representative proposed a bill to restore some (but not all) net neutrality principles in late December, and now in January, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has introduced a new “Internet Bill of Rights.”

Randall Stephenson

Stephenson starts out his proposal  [Read More…]

YouTube TV already has 300,000 users less than a year after launch

Hulu with Live TV has even more subscribers at 450,000.

In early 2018, Internet-based live TV services are bigger than ever. Sling TV acted as the catalyst for this market in January 2015, and it’s continued to grow since then. Google and Hulu are two of the younger entities with their YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV services, but according to sources that spoke with CNBC, they’re already seeing substantial growth.

YouTube TV first launched in  [Read More…]