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Apple’s Phil Schiller thinks students won’t succeed on a Chromebook

Students also won’t succeed if they get any dust in their MacBook spacebar.

What you need to know Apple introduced a new MacBook Pro with a keyboard that ditches the unpopular “butterfly” switches. Interim Comms Lead and CMO Phil Schiller talked in detail about all of the changes needed to improve the keyboard. Schiller’s final point was a jab saying students would not be successful using Chromebooks in class.

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Google Stadia head Phil Harrison believes ISPs will lift data caps

Let’s see if companies like Comcast agree.

What you need to know Google Stadia is an upcoming game streaming service. You pay $ 10 a month to access your titles and have to buy games separately. Google believes that internet service providers will raise data caps for game streaming. The launch of 5G wireless technology may also remove data caps.

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How Phil lost weight and got less fat with the Withings Body smart scale

A smart scale won’t do the work for you, but it makes keeping track of your daily weigh-ins so much easier.

OK, let’s get one thing straight. Knowing how much you weigh won’t actually cause you to lose weight. The scale is just the messenger, right? But I’ve been a HUGE fan of the Withings Body scale (it’s actually my second one, having upgraded from the older model) for a couple years now.

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Phil is back — as Modern Dad!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: I regret to inform you that reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated. I had a nice nap, a little vacation, a couple of long walks on the beach — but now it’s time to get back to work. And so we present: Modern Dad!

Following up on the success that has been MrMobile (yeah, that Fisher guy’s all right), Modern Dad is the second video-first project from Mobile Nations. And I’m pretty  [Read More…]

Watch Phil talk Moto Z, Android N Preview 5 and more on All About Android 275

If you happened to miss the live recording, you can now check out the replay of All About Android 275. In this episode, our own Phil Nickinson joins Florence Ion and Ron Richards to talk Moto Z, the fifth Android N Developer Preview, the VR set that Google has apparently killed (or not) and more.

The discussion gets pretty interesting, so if you like listening to Android-related conversation, you won’t want to miss this. As always,  [Read More…]

Watch Phil tonight on TWiT.tv’s ‘All About Android’

Our own fearless leader Phil Nickinson will be the special guest on TWiT.TV’s live video podcast “All About Android” tonight at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT).

Phil will likely be discussing a ton of Android news that has come up in the past few days with the shows’s hosts Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards, including the release of the fifth and final Developer Preview of Android 7.0 Nougat, more rumors about the Samsung  [Read More…]

Listen to Phil talk new Nexus, Chromecasts and more with Chris Lacy on The Blerg

Phil got a chance to sit down and talk with Chris Lacy on his podcast, The Blerg, to talk about all the recent Android announcements. From the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P to the new Chromecast hardware and more, the conversation touched on a lot of great points.

Catch Phil talking the Internet of Things on Portland’s KOIN 6

Android Central’s own Phil Nickinson recently made an appearance on Portland’s KOIN 6 to talk about using your smartphone to keep your home safe with the Internet of Things.

Watch our own Phil Nickinson on All About Android 223!

If you were unable to tune into the live recording of All About Android 223 with Phil, don’t worry. You can now watch the recording on your own schedule, and check out all of the Android news and information that was discussed. From security concerns to Samsung Pay, and a bit of Humble Bundle, there was some great Android conversation going on.

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Watch our own Phil Nickinson on All About Android 215!

One of the highlights anytime we make it out to the San Francisco Bay Area is having the honor of swinging by the TWiT studios up in Petaluma to see some pals and the work they do at This Week in Tech up close and personal. And such was the case again this week as we crowded ’round the table for episode 215 of All About Android, joining hosts Jason Howell and Ron Richards, along with fellow  [Read More…]