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Volvo's new Android-powered Polestar 2 hands-on

Volvo's new Android-powered Polestar 2 hands-on

Android Automotive, a native version of Google’s in-car software, has been years in the making. Now, it’s close to prime time on Volvo’s Polestar 2, an all-electric Tesla competitor coming next year. We went hands on with the newest version of Google’s software in a prototype Polestar 2, and it’s shaping up to be quite…

Google I/O 2019 event in 13 minutes

Google I/O 2019 event in 13 minutes

At Google I/O 2019, the company announced the Pixel 3A and 3A XL, along with a new Nest Hub Max smart display that has a camera, and updates coming to Android Q and Google Assistant. In addition, Google is bringing the new Live Caption feature to videos and audio. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2J6rOSa Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs…

Google Pixel 3A review: a $399 phone with a great camera

Google Pixel 3A review: a $399 phone with a great camera

Google’s Pixel 3A or Pixel 3A XL is the best phone under $500, and it’s actually competitive with more expensive phones in one very important way. The Pixel 3A has a great camera. While it has many of the same compromises you usually make when you buy a cheap phone, the photos it takes are…

Google Nest's new smart display can recognize your face

Google Nest's new smart display can recognize your face

The Google Nest Hub Max is a big Google Assistant smart display with a camera on top that you can use both for video calls and home security monitoring. It’s coming this July and will retail for $229. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2VOkFvP Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow…

Android Q: exclusive hands-on with the new features

Android Q: exclusive hands-on with the new features

Android 10 Q beta 3 is available today on more devices than any previous Android beta has been available on before. Android Q has dark mode, better gestures, and an impressive new accessibility feature in live captions. Dieter Bohn visited Google for an exclusive first look at these new features and Google’s new way to…

The best camera phone you can’t buy in the U.S.

The best camera phone you can’t buy in the U.S.

The Huawei P30 Pro is a flagship Android smartphone with a difference. It’s the first cameraphone with a new periscope zoom lens, which helps it achieve incredible zoom. It’s also the first phone with an RYYB image sensor, which produces shockingly good night photos, outdoing the Google Pixel 3 and embarrassing Apple’s iPhone XS and…

THIS is why your phone is so damn expensive

THIS is why your phone is so damn expensive

Phones are more expensive than ever. Flagship devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and other top manufacturers can now cost hundreds of dollars more than they did just a couple years ago. With extra storage, many of them reach well above $1,000. And with the arrival of foldable phones, which are being priced around and above…

Android Q hands-on

Android Q hands-on

Google has released the first beta version of its Android Q software update. It’s still very early, but there are some exciting and helpful changes in this initial release. It’s still very early, but Q seems to be headed in the right direction. Read more: http://bit.ly/2Hr682H Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow…

How to buy the right wireless charger

How to buy the right wireless charger

Buying a wireless charger for your phone can be surprisingly difficult. The spec itself is pretty simple: just drop your phone a charger and go, but when it comes to actually buying that charger, there are a ton of options out there. Some charge at different speeds, some have different form factors, and some don’t…