Tag: new tech

Amazon vs. Walmart: reinventing how we buy everything

Amazon vs. Walmart: reinventing how we buy everything

Amazon has grown from an unknown online bookseller to one of the most valuable and powerful corporations in modern history. But, as big as Amazon seems, the company’s sales are small compared to big box retailers like Walmart. To compete, Amazon has to do something counterintuitive: it has to move into the real world. [Correction:…

RED Hydrogen One review: a $1,300 mess of a phone

RED Hydrogen One review: a $1,300 mess of a phone

RED’s Hydrogen One smartphone has been hyped for over a year. It has a “holographic” display and captures 3D photos and videos. It also has an expansion port meant to be attached to a cinema-grade sensor and other RED equipment. So does it live up? Not quite. Here’s what it’s really like to use RED’s…

The most important Android phone

The most important Android phone

We’re ten years into the Android era and Google’s OS has over two billion users worldwide. But, how did it get so big? In part two of Processor’s Android history series, Dieter Bohn looks at the Motorola Droid and how Verizon’s massive ad campaign contributed to Android’s early success. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on…

How Disney will force Netflix to change streaming

How Disney will force Netflix to change streaming

By late 2019, Disney has promised to launch its own online streaming service, further complicating the options for viewers who just want to watch their favorite films and TV online. The competition between streaming services has been great for consumers, so far. Outlets like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Shudder, and Filmstruck have been ramping…

Google Home Hub hands-on

Google Home Hub hands-on

Google has announced its Google Assistant-powered Home Hub. We spent some time with it, and it’s much smaller than you would expect from the 7-inch display size. It looks like nothing more than a tiny floating tablet on a cloth-covered stand. That display has something called Ambient EQ, which automatically adjusts to the light in…

Google Pixel 3 event in 12 minutes

Google Pixel 3 event in 12 minutes

Months of leaks were finally confirmed at the Pixel 3 event today in New York City where Google just unveiled its newest flagship Android phone and a few new devices, including the Pixel Slate and Google Home Hub. Unlike a typical Google event, the company announced its new lineup at the top of the hour…

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL hands-on

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL hands-on

Google just unveiled the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, its latest flagship Android smartphones. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL both have a much higher quality look and feel with a glass front and back. Both feature larger screens than last year’s models thanks to slimmed down bezels — and the controversial notch in…