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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…

Intel’s future computers have two screens

Intel’s future computers have two screens

Intel doesn’t make computers, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t build prototypes of them. When Intel thinks of new ways their chips can be used, they build prototypes to prove it’s possible, then partner with device makers to turn it into a consumer product. A recent example is Lenovo’s new Yoga Book C930, which…

Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

The Palm phone is basically a tiny phone…to go with your everyday phone. A San Francisco startup has bought the Palm name, but can they keep the ethos? This new Android phone they’re releasing exclusively to Verizon is meant to be your secondary device, a tiny little thing for the weekends. Our question – does…

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…

Techjuwelen – Canon EOS 300D – De eerste betaalbare DSLR

Techjuwelen – Canon EOS 300D – De eerste betaalbare DSLR

De Canon EOS 300D was om meerdere redenen een doorbraak in de fotografiewereld. Het toestel had een prijs van rond de 1000 euro, terwijl er onder de 2000 euro geen spiegelreflex te krijgen was. Bovendien was het in 2003 nog gebruikelijk om analoge lenzen te gebruiken. Maar die waren bedoeld voor fullframe-camera’s. Beeldsensoren waren in die tijd vrij duur…

The real reason Google made Android

The real reason Google made Android

So, why did Google make Android? In this week’s Processor episode, Dieter Bohn looks at the launch of Android ten years ago. The HTC G1, codename Dream, was the first commercially available phone that ran Android and it was released more than a year after the iPhone. But, here’s the thing, Android wasn’t meant to…