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Keyboard and vital-tracking Moto Mods launching later in 2018

By Joe Maring Motorola’s ‘Transform the Smartphone Challenge’ is also making a return. Last year, Motorola launched its first “Transform the Smartphone Challenge” in which people from all around the world could submit ideas for […] Read More

Qualcomm and Rockchip announce new SoCs for Android Things OS

By Corbin Davenport Android Things is the name of Google’s edition of Android specifically designed for Internet-of-Things devices (IoT). The first version was made available at the end of 2016, and the first long-term support […] Read More

Source: Verizon also under pressure to cancel upcoming Huawei phone launch

By David Ruddock According to a source familiar with the company’s plans, Verizon is facing political pressure to cancel the launch of a Huawei smartphone later this year. The source stated Verizon intended to sell […] Read More

Sony announces new 4K HDR Android TVs with Google Assistant built-in

By Scott Scrivens Sony’s been busy with announcements so far at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, debuting new headphones and speakers, an Android Auto audio system, and some new phones (trademark bezels still intact). There […] Read More

Blocks modular smartwatch has started shipping to backers after official launch at CES

By Scott Scrivens Remember when dreaming about modular electronics was all the rage? Even Google got caught up in the fantasy for a little while. Project Ara’s notion of a modular smartphone might be dead […] Read More

Lead Google Duo engineer teases group calls, web app, and more

By Joe Maring Group calls in Duo might finally be a thing. Although it still isn’t quite as popular as Apple FaceTime, Google Duo has quickly become one of the best video/audio calling apps around. […] Read More

Kinda Blue Pixel 2 now available for non-Verizon customers

By Joe Maring Your choice of getting it unlocked or on Project Fi. The Pixel 2 might not be the best-looking phone released in 2017, but it’s still a big improvement over its first-generation sibling. […] Read More

Google is looking into Android 8.1 lockscreen swipe issues on Pixel devices

By Richard Gao I’d wager that most owners of Pixel phones use the fingerprint sensors on the back to unlock their phones, but there are circumstances in which using the backup PIN, pattern, or password […] Read More

Google is finally fixing URLs on AMP pages

By Martim Lobao Even if you’ve never heard of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages), you’ve probably already come across them several times online without realizing it — and you might have even been put off by […] Read More

The Kinda Blue Pixel 2 is now available on Project Fi

By Ryan Whitwam Google has this nasty habit of making the prettiest Pixels the hardest to get. Remember the Really Blue limited edition Pixel last year? This year, the Kinda Blue variant is only available […] Read More