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David Pierce / Wired:
Medium debuts Series feature for its mobile app, similar to Snapchat Stories, but Series don't expire and users can subscribe to updates   —  At some point in every technology's evolution, the world settles on its Right Way To Do Stuff.  Having one broadly adopted system just makes life easier …
Mar 1, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
HMD announces €189 5.2" Nokia 5, €139 5" Nokia 3, and €49 Nokia 3310 feature phone, all of which will ship in Q2; the €229 Nokia 6 will be available worldwide   —  Before there was iPhone, there was 3310.  After its launch in 2000, Nokia sold more than 125 million models …
Feb 26, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google announces more carrier support for its implementation of RCS, rebrands Messenger to Android Messages, makes app default on phones from LG, ZTE, others   —  When text messaging was simple, SMS worked beautifully.  You could send 160 characters to anyone with a cellphone, and they'd receive it the same way they would a phone call.
Feb 24, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Inside Xiaomi's Internet of Things strategy: invest in IoT firms in exchange for 10-20% stake and the right to brand and sell their products   —  Xiaomi became the world's most valuable startup following a straightforward plan.  “We noticed a trend of switching from feature phones to smartphones in China …
Jan 22, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google's head of Daydream Labs and the director of immersive design speak about the challenges of building Daydream and pushing the boundaries of VR   —  A few minutes after Google CEO Sundar Pichai finished speaking to the crowd at a Google developer conference one sunny June morning in 2014 …
Jan 16, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Uber introduces Compliments, allowing riders to give their driver private feedback via pre-made stickers or custom thank you notes   —  Starting today, when you give your Uber driver a five-star rating, your app will ask you to provide them a little extra feedback.
Nov 21, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Inside Project Ara, Google's quest to create a modular smartphone   —  The building that houses Google's Advanced Technology and Products division offers a few subtle hints that something weird is going on inside.  The pirate flags in the bathroom.  The big sign reminding ATAP employees …
May 20, 2016, 6:35 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google VP of VR Clay Bavor describes his vision for VR: perfectly capture and depict reality, create VR spaces for free expression   —  Clay Bavor, Google's VP of VR, on His Plan to Make Virtual Reality Amazing for Everyone  —  In late 2013, Clay Bavor began experimenting with teleportation.
Apr 18, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Fossil Q Founder Android Wear smartwatch available November 25 for $275, favors fashion over tech   —  Fossil's New Smartwatches Favor Fashion Over Tech  —  The designers at Fossil have been making watches and jewelry for decades.  When they set out to make their first smartwatch, though, they had to re-learn a few things.
Nov 25, 2015, 1:10 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
The Inside Story of Surface Book, Microsoft's Next Big Thing   —  One night about two years ago, Panos Panay couldn't sleep.  This happens a lot, waking up in the middle of the night with loud thoughts rattling around in his head.  Panay popped off the pillow, reached for his new Surface Pen …
Oct 26, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context

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