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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google expands its parental control app Family Link to Chromebooks, gives Chromebooks with supervised accounts access to Android apps from the Play store   —  The kids can now use Android apps  —  Google has had an app called Family Link for a little over a year now, designed to give parents …
Dec 13, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google rebrands Project Fi to Google Fi and adds support for iPhones, currently in beta, and the “majority” of Android devices   —  Looks like the MVNO is here to stay  —  Three years after it first launched, Google is making its cell service a little more official today.
Nov 28, 2018, 11:08 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Pixel Slate review: nice hardware, including great speakers, but its Chrome OS software is riddled with bugs, and Android app integration still needs work   —  Great hardware undone by a hundred tiny software indignities  —  The tricky thing about Google's new Pixel Slate is that it checks …
Nov 27, 2018, 12:14 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google Maps is being overburdened with so many features and design changes that it is becoming difficult to just get directions in the app   —  Yelp must be thrilled  —  Earlier today, 9to5Google pointed us to a blog post from Google announcing a new feature for Google Maps: messaging businesses.
Nov 15, 2018, 2:20 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google says Android developers should use native APIs to support “Foldables”, to help avoid further fragmentation, as Samsung and others tease folding devices   —  Developers can turn on support for folding displays right now  —  Google is officially announcing support for a category …
Nov 7, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
MacBook Air (2018) review: Retina display, great new trackpad, Touch ID, and a modest speed bump make it a nice upgrade for the owners of older MacBook Airs   —  Completely whelming  —  The fan is blowing on this brand-new MacBook Air with Retina Display.  It's a familiar sound …
Nov 6, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Hands-on with the new MacBook Air: glossy screen is great, mostly on par with the MacBook Pro, but the third-gen butterfly keyboard remains a polarizing design   —  This is the MacBook most people should get  —  Apple has finally unveiled a long-awaited revamp of the MacBook Air …
Oct 30, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
As Google rolls out a news feed under the search box on its mobile homepage, questions remain about the effects it could have on society   —  This is exhausting; I'm exhausted  —  I woke up this morning to two pieces of news that I couldn't help but see as two sides of the same coin …
Oct 30, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google Pixel 3, 3 XL review: the best camera gets a better phone, with far better screen, loud speakers, but notch is “doofy” and the finish is easily scratched   —  Taking it up a notch  —  When Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh introduced the Pixel 3 last week, he didn't utter the word “Android” a single time.
Oct 15, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Hands-on with the new Palm, a tiny phone to keep users from using their big phone, exclusive to Verizon for $349.99, available in November   —  It's tiny, clever, and exclusive to Verizon  —  There's a new phone with the word “Palm” on it that's tiny, intriguing, and has very little …
Oct 15, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context

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