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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
HP debuts Chromebook x2, a detachable Chrome OS tablet with keyboard and stylus, 12.3" IPS display, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, 13MP camera, available June from $599   —  Two weeks ago, Acer announced the first tablet running Chrome OS.  And today, HP is announcing the second — and it's a lot higher end.
Apr 9, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Pinterest introduces Following tab, which only shows recent pins from the people and boards that users follow and will mostly be shown in chronological order   —  Pinterest is introducing a big, but decidedly familiar new feature today: a feed, which will show recent pins from the people and boards you're following.
Mar 29, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple unveils Schoolwork app, which lets teachers assign handouts and track progress of their students, coming in June; apps can integrate using ClassKit   —  Apple is making a big push into education, and part of that is through apps.  At its event today, the company announced a tool called Schoolwork …
Mar 27, 2018, 11:59 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ preorders start March 2 for $720/$840 from Samsung and T-Mobile, $790/$915 from AT&T, $800/$930 from Verizon, and $792/$912 on Sprint   —  Samsung just announced the Galaxy S9, and now we're getting details on how much retailers and wireless carriers are going to charge for it.
Feb 25, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google says it will roll out routines for Assistant in the coming weeks, allowing it to perform multiple actions at once from a single pre-made command   —  Google is announcing a bunch of forthcoming updates to Assistant today, but one arrives right away: routines, a feature announced …
Feb 23, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says average tweet length has remained the same after doubling character limit, but engagement has increased   —  It turns out, 280-character tweets aren't the end of all that's good about Twitter.  On a call with investors this morning, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey …
Feb 8, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Dell unveils a XPS 15 2-in-1 with keyboard that uses magnets for key feedback, Intel-AMD chip, 1080p or 4K touchscreen display, shipping this spring for $1,300+   —  It's way more powerful than the 13-inch version  —  Dell is introducing a 15-inch version of its XPS 2-in-1, after debuting a 13-inch model last year.
Jan 9, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Baidu announces three smart speakers for China running DuerOS 2.0; one has a screen, one is a lamp, and one is a projector   —  Baidu is one of the biggest web companies in China, so naturally, it's trying to take over the smart assistant market there just as Google and Amazon are in the US.
Jan 8, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Belkin starts shipping WeMo HomeKit Bridge hub with Apple HomeKit support, announced 8 months ago, for $40   —  Belkin is releasing a new version of its Wemo smart home hub that allows its connected home system to integrate with Apple's HomeKit.  The new hub costs $40 and is going on sale today …
Jan 7, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Responses from nine ISPs show few firm commitments to not block, throttle, or prioritize certain data after FCC repeals net neutrality rules   —  Lots of talk, little promise  —  The FCC voted to put an end to net neutrality, giving internet providers free rein to deliver service at their own discretion.
Dec 15, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context

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