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Sam Byford / The Verge:
A deep look at the emergent Chinese phone market, where the hardware is now on par or better than flagships popular in the West but the software lags behind   —  2018 will go down as the year when it became impossible to ignore the increasing advancements of Chinese smartphone hardware …
Oct 18, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Pixel USB-C earbuds review: sound great and are comfortable, compatible with most modern devices, and affordable at $30, but lack a good seal in the ear   —  Healing the wound left by the removal of the headphone jack  —  Unmentioned during Google's big hardware event this month …
Oct 17, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Helm launches a privacy-focused personal server, costing $499 with a $99/year subscription, that lets users host emails, calendars, and contacts   —  Here's the thing: for all the talk about her email server, Hillary Clinton did not get hacked.  “I'll go on record with that,” says Giri Sreenivas, the founder of Helm.
Oct 17, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Fitbit Charge 3 review: great design and battery life with reliable workout tracking, but third-party apps and notifications are limited   —  Is there a place for a dedicated fitness tracker in a world full of more powerful and feature-packed smartwatches?  That's the question facing …
Oct 17, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Skydio's R1 self-flying drone can now be launched, controlled, or manually flown entirely from an Apple Watch   —  Skydio, the California-based drone maker that specializes in self-flying software, is announcing a new update today that will let owners of its R1 drone launch, control …
Oct 17, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google Chromecast 2018 review: still $35, improved design, slightly faster performance, can stream 1080p at 60 fps but not 4K capable, not worth the upgrade   —  Little in the way of new features  —  Google didn't say a word about its newly refreshed Chromecast onstage in New York last week.
Oct 17, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Hands-on with Huawei's fitness-focused Watch GT, which has two versions for €199 or €249, a 1.39" OLED display, GPS, and runs a proprietary OS called LiteOS   —  How does two weeks' battery life sound?  —  At a time when the Apple Watch is miles ahead of any other smartwatch …
Oct 16, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
In EU, Google to start charging OEMs for Play Store and Google apps, offer separate licenses for Search and Chrome, let OEMs make devices with forked Android   —  Android will still be “free and open source”  —  Google is changing the way it licenses its suite of Android apps in Europe …
Oct 16, 2018, 1:38 PMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Huawei unveils Mate 20 Pro with 6.4-inch OLED display, in-display fingerprint sensor, two-way wireless charging, three rear cameras, and 4,200mAh battery   —  Everything you could want from a phone, and then some  —  Arriving fashionably late to the 2018 contest for super flagship phones …
Oct 16, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft launches All-Access Pass subscription plan for $299 per month for 30 rides costing up to $15 each, for single-passenger trips and carpooling rides   —  Netflix, but for rides  —  Lyft's monthly subscription experiment is going national.  The ride-hailing company has been tinkering …
Oct 16, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context

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