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David Pierce / Wired:
Profile of Google's SVP of hardware Rick Osterloh, who restructured its hardware organization and is tasked with integrating Google Assistant into devices   —  IT'S EARLY IN the morning on October 4, 2016, and in a few seconds, Rick Osterloh will present Google's latest gadget portfolio to the world.
Feb 11, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google unveils point-and-shoot VR180 cameras from Lenovo and Yi that can live stream 180-degree VR video to YouTube and save panoramic images to Google Photos   —  JUST ABOUT EVERYONE agrees virtual and augmented reality are going to be important.  The tech already sort of works, and will get better quickly from here.
Jan 10, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Inside Amazon's Alexa Voice Services division, which makes hardware and software development kits that help manufacturers build Alexa-enabled products   —  WHEN IT FIRST launched in 2014, Amazon's Alexa voice assistant was little more than an experiment.  It appeared first inside the Echo …
Jan 9, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Firefox Quantum, built from the ground up as multi-device browser, has useful features, strong privacy protections, is faster & better at memory use than Chrome   —  IT'S BEEN YEARS since I gave a second thought to my web browser.  Safari's fine, Microsoft Edge is whatever, I think Opera still exists?
Nov 27, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google Pixel Buds review: great sound, but Assistant only works on Android, Translate is only available to Pixel owners, and pairing via case sometimes fails   —  In your ears, Google's earbuds work beautifully—but it takes way too much work to get them there.  —  I CAN'T FIGURE out the Google Pixel Buds.
Nov 15, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Doppler Labs, the smart earbuds startup which raised a total of $50M+, is shutting down   —  ON OCTOBER 23, Doppler Labs founder Noah Kraft got a Facebook notification.  One of those “On This Day” pop-ups, resurfacing a post from exactly two years ago, when Kraft had appeared on CNBC to make the case for his company.
Nov 1, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
A look back at Google Goggles, an early precursor to modern mobile AR-infused camera apps like Snapchat   —  GOOGLE'S FIRST PUBLIC foray into augmented reality began with an argument in a bar.  It was 2008, and David Petrou, a longtime Google engineer, was sitting in a Brooklyn watering hole explaining …
Oct 29, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google I/O showcased a lot of good ideas and impressive research but few practical applications   —  As expected, the opening keynote of Google's I/O 2017 developer conference was a doozy.  For two and a half hours, CEO Sundar Pichai and a handful of execs rattled off a staggering list …
May 21, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
David Pierce / Wired:
Google Lens, an in-photo search feature driven by computer vision, is coming to Google Photos and Google Assistant   —  Google is remaking itself as an AI company, a virtual assistant company, a classroom-tools company, a VR company, and a gadget maker, but it's still primarily a search company.
May 17, 2017, 1:43 PMIn context
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

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