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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google renames its popular Android storage management app Files Go to Files by Google and says it is now used by over 30M people each month   —  Google is renaming Files Go, its lightweight files app for phones with limited storage, to “Files by Google” to reflect that the app works no matter …
Nov 8, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
RED Hydrogen One review: unique design and long-lasting battery, but holographic display is poor and blurry, and it falls far short of other $1,000+ phones   —  It's obvious this is RED's first phone  —  RED's debut smartphone is such a mess that it made me question what fundamental parts of a phone we truly need.
Oct 29, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
The Verge:
Leaked Google contract stipulates that Android device makers provide at least two years of security updates for phones and tablets that have 100K+ activations   —  Every month, a security team at Google releases a new set of patches for Android — and every month, carriers and manufacturers struggle …
Oct 24, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Motorola and iFixit partner on DIY battery and screen repair kits that include official parts and cost $40 to $200; faulty repair of a phone may void warranty   —  Phone companies usually want to stop you from repairing your own devices, or even going to a third-party repair shop.
Oct 24, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
The Verge:
Documents show Android manufacturers in EU may have to pay Google $2.50-$40/device as a fee, depending on country and pixel density, following antitrust ruling   —  Confidential documents show strong incentives for keeping bundle intact  —  Android manufacturers will have to pay Google …
Oct 19, 2018, 9:27 AMIn 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
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
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Facebook's Portals have support for Alexa, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and Facebook Watch, but there's no browser or ability to check Facebook or Messages   —  As Facebook works to contain the fallout from its biggest-ever data breach, the company is introducing a product that will bring a camera and microphone into your living room.
Oct 8, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
What to expect from Google on October 9: Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Home Hub, Chrome OS-powered Pixel Slate tablet, Pixelbook 2, incremental update to Chromecast, more   —  Apple had its moment last month, so now it's Google's turn to show off new hardware.  On October 9th, Google will hold an event …
Oct 7, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Appeals court: Apple didn't infringe on University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent; court throws out $234M in damages, makes $272M more in levied fines unlikely   —  A federal appeals court has ruled in Apple's favor in a patent dispute with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sep 28, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context

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