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Liz Hunt / The Keyword:
Google introduces new views in Maps for driving, navigation, and transit to better highlight relevant information, new colors and icons for places of interest   —  The world is an ever-evolving place.  And as it changes, Google Maps changes with it.  As roads close, businesses open …
Nov 17, 2017, 2:35 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Vimeo adds support for HDR videos for all users, a year after YouTube added the same feature   —  Video-streaming company Vimeo has announced that it now supports high dynamic range (HDR) content.  —  HDR, for the uninitiated, is a technique used to enhance the contrast of colors …
Nov 16, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Baidu launches colorful smart speaker co-designed with Teenage Engineering, launching only in China, available next month for ~$256   —  Most people still don't know who or what Teenage Engineering is.  But, those that do probably think of them as a music company — the iconic OP-1 synthesizer …
Nov 16, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google patches Wi-Fi KRACK flaw in Android, adds new saturated color display option in Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, releases fix for Pixel 2 “clicking” noise   —  It's also fixing the clicking problem on the Pixel 2  —  The regular, monthly patches for the Pixel are one of the main reasons …
Nov 6, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
DisplayMate:
DisplayMate: iPhone X display has the best color accuracy of “any display we have ever tested”, top full screen brightness of OLED-equipped phones at 634 nits   —  Dr. Raymond M. Soneira President, DisplayMate Technologies Corporation Copyright © 1990-2017 by DisplayMate Technologies Corporation.
Nov 6, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Ars Technica:
Xbox One X review: HDR colors with 4K look great, sizable performance improvements for few select games, but is expensive and has limited value without a 4K TV   —  Is Microsoft's “true 4K” console worth $100 more than the PS4 Pro?  —  When the Xbox One launched in 2013 …
Nov 3, 2017, 5:15 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Google working on fix for Pixel 2 XL display issues and Pixel 2 “clicking” noise, will roll out software update within weeks; warranty extended to two years   —  Shortly after Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL began shipping, some users noted that the devices seemed to have some... quirks.
Oct 26, 2017, 8:27 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Three female engineers sue Uber for sex and race discrimination, claim Uber pays female engineers less than male, white, and Asian-American counterparts   —  Three female engineers claim that “stack ranking” was stacked against them.  —  A new lawsuit claims Uber pays female engineers …
Oct 26, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google ‘actively investigating’ reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in   —  Bad to worse  —  Over the weekend, people with review units of the Pixel 2 XL began noticing a problem.  No, not the already-known issues of muddy color and grainy textures when viewed in low-light, but one that's potentially more worrisome: screen burn-in.
Oct 22, 2017, 10:14 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Essential Phone price drops $200 to $499, a few months after its debut; current US customers get online credit toward other Essential purchases   —  Essential has an offer that's honestly very hard to refuse: The price of the Essential Phone (PH-1, going by technical model number), is now $200 cheaper, so $499 off-contract and unlocked.
Oct 22, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context

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