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May 3

Galaxy A82 5G joins Samsung’s quarterly update schedule ahead of its formal announcement

Samsung’s popular mid-range Galaxy A series is responsible for some of the most successful Android smartphones in recent memory, and, as usual, more are on their way. Ahead of its formal debut, Samsung has just listed the Galaxy A82 5G on its website.

April 30

Stadia Changelog: Embr Premium Update, Legend of Keepers arrives, UI update, more

Closing out the month of April, Google Stadia had a relatively exciting week with a UI revamp, some notable game updates including the Embr Premium Update, and more, though only one new game arrived on the service.

January 29

Chrome Remote Desktop redesign brings dark mode

Chrome Remote Desktop, Google’s free, handy web app to let you take control of another computer, has gotten a redesign, complete with dark mode.

January 21

Mobvoi Earbuds Gesture review: Head-bopping gimmicks with fairly solid sound [Video]

After striking gold with the TicWatch Pro 3, Mobvoi’s Earbuds Gesture wireless Bluetooth headphones have arrived after a successful Indiegogo campaign complete with some hands-free head gestures.

November 19, 2020

Pixel 4a: Google’s most delightful phone of 2020 now looks the part in ‘Barely Blue’ [Gallery]

In this line of work, which is clearly not reflective of the general populace, the phone one uses is more or less pre-determined by what’s newest. My daily driver history since 2016 has been set by Google’s annual hardware cadence. This strategy, or the lack of one, has served me well in that I don’t […]

November 18, 2020

Best of Black Friday 2020 – Google: Pixel 5 $649, Nest Mini $19, Stadia bundles, more

With Black Friday just around the corner and all of the major retailers’ ads having dropped, we’re now diving into the best Google offers to expect. Ranging from price cuts on its latest Pixel smartphones to Nest smart home speakers and accessories, Google will be rolling out plenty of offers of its own to match other retailers on some of the best prices of the year. Head below for all of the details on this year’s best Google Black Friday deals.

October 22, 2020

Chromecast with Google TV Review: A lifeboat as we drown in streaming services

2020 has been quite a year, but outside of the obvious things, it’s also been notable for the barrage of streaming services that have changed how we consume TV shows and movies online. There have been perks, sure, but it’s only made finding our favorite content more confusing. In steps Google with its new watchlist […]

October 16, 2020

Pixel 5 first impressions: 5 things you’ll love on the latest Made by Google phone [Video]

While North America has to wait, some European markets already have the Pixel 5 shipping out to those that have pre-ordered early. We’ve spent 24 hours with our own retail unit to give you some of our Pixel 5 first impressions.

September 27, 2020

Google celebrates its 22nd birthday w/ homepage doodle that accurately depicts a 2020 party

Google Search is such a widely used tool in today’s world that it can be a little hard to believe it’s so young. Today, September 27, Google is celebrating its 22nd birthday with a homepage doodle that feels all too familiar in 2020.

September 8, 2020

Ex-Pixel camera lead Marc Levoy on using the same sensor, working at Google, and what’s next

Earlier this year, Google lost the “Distinguished Engineer” responsible for the research that went into the Pixel’s imaging capabilities. Marc Levoy is now at Adobe, and sat down with The Verge for a very interesting interview about his career and what’s next in photography.

September 10, 2020

Huawei FreeBuds Pro review: More than a hint of Apple flavor [Video]

In lieu of an IFA launch event, Huawei has held a slightly delayed annual Developers Conference and used that as the vehicle to launch some new products including the FreeBuds Pro, Watch GT 2 Pro, and some other notable hardware.

August 17, 2020

Google tests fullscreen account switcher across its 1st-party Android apps

One element of Google’s latest design language is having your profile image appear in the top-right corner of every application to emphasize how you’re logged in. This Google Account switcher is now getting tweaked to launch a fullscreen interface.

February 18, 2012

FTC tells EPIC to mind its own business regarding Google’s privacy changes

Consumer watchdog Electronic Privacy Information Center, also known as EPIC, sued the FTC last week in hopes to draw attention to Google’s new privacy policy. For those unfamiliar, Google’s new privacy policy merges 60 separate privacy policies into one unified document, and it allows Google to gather and implement user data across its services. EPIC did not like the […]

February 13, 2012

EU greenlights Google’s Motorola acquisition, but continues monitoring ‘strategic use of patents’

As expected, the European Commission cleared Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of handset maker Motorola Mobility following a short period of back and forth between the Internet giant and European regulators. A statement issued by the European Commission said the transaction was approved “mainly because it would not significantly modify the market situation in respect of operating systems and patents for these devices.” […]

February 22, 2012

Google and five others agree to new privacy policy standards for mobile apps

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced today an agreement with Google and five other tech companies including Apple, Amazon, HP, RIM, and Microsoft, that will see all companies implementing new standards for displaying privacy policies for apps that collect personal data. This took place multiple state attorneys general sent letters to Google CEO Larry […]

March 6, 2012

Google’s taking a nap: Not one buyout in four months despite 79 acquisitions in 2011

Google must be napping to reenergize for its upcoming Motorola Mobility acquisition, because it has not completed a single buyout in 2012 despite purchasing 79 companies last year. Google filed its 10-K with the SEC in January that revealed the Mountain View, Calif.-based search engine spent $1.9 billion (including stock and cash) on 79 acquisitions in 2011. The […]

March 7, 2012

Report: Google plans to sell Motorola Mobility set-top box business

Without any official confirmation, The New York Post reported today that Google is looking to sell Motorola Mobility’s set-top box division as the $12.5 billion acquisition of the company looms. Google allegedly summoned Qatalyst Partners and Barclays Capital to help shop the asset around. However, the publication’s sources indicated Google is not likely to unload the division, […]

March 1, 2012

Did Google really lose 7 percent of its search market share last month, mostly to Baidu?

Baidu is China’s largest search engine with a not-so secret mission to dominate the global market, and while most chuckle at the thought of it surpassing Google, one might be surprised to learn the Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet giant lost 7 percent of its search market share to Baidu last month. According to the well-regarded […]

June 23, 2011

Google’s Page and Schmidt under threat of Senate subpoenas

The Senate antitrust subcommittee is threatening to subpoena Larry Page, the CEO of Google, and chairman Eric Schmidt because Google refused to make the executives available to testify before Congress’s August recess over the company’s dominance and market power (The Wall Street Journal has more on that). Google instead offered its chief legal office David […]

July 14, 2011

Google’s Q2 results: over $9 billion in revenue with net income of $2.51 billion

It looks like investors are enjoying the news: GOOG up 11% in after hours trading Google has announced its Q2 results with revenue up 32% year over year. The biggest highlights are an income of over $9 billion in this second quarter with $2.51 billion in net growth. Google’s websites made up 69% of this […]

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