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Google loses three key SoC mobile engineers
Published in Mobiles

Pixel own in house SoC dream dies

Google has reportedly lots three of its key hardware engineers that gave the iPhone A series chip its edge. Manu Gulati, John Bruno and Vinod Chamarty waved Google goodbye, the departure caused by the lack of Google’s ambition to build a serious mobile SoC platform.  Apple will have an easier time to complete, now.

Google pulls the Android plug on Huawei
Published in Mobiles

We sense a backfire

US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s trade war and a personal grudge against Huawei has suddenly found an ally in Google.

Italy opens antitrust action against Google
Published in News

Made an offer that people could not refuse

Italy’s competition watchdog has announced that it has opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector.

Microsoft and Sony team up to fight Google
Published in Gaming

Looking at cloud-based gaming.

Software king of the world Microsoft and Sony are partnering on cloud-based gaming services in an area where they have been traditional rivals.

Google about to flood your phone with adverts
Published in News

New mobile advert apps

Google announced a bunch of new ad types today that’ll start showing up throughout its mobile products.

Google Pixel 3a series is quite easy to repair
Published in Mobiles

iFixit gives them a good repairability score

Now that Google's affordable Pixel 3a smartphones are released, it was just a matter of time before they get a teardown by iFixit, giving them a good repairability score.

Google slams Apple for putting a price on privacy
Published in Mobiles

All depends on how you see it

Google CEO Sundar Pichai slammed Apple for making privacy a luxury good which is only available for those who can afford it.

Google officially unveils new Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones
Published in Mobiles

Meet the proper Nexus successors

Google has officially unveiled its newest Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, an affordable 5.6- and 6.0-inchers with Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, and the same camera as on the Pixel 3 smartphone.

Google "browser encryption" might stop UK censorship
Published in News

Sky and BT warn that government was wasting its time

In a move that everyone foresaw, other than the people who gave you Brexit, a small change to Google’s browser could make the UK government’s attempts to censor the internet useless.

Google is sitting on Android adoption data
Published in Mobiles

What is it hiding?

Google has been accused of sitting on the adoption data of its various mobile operating system versions.