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Enlarge / Google Nest Wifi debuts at Made by Google 2019 event. Jim Salter Google debuted its Nest Wifi—replacement for the original Google Wifi—today at Made by Google 2019. Details were sparse, but the device appears to effectively be the original Google Wifi hardware in an updated chassis—which Google hopes you’ll find attractive enough not to …

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Google NEW YORK—Google’s big hardware extravaganza is kicking off, and in addition to new phones and laptops, we’re getting an update to the Google Home Mini. In line with Google’s decision to demote Nest from a standalone Alphabet company to Google’s smart home sub-brand, the Google Home Mini sequel is called the “Google Nest Mini.” …

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The Google Pixelbook Go. Google Google claims the Pixelbook Go has a comfortable keyboard that’s even more quiet than the one on the original Pixelbook. Google The new Chromebook comes in “just black” and “not pink” color options. Google This Chromebook is lighter than the original Pixelbook, and it has a larger battery. The Pixelbook …

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Enlarge / Google’s first official picture of the Pixel 4. It’s that time of year again! Google’s big hardware event kicks off Tuesday, October 15 at 10am Eastern, and we’ll be there with full live coverage of the event. That starts with a liveblog, where we’ll be covering everything announced at the show as it …

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When we reviewed the 2018 iPad Pro, we were impressed by the power and potential of the hardware, but iOS 12 wasn’t up to the task of making the iPad a true content creation machine or a daily workhorse. We said it was time for Apple to branch out from iOS 13 with an iPad-specific …

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The Pixelbook Go. Does this look like any other laptop you can think of? Get a load of the bottom, which has this crazy ribbed pad on it. This is just a prototype, so there are placeholder logos. The main deck and its very Macbooky layout. Google’s October 15 hardware event is fast approaching, and …

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The OnePlus 7T Pro. It looks just like the older OnePlus 7 Pro. The pop-up camera is still here. OnePlus Here’s the back, which also looks just like the 7 Pro. OnePlus The edges of the screen are curved. OnePlus The in-screen fingerprint reader is back. OnePlus Warp charging is a bit faster now thanks …

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Yesterday brought exciting news on the ZFS and Ubuntu fronts—experimental ZFS root support in the installer for Ubuntu’s upcoming interim release, Eoan Ermine. The feature appeared in the 2019-10-09 daily build of Eoan—it’s not in the regular beta release and, in fact, wasn’t even in the “current daily” when we first went to download it. …

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Essential’s Project Gem. It has the form factor of a TV remote. The back has a single-lens camera and a divot, presumably for a fingerprint reader. The “Gem” name clearly comes from the color-shifting paint on the back. What is going on with this operating system? Where is the time and reception? How do notifications …