Event Wrap-Ups

Made By Google 2017: Event Wrap-up and all you need to know

October 8, 2017 David Steele

This year’s Made by Google event has concluded, and Google announced a total of eight new products. We have two new Google Home speakers, two second generation Google Pixel smartphones, the Google Pixelbook, a newer version of the Daydream View, the Google Pixel Buds, and a new standalone smart camera in Google Clips. It’s time to reflect on what we learned and what’s coming. Here’s our full recap containing everything you need to know about.

Polls

Weekly Poll: Will you pick up any of Google’s new hardware? (Check all that may apply)

October 4, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Things are winding down now that the Made By Google 2017 event in San Francisco has concluded, but there are a lot of Google goodies including a pair of new Pixels coming our way. It’s the end of review season and Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL are the last of the herd to arrive, which are the successors to last year’s first-generation Pixel models. After reading all about the new accessories, our overviews, spec lists, and insight, we want [Read More]

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Google Pixelbook announced, here’s what you need to know

October 4, 2017 David Steele

After much debate whether or not there would ever be one after a two-year gap, Google announced a new Chromebook Pixel laptop named ‘Pixelbook’ at the private Made By Google 2017 event today in San Francisco, CA. In many respects, the Google Pixelbook has a similar feel about it compared with the original Chromebook Pixel. Here’s what you’ll need to know to consider buying this model. 

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Watch the full replay of the Made By Google 2017 event right here

October 4, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google is getting ready to reveal this year’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones plus a whole lot more at its second-ever Made By Google hardware event. You can watch Google’s private unveiling that will be livestreamed from San Francisco, CA, here beginning at 12:00PM Eastern Standard Time. Reports have indicated the possibility of Android 8.1’s (MR1) arrival, the first update since Android 8.0 Oreo, a new Chromebook Pixel namely ‘Pixelbook’ with Google Assistant support, a new Daydream View, a [Read More]

Analysis & Insight

Made By Google 2017 Event: A Roundup of what we know thus far

October 1, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google has confirmed a second annual ‘Made By Google’ hardware event where it will announce Pixel 2 and more. The private unveiling will take place in San Francisco beginning at 12:00pm ET on October 4, a drooling 365 days after last year’s showcase. Google will introduce not one, but two, Pixel successors, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, along with a range of accessories including Google Home Mini and Max smart speakers, revamped Daydream View VR headset and Pixelbook, [Read More]

Polls

Weekly Poll: Do you own a Chromebook?

March 11, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Chromebooks for years have been the best alternative to PC-based and Mac computers. ChromeOS, the desktop operating system that runs on Chromebooks, is made by Google. However, the platform is open source, as is Windows, meaning that anyone can build a Chromebook shall they obey just a few restrictions. There have been lots of buzz surrounding Chromebooks lately, which is why we’ve decided to reach out for your thoughts.

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The Chromebook Pixel is not dead, confirms Google’s Rick Osterloh

March 7, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, the internet including us were quick to respond to a report that Google’s Chromebook Pixel lineup had been shut down. Google’s own Rick Osterloh, the former Motorola employee who had originally proposed the report, made a reverse statement concluding that the Chromebook Pixel laptop may not be dead after all.

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Google shuts down all Chromebook Pixel rumors, for now

March 1, 2017 Doug Demagistris

It’s almost time for a Chromebook Pixel successor from Google, however, the tech giant has already shot down all rumors. Google just yesterday spoke with a trusted source confirming that it has no intention to launch a new Chromebook Pixel anytime soon.

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