Lets Apple off but makes Microsoft customers vulnerable
After allowing Apple six months to fix a critical zero-day flaw, it seems that the Google security team gave Microsoft just 10 days to fix something before going public.
Issued a fix which did not work
Apple gamed Google’s Project Zero team into sitting on a kernel exploit in Apple’s Apple’s OSX and its mobile operating system iOS for months.
Combines elements of AR and VR
Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.
Easier than the Galaxies, but that is not exactly difficult
The latest bare bones Android handset is actually easier to mend than the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Note 7 according to iFixit.
US first Snapdragon 821 device
It looks like that if you order the Pixel by Google Phone, you might get one in the US on October 20th. It looks like that first batch includes both the smaller 5-inch and 5.5-inch version and is tailored for the Verizon network.
Heavy shoppers might be able to multi-task
Heavy users of Chrome might actually be able to do something else on their high powered PCs and not find that their browser had eaten all their RAM with a side order of other systems resources.
What is the deal with bridges?
Google has decided that its new AI Home assistant needs to have a sense of humour, but unfortunately it thinks that the best people to teach it are some of the least funny people in America.
Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones
According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.
Even Mr Robot can be fired at Google
The search engine Google did some sterling work researching robotic arms for manufacturing, but abandoned the project because it had no consumer use.
Social notworking site Twitter has told potential acquirers it wants to have finished sales negotiations by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October.