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Google Pixel 4 Hands On: Damn, it's thought-provoking

After three generations of Pixel phones, Google wants Pixel 4 to be the beginning of a new era. You can see this throughout the phone thanks to a design that has the trench the two-tone color scheme of previous pixels for something that bends the current trends for elegant metal and glass. Instead of matching Pixel 4's metal frame with …

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Nest is getting ready for the smart home Cambridge Analytica moment

For several years, home automation technology has been a nightmare for security and privacy. Security professionals love to make smart home hack demos – often flickering lights on and off from miles away – and the device's patchwork character means that an installation is just as strong as its weakest link. The data collected by these devices is often some …

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Google's Pixel 4 won't be sold in India

"We decided not to make Pixel 4 available in India," a Google ( GOOGL ) spokesperson said in a statement to CNN Business. That's reportedly because one of the Pixel 4's key components, a Soli radar chip that enables facial recognition and gesture controls, operates at a frequency that India does not allow companies to use. Google was unable to …

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Bose now visits customers at home to find out QC35II noise reduction problems

A few months ago, some owners of Bose's Quiet Comfort 35 II silencer headphones complained that the latest firmware updates had degraded the efficiency of this noise cancellation. Sounds that were once eliminated by Bose's signature NC have been more audible after the update, and this has driven people to downgrade their firmware to restore performance. In an update sent …

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The Pixel 4 XL OLED display is close to DisplayMate's highest possible score

It probably won't be so surprising that the new Google Pixel 4 XL has an improved display compared to last year's model, but now DisplayMate, the world's leading smartphone display authority, has officially confirmed it and awarded the handset its highest possible score, according to Ausdroid. In their thorough tests, DisplayMate notes a number of areas where Google Pixel 4 …

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