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    Google Acquires the Pixel Division of HTC for $1.1 Billion

    Reality has fallen a bit short of rumors that Google would acquire Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC — today, the two companies announced that Google will only acquire the division of HTC responsible for producing the Pixel smartphone, accounting for 20 percent of HTC’s workforce (about 2,000 employees). The $1.1 billion deal will also give Google non-exclusive […]

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    Pixel XL Review: Android’s Yardstick

    It’s the end of an era. After seven generations, the Nexus brand is no more. This year, Google gives us Pixel and Pixel XL, the first phones developed by the company in-house, and sold without any kind of co-branding. With prices ranging between $649 and $869, these are expensive devices, and the company is betting […]

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    Google Announces Pixel Smartphone With Google Assistant and a New VR Headset

    Google was in San Francisco this morning to put the Nexus line of phones to bed. The company has long used the Pixel name for high-end hardware with their name on it (debuting on that way-too-expensive Chromebook a few years ago), and now they’re making it ubiquitous. The Google Pixel is their latest smartphone, and […]

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    Retro-fy Your Office with the Pixel Time Wall Clock

    With smartphones, iPhone docks, tablets everywhere, we cant help but wonder if anyone even bothers using wall clocks anymore. But the Pixel Time Wall Clock will make you want to have a wall clock again. This wall clock is made of “pixels” and looks just like something out of an 80’s computer game. It measures […]