Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung confirming the Galaxy S10 in China, more Note 9 problems, the Galaxy F is delayed again, Google launches the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, OnePlus 6T launch date confirmed, why Nokia handsets aim low, Razer’s second gaming phone announced, and Fortnite Battle Royale for everyone! Android Circuit is here to remind you of a few of the many things that have happened around Android in the last week (and you can find the weekly Apple news digest here). China’s Galaxy S10 Confirmation Via regulatory filings in China, Samsung has confirmed more details of the upcoming Galaxy S10 smily, with listings for the flat-screened entry-level mode, the regular S10, and the oversi
Two years of Google selling "Pixel" branded versions of HTC and LG handsets have done nothing to arrest the slide that both Android licensees are seeing in their mobile sales. Will more exclusive machine learning and artificial intelligence features on Pixel 3 models do anything to change that?Google's Pixel phones look like an iPhone but don't sell well or generate profits HTC gets pixelated Ten years ago, Google offered Taiwan's HTC a lifeline of sorts in the form of an Android partnership for the original HTC Dream, followed by Nexus One. However, the former Windows Mobile contract manufacturer hasn't fared so well since. Google's last two years of HTC-built Pixels have done nothing to help the struggling company. After its initial work with HTC, Google moved on to partner with Samsu...
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The third annual Google hardware extravaganza is kicking off in just a few days. On October 9 at 11am, Google will show off its next flagship smartphone, the Pixel 3, along with a few other products. The new Pixel phone is usually the headline launch at these hardware events, but Google often announces four or five other products alongside the new phone. Last year, we saw the Pixel 2, the Chrome OS-powered Pixelbook, the Google Home Mini and Google Home Max, a new version of the Daydream View VR headset, the Google Pixel Buds, and a dead-on-arrival AI camera called "Google Clips." The year before saw the Pixel 1, Google Home, Chromecast Ultra, the first Daydream View, and Google Wi-Fi. Most of the leaks and rumors hint at sequels to some of these pro...
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All the loose threads in the speculation around the Pixel 3 seems to be around color. For two years, we’ve gotten black, white and blue, and for this year, we’re still thinking about black and white, but the wildcard could be changed up. What could it be? Out of the gate, a “Mint” green was fingered on a Japanese Google sites. Then came one suggested color expressed on the same site (of many): a pinkish gold of some sort. But the fact that there were many other colors in the code diffused the credibility of that thought. That said, a source to Android Headlines has affirmed that color to be the “it” color with new renders. All of them feature front and back views of both the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the rear sides featuring uniform two-tone designs — it would be a surprise to find that t
Google sent an email on Wednesday morning teasing the company's event next week. At the event, Google is expected to announce new Pixel phones. Thanks to that email, we now know that pre-orders will begin "immediately after the event."Also: Google Pixel 3: What to expect, when to pre-order, how to watchIn the email, Google instructs current Pixel owners to squeeze their current phone and ask Google Assistant about the upcoming events. When asking Assistant the example questions, it replies that a new phone will be announced, along with "maybe" more devices, and instructs users to tune into a livestream of the event on YouTube. Screenshot: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet ...
Google has the final say in what pages rank at the top of search results. So it makes sense that Google tools would be best suited for measuring the success of your website optimization efforts. Google has several enterprise-level tools that require a budget, but many of its tools—including Data Studio, recently graduated from beta—are completely free for the time being. Communications professionals would be well-served to start experimenting with Google's latest offerings, tinkering with messaging placement and delivery to see what resonates most with audiences. In the last few months, Google has unveiled a slate of new features for better understanding website visitor behavior. Here's a recap of each, with their communications takeaways. Data Studio now in the spotlight.
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