The new TAG Heuer smartwatch is just a coupon for a TAG Heuer mechanical watch

There’s nothing essentially new or different in the new $1,500 TAG Heuer Connected Watch just launched yesterday. It is based on the same Android Wear OS other smartwatches are using, and it has similar specs also (I’m curious about the Intel processor, though). No GPS, no heart-rate monitor, water resistant -but not waterproof. It doens’t look

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Google plans on designing its own chips: easier said than done

Amir Efrati on The Information has revealed the conversation between Google and some chip makers about “developing chips based on Google’s own preferred designs“. The idea here is says Efrati, to “bring more uniformity” and “be more competitive with Apple’s phones at the high end of the market” I have some questions for Google. For example,

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Google as a hardware company

Walt Mossberg has published a column in The Verge in which there’s a little mistake just in the headline. When he says ‘It’s time for Google to make its own hardware‘ he forgets Google is already a hardware maker. It has shown that for example with its Chromecast devices, but above all with the two

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Chrome OS won’t phase out, but Android merger seems inevitable

Four days. Google’s answer to WSJ report comes a little late. As if the people at Google themselves needed to meet and focus on the official statement. Strangely enough that statement doesn’t deny what the Journal discovered, and they confirm that they have “been working on ways to bring together the best of both operating systems“.

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Google merging Chrome OS and Android: Apple is next

The Post-PC is more of a PC-Reborn era.  And it is so because the PC isn’t that big box under the table anymore. Or even that laptop, Ultrabook or convertible you’ve spent some money on lately. No. Your PC is your smartphone. And if it’s not yet, it will be that soon enough. The dream

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Nexus 5X & 6P reviews coming: worthy successors with surprising cameras

Reviews on the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are coming. Ars Technica (both in one review, interesting but please, Ars, pagination in 2015? Really?) Engadget (5X, 6P) and TechCrunch (5X, 6P), are amongst the first ones to publish them, but we’ve got also first (I’d say ‘second’) impressions from Wired. According to Ars, “all

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The useless Nexus

I wasn’t impressed by last year Nexus 6, and I’m not impressed by this year’s Nexus 5X and 6P either. The first one was an expensive super-phone (in every sense), and the new phones are not cheap either (at least not outside the US) and they aren’t specially different from the proposals from the traditional

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Amazon banning Chromecast, Apple TV: my country, my rules

  Amazon.com Inc. will stop selling media-streaming devices from Google Inc. and Apple Inc. that aren’t easily compatible with its video service, the latest example of the company using its clout to promote products that fit with its own retailing strategy. It’s unfair for users that take advantage of Amazon great service, but it’s a

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