Google CEO Sets AI-First Device Blueprint to Catch Apple

October 10, 2017

Google unveiled the second generation of its own devices along with an array of entirely new gadgets, plowing the company deeper into a competitive consumer hardware market. But at its splashy press event in San Francisco, Google executives announced each device with a repetitive focus on its artificial intelligence software. That drumbeat served as a reminder that the tech giant’s hardware strategy centers on keeping its lucrative web services relevant…

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Escher Reality is building the backend for cross-platform mobile AR

August 7, 2017

The potential of mobile augmented reality is clear. Last summer Pokemon Go gave a glimpse of just how big this craze could be, as thousands of excited humans converged on parks, bus stops and other locations around the world to chase virtual monsters through the lens of their smartphones. Apple was also watching. And this summer the company signaled its own conviction in the technology by announcing ARKit: a developer…

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LG confirms its next smartphone will feature a massive six-inch OLED screen

August 4, 2017

Less than 24 hours after a leak seemingly confirmed that Samsungs upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will pack a gigantic screen, LG has confirmed long-standing rumors that its next smartphone will feature an OLED screen. The Korean firm detailed some details of its next device, believed to bethe V30, including its plastic OLED FullVision display. The six-inch screen will be the largest on a phone that LG has released for four…

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OnePlus 5 confirmed for launch this summer

May 6, 2017

The OnePlus 3T replaces the the OnePlus 3, which was released less than six months ago.Image: lili sams/mashable The smartphone you should be talking about is coming. The OnePlus 5, the successor to the OnePlus 3T, the best phone most people have never heard of, but hopefully have because you read Mashable obsessively, will launch this summer. SEE ALSO: OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black is the phone Batman’s been waiting…

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