It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the wild world of app updates this week considering all the changes happening with Uber, including Travis Kalanick stepping down as CEO. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered.
It’s a rare occasion when you take the perfect photo on the first try. Most likely, your camera roll is clogged with photos as you attempt to shoot that all-star selfie, picture at the concert, or snapshot of the new glow-in-the-dark donuts.
I really want to stop calling OnePlus the “startup you’ve probably never heard of that’s making kick-ass phones” but sadly they still aren’t ready to outgrow that status.
Not that the company cares that it’s still seen as the underdog in the increasingly saturated smartphone world. In fact, the metaphor that OnePlus is David and everyone else is Goliath only pushes the company to “Never Settle” (its tagline) and keep doing the seemingly impossible with its impressively affordable phones.
Earlier today, Android founder Andy Rubin finally unveiled the new smartphone he’s been teasing for months.
The phone, the first product from Rubin’s new company Essential, is so big that its nearly bezel-less display wraps almost all the way around the handset’s front-facing camera. Now Rubin has offered an explanation for the odd design choice, which raised more than a few eyebrows.
Andy Rubin sees a problem with smartphones. They’re boring. They’re fragmented. The companies that make them aren’t as well-suited at advancing technologies around them as they should be.
Rubin invented Android, so he admits to some responsibility at creating this problem. That’s no doubt part of the reason he chose to create a new company, Essential, which unveiled its first products — a smartphone, a “home device” (what the tech industry seems to be calling speaker hubs like the Amazon…