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Galloway, NJ, United States

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Past articles by Ron:

Google shows off what ChatGPT would be like in Gmail and Google Docs

Google will bring generative AI to Workspace, but a public launch sounds far off. → Read More

Pixel Watch sales power Google to No. 2 in worldwide wearables marketshare

Canalys' marketshare charts show Google beating overall market decline. → Read More

Stadia’s pivot to a cloud service has also been shut down

After Stadia's commercial failure, the pivot to Immersive Stream for Games is dead, too. → Read More

After 6 long months, an Android phone finally cloned the iPhone 14

The Dynamic Island has shamelessly arrived in an Android phone as the "Mini Capsule." → Read More

Google dusts off the failed Google+ playbook to fight ChatGPT

New directive gives Googlers 'months' to build AI into existing products. → Read More

YouTube is killing the overlay ad format next month

Annoying banner ads that cover videos are getting the boot. → Read More

Qualcomm wants to replace eSIMs with iSIMs, has the first certified SoC

SIMs were plastic cards, then motherboard chips, and soon will just be in the SoC. → Read More

Estimates give the Pixel Watch higher profit margins than an Apple Watch

Counterpoint Research says the Pixel Watch costs just $123 to build. → Read More

Waymo hit by second round of layoffs, has cut 8 percent of staff this year

Waymo says the cuts will let it “focus on commercial success.” → Read More

The Pixel Watch’s promised fall detection is finally rolling out

Just like a 2018 Apple Watch, the Pixel Watch can call 911 after a hard fall. → Read More

YouTube video causes Pixel phones to instantly reboot

Google's Tensor chips seem to choke on this 4K HDR clip of Alien. → Read More

OnePlus 11 Concept brings water cooling to a phone with questionable results

OnePlus hypes up "Active CryoFlux" but even its own benchmarks aren't impressive. → Read More

The “designed for reparability” Nokia G22 is just a normal cheap phone

HMD says it's "designed for reparability," but it's not much different from the G21. → Read More

Google has gotten so cheap, employees now have to share desks

Google's cost-cutters take aim at the company's office space and workspace culture. → Read More

Motorola brings $5-a-month satellite messaging to any phone with new hotspot

Have a look at Android's first comprehensive satellite texting solution. → Read More

Mozilla says “most top apps” on Android have misleading privacy labels

App privacy policies openly contradict the far more visible "nutrition labels." → Read More

ChatGPT-style search represents a 10x cost increase for Google, Microsoft

Google hints that an AI chatbot search engine will really cut into its profits. → Read More

Chrome 110 will automatically discard background tabs. Here’s how to stop it.

"Memory Saver" will discard and reload idle tabs, which could erase your tab state. → Read More

Android’s new OEM rules in India swap “requirements” with “revenue sharing”

Just like the EU, if Google can't require OEMs to bundle apps, it'll just pay them. → Read More

Huawei’s Watch Buds ask: “What if your smartwatch also contained earbuds?”

The whole watch face lifts up, revealing a mostly hollow body that holds earbuds. → Read More