Some Pixel 2 XL screens are actually good

When it first launched in October, Google’s Pixel 2 XL was met with a ton of criticism — much of it coming from me — about its sub-par display. Among the issues identified by reviewers were muted colors, a potential image retention problem, and, most obvious of all, a horrible …

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GPD Win 2 pocket gaming laptop announced for $649

Last year I wrote about the GPD Win, a clunky but ultimately impressive Atom-powered gaming laptop the size of a 3DS. Now, Shenzhen-based GPD has announced its successor, the Win 2. It’s looking like a much more potent device, but comes with a price tag to match. The Win 2 …

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How the hottest gadgets from CES 2017 panned out

At CES, companies try to sell products that, in some instances, turn out to be disappointments. It’s not easy bringing a new gadget to market — especially if you’re competing with entrenched incumbents or trying to take a technology to some new level. Here are a few companies that exhibited at …

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Google is determined to crush Amazon's Alexa in 2018

CES 2018 was bound to have plenty of news about smart assistants like Amazon’s (AMZN) Alexa making their way into a seemingly endless array of gadgets. But Google (GOOG, GOOGL) just blew up any notion that Amazon would dominate the show by announcing that it’s bringing Google Assistant to everything …

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CES 2018 Day 2 roundup: From breast pumps to robots

The second day of CES 2018 brought us a slew of big announcements from the likes of Toyota, Samsung and Intel. But that wasn’t all we saw during day two of the biggest tech show on the planet. First off was the Foldimate automated laundry folding machine. Though still a …

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