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Everything Google Announced Today

Everything Google Announced Today

In a somewhat unconventional spectacle that included a fireside chat about the company’s environmental initiatives and photographer Annie Leibovitz dropping by to talk about smartphones, Google’s Pixel 4 event in New York today included few surprises, and at times, even fewer details on its new hardware.

Google’s Pixel Buds Aren’t Even Close To Being Good

Google’s Pixel Buds Aren’t Even Close To Being Good

All photos: Adam Clark Estes There was always something off about the Pixel Buds. Google released the smart, wireless headphones a full year after Apple released the AirPods. But the Pixel Buds aren’t exactly wireless, and they’re not exactly smart, either. In fact, after spending a few days with the…

Everything Google Announced Today

Everything Google Announced Today

Google announced some new hardware at a characteristically low key event in San Francisco on today. Nearly everything had been leaked ahead of the event, but there were a few surprises — some more exciting than others. Inevitably, one thing seemed clear: Google wants to be a gadget company, too.