Tag Archives: hardware

Pixel Phone’s Audio Distortion Problem Is a Hardware Issue, Google Reportedly Confirms

Google seems to have acknowledged that the audio distortion issue, which was being experienced by several Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone users, is a hardware issue as the company is reportedly offering warranty replacements for the devices. Instead of coming out with a firmware update to resolve the problem, the company has opted to offer warranty replacements. Mark Buckman, who ... Read More »

Android Nougat Compatibility Document Attempts to Reduce Hardware, Software Fragmentation

  The Android Compatibility Definition Document (or CDD) has been a set of rules and guidelines that manufacturers need to follow if they want their Android devices to work with Google’s core suite of apps, including Google Play. In the past, Google has used the CDD to ensure manufacturers do not modify certain crucial features the company has baked into ... Read More »

Intel Partners With IIT Bombay, DST to Launch Hardware Accelerator Plugin

India’s technology ecosystem is largely known for its software companies – from software giants that have been B2B service leaders for decades now, to the e-commerce companies that dominate headlines today. A new incubator that’s been put together thanks to collaboration between the government, academia, and Intel, wants to shift the focus towards hardware. Plugin is a new hardware startup ... Read More »

Former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh to move Google’s New Unified hardware group: record

  Rick Osterloh, former President of Motorola Mobility, left Lenovo final month and is now said to have rejoined Motorola’s preceding proprietor – Google. The document says that Osterloh has joined Google as Senior vp and will record to CEO Sundar Pichai. unluckily, there has been no formal declaration concerning the appointment. Re/code reports that Rick Osterloh will head a ... Read More »