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Nest Team Will Become Google’s Core Hardware Group | TechCrunch

Nest Team Will Become Google’s Core Hardware Group | TechCrunch This report from TechCrunch would seem to bolster Gruber’s comments from earlier. It definitely seems they are serious in using Nest to build consumer devices. But that means there’s no way of spinning Motorola as anything but an abysmal failure. Motorola was purchased for OVER […]


Daring Fireball: That’s No Lemonade. That’s a Space Station.

Daring Fireball: That’s No Lemonade. That’s a Space Station. And yet another counterpoint to the splitting of Googlerola. John Gruber is not buying any positive spin on the sale of Motorola and he raises what pundits said about Google buying Nest as evidence of Google’s consumer device aspirations. We have to agree. It can’t be […]


Google’s Tasty Lemonade – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Google’s Tasty Lemonade – stratēchery by Ben Thompson A semi-contrarian view on the Motorola sale from Ben Thompson. He agrees the initial purchase was crazy, but admires Google for getting a lot of value from what was a big mistake. Interesting how he links this to Google’s recent deal with Samsung. 


They’re (Almost) All Dirty: The State of Cheating in Android Benchmarks

They’re (Almost) All Dirty: The State of Cheating in Android Benchmarks We posted a while back on Samsung’s cheating to amp performance whenever it detected benchmarking software was running. But now Anandtech takes a look at the industry as a whole, and nearly everyone is dirty. Only Apple and Motorola can say that they don’t […]


Nexus phones are ringers

Nexus phones are ringers Ben Evans suggests that Nexus phones are like the “ringers” that we’re given to GM execs to test drive. They would be driving cars that had been thoroughly fixed up under the impression that they had just rolled off the line. Similarly, Nexus phones are about the best experience Google has […]