HP releases Chromebox G2, stock runs dry almost immediately

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/nexus2cee_HP-Chromebox-G2_Front-Left.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-467699" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/nexus2cee_HP-Chromebox-G2_Front-Left-728x443.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="406" /></a></p> <p>Chromeboxes aren't often in the news, but it seems like they may have their own dedicated little fanbase. <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/06/hp-announces-two-new-chromebooks-chromebox-g2-desktop/">Announced earlier this year</a>, HP's Chromebox G2 went up for sale a couple of hours ago. However, the $199 and $549 models are already completely out of stock, and there are only a handful of units of the $689 and $789 models still available.</p> <p><span id="more-495406"></span></p> <p>There are four models of the Chromebox G2 listed on HP's site:</p> <ul><li><a href="https://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/hp-chromebox-g2">$199: Intel Celeron 3865U, HD Graphics 610, 4GB of RAM (upgradeable), 32GB SSD</a></li> <li><a href="https://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/hp-chromebox-g2-p-3vd03ut-aba-1">$549:...

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[Update: Rolling out in Chrome 67 on desktop now] Web Authentication API aims to make passwords unnecessary

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/05/30 6:34pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/30/web-authentication-api-aims-make-passwords-unnecessary/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/05/30 6:34pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">As reported by ZDNet, the Web Authentication API is rolling out in Chrome 67 on desktop now.</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/nexus2cee_HuaweiG8Fingerprint.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-334785" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/nexus2cee_HuaweiG8Fingerprint-728x304.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="279" /></a></p> <p>Passwords are kind of a pain. You probably have sign-in credentials for about a million services, and ideally, they're all different. Password managers can help, but they're often finicky. A new standard by the <a href="https://fidoalliance.org/">FIDO Alliance</a> and the <a href="https://www.w3.org/">World Wide Web Consortium</a> (W3C) called Web...

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Here are all the devices that support Qualcomm Quick Charge 4/4+ [Continuously Updated]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_razer-phone-728px.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-466788" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_razer-phone-728px.png" alt="" width="728" height="485" /></a></p> <p>It's definitely hard to keep up with all the different quick charging technologies. Most flagships use Qualcomm Quick Charge, some (like the Pixels) use USB-PD, and a few others use custom tech like OnePlus Dash Charge. Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 is over a year old at this point, but for one reason or another, most devices have stuck with QC 3.0.<span id="more-480522"></span></p> <p>Without further ado, here is the list of all the hardware that uses QC 4/4+:</p> <ul><li>Razer Phone (4+)</li> <li>ZTE Nubia Z17 (4+)</li> <li>BQ Aquaris X2 (4+)</li> <li>BQ Aquaris X2 Pro (4+)</li> <li>Smartisan R1...

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Netatmo adds Google Assistant support to its smart security cameras

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/netatmo-assistant-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-495301" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/netatmo-assistant-hero-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>French gadget-maker Netatmo has announced that its Presence and Welcome security cameras have added support for Google Assistant. Using voice commands, users are able to control a few of the cameras' functions.</p> <p><span id="more-495300"></span></p> <p>You can ask the Google Assistant to bring up a live feed of any your Netatmo cameras on a Chromecast-enabled screen, or turn the floodlight on the outdoor Presence model on or off. Not a <em>whole</em> lot of options, but how much could you want to do with a security camera?<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/30/netatmo-adds-google-assistant-support-smart-security-cameras/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Google’s Pixel 3 could use the same manufacturer as the iPhone (also, there’s a notch)

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_pixel-2-xl-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-480548" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_pixel-2-xl-hero-728x473.png" alt="" width="668" height="434" /></a></p> <p>Since days of yore, Google has worked with other OEMs to build its phones. The first set of Pixels was manufactured by HTC; the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, HTC and LG, respectively — not to mention the entire Nexus line. That's seemingly set to change with this year's pair, though: Google could be partnering with iPhone-building Taiwanese firm Foxconn to manufacture the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.</p> <p><span id="more-495281"></span></p> <p>The phones are being designed in-house at Google with the help of the HTC talent it acquired...

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078: First solid Pixel 3 and 3 XL details, AR news, new Fi phones | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the first solid information on the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, a couple of Google AR stories, and a handful of new phones coming to Google’s Project Fi carrier. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/9to5google-daily-078.mp3 more…

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Samsung finally pushes Oreo to the Galaxy Tab S3 in the US

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nexus2cee_tabs36.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-459277" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nexus2cee_tabs36-728x455.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="418" /></a></p> <p>Samsung launched the obscenely expensive Galaxy Tab S3 last spring with Android 7.0 Nougat, and it's been on Nougat until just recently. The Oreo OTA started hitting devices <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/topics/phones-devices/samsung/galaxy-tab-s3/">in the UK</a> several weeks back, and now it's time for the US market. If you hit the update menu right now, you'll find an OTA waiting.</p> <p><span id="more-495283"></span></p> <p>The Tab S3 update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo and has Samsung Experience 9.0. That's the same version that ships on the Galaxy S9.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/30/samsung-finally-pushes-oreo-galaxy-tab-s3-us/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/30/samsung-finally-pushes-oreo-galaxy-tab-s3-us/'>Samsung finally pushes...

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Just a Line gets promised collaborative update, goes cross-platform [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/just-a-line-colab-hero-1.gif" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-495275 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/just-a-line-colab-hero-1.gif" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>Google released augmented reality doodling app Just a Line <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/19/doodle-air-googles-new-ar-experiment-just-line-apk-download/">back in March</a>. The neat (if frivolous) app lets you draw shapes in the air that realistically float in place as you move around them, looking through your phone's display. Now, two users are able to share one doodling space across separate devices — even if one is an Android phone and the other is an iPhone.</p> <p><span id="more-495272"></span></p> <p>The update was teased at Google I/O this year and made possible on Android by <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/11/arcore-v1-2-gives-devs-new-tools-create-collaborative-ar-experiences-apk-download/">ARCore v1.2</a>, along with what Google...

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This is art: Man rigs up Google Assistant to fire a gun

An artist rigs up a system that enables him to create a “Google Assistant gun,” where his voice command pulls the trigger. The YouTube video he posted of the contraption is his latest art piece. The piece raises questions about the ethics of AI and the potential legal problems it could create. The age-old question […]

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