Jeff Gordon leaves post as HTC’s global director of PR after over 7 years at the company

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/nexus2cee_htc.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-405682" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/nexus2cee_htc-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Earlier this year, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/26/no-mo-updates-mo-versi-leave-htc-8-years-telling-us-check-updates/">Mo Versi</a>, a man best known to many for giving information about software updates on Twitter, left his post at HTC after 8 years at the company. At that time, Versi told his followers to direct any questions regarding to Jeff Gordon, HTC's Global Head of PR. However, Gordon (no, not the NASCAR driver) is now also leaving the company after nearly 8 years to pursue a new endeavor.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/jeff-gordon-leaves-post-htcs-global-director-pr-7-years-company/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/jeff-gordon-leaves-post-htcs-global-director-pr-7-years-company/'>Jeff Gordon leaves post as HTC's global director of PR after...

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Google confirms it will not launch its own Wear OS watch this year

Google plans to help third-party companies like Casio release new Wear OS watches, rather than develop and make one of their own. Google has confirmed it has no plans to launch its own Wear OS-based smartwatch this year. The report comes after posted rumors earlier this year, claiming the company was preparing to release a […]

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Report: Google says no Pixel watch coming this year

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ap_resize-1-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512362" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ap_resize-1-1-728x359.png" alt="" width="668" height="329" /></a></p> <p>Earlier this year, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/10/google-might-announce-pixel-branded-wear-os-watch-2nd-gen-buds-fall/">it was rumored</a> that Google was planning on releasing up to three variants of an upcoming Pixel watch. Details at the time even included three separate codenames and chipset specifications. According to an exclusive report published earlier today by <a href="https://www.tomsguide.com/us/no-pixel-watch-this-year,news-27956.html">Tom's Guide</a>, that may not be the case anymore.</p> <p><span id="more-512361"></span></p> <p>Tom's Guide's Caitlin McGarry was twice able to confirm Google's change of plans, once in an interview, and again in a follow-up phone call.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/report-google-says-no-pixel-watch-coming-year/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/report-google-says-no-pixel-watch-coming-year/'>Report: Google says no Pixel...

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Android 9 Pie absent from August distribution numbers

Over the past several months, Google has been rather inconsistent about updating the Android distribution numbers. Skipping June entirely, July’s were not reported at the typical start of the month. The company is now reporting the latest figures on the very last day of August. Nintendo Switch Having only launched at the start of the […]

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128: Assistant interface for Pixel Stand, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL at FCC, more | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a look at the Google Assistant interface for the Pixel Stand, two Made by Google smartphones pass through the FCC, our Galaxy Note 9 review, Fuchsia Friday, and some deals. 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.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/9to5google-daily-128.mp3 Deal: […]

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August 2018 Android platform distribution numbers are out: Oreo up another 2.5%, no sign of Pie (yet)

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/chrome_2018-08-31_17-51-24.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512352" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/chrome_2018-08-31_17-51-24-728x400.png" alt="" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>August isn't even properly over, but already Google has pushed the month's platform distribution numbers, detailing the precise statistics of Android versions used across devices. Last month's statistics were of particular interest after the two-month gap, resulting in some inflated numbers, but this month things are back to normal. As always, newer versions of Android are up, and older versions are (mostly) down. Interestingly, Pie has yet to rear its head, despite launching <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/06/google-serves-hot-slice-android-9-pie-p-name-finally-goes-official-todays-public-release/">earlier this month</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/august-2018-android-platform-distribution-numbers-oreo-another-2-5-no-sign-pie-yet/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/august-2018-android-platform-distribution-numbers-oreo-another-2-5-no-sign-pie-yet/'>August 2018 Android platform distribution...

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Apple rolling out replacement program for iPhone 8 logic boards

Apple seems to be struggling with its hardware lately as the company has today began rolling out a replacement program for the iPhone 8. The company says devices sold between September 2017 through March 2018 in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, and the U.S are affected. Just like most of Apple’s […]

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FCC documents for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL become public, confirm Band 12/71 support and wireless charging

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/img_5b7ea3f9a23ab.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-510479" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/img_5b7ea3f9a23ab-728x403.png" alt="" width="668" height="370" /></a></p> <p>In case you somehow needed more evidence that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are happening (and that there is not a mythical 'backup' 3 XL with no notch), both devices have now been certified by the FCC. The online documents don't reveal much that hasn't already been spoiled, but there are a few interesting details that appear to be new.<span id="more-512341"></span></p> <p>The device with FCC ID '<a href="https://fccid.io/A4RG013A">A4RG013A</a>' is likely the small Pixel 3, and '<a href="https://fccid.io/A4RG013C">A4RG013C</a>' is the Pixel 3 XL.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/fcc-documents-pixel-3-3-xl-become-public-confirm-band-12-71-support-wireless-charging/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/fcc-documents-pixel-3-3-xl-become-public-confirm-band-12-71-support-wireless-charging/'>FCC documents...

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9to5Rewards: Last chance to enter our 2018 MacBook Pro giveaway

Thanks to our sponsor Hyper, we’ve been giving 9to5Mac readers a chance to win Apple’s brand new 2018 MacBook Pro valued at $1,799 USD over the last month. Today is officially your last chance to enter as our giveaway comes to a close tomorrow. At $3.1M raised during crowdfunding, Hyper now has a HyperDrive USB-C hub model available for […]

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9to5Mac Daily: August 31, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/08/9to5Mac-Daily-08-31-2018.mp3 9to5Mac Happy Hour New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our […]

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