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C. Scott Brown

C. Scott Brown is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Android Authority. He likens technology to a catalyst that advances the human race. He also really likes tea.

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Google shares prototype images of Pixel 2, Pixelbook, more

If you've ever wanted to see what Google prototypes look like, now's your chance: official images were just published of the development process of the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Daydream ...
by C. Scott Brown4 days ago

In China, the iPhone is only second-best

The list of best-selling smartphones in China during 2017 features two Apple devices, but neither of them makes the number one slot.
by C. Scott Brown4 days ago

Survey confirms smart speakers are the next big thing

A survey of nearly 2,000 Americans proves that smart speakers are the next big thing, with respondents reporting using the devices over their smartphones.
by C. Scott Brown6 days ago

Google posts latest batch of Android Excellence apps and games

The new list Android Excellence games and apps, which are awarded for their sleek design and Android optimization, went live today. Is your favorite app on the list?
by C. Scott Brown1 week ago
 
 

Dish Network boxes will support Google Assistant in 2018

Dish Network announced today that certain set-top boxes will support Google Assistant in 2018. You will be able to control your cable box using your smartphone or smart speaker.
by C. Scott Brown1 week ago

Facebook announces Portal, a standalone video chat device

The social media giant has announced its first self-designed hardware device: Portal, a standalone video chat interface. Can the Facebook Portal overcome the company's rocky history in ...
by C. Scott Brown2 weeks ago

Vivo smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor coming to CES 2018

Chinese company Vivo announced today that they will be unveiling a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint scanner at CES this week. It will be the first of its kind and could go to ...
by C. Scott Brown2 weeks ago

Say goodbye to M, Facebook’s virtual assistant

You may not have been aware, but Facebook has a virtual assistant called "M" that integrates into Facebook Messenger. Today, the company announced that M will be removed from the site ...
by C. Scott Brown2 weeks ago

Dashlane’s “Project Mirror” will kill the password by managing your passwords

Today, Dashlane announced "Project Mirror" and its intent to kill the password in 2018. That's a bold claim that their press release doesn't seem to back up. Passwords aren't the best, ...
by C. Scott Brown2 weeks ago

Android security director moving to Nest

Adrian Ludwig, the former Director of Android Security, is moving to Nest, Google's home automation company. After hackers exposed vulnerabilities in Nest's security cams last year, ...
by C. Scott Brown3 weeks ago
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