Google is all about ambient computing. That much was made clear at the company's launch event this week. Its products were leaked so thoroughly that there were barely any surprises left. Yet, finally getting to see Google's full portfolio of devices makes it clear: the company is very serious about getting into every facet of your life. This week, Cherlynn is joined by senior mobile editor Chris Velazco in Devindra's absence, and the two take a long hard look at Google's hardware, software, as well as its experiments to see how it all fits into the concept of ambient computing. And the question is: How concerned do we need to be about all the data Google continues to glean about us?
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- Our Pixel 4 and 4 XL hands-on
- Nest Mini hands-on
- A closer look at the new Pixel Buds
- Testing Google's latest smart jacket and Jacquard platform
- An interview with Google's Nest lead on ambient computing
Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Chris Velazco
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Terrence O'Brien