Stories by Nehal Malik

iPhone 14 Parts Cost 20% More Than Predecessor, Teardown Reveals

A comprehensive teardown of Apple's iPhone 14 series has revealed that it cost the company a whopping 20% more to manufacture in terms of components alone than last year's iPhone 13 lineup — reports Nikkei Asia. Even though production costs have gone up, the iPhone 14 lineup retails for the same price as its predecessors...

Elon Musk-Twitter Trial Postponed as Deal Tries to Close

Elon Musk has been granted a stay in his pending trial against Twitter over his proposed acquisition of the social media company as the two sides continue talks to close the deal on its original terms — reports The Verge. Musk originally offered to buy Twitter for a whopping $44 billion USD back in April....

Google Pixel Tablet Teased Ahead of 2023 Debut

During the 'Made by Google' launch event earlier today, Google unveiled an entirely new addition to its Pixel portfolio — Pixel Watch — and teased yet another one by previewing its first Android tablet, the Pixel Tablet, on stage. Pixel Tablet brings Google's Pixel experience to a much larger screen (although Google didn't say exactly...

Google Unveils Pixel Watch at October Event

Google today unveiled its long-rumoured smartwatch, the Pixel Watch, during the 'Made by Google' launch event. Pixel Watch features a circular design with a curved top that gives it a dome-like appearance. The screen is protected by a Custom 3D Corning Gorilla Glass cover that's tough and scratch-resistant. Google's Pixel Watch comes with an always-on...

Google Unveils Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro at October Event

Google today announced the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro during its 'Made by Google' launch event. The new phones are Google's follow-up to last year's Pixel 6 series, which the company said during the event is the best-selling Pixel lineup ever. Pixel 7 features a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and...

Google Urges Canadians to ‘Keep YouTube Yours’ in Fight Against Bill C-11

Google has joined forces with consumer advocacy group OpenMedia to oppose the Liberal government's controversial Online Streaming Act, also known as Bill C-11. The Liberals tabled Bill C-11 in February as an amendment to the Broadcasting Act. It is designed to give the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regulatory authority over online streaming platforms, the...

Google Pixel Watch Leaks in More Detail Ahead of October Event

Google's first Pixel smartwatch, aptly dubbed the "Pixel Watch," has leaked in more detail just one day ahead of its official unveiling at the Made by Google event on Thursday, October 6. The leaks come courtesy of Twitter user Roland Quandt (@rquandt), who spotted premature listings for the Pixel Watch on the Japanese electronics store...

CRTC Chair’s Email Spoofed, Asks Employees to Buy iTunes Cards: Reports

Ian Scott, chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), told the House of Commons Industry and Technology (INDU) committee that he was once the victim of an e-mail spoofing scam — reports The Globe and Mail. Apparently, bad actors were able to impersonate Scott's e-mail address an undisclosed amount of time ago. The...

Elon Musk Proposes to Buy Twitter at Original Offer Price: Report

Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks to be giving up on terminating his $44 billion USD bid for social media giant Twitter, now proposing to go through with the acquisition on the original terms — reports Bloomberg. According to Bloomberg's sources, Musk proposed closing the deal for the original offer price of $54.20 USD per share...

All-New Google Home iOS and Android App Unveiled

Google today announced a major update for the Google Home app that brings a fresh new design, Matter integration, support for both Wear OS and the web, and plenty of new features. The company said it set out to reimagine Google Home because the number of average connected devices per user has gone up from...

Google Launches Wired Nest Doorbell 2 in Canada

Google today officially announced its wired, second-generation Nest Doorbell. The company was originally expected to unveil a slew of new Nest devices at its Pixel launch event on Thursday, October 6. However, the wired Nest Doorbell leaked on Monday and reports indicated it would go on sale before Thursday's event. https://youtu.be/N_xfwAm79iY Google's new Nest Doorbell...