Internet Industry Search Engine

Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/google-hardware-makes-cuts-to-laptop-and-tablet-development-cancels-products/
See More From: arstechnica.com

Mar 13, 2019 10:41 AM 1+ week ago

Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products

A report from Business Insider claims that Google has axed "dozens" of employees from its laptop and tablet division. BI's sources describe the move as "roadmap cutbacks" and also say that Google will likely "pare down the portfolio" in the future.

Google's Hardware division is run by Rick Osterloh and is expected to launch a game streaming console later this month. The division is responsible for the Pixel phones, Google Home speakers, the Chromecast, Google Wi-Fi, and lately, the Nest smart home division.

For "laptops and tablets," the group's most recent hardware products have been the Pixel Slate and Pixelbook. The Pixel Slate was a weird Chrome OS tablet with a detachable keyboard, made as a competitor to the Microsoft Surface and Apple iPad Pro. The Pixelbook, like the Chromebook Pixel before it, is just a high-end Chrome OS laptop. The tablet is, well, a Google tablet, and as ...

Read More


Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
Pixel Slate  tablet development  Chrome OS laptop  Chrome OS tablet  Chrome OS device  Chrome OS  BI notes  manufacturing roles  tablet section  Ars Technica  Chromebook Pixel  Microsoft Surface  hardware products  Pixel phones  Rick Osterloh  axed dozens  Conde Nast  tablet development  voice commands  VR hardware  

**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.