Essential – will it be that for you?

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The Essential phone was introduced yesterday, 05/31/2017, followed by a rather weird interview last evening with Andy Rubin, CEO and founder of Essential Products (and the person who created Android). The interview, on the Recode YouTube channel was conducted by Walt Mossberg, quite well known for his many interviews with movers and shakers both inside … Read more

Google I/O – Why it’s important to the everyday user

George Hayes

Writer at Bane Tech
Married to my best friend since 1987. We have six grand-children and three great-grandchildren.
Began writing for Bane-Tech August 2014, due to an ever-growing passion for mobile and Android in particular.
Computer programmer 1981 to 2015. Currently retired. Active You Tuber (Mobile Geezer:
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Sax player and singer in various bands (rock and R&R) since the mid 60's. Avid motorcycle rider (Gold Wing), bicyclist and exercise enthusiast. Extreme lover of driving and biking (motorcycle). The more thousand miles the trip, the happier I am as the driver.
Dedicated, Bible-believing Christian who makes no judgments on others .

Google I/O 2017 is a developer conference. It began yesterday and continues through tomorrow in San Francisco. So, why should the everyday smartphone/tech user care? Think about where all the cool, new tech comes from. Yes, Google drives it with all the ground-breaking projects that they originate, but who brings them to us, the consuming … Read more

Exclusive HTC U 11 production tour! Factory, Design Studio, and R&D Labs.

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Exclusive HTC U 11 production tour! HTC hosted a media tour of their facilities that included the factory, Design Studio, and R&D Lab to some influencers on Monday, May 15, 2017. After seeing first hand of what goes into making HTC devices, I have new appreciation of the company and process of making a device! Their … Read more

Amazon Alexa now on Hauwei Mate 9 [Video]

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Amazon Alexa is now on the Huawei Mate 9! This was a pretty cool announcement a little while back and now it is available to use. This is the only Android side voice command system that I think can compete with Google. Samsung is trying to get back into the game with their own version, … Read more

Android O Preview walkthrough [Video]

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Android O Preview was just released this week and it is our first look at what Android will be like for the next update. This is exciting news and info to find out what is in store. Last years Android Nougat was a great update and considered to one of the best Android has produced. … Read more

How to install Android O Preview – Pixel/XL, Nexus 6P/5X [Video]

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Learn how to install Android O preview on your Pixel or Nexus devices by following this guide. Android just released the first preview of Android O, the next OS update coming later this year. Speculation suggests the new name will be ‘Oreo’ as there does not seem to be much other options out there using … Read more

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