Nexus 9 Not Supposed To Be An Ipad Air 2 Killer, Just A Template For One - Yahoo News

October 28, 2014

Fashion books of the moment: Ann Demeulemeester, Christian Dior, H&M - Yahoo News

Instead, its supposed to be just a model Google hopes other Android tablet makers will follow when they build the upcoming iPad killer, according to Engadget. FROM EARLIER: New video gives us a fantastic up-close look at the Nexus 9 We wanted to accelerate the premium market for Android tablets, head of Nexus 9 industrial design Alberto Villarreal told the publication. [The Nexus 9] has a lot of attributes and definitely will bring the quality for other companies to do better. Build quality is apparently the reason why HTC was chosen for this particular task. We saw the One and really liked how their designs were very simple, focused on usability and removed things that didnt need to be there, Villarreal added. They have nice craft and precision details and materials. The exec also explained the Nexus 9 is also supposed to be sort-of a fashion statement at least when it comes to color options, as the company decided its time to be moving away from technology-driven black and silver, which is very common in the industry, and trying to bring more of a fashion look to the portfolio. Even though Google now wants to encourage its partners to create premium tablets to rival the iPad Air 2, after pushing affordable ones in previous years, other OEMs might not have timely access to one critical piece of the puzzle. As expected for a Nexus device, the hardware and software teams worked closely on the Nexus 9.

Ann Demeulemeester With an introduction by Patti Smith, this book sees the Belgian designer examine her own career, exploring her dark and edgy work at the helm of her namesake label through 1,000 photographs and illustrations. The hardcover volume comes in a matching black slipcase and will go on sale in November for $100. The 150 photographs include work by some of the 20th century's biggest names including Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Lord Snowdon. Released this month, the book is available for $70. H&M To celebrate a decade of designer collaborations the Swedish high street fashion label has released a new book titled "The First Ten Years." The fashion tome dedicates a chapter to each of the 14 collections worked on with design luminaries including Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Lanvin and Versace. The book will sell for 29.99 with 25 percent of sales going to UNICEF when it hits select H&M stores on November 6. Arts & Entertainment

Golden Tate and Matthew Stafford shine, Joique Bell struggles for fantasy owners in Week 8 as Lions beat Falcons - Yahoo Sports

Weir, in particular, drew a large fan-following as many viewers tuned in to see what crazy outfit Weir would be wearing. Tara Lipinski (@taralipinski) October 22, 2014 We absolutely cherish this opportunity to bring figure skating to people, Weir said. When we talk it is more like a conversation between us and the audience. The three are replacing Scott Hamilton, Sandra Bezic and Tom Hammond, who were NBCs lead figure skating announcers at four Olympics starting in 2002. redirected . @Tara_Lipinski and @JohnnyGWeir take their figure skating commentary to the 30 Rock ice rink. Late Night (@LateNightSeth) March 10, 2014 Hamilton, a 1984 gold medalist who called three other Winter Olympics for CBS, will remain as a special contributor to NBC at big figure skating events, including in South Korea. Fashion cops @JohnnyGWeir , @taralipinski say they brought about 17 pairs of shoes to #KYDerby .

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir’s Expertise (And Fashion Sense) Land Them Top Figure Skating Spot for NBC | WebProNews

The Lions couldn't seem to stop Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense, and Matthew Stafford was clearly playing at a disadvantage without Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush . Trailing 21-0 at the end of the half, the Lions had to make something happen. The Lions took over the game in the second half. The Falcons offense was collapsing, and Stafford and company took advantage of it. With 1:38 left in the game, Stafford and the offense only trailing 21-19. What was once a lopsided game in favor of the Falcons became lopsided in favor of the Lions in the second half.

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