Essential’s head of UX, Liron Damir, is headed to Google to fill the similar function at the Google House workforce. Earlier than Crucial, Damir led the webOS design workforce at HP after which Pebble. In a put up revealed to Damir’s LinkedIn profile, he states he's, “tremendous excited and proud to be becoming a member of Google lately to lead the design of Google House merchandise.”
The departure of Damir more than likely isn’t thrilling information for Crucial, as the corporate continues to be running to release the phone it announced back in May. Ultimate we heard, the phone must be launching in a couple of weeks.
For Google, the rent makes entire sense. At Google I/O this yr, the corporate showcased how Google Home will be improving over the approaching months, together with the power to push data without delay to a Chromecast-connected tv. For this visible revel in, a head of UX seems like a forged plan, particularly one with as a lot revel in as Damir.
Extra importantly, come on, Crucial, the place’s that phone?