Google Pixel Buds A-Series with Adaptive Sound, Call noise reduction, quick charge launched in India for Rs. 9999

Google just launched its Pixel Buds A-Series, a cheaper version of the Pixel Buds in India, after it was introduced back in June priced at $99. These have custom-designed 12mm dynamic speaker driver that promise full, clear and natural sound, and Bass Boost option. These offer passive noise reduction, thanks to secure fit along with a spatial vent that in-ear pressure and spatial awareness. The stabilizer arc ensures a gentle, but secure fit. Continue reading “Google Pixel Buds A-Series with Adaptive Sound, Call noise reduction, quick charge launched in India for Rs. 9999”

Google confirms Pixel 6 will not come with a charger in the box

Google is the latest company that has confirmed that it will not include a charger in the box with the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, so it will only come with a USB Type-C charging cable along with the phone. Confirming this to The Verge, Google said that “most people already have a USB-C charging brick, so there’s no longer a need to include one with its phones.” The Pixel 5a 5G that was introduced yesterday will be the last Pixel phone that comes with a charger in the box. Continue reading “Google confirms Pixel 6 will not come with a charger in the box”

Google Pixel 5a 5G with 6.34-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 765G, 4680mAh battery, IP67 water resistant metal body announced

After rumours, Google just announced the Google Pixel 5a 5G, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone and the successor to last year’s Pixel 4a 5G officially. It features a 6.34-inch FHD+ OLED display, compared to a 6.2-inch in the 4a 5G. It retains the Snapdragon 765G SoC with 5G SA/NSA, Titan M Security chip, 12.2MP rear camera, OIS along with a 16MP 107° Ultra-wide secondary camera, and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. Continue reading “Google Pixel 5a 5G with 6.34-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 765G, 4680mAh battery, IP67 water resistant metal body announced”

Google Pixel 5a 5G components surface revealing 4680mAh battery, could launch on August 17

A report from last week revealed the complete specifications of the upcoming Pixel 5a 5G, a mid-range Pixel phone from Google ahead of Google Pixel 6 launch later this fall. Now the  images of Pixel 5a components have surfaced. This matches with the earlier renders, and it said to offer a rubber-like matte finish back and will retain the 3.5mm audio jack. Continue reading “Google Pixel 5a 5G components surface revealing 4680mAh battery, could launch on August 17”

Google Meet will now support up to 25 co-hosts per meeting, adds “Quick access” setting and more

Google is introducing a couple of new updates to their video conferencing platform, Google Meet, that will improve upon many meeting moderation controls. Meeting host privileges can now be shared with up to 25 other participants, quick access control will be on by default, and the “People” panel in meetings have received a couple of minor updates.

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Google Wear OS 2 update to bring more third-party Tiles, improved Messages app and more

Yesterday, Samsung gave us a peak into Google’s new Wear OS 3 platform that will be running on the Galaxy Watch 4. While many of the improvements are coming to the new platform, a few updates are coming to the older Wear OS 2, such as improved Messages app that syncs with the users’ smartphone, new third-party Tiles and more.

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Android 12 Beta 4 hints at Pixel 6’s 50MP Samsung GN1 sensor and Exynos 5123 5G modem

Google today released the Android 12 beta 4 which has  reached Platform Stability with final APIs and all app-facing behaviors. Google asks all app and game developers to start the final compatibility testing now and prepare to publish the compatibility updates as soon as possible ahead of the final release. Continue reading “Android 12 Beta 4 hints at Pixel 6’s 50MP Samsung GN1 sensor and Exynos 5123 5G modem”

Google adds a number of privacy protection controls for users below the age of 18

Being online on the internet can prove to be a challenging for a teenager, as concerns about their privacy are at an all-time high. To help protect users below the age of 18, Google has introduced a number of updates and policy changes across their services, including YouTube, Location History, and advertising data.

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Google Tensor SoC is reportedly the Samsung Exynos 9855 SoC

Last week, Google teased its latest line up of Pixel smartphones – Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, with its new custom Google Tensor SoC. While not much detail on the Tensor SoC was shared by the company, new reports suggest that the custom Google SoC is reportedly an Exynos 9855 SoC. Continue reading “Google Tensor SoC is reportedly the Samsung Exynos 9855 SoC”

Google Pixel 5a 5G with 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED 90Hz display, Snapdragon 765G said to launch on August 26

Back in April, Google confirmed that it will launch the Pixel 5a later this year, but said that it will be limited to US and Japan. A Bloomberg report from June revealed that the phone will launch in August. Now, a new report from FrontPage Tech reveals that the phone will be launched on August 26th ahead of Pixel 6 and 6 Pro launch in the fall. Continue reading “Google Pixel 5a 5G with 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED 90Hz display, Snapdragon 765G said to launch on August 26”

Google accidentally leaks 4 new upcoming Nest security cameras

Google has seemingly made a mistake in their online store and has accidentally leaked 4 new products in their Nest security camera line. These include new Nest Cam Battery, new wired Nest Cam, Nest Cam with floodlight, and Nest Doorbell with battery.

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Google Maps for iOS update adds iMessage live location sharing, new widgets and more

Google Maps has announced a new update for their iOS app that adds a couple of new features such as a dark mode, two new widgets and the ability to share live location on iMessage.

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Google ChromeOS update adds native eSIM support, pre-installed Google Meet and more

Google is rolling out a new update to ChromeOS for Chromebooks that adds a couple of new features. These include a new shortcut to launch the emoji picker, support for eSIM on compatible Chromebooks, a new collection of wallpapers inspired by the concept of togetherness and more.

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Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor SoC, upgraded cameras, aluminium frame teased ahead of launch

After rumours, Google has officially confirmed the launch of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones later this fall. The company has also confirmed the design of the phones in images, and also said that these will use new Tensor SoC, which was earlier rumoured to be called “GS101”, codenamed “Whitechapel”. Both these will have an aluminium frame with matte finish on the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro will come with a polished aluminium frame. Continue reading “Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor SoC, upgraded cameras, aluminium frame teased ahead of launch”

YouTube testing a cheaper Ad-free ‘Premium Lite’ subscription

Back in 2019, YouTube launched its Premium and Music Premium subscription for ad-free videos and music in India and the company has been making changes to the plans like new non-recurring prepaid plans for India, etc. Following that now, the company is testing a new YouTube Premium Lite subscription. Continue reading “YouTube testing a cheaper Ad-free ‘Premium Lite’ subscription”