Google shuts down ‘Duplex on the Web’ to focus on Duplex voice

Google Duplex

Google has announced that it is ending Duplex on the Web, a collection of AI-powered services that simplified the process of ordering food, buying movie tickets, and more. As per the announcement cited on a Google support page, starting this month, Duplex on the Web and its automation features will no longer be supported. Continue reading “Google shuts down ‘Duplex on the Web’ to focus on Duplex voice”

Android 13 for TV announced — Check out the new features

Google has announced Android 13 for TV, the newest version of its Android TV operating system. This new release includes more performance and accessibility upgrades to help our developers create interesting apps for the next generation of televisions. Here’s what’s new in Android 13 for TV. Continue reading “Android 13 for TV announced — Check out the new features”

realme GT Neo5: Up to 240W charging, IMX890 sensor expected

realme introduced the GT Neo 3 series in March this year in two models and the 150W model was introduced as the world’s first phone with 150W fast charging that can charge up to 50% in 5 minutes and 100% in less than 15 minutes. Continue reading “realme GT Neo5: Up to 240W charging, IMX890 sensor expected”

India Smart TV shipments up by 38% YoY in Q3 2022

Counterpoint Research has released shipment figures for smart TVs in India for the third quarter of 2022. The research report claims that during that time, the volume of smart TV shipments increased 38% year over year. Continue reading “India Smart TV shipments up by 38% YoY in Q3 2022”

DigiYatra launched in 3 Airports for paperless flight travel

Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister for Civil Aviation, inaugurated the Digi Yatra from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi for three airports throughout the nation: New Delhi, Varanasi, and Bengaluru. Based on facial recognition technology (FRT), Digi Yatra is designed to achieve contactless, seamless processing of travelers at airports. Continue reading “DigiYatra launched in 3 Airports for paperless flight travel”

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on India and technology after receiving Padma Bhushan

Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s Ambassador to the United States, presented Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, with the Padma Bhushan Award on behalf of the Government of India. The Padma Awards are India’s highest civilian honours, in case you didn’t know. Sundar expresses his feelings after receiving the award in San Francisco. Continue reading “Google CEO Sundar Pichai on India and technology after receiving Padma Bhushan”

TECNO POVA 4 with Helio G99, 6000mAh battery teased ahead of India launch

TECNO Mobiles has started teasing the launch of POVA 4 as the successor to POVA 3 in India. The POVA 4 series was introduced last month as one of the first phones to be powered by MediaTek Helio G99 SoC. Continue reading “TECNO POVA 4 with Helio G99, 6000mAh battery teased ahead of India launch”

HapiPola launches Woman centric Floral smartwatch with 1.32″ display, Bluetooth calling for Rs. 3999

HapiPola, a Chennai-based lifestyle company, has released a new smartwatch for women. The company says that the Floral smartwatch enhances women’s tracking needs, including a menstrual cycle tracker and wellbeing trackers like an ovulation period tracker and pregnancy period tracker. Continue reading “HapiPola launches Woman centric Floral smartwatch with 1.32″ display, Bluetooth calling for Rs. 3999”

Museum of possibilities showcases Amazon’s Alexa for PWDs

Technologies and assistive devices can act as the eyes, ears, and hands that people with impairments need to live independently at home. The “Museum of Possibilities” is the first facility for disabled people in the state of Tamil Nadu, and it showcases a variety of accessible technologies and aids, including Amazon’s Alexa voice service, Echo smart speakers, and Fire TV. Continue reading “Museum of possibilities showcases Amazon’s Alexa for PWDs”

Apple renames mixed-reality software ‘xrOS’ ahead of it’s upcoming AR/VR headset

Mark Gurman of Bloomberg in his most recent article reports that Apple will use the name “xrOS” for the operating system that will power its upcoming mixed reality AR/VR headset instead of “RealityOS” or “rOS,” which was the original plan for the platform. Earlier this year, Apple’s trademarks for “Reality” names for AR and VR headsets were reported. Continue reading “Apple renames mixed-reality software ‘xrOS’ ahead of it’s upcoming AR/VR headset”

Google introduces new Android, WearOS features

To celebrate the holiday season, Google has announced a plethora of new features coming to Android in the upcoming weeks. Google Photos, Wear OS, and other parts of the system will all be influenced by these updates. Continue reading “Google introduces new Android, WearOS features”

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 could get a larger cover screen

Foldables are now a hot topic in the smartphone industry, with a slew of new models hitting the market in recent months. Despite this, Samsung has dominated the global market due to a wider availability of its foldables. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 could get a larger cover screen”

realme Android 13 Update Tracker [Update: realme narzo 50 Pro 5G Android 13 Open Beta Program Announced in India]

Google has already announced the Android 13 and the update has already been rolled out for eligible Pixel devices. realme, a popular smartphone brand, plans to roll out the Android 13 update to a host of flagship and mid-range handsets. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 13 Update for realme devices.

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Lenovo K14 Note and K14 spotted on Google Play console

Lenovo is preparing to launch two new smartphones in its budget-friendly K series. The Lenovo K14 and the Lenovo K14 Note, two new Lenovo K-series devices, have been discovered on the Google Play console, revealing key specifications as well as front-facing images. Continue reading “Lenovo K14 Note and K14 spotted on Google Play console”

OnePlus Android 13 (OxygenOS 13) Update Tracker [Update: OnePlus Nord 2T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta Program Announced]

Google, back in August 2022, rolled out the latest version of Android – the Android 13 for eligible Pixel smartphones. OnePlus, the popular Chinese OEM, plans to roll out Android 13 based OxygenOS 13 update for a host of flagship and mid-range devices. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 13 Update for OnePlus devices.

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