Tag Archives: Google

Google Pixel Buds Wireless Earphones Launched, Rivals to Apple’s AirPods

Google alongside the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL smartphones, as well as the Google Pixelbook laptop, launched the Pixel Buds at its media event in San Francisco. The Pixel Buds wireless headphones will take on Apple’s AirPods, which at present lead the market in wireless earphones in the US. The Google Pixel Buds are powered by Google Assistant, the virtual assistant from the company. This… Read More »

Google Says User Data Requests From India at an All-Time High

HIGHLIGHTS Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 government accounts That is 391 more requests than the same period in 2016 This is the highest number of requests since 2009 The number of requests that Google received from India in the first half of 2017 for disclosing user data was at an all-time high, reveals the latest biannual transparency… Read More »

HTC’s Working on New Flagship Smartphone Despite Google Deal, Company Clarifies

Google and HTC on Thursday announced a $1.1-billion agreement that will see the former company buying part of latter’s smartphone operations. However, HTC has now announced that this agreement does not mean that the company will not be launching smartphones under its own brand from now on. Interestingly, HTC has clarified several queries regarding the company’s future with its statement. In its official statement on… Read More »

Android 8.1 Oreo to Succeed v8.0, Reveals Google App Breakdown

HIGHLIGHTS The Android 8.0 started rolling out widely recently Details regarding Bisto headphones also revealed Android 8.1 Oreo can debut on next generation Pixel handsets If there were any doubts in your mind about what the next version of Android will be called, we now have an answer. The teardown of the Google app has reportedly revealed that the next version of… Read More »

Google, MIT Researchers Create New AI-Based Real-Time Photo Editing

Scientists from MIT and Google have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can automatically retouch images like a professional photographer in real time, eliminating the need to edit images after they are clicked with smartphones. The data captured by today’s digital cameras is often treated as the raw material of a final image. Before uploading pictures to social networking sites, even casual cellphone… Read More »

ANDROID WARNING – Google Play apps can steal information from YOUR WhatsApp

Google Play hosted 20 apps that were capable of stealing personal information from popular programmes like WhatsApp, security experts have said. –– ADVERTISEMENT –– The apps exploited know vulnerabilities to “root” devices running older versions of Android and then bypass security protectons. The malicious programmes were then capable of accessing sensitive data stored in popular apps such as… Read More »

Google Pixel XL 2 Concept Shows What The Upcoming Phone Could Look Like

Even before Google has said anything about the much-rumored Google Pixel successors, a crafty YouTube user has already made an unofficial “first look” at the Google Pixel XL 2 with a concept product video. Google Pixel XL 2 Concept Video Surfaces This one’s a looker too — almost a Galaxy S8 look-alike. YouTube channel Concept Creator’s idea of what Google’s notional flagship… Read More »

Google Releases July Android Security Update for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google, as expected in the first week of every month, has released the latest Android monthly security update for its Nexus and Pixel devices. Alongside the new July Android security update, the company has also released system images and OTA files for compatible devices for users to side load. Compatible device owners can either wait for an official… Read More »

Google Pixel 2: exciting details about the two versions we’ll get

The next-generation Google Pixel 2 is already getting the interwebs excited and now details have leaked about the two codenamed phones, Walleye and Taimen. According to XDA Developers we can expect the second generation of Pixel phone to come in a smaller version, codenamed Walleye which will feature a Full HD resolution 5-inch screen. It will look very… Read More »