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Google is buying HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1bn

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In a bid to further boost its hardware business, Google has signed a $1.1 billion deal to acquire a team of HTC employees, many of whom have worked with the company on its Pixel smartphone. As part of the agreement, Google will

Google Pixel 2 XL images and price leaked ahead of official launch

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Almost two weeks ahead of its big official launch, Google’s Pixel 2 XL images and price are already out, thanks to Droid Life. The leaked images show that the device looks like the original, but with a sleeker rear two-tone

What to expect from Google’s upcoming Pixel event?

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Google’s October 4 Pixel event is being eagerly awaited now that Samsung and Apple are done releasing their new smartphones. While some upgrades are surely on cards for the next Pixel smartphones, users will also likely see a new version of

Google to launch Pixel 2 on October 4

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Google is all set to launch its next iteration of Pixel series on October 4, as confirmed by a new advertising campaign and official landing page citing the date of the launch. The page says that anyone who is “thinking about changing phones,”

Google Pixel isn’t joining the rat race for FullVision display or dual camera

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While every major smartphone manufacturer is adding features like dual camera and FullVision display to its flagship this year, looks like Google believes its Pixel brand is better sans these increasingly common flagship features. An image of Google Pixel follow-up, codenamed Walleye was recently

Like Apple & Samsung, Google to change the design of Pixel 2

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Finally, the first leak of Google’s upcoming smartphone, Google Pixel 2 is here. And according to the leak, the company is going to follow Apple, LG and Samsung. Yes, like Samsung changed the design in its Galaxy S8, and LG

Google reportedly to invest in $880mn LG for Pixel 2’s OLED display

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For those awaiting the next iteration of Pixel range, Google is reportedly planning to invest over $880 million or nearly KRW 1 trillion in LG Display, to ensure a constant supply of the OLED panel on its Pixel 2 smartphone series.

Top 7 selfie camera smartphones available in India

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Being the world’s fastest growing smartphone market, India has been witnessing ever-increasing share of interest from the titans of the smartphone market. From Apple to Google to Samsung or the Chinese makers like Oppo, Vivo or Xiaomi, everyone is trying its best

Google decides to end its Pixel laptop range

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Though Google’s Pixel smartphones are doing decent business across the globe, looks like the laptop version of the same hasn’t been able to generate much enthusiasm for the Google team. According to a TechCrunch report, Google’s SVP of hardware Rick

Google Assistant may soon be coming to your old Android phone

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For all you Google Assistant’s fans, we have a piece of real good news for you. Well, you don’t need to go and buy exorbitantly expensive Pixel range in order to have Google’s AI assistant because it has already started

Major tech letdowns of 2016: Projects, products that failed to meet aspirations

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A slew of startling technological advancements struck our world this year- Think of Elon Musk’s Mars Mission, autonomous cars, or LG’s 18-inch paper-thin OLED display which can be rolled up like a newspaper. But the world of technology had its own

Nougat 7.1.1 update rolled out for Google Pixel and Nexus devices

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Google has officially rolled out Android Nougat 7.1.1 update for several nexus devices along with Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C. With the latest updated, Nexus devices will receive updated which were exclusively available for Google Pixel devices. The latest

Apple reportedly planning to set up a dedicated distribution centre in India

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Apple knows that India forms a crucial part of its global expansion plans. With Google Pixel too coming in for a pie in Indian market share, Apple seems to have got onto its toes to consolidate its logistics operations in

HTC will offer after sale service for Google’s Pixel smartphones

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Despite the iPhone 7 hype, Apple is expected to have low smartphone growth this year. On the other hand, Samsung has reportedly stopped selling its Note 7 in the market. Amidst all this, Google must be feeling lucky and is

Highlights from Google’s Pixel event: Chromecast Ultra, Daydream view VR headsets and more

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Pixel ‘by Google’ was undoubtedly the start attraction at the yesterday’s San Francisco event but there was indeed a huge catalogue that tech giant presented to the world after the Pixel smartphones. From Chromecast Ultra to new WiFi routers to

Pre-order for Google Pixel phones starts on Oct. 13 at a starting price of Rs 57K

Putting all the rumours to rest, Google has unveiled its much-awaited Pixel range of phones in a live event in San Francisco. But there was hardly any surprise element in it as the event just went on validating the rumours

Rumour roundup: Google Pixel and Pixel XL

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For Google Pixel, it’s the rumor time. As it was with Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. We’re just a few hours away from the launch of Google’s Pixel smartphones and the leaks continue to pour in. After a