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Google looking to launch a mid-range pixel phone in India

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of other tech giants like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, Google too seems to be working on an India-focused strategy. The search engine company that debuted its premium smartphone series- Pixel a couple of years back is planning

Pixel 2’s Visual Core photo processor now works with Instagram, WhatsApp

By : CIOL Writers

Google is constantly adding new experiences to Pixel phones to make sure they keep getting better over time. The company today announced that the Pixel Visual Core for Pixel 2 users—a custom-designed co-processor for Pixel 2—is now being turned on.

Google Pixel gets ‘Smart Battery’ feature for more accurate predictions

By : CIOL Writers

Google is adding a new ‘smart battery’ feature to its Pixel devices to help you know how will your battery perform through the day. Announced on Thursday, Google says that the new Smart battery will “make your battery life estimates more

Google starts rolling out Lens in Assistant for Pixel phones

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Google has started rolling out its visual search feature Google Lens in Google Assistant for the Pixel and Pixel 2 phones. The rollout would be gradual, so not every Pixel phone owner may receive the update just yet. “The first

Google to roll-out software update to fix Pixel 2 issues; Unveils a slew of offers ahead of India sale

By : CIOL Writers

Google recently launched the second generation of Pixel smartphones amidst rave reviews and reception. But some early owners have raised concerns about smartphone’s OLED screen including color reproduction, and screen burn-in.  Some others have also reported clicking sounds from their Pixel 2’s speaker. Addressing all

Google Lens starts rolling out to first-generation Pixel, Pixel XL

By : CIOL Writers

Google has begun to roll out Google Lens for the first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL. Google Lens was introduced earlier this month at Google’s launch event for the Pixel 2. First reported by Android Police, Google Lens was discovered by a Reddit user who

The best and the worst of the Google Pixel 2 smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Google recently launched its second iteration of Pixel smartphones- Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL meant to compete with Apple’s iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8. Both the devices look sharp and sport one of

Google launches Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL; Prices start at Rs 61,000

By : CIOL Writers

After Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple’s iPhone trio, people had been eagerly awaiting Google’s next iteration of Pixel smartphones. Pixel was an amazing device both in terms of hardware and software. And Google doesn’t disappoint this time either. The

Google Pixel 2: New images leak ahead of official launch event

By : CIOL Writers

Google is expected to launch a bunch of new devices today at its Pixel event. Among these are the highly anticipated smartphones- Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL. Though we already know quite a lot about these yet-to-be-announced smartphones,

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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?

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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