Tag Archives: Google

Google says Duplex AI will explicitly tell callee they’re talking to a bot

Google’s demo of its Duplex technology looked straight out of a sci-fi movie and the crowd at this year’s I/O conference couldn’t control its excitement. It did look fascinating, but as the dust settled and excitement levels came down, other voices started getting louder. Voices that criticized the feature, saying it mimics human voice and effectively deceives the person who’s on the ... Read More »

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Says Alphabet Must Take Greater Responsibility

. Alphabet Inc President Sergey Brin said on Friday that technology companies must take greater responsibility for the social impact of their work, his first comments following a year of heightened global awareness about misuse of digital services. Brin delivered the message through Alphabet’s annual shareholder letter, which he signed for the first time since 2014 instead of Chief Executive Larry Page. “We’re in ... Read More »

Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

HIGHLIGHTS The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were launched on Wednesday Google also launched new smart speakers, headphones, and VR headsets Only the phones and Daydream VR headset are confirmed for India right now At its hardware launch event on Wednesday, Google unveiled a number of new products – from smart speakers, to an AI powered camera that can automatically save clips ... Read More »

Logitech adds Google Assistant integration to Circle security cameras

Logitech has announced Google Assistant integration for its Circle 2 and original Circle series of security cameras. This will let you use your voice to tell your camera to stream its footage to your TV. For this to work, you first need to link your Circle account in the Google Assistant. Then you need either the Google Home or an ... Read More »

Google Assistant rolls out in Italian

Earlier in 2017 Google promised that Assistant will learn more languages and now Italians can finally talk to it in their native language. Following the last update, now Assistant can answer all questions and actions with a deep soothing Italian voice. According to Italian media, the update will reach all Android users in Italy by November 1.    Google Assistant in ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

Google Assistant rolls out in Italian

Earlier in 2017 Google promised that Assistant will learn more languages and now Italians can finally talk to it in their native language. Following the last update, now Assistant can answer all questions and actions with a deep soothing Italian voice. According to Italian media, the update will reach all Android users in Italy by November 1.    Google Assistant in ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL pricing and availability detailed

Pre-orders for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are live now in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, India and Australia. The Pixel 2 will be available on October 17, the larger Pixel 2 XL will come out in mid-November. Note that in the US, you can get it through the Google Store (unlocked) or on contract with Google’s wireless partner – ... Read More »

Google enters the wireless headphone space with the Pixel Buds

All the cool kids are making wireless headphones these days and that now includes Google. Introducing the Google Pixel buds – a pair of headphones connected with a fabric loop, designed to work best with a Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel Buds have a touchpad on the right Bud that is good for swiping songs in ... Read More »