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  1. Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL India prices start at Rs 61,000 up to Rs 82,000; here is when they go on sale in India

    10.04 / 20:02 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    As expected, Google today took the wraps off its next-generation Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Prices for the smartphones in India start from Rs 61,000, and go up to Rs 82,000.  Google Pixel 2 India pricing and availability The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones have been launched in two variants each. The Pixel 2 64GB variant is priced at Rs 61,000, while the 128GB variant is priced at Rs 70,000. The Pixel 2 XL 64GB variant is priced at Rs 73,000, and the 128GB variant is priced at Rs 82,000. …
  2. Google Pixel Buds: Meet the wired, Apple AirPods competitor with Google Assistant and realtime translation

    10.04 / 19:12 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    On the sidelines of the second-generation Pixel 2 smartphones, Google announced a pair of wireless (but attached) pair of earphones called Pixel Buds. The differentiating factor of the Google Pixel Buds is that is it powered by Google’s voice assistant and is capable of real-time translation. The Google Pixel Buds feature a behind-the-neck design. The Bluetooth-enabled Pixel Buds can be used with Google Assistant through the right earpiece. The circular buds are attached with a…
  3. Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL launched: Price, specifications and features

    10.04 / 19:02 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    After frequenting rumor rounds over the past few months, the second-generation ‘Made by Google’ smartphones are finally official. Successors to last year’s Pixel and Pixel XL, the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with improved design, under the hood hardware upgrades, latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS and more. The first-gen Pixels were impressive, and as the flagship smartphone landscape has completely changed this year with glass design, edge-to-edge displays and dual-camera setups. Last month, A…
  4. Google Pixelbook: Apple iPad Pro, Microsoft Surface killer with built-in Google Assistant launched

    10.04 / 18:38 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The third product coming from Google’s portfolio today is the Google Pixelbook. It is the said to be the first laptop with built-in Google Assistant and support for Pixelbook Pen. Meet Pixelbook, the first laptop with the Google Assistant, and Pixelbook Pen. pic.twitter.com/gnWuodoqi6 — Made by Google (@madebygoogle) October 4, 2017 The high-end laptop is more like a convertible with support for a stylus. It features a 12.3-inch display with 3:2 aspect ratio. It is powered by Intel C…
  5. Google Home Mini, Google Home Max launched: Now do much more with Google Assistant

    10.04 / 18:38 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Ahead of announcing the next-gen Pixel smartphones, Google chose to open today’s launch event by announcing the mini version of its smart home speaker, called Google Home Mini. The dome-shaped speaker is priced at $49 (approximately Rs 3,200) and goes for pre-orders today in all Google Home countries, which basically means it is not coming to India. The Google Home Mini will be available in stores starting October 19. The first Google Home was launched in November last year and…
  6. Chinese couple held in Varanasi for flying drone

    10.04 / 17:32 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    A Chinese couple was held here for flying a drone equipped with a high definition camera during the famous Ganga Aarti but was let off after a probe, police said on Wednesday. After the drone was spotted flying late on Tuesday over the Aarti venue at the Rajendra Prasad Ghat and despite announcements on the public address system when it did not land, a team was sent and it was discovered a Chinese couple, on a tourist visa, was flying it. The couple was staying in a guest house at Munshi…
  7. Microsoft acquires virtual reality platform AltspaceVR

    10.04 / 17:32 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    In a bid to bolster its Mixed Reality vision, Microsoft has acquired Redwood City, California-based virtual reality social network AltspaceVR for an undisclosed sum. “With the AltspaceVR team aboard, we look forward to building the world’s pre-eminent mixed reality community,” Alex Kipman, Microsoft’s inventor of HoloLens, said in a post late on Tuesday. AltspaceVR is one of the pioneers in immersive communications. “It brings people together in virtual…
  8. Google Assistant now available in male voice, here’s how you can make the switch

    10.04 / 17:32 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    If you do not like your Google Assistant responding to you in a female voice, the company is gradually rolling out an option that allows you to choose a male voice to answer your queries. Google Assistant is the voice and text-based digital assistant that is capable of handling searches, suggesting places to dine at, helping you navigate, and answer daily queries among other things. According to 9To5Google, you can now choose between female and male voice. The female voice is referred as …
  9. Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Alexa-powered smart speakers launched in India, prices starting Rs 4,499

    10.04 / 16:03 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Coinciding with Google’s list of announcements, including the Google Home Mini, Amazon has launched the Amazon Echo Dot in India. In addition, the company has also launched the Amazon Echo and, Amazon Echo Plus. It goes without saying that the products will be available via Amazon India. To purchase any product, simply request an invitation to purchase on the Amazon site. In terms of pricing, the Amazon Echo is priced at Rs 9,999; the Echo Plus will be available for Rs 14,999; while the E…
  10. Garmin Fenix 5S: A sports watch with a touch of lifestyle in it

    10.04 / 16:03 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Smartwatch and fitness bands are one of the biggest ongoing trends right now, and with the overwhelming number of choices available out there, it only becomes more difficult to pick the right one for yourself. This process is made even more difficult, now that fitness bands and smartwatches are either trying to imitate each other, or trying to come together as one. Do you go with the most popular? Or the one that’s the most affordable? Or do you pick a watch that particularly suits your n…
  11. Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL launch live blog: Follow updates as Google unveils its flagship smartphones and more

    10.04 / 16:03 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Google is hosting an event today in San Francisco where it is widely expected to take the wraps off its next-generation flagship smartphones. In addition, rumors also hint at the launch of a bunch of other Google hardware products. Hit the break to check out all the latest updates from Google’s Pixel event. In the runup to the event, we have been treated to a host of leaks. These have given us a fair idea on what to expect from the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Google’s latest flagship smartpho…
  12. Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL launch: Last minute rumors and full specs leak

    10.04 / 15:30 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    We are just a couple of hours away from the launch of much anticipated Google Pixel 2 devices. However, the Google devices expected aren’t the best-kept secrets this year. While the countdown for the event has already begun, Pixel 2 XL has been leaked yet again revealing all the specifications of the phone ahead of the launch. Google is hosting an event in San Francisco at 9:00AM PDT (9.30PM IST) where it is expected to launch the second generation Pixel phones along with Google H…
  13. DoT approaches TRAI on review of spectrum caps for telcos

    10.04 / 13:37 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The Telecom Department has approached the sector regulator TRAI on a review of existing spectrum caps – 50 percent within a band and 25 percent overall across all bands – applicable on the operators. The department’s letter to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in this regard follows the recommendations made by the inter-ministerial group (IMG) tasked with examining financial stress in the telecom sector. Any easing of spectrum limit within a band by TRAI may…
  14. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 beats Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus in sales in India

    10.04 / 13:37 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Samsung Galaxy Note8 that came to India last month and saw over 250,000 registrations within no time is selling like hotcakes and has left Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus behind in the race at the moment, industry sources said. According to dealers, Galaxy Note8 sales are ahead when compared to iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. “For every 100 Galaxy Note 8 being purchased, 60-70 iPhone8 and iPhone 8 Plus are being sold,” a south Delhi-based dealer told IANS on the condition of anonymity.…
  15. Google extends Bengali support to AdWords and AdSense

    10.04 / 13:16 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    In a bid to help advertisers create relevant content in regional languages in India, Google India announced support for the Bengali language for Google AdWords and Google AdSense. It will allow publishers and advertisers to reach a larger audience and target them with Bengali-language search and display ads. In addition, content creators who have websites and blogs in Bengali will be able to monetize their content and woo advertisers from across the globe. “With the availability of…
  16. Anti-vaccine sentiment surging on Twitter: Study

    10.04 / 13:16 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    People living in the US who believe that vaccines cause autism or other developmental disorders are increasingly using Twitter to spread anti-vaccine sentiment in the country, researchers have found. For two decades anti-vaccine activists in the US have suggested that certain vaccines can lead to autism. There has been a surge in the tweets falsely linking life-saving vaccines to autism in recent years. However, these Twitter posts are not a representative sample of overall public opinion,…
  17. Adobe invests in Aadhaar-based authentication for its ‘e-sign’ solution

    10.04 / 13:16 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    In a bid to facilitate the better adoption of e-signatures in the country, Adobe announced investment on the integration of Aadhaar-based authentication in its e-signature solution “Adobe Sign”. Citing the results of the recently conducted “Adobe E-signatures Indian Market Study”, the company said the market for e-signatures in India was growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 57 percent and was expected to cross over 90 million transactions by 2020.…
  18. Comio C2 with 4,000mAh battery, 5-inch HD display launched in India at Rs 7,199: Specifications, features

    10.04 / 13:16 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    New entrant COMIO India launched a new smartphone “C2″ at Rs 7,199. The dual-SIM device sports 8MP rear and front camera with flash. The device with 5-inch HD IPS Display houses a powerful 4,000mAh battery. The smartphones run on Quad-core 64-bit Mediatek chipset. “With the launch of COMIO ‘C2′, we are moving towards the vision of becoming leaders in the Rs 6k-10K (mid-segment). The ‘C2′ has been designed keeping the Indian smartphone user in mind, one w…
  19. OnePlus now controls 57% of the premium smartphone market in India, according to IDC

    10.04 / 13:16 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Driven by a good response to the OnePlus 5 and continued sales of the now second-tier OnePlus 3T, Chinese manufacturer OnePlus now accounts for 57 percent of the premium smartphone market in India in Q2 of 2017, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The report elaborates on the factors that have led to the inference of data, including the classification of what constitutes the premium smartphone segment. According to IDC, smartphones priced at above Rs 26,000 ($400) have been…