Google Pixel Smartphone Shipments Doubled to 3.9 Million in 2017: IDC

Google has reportedly managed to ship double the number of Pixel smartphones in 2017 as compared to 2016. As per IDC’s research director Francisco Jeronimo, Google doubled shipments of Pixel smartphones in 2017 with 3.9 million units sold. While the numbers are not great in the global smartphone market, it shows steady growth for the company’s lineup. Meanwhile, Android co-founder […]

Android P to Support Notch Design, Offer Deeper Google Assistant Integration: Report

While the tech world is anticipating the next Android version at Google’s I/O 2018, a new report has surfaced that reveals some of the next-generation features that are heading to the new Android iteration. The new version, which is so far in the headlines as Android P, is said to support smartphones with a “notch”, similar to the iPhone X. […]

Google Expands Further Into China, Opens Shenzhen Office

HIGHLIGHTS Shenzhen is already home to Tencent, Huawei, and ZTE We have many important clients in the city, Google said It had announced opening its AI China Center in Beijing recently After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China – its first such centre in Asia – Google is said to have opened another office […]

Google to Open AI Research Centre in Paris

Google on Monday announced it will open a research centre in Paris devoted to artificial intelligence, following a meeting between the tech giant’s boss and French President Emmanuel Macron. “The different achievements in this country, including in science, art and the academic field make it an ideal place for the creation of a centre of theoretical research […]

Microsoft Office Apps Now Accessible by All Chromebooks With Google Play: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Office was previously available on select Chromebooks Google Play-enabled Chromebooks said to be compatible Microsoft Office apps available Google Play A long time after supporting Android apps, Chromebooks have now received Microsoft Office. The new experience comes with the latest Microsoft Office apps for Android that are available through Google Play store – specifically, Word, Excel, […]

Google Pixel 2 XL Now Available in India: Price, Specifications, and Everything Else You Need to Know

Google Pixel 2 XL is now available in India starting Wednesday. The new smartphone by Google will be made available online exclusively on Flipkart and it will be also available through offline channels. Pixel 2 XL (Review) can be purchased via Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Sangeetha Mobiles, Vijay Sales, and other offline retail stores across […]

Google Pixel 2 XL Sports Tougher Back Panel Than iPhone 8 Plus, Reveals Drop Test

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones were launchedearlier this month, and are now available to buy in markets such as the US and UK. As expected, we are starting to see different tests showing the Pixel 2 phones subjected to torture. A latest video has surfaced showing the Google Pixel 2 XL going through drop test alongside the […]

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to […]

Google Said to Offer to Display Rival Sites via Auction

Alphabet unit Google has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction as part of an EU compliance order following a landmark fine for favouring its own service, four people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The proposal, submitted to the European Commission on August 29 following a record 2.4-billion-euro ($2.87 billion) penalty, would allow competitors to bid […]