Google has partnered with the Indian Government to launch a toilet finder built into Maps in India. India has one of the worst toilet problems in the world. With over 70 % households lacking basic toilet facilities, this tool aims to help people with access to smartphones, which surprisingly is more than those with toilets.
Google and the Ministry of Urban Development in India have made this tool simple enough that a user can search in multiple Indian languages for words like “toilet,” “lavatory,” “swachhata” and “shulabh.”
This is also a crowd sourced platform which will populate the condition and availability of toilets [...]
the Google Pixel phones have finally gone on sale in India, with preorders ending today. The Pixel is the Google’s attempt to make mainstream flagship handsets killing the Nexus line in the process. The new Pixel and Pixel XL phones feature some of the latest specs and the newest build, Android 7.1 along with Google Assistant pre-loaded.
We recently unboxed the Google Pixel Xl, which is the bigger variant of the Google Pixel. Prices for the Google Pixel phones start at Rs. 57000 and go upto Rs. 76000 for the Google Pixel XL with 128 GB storage.
The phones run on Snapdragon 821 and is optimised heavily with the hardware and the new Android 7.1 Nougat which is [...]
Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL leave the Nexus in their dust, defining a new category for Google and their proprietary smartphone. Much like Apple with their iPhone, Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are made by the company from the ground up. http://fkrt.it/Pd1OjTuuuN
The packaging for the Pixel will be very iconic of Google colours, we are unboxing the Quite Black Google Pixel XL , while the phones are available in three colours (Quite Black, Really Blue, Very Silver) in the US and two colours worldwide the black and silver variants.
Inside the Box:Google Pixel XL Stereo In Ear Earphones + Tips Wall Charger 3AMP USB Type [...]
The Google Pixel is a successor to the successful Nexus line of phones which started to dwindle in popularity towards the end of their cycle. Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL are what iPhone and iPhone Plus are to Apple, proprietary phones, designed to work perfectly well with their software. The Google Pixel and Pixel XL also break the traditional price barrier for Nexus devices pricing them upwards of US$ 649 and in India starting at a Rs. 57000 slightly short of the iPhone 7 price tag. However, the Google Pixel has failed to excite the Indian consumers like the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus did, according to our source at Flipkart. The company has received little pre-orders and [...]
As promised the Google Pixel has gone up for Pre-Order in India starting 13th Oct. The Pixel and Pixel XL which are priced between Rs. 57000 and Rs. 76000 are a far cry from the pricing norm surrounding Nexus devices, which the pixel phones are replacing. The Phones will be available online on Flipkart and through several other outlets including Reliance Digital , Tata Croma among others. Flipkart is offering Rs. 27000 Exchange offer for a trade in of your old phone.
The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are Google’s answer to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. DXOmark rates the Google Pixel’s camera at 89 a 3 points above the iPhone [...]
Google at their #madebyGoogle event announced the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The new smartphones come with the Pixel UI.
The Google Pixel and Pixel XL will be the first phone that comes with Google Assistant out of the box. The Google Assistant comes with their new machine learning AI which sits right on the Pixel.
DXOmark rates the Google Pixel’s camera at 89 a 3 points above the iPhone 7. The camera on the Pixel is a 12.3 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 1.55 micron pixel size. You get HDR Plus, without any shutter lag and smart bursts which select the best shot.
Google Pixel comes with unlimited online storage for [...]
Ahead of the 4th Oct official release for Google Pixel and Pixel XL set to replace the Nexus brand, Case makers are outing accessories for the phones, and renders show us an up-close look at the two phones. The phones which are very identical to the HTC One or iPhone in terms of design language will be available in two sizes. According to leaks the phones will also have a dual material design ; a unibody Aluminium shell with a glass half insert.
Large fingerprint scanners sit in the back of the phones along with a G from the Google Logo. Specs wise both phones are expected to have Snapdragon 820 chipsets, 4 GB of RAM and 12 MP main + 8 MP front cameras. The [...]
The revision to the Google Nexus Phones, the Pixel, is set to launch on Oct 4th 2016, and Alphabet has shared the invite for the same. An interesting taser video of the launch has been put by Google and it shows silhouettes of the handset transforming from a flat line to a smartphone shell.
The event will begin at 9AM in San Francisco according to the company invites. The Pixel and Pixel XL are the two phones that the company is working on launching.
According to rumours the 5-inch model of Pixel smartphone will start from $649, while the Pixel XL will be priced higher. New leaked pictures show that the phones will have a fused metal and plastic chassis, with an [...]
According to several leaks Aug 5 is the day Google will officially roll out Android 7.0 Nougat to the public, which means it should be hitting all compatible Nexus devices, and a whole lot of other brand devices including HTC and Motorola soon after.
Nexus 5 will remain out of the update loop as Google will proceed to launch the next generation of Nexus handsets later this month.
The new OS update will bring several new apps including a new Camera App which will bring several new features and more manual control of the camera.
Android 7.0 releases next month, with the 8/5 security patch. Sorry Nexus 5 owners, no Nougat for you [...]
After reports of the new Google Phone, it seems Google is keen on making a Google Watch too. A new report claims that Google will make two new round smartwatches codenamed; Angelfish and Swordfish.
Angelfish comes with a thickness of 14mm and has a bezel of 43.5mm. Angelfish will have GPS, LTE, and a heart-rate monitor and is designed to be a “standalone” Android Wear device. Swordfish has a single button centered on the right-hand side of the body, bezel of 42mm and a thickness of just 10.6mm.
The Angelfish device will not support Google’s interchangeable MODE watch bands but, Swordfish will be [...]
It appears that Google is working on a smartphone called the “Google Phone” which it will launch later this year. According to the Telegraph Google will release a smartphone with tighter controls over “design, manufacturing and software” before the end of the year.
While this might affect partnerships including those with HTC who is supposedly making the Nexus devices this year. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has recently been very vocal over tighter control on design and materials.
It is unknown what the reality of the phone will hold and whether it will be any different from phones from manufacturers like Samsung or Huawei.
The Indian Government has halted plans from Google to put Indian cities, tourists spots, hills, and rivers in an application in which one can explore through 360-degree, panoramic and street-level images.
According to the security agencies and home ministry, these pictures can be used for planning of terrorist attacks that might ultimately lead to events like those in 2008 that took place in Mumbai.
Street view, which was earlier just launched as a test in the US is now showcasing 360-degree panoramic views to include locations on all seven continents, covering 65 plus countries and has travelled seven million plus miles.
Google has often run into [...]