Tagged: Google

LG will supply foldable displays to Apple, Google and Microsoft

LG Displays foldable

Samsung is almost ready with a foldable phone, and LG and a few other manufacturers are not far behind. But the news that broke out about LG developing foldable displays of OMEs like Apple, Google and Microsoft has given the world another reason the accept the future – future of foldable smart devices. According to reports LG Display has partnered with Apple, Microsoft and Google to develop ‘out foldable displays’ for smartphones, which should hit mass production in 2018. Read More…

Google’s Atlas humanoid can now walk like us humans

Atlas humanoid robot by Google

Atlas, the Boston Dynamics’ (now owned by Google) ace robot has improved a lot in the last couple of years owing to intense development. It has demonstrated successfully how to get up after being pinned down to the ground, and a whole set of new features which make it a pioneering innovation aimed for the tech dominated future. Now, the robot can walk on uneven terrain, and I mean really uneven terrain that would be hard for us humans to walk on.
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Google Daydream View, $80 VR headset with wireless controller

Google Daydream View

It was back at the Google I/O conference in May when Google first gave us a glimpse of the Project Daydream. At the recently concluded Google Pixel event, search engine giant unveiled the Daydream View, a Virtual Reality headset that works with newly launched Pixel phones and other Daydream compatible phones. The $80 headset is similar to Samsung Gear VR and works with a phone. It is made from ultra-soft microfiber (used in apparels), which makes it really lightweight and comfortable to wear for long duration. Read More…

Google Pixel and Pixel XL, innovative Android phones with AI assist

Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones-2

The long awaited Google Pixel phones are here, and they are billed flat against the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus phones from Apple. Unveiled at the Google Pixel event the two – Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are tailor-made to reflect the future of AI integrated hardware and software that Google visions. The Pixel phones are made inside out by Google using a few parts sourced from HTC. Both Pixel phones – the Pixel and Pixel XL contain almost the same specs, except that the Pixel has a 5-inch Full-HD AMOLED display while the Pixel XL features Quad HD AMOLED 5.5-inch screen. Read More…

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL phone photos leaked ahead of launch

Google Pixel phones

Google’s October 4 hardware event aka Google 10/4 Pixel Phone event is scheduled for tomorrow and Sunder Pichai and co. are keeping it as tight lipped as possible. But a UK store, Carphone Warehouse may have just given it up, much to Google’s dislike. Accidently or not, the site posted its Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL product pages, which were instantly removed, not before catching eyes of swift bloggers at 9to5Google. The leaked screenshots captured reveal the specification and images of the two smartphones Google has been possessive about all this while. Read More…

Alphabet’s health tracking smartwatch has round e-ink display

Google X health tracking wristband revealed in 2015.

Google X health tracking wristband revealed in 2015.

Back in 2015, Bloomberg first reported that Google’s (now Alphabet) forward looking life sciences lab, Google X had created a health tracking wristband, which could track heart rate, pulse, skin temperature, noise and light exposure. On his recent visit to the Mountain View-based Verily (formerly Google X), Antonio Regalado of MIT Technology Review managed a peek at the prototype of what could be Alphabet’s second generation health tracking watch. Read More…

Is Google Allo really better than WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger?

Google Allo

In the crowded world of messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Hike, Snapchat, etc., Google has also entered the list with its new messaging chat app, Allo for Android and iOS platforms. Google Allo is simple to use with a mobile number based login, rather than one linked to an email. The app can understand phrases in English and Hinglish (a combination of the Hindi and English language used in India). It is targeted towards a market like India where instant messaging apps are booming and will eventually grow bigger. Read More…

Google drones fly of Chipotle trucks to deliver burritos in Virginia Tech

Google delivery drone Virginia tech

Google’s parent company Alphabet has been working on delivery drones under Project Wing for quite some time. Now, in collaboration with Chipotle Mexican Grill, the company is all set to execute trial flights of the drones delivering burritos to the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. The drones approved by FAA’s new commercial guidelines will fly out autonomously from Chipotle food trucks, but will have manual backup ready to take controls in case of any problem.    Read More…

Google patents futuristic bathroom that’ll monitor your heart’s health

Google smart bathroom patent

Non-invasive health monitoring could be in its prime if Google’s new patent can materialize. According to a new patent, which was filed in January 2015, but published on 21 July 2016, Google visions to transform your bathroom into a high-tech facility that can monitor your cardiovascular health. The patent details embedding sensors and cameras to different parts of the bathroom that monitor person’s health and notify medical professionals if necessary. Read More…

Google ditches VR, allegedly working on standalone AR headset

android-ar-predictions

Google is working on some ambitious devices of late. Only recently the company revealed its Android-powered VR platform-based Daydream project – but the tech giant’s long term plans are far beyond virtual reality and pretty close to augmented reality. According to a report on Engadget (via Recode) Google has scrapped plans for a VR device, but claims, it is working on a high-end mixed reality headset that brings the good of augmented reality and VR to one single device. Read More…