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Google confirms "Pixel 2" will be launched

Google plans to release a second-generation Pixel smartphone as follow-up to the successful Pixel launched in Oct 2016, Google hardware boss Rick Osterloh confirmed at Mobile World Conference this week.

"There is an annual rhythm in the industry. So, you can count on us to follow it." Osterloh reportedly declared at closed meeting during MWC. "You can count on a successor this year, even if you don't hear a date from me now."

Osterloh didn't provide specifics on the feature set of the Pixel 2 or when it may be released. However, his confirmation eases mind of Pixel fans who...

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Google launches the first Tango AR system on Lenovo Phab2 Pro

The world's first Tango smartphone has been officially launched in the US, kicking off smartphone augmented reality system to the masses.

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At this moment, it’s only available on Lenovo’s $499 Phab2 Pro in the US but you can expect to see it coming onto next wave of Android phones. Availability in other markets is not known yet. As per an report citing a company representative, the Phab 2 Pro will be available in selected Asia Pacific markets.

Tthe Lenovo Phab 2 Pro sports a 6.4-inch QHD IPS display, and a total of four cameras - a 8-megapixel front...

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New Google Pixel smartphones - 4 reasons why you should get it

Google's are now finally official. They are launched in 2 screen sizes — 5-inch 1920x1080 HD display on the Pixel and 5.5-inch 2560x1440 Quad HD panel on the XL — these two devices are built by HTC, but Google controls much of the design with a storng higlight on Google branding compared to its previous projects with guys like Huawei, LG etc.. Both Pixel models will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 821 processor and Google's specialized version of Android which includes support for the Daydream virtual reality platform that was announced at Google I/O in the summer.


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Expect Google’s Nexus phones to get better — but Google will not make it themselves

Google CEO Sundar Pichai promises that its next generation of Nexus phones are only going to get better.

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“We are investing more effort into them,” Pichai said on stage at Vox Media’s Code Conference. “We’re going to put a lot more thought into our Nexus devices going forward.”

So far, Google has always partnered with manufacturers like LG and Huawei to produce the Nexus series and Google are going to stay with this. Pichai promised that it’s going to continue to work with manufacturers instead of making its own Nexus phones.


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Google’s modular project Ara phone will be out for developers this fall

The Google Project Ara has been in the news for quite sometime now. There have been delays and whether this is done deliberately to make more people talk about the phone or not,  the buzz has definitely been created. And now, it looks like the phone is now finally ready to ship.

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In this fall,  only developers will be able to get their hands on the Project Ara modular smartphone. The consumers who would like to get this phone may need to wait till next year.

In order to intimate more developers with this...

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