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Google Pixel 4a and Nest Audio launched in India for ₹29,999 and ₹6,999

At the Made by Google event earlier this month, Google finally lifted the covers off the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G. Along with the two new smartphones, the company unveiled the Nest Audio smart speaker and the Google Chromecast with Google TV streaming stick. While the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a will...

Google Nest Mini now available in India for ₹4,499 ($63)

At the Made by Google event for 2019, Google announced the new Google Nest Mini, among other products such as the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, Google Nest WiFi, Google Pixel Buds, and the Google Pixelbook Go. While devices like the Pixel 4 series have been confirmed to not come to India at...

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will not be available in India

Every year, Android enthusiasts wait for Google's next model Android device that serves a template for other manufacturers to replicate or take inspiration from. Today, we're seeing the fourth iteration to the Google Pixel series, and that sparks joy in our hearts even though we'd already learned most of the features beforehand. The Pixel 4...

Google Assistant gets a phone line in India, new Indic languages now supported across Google apps

The count of smartphone users in India stands at 400 million and it's growing at an enormous rate - in fact, it is the only growing smartphone market globally. This makes India not only a market full of opportunities for smartphone companies but also for software giants such as Google. Today, at the 5th edition...

Google Pay to get a new interface, tokenized card support, job search, and storefronts in India

Google has made some exciting announcements at the 5th edition of the Google for India event, but a lot of attention was centered on Google Pay. The app has seen major growth in India with the platform reaching 918 million transactions by August 2019. To commemorate the adoption of digital payments in India, Google has...

Google Maps gets new public transit features in India

The majority of India's working class depends upon public transport for their daily route to work. Often unexpected snags in traffic or public transport can result in unwarranted delays and to help avoid that, Google is introducing a bunch of new features in Google Maps that will allow commuters be well prepared for any unusual...

[Update: Full Probe Launched] India is reportedly investigating Google for monopolistic practices related to Android

Nearly 90% of the users in the world's second-largest market for smartphones - India - depend on Android, compared to the worldwide share of 75%. Clearly, India is a vital market for Google and efforts like "Google for India" as well as a recently set up R&D center for chipsets vouch for it. However, not...

Google is hiring engineers in India to develop its own microchips

Google is no longer just a software company. While its top hardware lineup unmistakably includes the Google Pixel smartphones, Assistant-powered Google Home, Chromecast, and Pixelbooks etc., the tech giant has also undertaken the development of hardware products such as Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), Titan or Titan M security chips, and Pixel Visual Core chips. Now, Google...

Google for India event: Tez is being renamed Google Pay; updates to Google Go, Search, Assistant, Maps, and more

At the annual Google for India event held in New Delhi on Tuesday, Google made many announcements. The first of them was that Google Tez is being renamed Google Pay. There were also announcements related to Google Assistant, Google Search, Android Go, Google Go, Google Maps, Google Station, and more. Let's take a look at...