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Exclusive: Here’s a sneak peek at what Live Translate on the Pixel 6 can do

Apart from having a great camera, Google's Pixel lineup also offer many useful software features. Take 'Hold For Me' as an example: This feature lets the Google Assistant take your place on a phone call while you're waiting on hold for a business to get back to you. When Google makes a new feature that...

This Week in Tech: New iPhones, Pixel 6 leaks, Android 12 updates, and Material You galore

This past week was quite a busy one in the tech world. Apple unveiled its latest iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch, we shared a massive leak about the upcoming Pixel 6 Pro, Samsung and OPPO both showed off their Android 12 updates, Xiaomi launched its latest flagships, and Google released Material You updates for many...

Exclusive: Here are the likely specs of the Google Tensor chip in the Pixel 6

Ever since rumors arose that Google was developing its own chip for Pixel phones, one of the burning questions that we've been asked over and over again is: What are its specifications? Leak after leak have confirmed various tidbits about the Google Tensor chip, but none have confirmed details on the most important part: the...

The Pixel 6 Fabric Case will come in many different colors

Google typically offers first-party fabric cases with each new Pixel phone. Although the company didn't release a fabric case for the recently launched Pixel 5a, it seems like the company will be offering fabric cases for the upcoming Pixel 6 duo. Listings of the upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro fabric cases have been spotted...

Pixel 6 teaser shows Google’s new smartphones in people’s hands

While rumors about the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro have been floating around for some time now, Google itself confirmed some of the speculations last month via a tweet. The tweet revealed some core aspects of the devices, including the presence of Google's custom silicon -- Tensor. Google had also shared renders of...

Google’s next Pixel Stand could offer 23W wireless charging for the Pixel 6

Google's next Pixel Stand could offer 23W wireless charging speeds for the Google Pixel 6 series. We knew for quite a while that we would likely see some kind of high-speed wireless charging on the Pixel 6 series after we spotted evidence of a fan-enabled Pixel Stand in an early Android 12 preview. Now there's...

Google may source Pixel 6’s 5G modem from Samsung instead of Qualcomm

Google may be sourcing the Google Pixel 6's 5G modem from Samsung instead of Qualcomm, corroborating previous findings from the Android 12 beta that suggested Google might be using Samsung's Exynos 5123 modem in the Pixel 6 series. The modem referenced is "g5123b", whereas the most recent Exynos modem is 5123A. While not confirmed, this...

Further evidence shows Google’s Pixel 6 will have ultra-wideband (UWB) support

Ultra-wideband or UWB is a short-range wireless communication protocol that offers precise tracking and positioning of IoT devices and high-speed data transmission over a high-frequency radio spectrum. Apple’s iPhone 11 was the first modern smartphone to introduce the UWB tech. Since then, the technology has made its way to several high-end smartphones, including the Galaxy...

Google won’t include a charger in the box with the Pixel 6

Earlier today, Google unveiled the Pixel 5a with 5G. The new Pixel 5a with 5G is really similar to last year's Pixel 4a (5G): They have the same cameras, processor, port options, software, and basically the same displays. They also both come with chargers in the box, which is a fact that needs to be...

Android 12 Beta 4 hints the Pixel 6 has Samsung’s 50MP GN1 sensor and Exynos 5123 modem

The fourth beta release of Android 12 rolled out earlier today, marking the Platform Stability milestone. The purpose of this release is to provide developers a build with finalized APIs and app-facing behaviors so they can test and update their apps before the stable release. As always, Beta 4 contains several changes not mentioned in...

Google has given up on the compact Android flagship

Earlier this month, Google showed off the upcoming Pixel 6 series revealing the finalized design and a few bits of technical information. We still don't know much about the new camera setup, or the fancy new 'Tensor' chipset co-developed with Samsung, but we do have photos of the new design from every angle. The Pixel...

This week in Chrome OS: Chrome OS 92 hits stable

It's been quite a busy week for Chrome OS and Google in general. Google kicked off the week by officially previewing the upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones. While that's not Chrome OS news directly, the Google-made Tensor chip could have future implications for Chromebooks. In the middle of the week, Chrome OS...