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Latest Pixel 4 XL leak shows off new camera app UI and face unlock

New Pixel 4 XL leak gives us a detailed look at the design and camera features.

What you need to know A new Pixel 4 XL leak out of Vietnam gives us a comprehensive look at Google’s upcoming flagship. The leak shows off the new camera interface, and gives us an early look at new features. We also get to see the prompts for face unlock, and a detailed overview of the design.

We got a pretty  [Read More…]

The Nest Hub Max’s ‘Face Match’ is popping up in Assistant’s settings

Nest Hub is scheduled to launch on September 9.

What you need to know Face Match is showing up in the Assistant settings menu for some users ahead of the Nest Hub Max launch. The new feature will be similar to voice match but will use facial recognition to recognize up to six users to deliver personalized results. The Nest Hub Max is rumored to have a release date of September 9.

The Google Nest Hub Max  [Read More…]

Google Photos is finally getting face grouping across Europe

Face grouping will automatically sort photos of friends and family into an album for you.

What you need to know Google Photos is rolling out face grouping to users in Europe. Face grouping will create albums automatically for you by scanning and identifying the faces in them. If you don’t like Google scanning faces in your photos, the feature can be disabled in the settings.

Google Photos is one of Google’s most successful apps, and for good  [Read More…]

Face Rayquaza in upcoming raid battles and enjoy newly enhanced storage

A new Legendary Pokémon returns for raids and Trainer storage for Pokémon has been increased.

What you need to know Rayquaza is returning for Pokémon GO raid battles for a limited time. Aspiring Trainers can face Rayquaza from July 31, 2019 at 1 p.m. until September 2, 2019 at 1 p.m. Additionally, Pokémon storage has just been increased to 2,500.

There’s another Legendary Pokémon on the way for Trainers to soon face in  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 Face Unlock vs. Apple Face ID: How they’re different

Both are using well-established tech to detect your face and unlock your phone, but there are some substantial differences in the hardware and the methods.

Welcome to the age of Soli. Google has shown us how the Soli Sensor will do a couple of neat tricks in the Pixel 4, and while waving your hand like a Jedi to change what song is playing is pretty self-explanatory (and honestly, not that exciting), using it in tandem with  [Read More…]

Google officially confirms gestures and face unlock features for Pixel 4

Google on Monday confirmed that its forthcoming handset, the Pixel 4, will support gestures and facial recognition for unlocking. A post on its blog advises it will be used in areas such as snoozing alarms, skipping songs, and dismissing calls.

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The last five years has seen a division within Google working to bring motion-sensing radar technology to devices. Dubbed  [Read More…]

Google is paying people $5 to collect their face data for its Face ID rival

The Pixel 4’s facial recognition feature could possibly be superior to Apple’s Face ID.

What you need to know Google employees are reportedly collecting face data from random people in public places for $ 5. The company is probably collecting the data to help it optimize the 3D facial recognition feature on the upcoming Pixel 4. A recent leak had shown the top bezel on both the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will have multiple sensors.  [Read More…]

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google face new antitrust investigations

The lawsuits could lead to new regulations and big fines.

What you need to know The U.S. will begin antitrust probes into Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Both Democrats and Republicans support opening investigations into the tech companies. Following the news stock prices took a dip for each of the four tech giants.

The U.S. government is looking to crack down on some of the biggest names in the tech industry with an antitrust probe. The investigation  [Read More…]

U.S. carriers face class action lawsuit for selling your location data

The lawsuit covers over 150 million affected individuals.

Last Thursday, lawyers from Z LAW filed lawsuits against AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon for selling the location data of its customers.

The lawsuit comes after investigations from the past year made by Motherboard and the New York Times that showed third parties were able to purchase real-time location data of customers from the big four U.S. carriers.

The lawsuit focuses on all four carriers for making your location  [Read More…]

Fitbit and Snap team up to put expressive Bitmoji on your clock face

We heard you like Bitmoji, so we put Bitmoji on your Fitbit.

Fitbit and Snap are teaming up to make clock faces on your Versa or Ionic a little more emotive. The two companies have launched a Bitmoji clock face for both Fitbit lines, which can update throughout your day to reflect your activity and, maybe, motivate you to get moving.

The clock face includes more than 50 variations of your Bitmojis, according to Fitbit’s press release.  [Read More…]