Tag Archive: Google


Google Pixelbook hands-on: Who wants this?

At $ 999, the Pixelbook made prove a difficult sell, but it’s one of the nicest pieces of hardware Google has ever made.

Does anyone want a $ 1000 Chromebook? We asked the question in 2013, and then again two years later, in 2015. Both of those laptops were exactly that — bulky, heavy notebooks that, while powerful, felt like overkill for the capabilities of Chrome OS.

Today, we have the spiritual successor to those laptops, the  [Read More…]

Watch our Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL hands-on video!

We finally have all of the details on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL we were all waiting for. Two phones to carry on the new-formed Pixel legacy, done up a bit differently in 2017 with new hardware features and refreshed software wrapped up in a familiar design. You’ve no doubt read our Pixel 2 and 2 XL hands-on preview, and now it’s time to see the phones in action with our hands-on video!

Give it a watch  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google’s new phones are available for pre-order now.

The second-generation Google Pixel phones are now available to pre-order from the Google Store, and carrier deals won’t be far behind. The bottom line is that the new two Pixels largely mirror the pricing of their predecessors, starting at $ 649 in the United States for the Pixel 2, or $ 849 for the Pixel 2 XL. Verizon Wireless is the exclusive carrier partner in the U.S., and both  [Read More…]

Casting is finally available on Google Daydream!

VR becomes an inclusive experience with casting

Google Daydream has spent the last year delivering excellent VR experiences for your headset. However sharing those experiences with friends was harder than it needed to be, since there wasn’t an easy way to show them what you were seeing in real time. That’s all started changing today, with the rollout of Chromecast support for your Daydream headset. We’ve got the details on why this is awesome, and how to  [Read More…]

This is the Google Clips, a camera that uses AI to take photos

Google has introduced its Clips camera, a standalone device for recording interesting moments.

Aside from launching its new speaker, laptop, earbuds and of course smartphones, Google had one more thing to show the audience at the end of the day: the Google Clips.

One problem with recording something on your smartphone is that it’s difficult to do that while also staying in the moment. Google Clips aims to combat this: this camera can be placed down or  [Read More…]

Google launches Google Home Min and Max

Google Home is a speaker that offers a personal assistant in any room and has been an extremely popular alternative to Amazon Alexa. Google today introduced two new speakers to the Google Family. The first is the Google Home Mini which as the name suggests is a smaller version of the speaker to provide hands-free […]

Google intros its thinnest, lightest laptop yet in Pixelbook

Google today revealed a number of new devices and gadgets at an event in San Francisco. Among the bigger products is its latest Chrome OS laptop, the Pixelbook. As the thinnest (10.3mm), lightest laptop (2.4 lbs) to come from Google, the Pixelbook starts at $ 999 and offers up a 4-in-1 form factor. Having combined the best […]

Everything you need to know about Google Home Max

Google Home can do a lot of things for us, but in no place does it excel quite like music.

Today, Google expanded the Google Home collection with both the Google Home Mini and the Google Home Max. The Mini aims to put Google Assistant in every room of your house, but Google Home Max is meant for music lovers who want to fill their rooms or their whole home with rich, beautiful sound. So, what makes  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook convertible laptop announced

A continuation of the Chromebook Pixel program, with a twist.

One piece of Google’s October 4 hardware event that didn’t leak much is the Google Pixelbook, which was announced ahead of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL. The new Pixelbook marks a continuation of Google’s original two Chromebook Pixel laptops, now with a little change in the branding to better reflect where the product stands alongside the Pixel phones.

Unlike early rumors had suggested, the Pixelbook is  [Read More…]

How to get the male Google Assistant voice on your phone and Google Home

The Google Assistant can now be changed to sound like a man, and this is how to do it.

It’s been exactly one year since the Google Assistant debuted on the Pixel and Pixel XL last October, and while we’re expecting big changes in both hardware and software from Google at its Pixel event, there’s a new feature with the Assistant that you can mess around with right now.

The Google Assistant has used the voice of  [Read More…]