Apple's new iPhone 15 models get the popular USB C charging tech but the underlying features have been limited and the charging speed has not changed. News 

iPhone 15 Pro Equipped with USB C Port, But No Fast Charging Capability

The iPhone 15 series feels like a significant upgrade over its predecessor, at least in terms of hardware features. You also have a USB C port for the first time on an iPhone, and there’s no doubt that external factors forced Apple to make this change. The new charging standard is available on all models of the iPhone 15 series, including the vanilla iPhone 15. However, the iPhone 15 Pros will get a faster USB C 3.0 version, which means data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps, as the…

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Google Pixel phones have a lot of exciting features but its performance is not rated as flagship-grade because of the unstable chip. News 

Google May Resolve Pixel Overheating Issue in 2021: Here’s the Plan

Google Pixel phones are known for their great cameras, and even the design has its fans. But the company tends to deliver phones that can be a hot case, much of which can be attributed to the Tensor chip. Even the Pixel 7 series had the same issues that invariably affected the phone’s battery life. But this year could be different, as reports suggest the new Tensor G3 chip could do better in those departments thanks to the introduction of the latest hardware. Samsung is the announced manufacturer of the…

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Google Pixel 8 series is launching globally in October and now we can confirm that the phones are coming to India around the same time. News 

India Release Date Announced for Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro: Here’s How to Get Yours

The Google Pixel 8 series will launch globally on October 4, and now we can also confirm that the new Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will launch in India around the same time. Google has shared a teaser of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro pre-orders in India, exclusively available on Flipkart. Google tends to leak and announce things well in advance of the official release date, which is still a few weeks away. Apple is the main player entering the final phase of the iPhone 15 launch,…

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Xiaomi has shied away from offering multiple OS updates for its phones but that will be changing with the new models launching. News 

Xiaomi Announces Android Upgrades for Select Devices, Starting With This Phone

Xiaomi is ready to increase the number of Android updates it offers, starting with the new Xiaomi 13T that will be released later this month. The Xiaomi 13T and Xiaomi 13T Pro will be unveiled in Berlin on September 26, and these two phones will feature Leica camera technology that always gets people excited. And now the company has assured that future phones will get 4 Android updates and 5 security updates. Xiaomi has been very lax with its OS updates over the years, and people have complained about old…

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Android usually brings the new version before the hardware is launched but this year both of them could be announced at the October event. News 

Android 14 Launch Postponed, Could Arrive Alongside Pixel 8 Series in October

The release of Android 14 seems to have been pushed to next month, and according to reports, Google could bring the new version with the Pixel 8 series at the launch event on October 4. The Android 14 beta has been around for a while, and many are expecting the stable version to roll out to eligible devices sometime this month. But Google has delayed the release of the Android 14 source code, allowing other phone brands to start building their own flavors of Android 14. Less than a month…

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In a new 'Best Phones Forever' ad, Google teases that USB-C on iPhones is finally going to be a reality. Read on to know all the details. News 

Google’s Pixel Ad Hints at Apple iPhone 15 Featuring USB-C

In a new “Best Phones Forever” ad, Google has admitted that Apple’s iPhone 15 series is set to receive USB-C when it launches on the 12th. September The ad features the Google Pixel 7 and what could be interpreted as an iPhone. joint spa day. This ad, primarily for fun, focuses on the theme of the upcoming launch events: Apple’s Wonderlust event on September 12th, followed by Google’s in-person event on October 4th – where they’ll unveil the new Pixel 8 phones. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen telcos…

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Google's in-person event is set for October 4, where it is expected to unveil the Pixel 8 phones. Ahead of the launch, let's take a look at some of the rumoured features that could be included in the new flagships. News 

Google Pixel 8 Series: A Summary of All the Pre-Launch Speculation

Whether it’s the Pixel 4 line from a few years ago or the upcoming Pixel 8 series, Google’s Pixel phones are notorious for leaks before launches. Now, with the Pixel 8 event taking place on October 4 next month, a lot has already been leaked about Google’s upcoming flagships. As in previous years, Google is expected to offer the Pixel 8 series in two variants: Google Pixel 8 and Google Pixel 8 Pro. Google is aiming to create a vanilla offering for the masses, reserving top-of-the-line features such as a…

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Google Pixel 8: Check what's in store for the next generation of Google Pixel smartphones. (Representative Image) (Amritanshu / HT Tech) News 

Explore the Potential Enhancements of the Google Pixel 8

The highly anticipated Google Pixel 8 is set to make its debut at the upcoming Made by Google event on October 4. Reports suggest that Google is placing a strong emphasis on enhancing the Pixel’s camera capabilities, aiming to reclaim its position as a leading camera phone in the market. So what can we expect from the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro? Well, rumors are swirling about hints of some new features, including the magic of Google’s machine learning and some hardware upgrades, Tom’s Guide reports. If you’re looking…

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Google has killed off the Pixel Pass right ahead of the due time to upgrade subscribers’ phones and they are furious. Pixel 8 launch is just weeks away. (Google) News 

Google Terminates Pixel Pass Subscription Service Prior to Pixel 8 Release, Outraged Customers React

Google has surprised many by announcing the discontinuation of its Pixel Pass subscription, which was initially introduced alongside the Pixel 6 series in October 2021. The Pixel Pass provided a monthly bundle of Google services, device protection, and the opportunity to upgrade to the latest smartphone every two years. However, despite running the service for 22 months, Google has decided to terminate it just before the earliest subscribers were eligible for their upgrade. This move has left numerous subscribers feeling frustrated with the company, as they had anticipated receiving an…

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The Pixel 8 launch is likely to include the Pixel Watch 2 and Google should reveal the date for Android 14 update for Pixel phones and other brands. Gadgets 

Google Pixel 8 Series Release Date Announced For October; Possibility of Pixel Watch 2 Unveiling?

The release date of the Google Pixel 8 series has been confirmed, and it seems that the accidental leaks of the phone were done as a prelude to the official announcement. Google has sent out invites for a “Made by Google event,” which basically refers to the Google Pixel lineup. Google Pixel 8 release date and time The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are Google’s new flagship devices, apart from the first-generation Pixel Fold, which was released earlier this year. Google’s Pixel launch event is set for October 4th,…

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Google Pixel phones have been getting multiple OS updates which is far less than what iPhone users get but soon that could change. News 

Google May Compete With Samsung By Offering Extended OS Support For Pixel Phones

Google Pixel phones will soon receive more OS updates than Samsung, so it’s close to Apple’s iOS in terms of device life. Reports suggest that the company is likely to make these changes on Pixel phones powered by its in-house Tensor chipset, and Google could improve Samsung’s software update offering with overall control over software and hardware. Pixel phones currently receive several operating system updates and security updates for a longer period of time. But if the reports are true, you could have the next Pixel phone that supports 5…

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Google is working on its own version of satellite tech for Pixel phones and Garmin could be its partner going by the new details. News 

Android Devices Could Receive Satellite Connectivity Through Google and Garmin Partnership

Google is preparing to announce the Android 14 version, probably with the launch of the Pixel 8 series in the coming months. And people are eager to see if the company will follow in Apple’s footsteps to support satellite connectivity on Android, as mentioned in reports earlier this year. It is now suggested that Google is relying on one of the first companies to offer satellite connectivity on a device, which is Garmin. Hints of this partnership have been spotted in the code of the latest Google Messages app this…

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Google is bringing the new Pixel 8 series this year which will be powered by the Tensor G3 chip and other new health features. News 

Pixel 8 Series Could Follow Apple’s Model With Multiple Variants This Year – Google

Google Pixel 8 phones may copy Apple’s iPhone 14 strategy and come without physical SIM slots in some markets this year. So this basically means that the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro could include an eSIM option, which is likely to be limited to markets like the US, which Apple has done with the iPhone 14 series last year. Google has offered one eSIM option for Pixel users for the past year, but removing the physical SIM slot entirely is a bold move that will only appeal to some…

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Pixel 8 series is expected to launch in October this year, with the vanilla and Pro models part of the lineup. News 

Pixel 8 Series May Receive Updated Camera UI in 2021

Google Pixel 8 phones could finally see a major change this year. We already know about the hardware information of the new Pixel 8 series, which will be released in the next few months, but now a new report hints at a major overhaul of the Pixel’s camera interface. The last major change to the camera interface was in 2019, so news of further updates is welcome. Pixel phones have evolved with their imaging technology, but they’re just as reliable when it comes to video, which is now reflected in…

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Google Pixel 8 is rumored to be getting a new Audio Magic Eraser feature to help remove unwanted sounds from videos. Read on for more details. News 

Google Pixel 8 Could Feature ‘Audio Magic Eraser’ To Eliminate Unwanted Noises From Videos

Google’s Pixel 8 series is expected to be released in the fall of this year, and as usual – the search giant is planning to release a new flagship feature with the smartphones. This time, Google is said to be introducing a new “Audio Magic Eraser” feature that will allow users to remove unwanted sounds from video clips. In the Pixel 6, Google introduced the Magic Eraser feature, which allows users to remove unwanted objects from photos using machine learning. Now that we’re moving to third-generation Tensor processors, Google could…

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The latest Pixel flagship phone offers a compact design but with all the top-end hardware that you need. News 

Pixel 7 Available in India For Less Than Rs 50,000: Is It The Optimal Time To Purchase?

Google’s latest Pixel 7 series has been available in the Indian market since last year, but now is probably the best time to buy the phone thanks to the special discounts on offer. The Pixel 7 is available online in the country for under Rs 50,000, making it around Rs 15,000 off the original price. Google has launched the Pixel 7a in the country this year priced around Rs 43,000 and with the discount offer on the Pixel 7, it’s likely that most people are now considering going for the…

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The satellite-based feature could improve on Apple's iPhone tech to provide SMS support for Android users. News 

Pixel Users Could Be First to Receive SMS Feature Through Android 14’s Satellite Technology

Android 14 has the potential to become the initial mobile platform to introduce SMS functionality to phones using satellite technology. While the iPhone 14 series was the first to incorporate this technology, other brands, such as Samsung, are now following suit and are anticipated to introduce it in their upcoming Galaxy S24 series next year. However, Android may have an edge over its competition, especially since the mobile platform could support sending text messages via satellite, which is not available to iPhone users. The details of this feature come via…

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Alphabet Inc's Google has delayed the release of a fully custom chip for its Pixel smartphones until 2025, The Information reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with the matter. News 

Google Likely To Postpone Release of Its Own Processor For Pixel Smartphones Until 2025

According to The Information, Google has decided to postpone the launch of a completely customized chip for its Pixel smartphones until 2025, as reported by two individuals who are knowledgeable about the situation. According to the report, Google originally planned to release the chip, internally called Redondo, next year to replace the semi-custom chips it is currently designing with Samsung Electronics. According to The Information, the technology giant will also move from Samsung to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) to manufacture chips called Tensors. The world’s largest contract chip manufacturer…

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Reddy’s experience will come in handy at Google, which is scouting for partners in India to assemble its Google Pixel range of smartphones (HT_PRINT) News 

Google Appoints Sreenivasa Reddy as India Policy Head for Pixel Smartphone Initiative

Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., is planning to hire an experienced manufacturing and policy expert to lead its government affairs division in India. The aim is to address legal obstacles and enhance hardware assembly operations in the country. Sreenivasa Reddy, currently a senior director of engineering at Microsoft Corp., is likely to join Google later this year, the people familiar with the matter said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private. He previously held senior positions in Apple Inc.’s India regulatory team and managed government relations…

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Until now, only concept renders and a brief video of the upcoming devices was available, but now, images of what appears to be the Pixel 8 Pro in the flesh, have leaked on Reddit. News 

Leaked Images of Google Pixel 8 Pro Show Off New Matte Finish and Possible Temperature Sensor

According to recent reports, Google is set to release its highly anticipated flagship phones, possibly named the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, during the autumn season. These devices will be equipped with the advanced third-generation Tensor chipset and will feature a design similar to the existing Pixel 7 series, albeit with some modifications. While only concept renders and a short video of the upcoming phones were previously available, leaked images on Reddit now seem to showcase the actual Pixel 8 Pro model. As spotted by DroidLife, a now-deleted Reddit…

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