Google Home Mini

Google disables Home Mini’s top touch function after a privacy fiasco

After acknowledging an issue with the touch control of its new Home Mini device, which led to constant unintentional recording of pretty much everything being said around it, Google has decided to completely disable the feature. “We take user privacy and product quality concerns very seriously. Although we only received a few reports of this […]

Google Pixel 2

Google unveils Pixel 2 phones, Pixelbook & new Home devices

Google on Wednesday took the wraps off the new Pixel 2 smartphones and a bunch of other consumer gadgets, as the company further cements itself in the hardware business. Today’s announcements – Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Home Mini & Max smart speakers, and Chrome OS-powered Pixelbook –  show the company’s intentions to compete […]

Amazon launches Echo smart speakers in India, priced starting INR 4,499

E-retail giant Amazon on Wednesday launched its voice-controlled Echo smart speakers in India, making the country the fourth market worldwide to get the devices. The company is releasing the new Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot devices in the Indian market. According to Amazon, the Echo-series will be available only via invitation for now. The […]

Google Home Mini

Walmart accidentally opens Google Home Mini pre-orders in US

Hours before Google’s official announcement, US retailer Walmart accidentally opened the pre-orders for Google Home Mini smart speaker. The device is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday at a press event in San Francisco, and it seems someone at Walmart jumped the gun. The listing has now been taken down, but not before revealing pretty […]

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Google releases beta of next Android Wear release

Google has launched the beta version of the next major Android Wear release. This release will upgrade Android Wear to API 26, the same level as Android Oreo. According to the company, the major changes in the upcoming release include notification channels support and background limit restrictions. With the upgrade Android Wear, the users will […]