Apple Might Bring a ‘Mini’ HomePod Smart Speaker Alongside iPhone 12, Leak Suggests

Apple HomePod: Apple HomePod’s Siri adapts its sound to the room one is in and has a fantastic sound for all genres of music. Due to Siri, one can also use an Apple HomePod to control smart home products with the sound. The speaker creates rich, nuanced sound, and combines Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver precision sound in a room. The 18 centimetre-tall device comes at a price of Rs 19,900. Apple will launch the new iPhone 12 series of smartphones on October 13. The company is…

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Google Accidentally Reveals Pixel 5 Design, Price in Japan: Report

With Google’s September 30 event just around the corner, the excitement around the giant’s upcoming Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G smartphones is also at its peak. Now, a new ‘slip-up’ from Google seems to have fueled that excitement further, as the company has accidentally revealed the Pixel 5 in all its glory on its official Twitter handle for Japan. Google tweeted a video teaser for the Pixel 5 by accident in Japan, which focused on the new design and 5G support of the new Pixel smartphone. The Pixel 5’s rumoured hole-punch design was revealed in…

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Google Pixel 5 Launching on September 30 Alongside New Nest, Chromecast: Specs and Other Rumours

Google will also launch a 5G variant of its affordable Pixel 4a smartphone. (Image Credit: Google) The Google Pixel 5 is expected to be launched at the end of this month, but won’t be coming to India anyway. However, Google will launch the Pixel 4a in India. News18.com Last Updated: September 16, 2020, 11:21 AM IST FOLLOW US ON: Google Pixel 5, the next generation of the company’s Pixel smartphones, now has a release date. The internet giant on Tuesday sent out press invites for…

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Zoom video call arriving on Amazon Echo, Google Nest, Facebook Portal devices | Technology News

New Delhi: Video meeting app Zoom Video Communications has announced that its calling feature is coming on Amazon Echo, Google Nest and Facebook Portal devices. “Zoom for Home is expanding to smart displays including Amazon Echo Show, Portal from Facebook, and Google Nest Hub Max, bringing Zoom to widely-used devices and broadening their capabilities to the work environment,” a company statement said. Zoom on Portal is expected to be available publicly in September. Zoom on Echo Show and Zoom on Assistant-enabled Smart Displays, including Google Nest Hub Max are expected…

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Zoom Will Now be Available on Amazon Echo, Google Nest, and Facebook Portal Devices

Video meet app Zoom on Wednesday announced that it will now be available on smart home displays including Amazon Echo Show, Portal from Facebook and Google Nest Hub Max. Zoom on Portal is expected to be available publicly in September and will arrive on Echo Show and Google Nest Hub Max by the end of the year. “We’re excited to bring Zoom to these popular devices. It’s more apparent than ever that people are looking for easy-to-use displays for their video communications needs, both professionally and personally,” said Oded Gal,…

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Google Nest Hub gets new multi-room audio control feature | Technology News

New Delhi: Google has launched multi-room audio control feature so that users can dynamically group multiple cast-enabled Nest devices (speakers, Smart Displays, Chromecasts) in real-time to fill multiple rooms with music. Multi-room control works with your favorite audio apps, including YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora and more. If you have more than one Google Assistant-enabled smart speaker or Smart Display, tap the icon in the bottom left corner of the screen when any audio content is playing, and you’ll easily be able to add or remove your other devices throughout your…

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Google Sent Me A New Privacy Policy And Promises To Not Store Any Audio Recordings Until I Say So

If you haven’t already, you might soon be getting an email from Google with a spot of good news. That is, if you are bothered about the privacy of your data. Google is sharing its new updated privacy policy regarding the collection of audio samples whenever you speak with Google Assistant, the virtual assistant on Android phones, Android TVs and Google’s Nest line-up of smart speakers and smart displays. The company now says that they are now automatically opting-out all users from having their audio recording samples saved in their…

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Google Nest-branded smart speaker coming soon: Reports | Technology News

New Delhi: Search engine giant Google may launch its next Nest-branded smart speaker codenamed ‘prince’, several media reports have said. Reports further added that the Google Nest-branded smart speaker will be built on the lines of Sonos speakers, speculating a better and more robust audio quality. Though the reports didn’t mention anything on the launch time, they said that the launch could be anytime after that of the Pixel 4a. It may be recalled that Sonos had in January this year sued Google for allegedly copying its wireless speaker design,…

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Google Nest Users to Get Added Security Layer, Two-Factor Authentication Coming Soon

Google has announced that all Nest users will require to enroll in two-factor authentication to further protect their account, starting this month. With the new update, when a user tries to log in using their username and password, they will now receive an email from accounts@nest.com with a six-digit verification code to be entered in order to sign in. Google says that this code is to verify that it is actually the user who is trying to access their account, and without this code, one won’t be able to log…

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