NEW DELHI: As reported by Forbes, the nee Google Pixel Buds are due for a ‘feature drop’. As part of the feature, Google will update the Pixel Buds so that they will be able to support new features that are not available out-of-the-box. The tech giant has done Feature Drops for other Pixel devices in the past but this will be the first for the Pixel Buds. Presently, there is no information as to what the company will be bringing to the audio device with the Feature Drop. However, as per rumours, it is possible that the company might bring new EQ settings which will help in adjusting the sound quality along with Adaptive Sound. Apart from this, it is also expected that with the upcoming update the company might also fix the Bluetooth audio cutting issue. Apart from this, Google has also announced that it will bring new colour options for Pixel Buds next month. The company is expected to introduce four new colours which include Oh So Orange, Quite Mint, and Almost Black. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel Buds to soon get new features
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The official images of Google’s upcoming mid-range Pixel smartphone -- Pixel 4a have surfaced online on Canadian Google Store website. The Google Store listing reveals smartphone design, colour, camera layout and more. The Pixel 4a in the image features a Black colour with Green power button. Also, the camera module at the back has a similar square design of the elder sibling. However, it only has a single camera sensor and an LED flashlight. Apart from this, the Pixel 4a will come with a single front-facing punch-hole cut out placed at the top left corner of the display. Above that, there’s a big speaker grille and the back also has the circular-shaped physical fingerprint sensor. Now, it is not the first time the Pixel 4a has surfaced online and previous leaks and rumours have suggested that this will be priced in the mid-range category and will cost around $300 to $400. It will also feature a low-specced processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 and will come with 6GB RAM and … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 4a render surfaces online on Google Store, confirms punch-hole display and more
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Google Pixel Buds (2020) Battery life (buds) 7 hours 5 hours Battery life (case) 21 hours 19 hours Wireless charging case No Yes Built-in EQ Yes No Active noise-cancelation Yes No Source: Andrew Martonik / Android Central Something the Momentum TW 2 have that the Pixel Buds don't is active noise-cancelation (ANC). This means that the Momentum TW 2 use internal mics to block out the environment around you, letting you dial in and focus in on what you're listening to. Their ANC is really good, especially for true wireless earbuds. They'll block out most consistent noises such as engine noises, but struggle a bit with inconsistent / higher pitched noises. However, that's pretty normal for ANC earbuds. … [Read more...] about Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 vs. Pixel Buds: Which should you buy?
It is usually quite challenging to pinpoint a location in dense urban environments, mainly due to low visibility and interference from buildings. Since GPS often "falls short" in urban environments, Google's latest solution uses the camera on your phone and Street View data to determine your precise location. To "Calibrate with Live View," you will need to tap on the blue location dot in Google Maps and tap on the option. Next, point your phone camera at buildings and street signs around you. After you are done calibrating, the blue location dot will no longer jump around. It is important to note, however, that this will only work in locations where Street View is available. … [Read more...] about Google Maps can now determine your precise location with Live View AR
Google hardly has a monopoly in the wearables space, and if it can convince the EU that it won't be using its Fitbit purchase to shore up those areas where it does have a monopoly (see - Chrome, ads), it just might be enough. The company has also been clear that its purchase of Fitbit was intended to help build up its Wear OS business, something that has been struggling to make an impact in the market so far. … [Read more...] about Google pledges not to use Fitbit user data for targeted ads