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There's no question that the third generation of Pixel flagship smartphones will be released later this year, most assuredly powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processors. However, what else does Google have in store on the hardware front that will be unveiled alongside the new smartphones? Well, according to notorious gadget leaker Evan Blass, we can count on a second generation of Pixel Buds headphones. The current Pixel Buds were introduced last year as Google's take on wireless earbuds. Pixel Buds integrate with the Google Translate app on Pixel smartphones, and it features rather robust Google Assistant integration. There's no word on what features that will be included with... Read more...
A big challenge for people who travel abroad is one of communication. Many people only speak one language making it hard to communicate when you break free from your own country (and comfort zone). One of the coolest features of the newly announced Google Pixel Buds is that they can translate 40 languages on-the-fly. Such juggling of language between people typically requires professional translators. Pixel Buds have the Google Translate software built right in and promise to translate languages just as if they are spoken in your native tongue. With a pair of earbuds selling for $159, should professional translators be worried? Business Insider asked that question to some professional translators,... Read more...
Yesterday a leak turned up that claimed to tell what specs the Google Pixelbook was going to pack into its chassis. Today the device has gone official and we know exactly what hardware is used and how much the Pixelbook will cost.  As the rumor yesterday claimed, there are three storage capacities available including a 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB NVMe SSDs. You can get the machine with either 8GB or 16GB of RAM and processors are 7th Generation Intel Core parts.  The machine runs Chrome OS and has a 12.3-inch 2400x1600 LCD with a Gorilla Glass covering. Internal audio is handled by dual speakers and there are four mics. The rumor yesterday pegged a Core i5 as the only processor option,... Read more...