• Google Did Not Mention “Android” Once During Its Hardware Event This Week

    3 days ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: Google's big hardware event on Tuesday brought quite a few new devices, including the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate and Google Home Hub. But it turns out that Google did not mention “Android” once. This is actually a pretty big deal, considering Google has mentioned Android during every public hardware event since it launched back in 2008. Though it's not all that surprising. Given that the only product that truly runs Android, that was announced was the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. And Google spent the majority of the time on the cameras of those smartphones - did not...
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  • Google researchers use AI to pick out voices in a crowd

    Google researchers use AI to pick out voices in a crowd

    3 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Separating a single person's voice from a noisy crowd is something most people do subconsciously - it's called the cocktail party effect. Smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon's Echo typically have a tougher time, but thanks to artificial intelligence , they might one day be able to filter out voices as well as any...
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  • The new Google Home app finally goes head-to-head with the iOS ‘Home' app

    The new Google Home app finally goes head-to-head with the iOS ‘Home' app

    3 days ago - By 9to5Google

    If you saw our coverage of the Google Home Hub , one of the standout features - including the hardware itself - was the new Home View dashboard. This simplified home control system has now found its way to the Google Home app on mobile with the entire Home app receiving a complete visual overhaul as well .
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  • The curious case of Google Home Hub's missing camera

    The curious case of Google Home Hub's missing camera

    3 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Google unveiled the Home Hub, a device that delivers visual interaction with Google Assistant, on Tuesday. A lot of what we know about the Home Hub was leaked beforehand. The same can be said for the Pixel 3, Pixel Stand, and the Pixel Slate. What's baffling - and what might be the biggest surprise of everything that came out of Google...
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  • Hands-on: Google Home Hub's display is a natural addition to the lineup

    Hands-on: Google Home Hub's display is a natural addition to the lineup

    3 days ago - By 9to5Google

    The Google Home Hub is Google's very first attempt at a Smart Display and fuses the powerful functionality of the Google Home with a display for yet more use-cases. We've already seen a few Smart Displays from brands such as JBL and Lenovo, but unlike those options, Google's first party design follows the design language of pre-existing Home devices and actually looks like something you would want in your home.
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