New Google Pixel smartphone debut expected October 4

In less than a month, Google will be officially taking the wraps off their new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets. We have been hearing rumors and have seen hints about the phone and those details are expected to be unveiled soon, but it looks like a recent APK teardown of the Google app on Android by 9to5Google has given away some clues, or at least confirmed some.According to the teardown, it makes mention to a feature called “Active Edge”. If you haven’t been following the rumors, word on the street has it that the Pixel 2 could borrow a feature from the HTC U11 smartphone in which the frame of the phone is pressure-sensitive and that squeezing it could perform certain actions, like launch the camera, launch other apps, and so on.Given that the Pixel 2 is rumored to be made by HTC, it doesn’t really come as a surprise. Note that this feature could be limited to the Pixel 2, which is the smaller of the two handsets that Google will be announcing. There are rumors that are saying that the Pixel 2 XL could be m

New Google Pixel smartphone debut expected October 4

Google on Thursday fired off invitations to an October 4 event at which the US tech giant is expected to field a second-generation Pixel as its new champion in the competitive smartphone market.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Thu 14 Sep 17 from The Independent

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Wed 20 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Google's Pixel 2 revealed ahead of unveiling next month

Droid Life claims to have images of the new handsets, alongside a new mini wireless speaker, and images of an updated Daydream VR headset.

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Google's mini Home speaker and Pixel 2 XL leak ahead of October event

If Google was trying to keep all its October 4th announcements under wraps, it just failed in spectacular fashion. Droid Life has obtained images and details for three of the headliners, ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Engadget

Google to take on Amazon with $49 mini smart speaker

According to Droid Life, the new Google Mini Home speaker, which will take on Amazon's tiny Echo Dot, will cost just $49 when it goes on sale - making the two the same price.

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Google App APK Teardown Hints At Pixel 2’s Squeeze Feature

In less than a month, Google will be officially taking the wraps off their new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets. We have been hearing rumors and have seen hints about the phone and those details ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Ubergizmo

Google Confirms Pixel 2 Event For October 4

Earlier we reported that thanks to a billboard that was erected in Boston, it was hinted that Google would be hosting its Pixel 2 event on the 4th of October. Given that Google had yet to say ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Ubergizmo

Google Teases October 4th Pixel 2 Unveiling

Google has debuted an ad campaign for an event on October 4th, where it promises to unveil a smarter smartphone. The post Google Teases October 4th Pixel 2 Unveiling appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Extremetech

Google will unveil its Pixel 2 phones on October 4

Google uploaded a 35 second trailer video to YouTube earlier today announcing the date it will unveil its next generation flagship Pixel and Pixel XL handsets to its global fan base. ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

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