February 22, 2018

Google just unveiled a tiny smart speaker called the Home Mini

05 October 2017, 12:52 | Ruben Fields

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Google Home Mini

In the initial announcement Google said, Google Home to be extended to Japan next week. It also confirms a redesigned home screen with the Google Search bar now at the bottom for easy access. This service will be extended to UK.

But what can the new Google Home Mini do? It is small and can be placed anywhere in your room.

One of its main selling points is Portrait Mode, which uses machine-learning to capture "professional-looking" shots with a blurred background, to make the main subject stand out. The Google Home Mini provides a 360 degree sound experience. It will retail for $49. It will be available online on e-commerce platform, Flipkart.

Google and Nest have partnered on Google Home on Smart home. In fact, it is smaller than a donut, the goal being to let it fit more easily around your home. Nest Hello along with Google Home would be able to automate door management for homes, security and many other home affairs, says Nest. "Parents are gonna love this feature", said Google Home lead Rishi Chandra.

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Google has also slimmed down the Pixel's bezels, which were obnoxiously large on last year's Pixel, and also put in curves around the display's corners, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Google has unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with artificial intelligence in its bid to claim the high ground against rivals Amazon and Apple. But the Max speaker will work with a wider range of music-streaming services than the HomePod, which is created to be a companion to Apple Music. Google Max has Google Assistant built in it. The Pixel XL, meanwhile, is available in two colors: just black, and black and white.

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It's created to work a bit like Google Glass, the infamous head-mounted device that caused a backlash because wearers could take photos without people noticing. It has signature glass in lay. The trackpad has new, special touch processing algorithms to ensure accuracy. Both phones are also available in 128GB. There maybe a Pixel Pen accessory too priced at $99. Both products are also available in Australia, Canada, Germany, India and United Kingdom.

It is available in two size 5-inch and 6-inch.

Both Pixel 2 smartphones sport water-resistant aluminum unibody design and are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. Google sayas that it does not set different features for bigger device.

They come with a recharging pack, which you can easily fit in your pocket and keeps them topped up with juice (battery life is about five hours, but the charger can hold multiple full charges). The device aims to compete with the Amazon Echo Dot.

XAutoplay: On | OffAmazon has sold 15 million Echo home speaker systems, by far leading Google Home, a report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners says.

With a price tag of $399 the Max is clearly aimed at taking on Apple's new HomePod and the recently announced Sonos One.

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