Google launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and, yes, there are notches

Google launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and, yes, there are notches

Google’s new Pixel phones are finally here. After weeks of increasingly ridiculous leaks, the company finally revealed the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL during a press event in New York.

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL build on last year’s Pixel design. The most noticeable change is the addition of a sizable notch on the display.

Both phones come with upgraded cameras that have been with infused with new AI-powered capabilities. 

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be available in thee colors: black, white, and a new pink color Google is reportedly calling “Sand.” The new phones ship with USB-C headphones in the box and run Android Pie.  Read more…

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Google+ is shutting down for consumers after user data exposed

Google+ is shutting down for consumers after user data exposed

According to the Wall Street Journal this morning, Google discovered a user data breach in Google+ last spring. The company opted to not disclose the issue, but in response is now shutting down the failed social network for consumers.

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Google partners w/ Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi to offer Assistant, Maps, & Android on 2021 cars

Google partners w/ Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi to offer Assistant, Maps, & Android on 2021 cars

In regards to cars, Google has a two-prong approach with Android Auto and Android Automotive. The former is an infotainment system that features Assistant and Google Maps, while the latter involves Android running on cars. Google is now working with Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi to bring Android Automotive into 2021 vehicles.

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