Ambient Mode Coming To Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab And Smart Tab M8 In December

This week Google announced that the Ambient Mode feature is rolling out to select Android tablet and smartphones, and the first two tablets with Ambient Mode are the Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab and Lenovo Smart Tab M8. This feature is announced as rolling out to these two tablets in December, but the Lenovo Smart Tab M8 haven’t launched yet anyway, so that tablet will effectively be launched with Ambient Mode. … more…

Report Says Google Testing Gesture Support For Chrome Tablets

HP Chromebook x2

A report in 9To5Google suggests that Google is transferring some Android 10 features to Chrome OS, specifically gesture support. The gesture support in question are the new swipe gesture type of navigation that has replaced the traditional navigation buttons in Android. It would make sense that this feature were transferred onto Chrome too since the interface trend is to do away with on-screen navigation objects that can be replaced by … more…

Goolge Announce New Pixel 4 Phones, Pixelbook Go Chromebook, New Nest Products, Earbuds

Google held its annual autumn event today and unveiled a few upgrades and updates. The product that might interest the most is the new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones that will launch next week, on October 24. These are Android 10 smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processors, 6GB RAM, triple cameras, new gesture controls, and a test of the new car crash detection app in the US. New … more…

Google Pixelbook Go Previewed

9To5Google appears to be sitting on a preview of what is called the upcoming Google Pixelbook Go, a new Pixelbook from Google that’s expected to be unveiled next week on October 15. Google Pixelbook Go looks similar to the Google Atlas codenamed computer that leaked in a video as far back as April this year. Given that this 13.3-inch laptop is equipped with options of both Full HD and 4K … more…

Google Said To Cancel Its Two Planned Google Tablets This Week

Computerworld says it has spoken to a spokesperson at Google who says that Google have in fact canceled its two pre-production tablets, as mentioned in a meeting on Wednesday this week. Google had not announced any such tablets, but two tablets at least that have partially leaked from before, both of which have been believed to be Google tablets. The same spokesperson is also quoted as saying that these Google … more…

8-Inch & 10-Inch Chrome Tablets ‘Flapjack’ Benchmarked

MediaTek MT8183

Chrome OS followers Chrome Unboxed have noticed that the purported upcoming Chrome tablets that have been spotted by its paper trail here and there for months, have just been benchmarked these days too. Simply being tested under the name “Google Flapjack”, the Chrome OS tablets were benchmarked in Geekbench four times in a row, with a max score of 1222 in single-core and 5002 in multi-score, as they appear to … more…

10-Inch Google Nest Hub Max Announced

Google Nest Hub Max

During Google’s press conference today, Google announced a larger smart home hub than the 7-inch one already in their lineup, as they announced the new 10-inch Google Nest Hub Max today. It looks just like a traditional 10-inch Android tablet in white, but then you immediately notice the large speaker, hub, and stand that it’s glued onto, which tells you that it’s not even a docked tablet, but another smart … more…

More Google Tabets And Pixelbooks To Come Says Google

A rumor among some tech writers got a little out of hand last month after it was claimed by a website that Google was cutting staff in computer hardware development, which led to speculation that Google might drop all tablets and Pixelbooks altogether at some point. But after a recent Google event called Cloud Next 2019, 9To5Google can report that Google is planning to launch new slim devices in the … more…

Benchmarks Sets Off Asus Or Google Chrome OS Tablet Rumors

Some of this weeks benchmarks have set off a lot of rumors and speculations while people have trying to decipher what devices are what. The benchmarks points to unannounced Chrome OS tablets and other Chrome OS devices, but at this point they are difficult to ascribe to specific manufacturers and possible model lines. About Chromebooks belives the Google Rammus with the Shyvana motherboard could be a Pixel Slate alternative from … more…

Google Octopus – Benchmarks With Intel Celeron N4100 And Android 9.0

Google Octopus

I’ll be the first to admit that my investigation has been short on today’s scoop, but it may interest a lot of you that there are Google Octopus benchmarks on the internet and that Google Octopus even runs Android 9.0. Power comes in form of a Intel Celeron N4100 processor with variants of 4GB and 8GB of RAM, 32-bit and 64-bit, and a motherboard codenamed anything from “meep” to “mimrock.” … more…

Google Pixel Slate Announced

Google announced their latest tablet Google Pixel Slate today during their annual Google product and service event where they also announced the new Pixel 3 smartphones and the new Google Home Hub smart hub. The price of Pixel Slate will be $599 for the tablet, $199 for the keyboard, and $99 for the stylus when it launches later this year, in the US, Canada, and the UK says Google, with … more…

Google Pixel Slate Rumored As Name For Google’s Upcoming Chrome OS 2-In-1 Tablets

According to Android Police editor David Ruddock, Google’s upcoming Chrome OS tablet that have previously been referred to by its codename “Nocturne” will be called Google Pixel Slate when it launches in 2 weeks. The first possible pictures of the Google Pixel Slate along with the Brydge keyboard, have been published on About Chromebooks, which you probably will have seen already if you are interested in Chromebooks. The same Chrome … more…

7-Inch Google Home Hub Leaked In Pictures – Believed To Launch October 9

Google Home Hub

The 7-inch Google Home Hub is now leaked in the first picture together with the flyers for it. Google Home Hub is presented as a 7-inch tablet with a speaker and power supply attached to the back of it. Specs provided in the flyers specifies dual-band 802.11 b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, far field mics, full range speaker, with a 1.5m power cable, with the hub weighing 480 grams, and having black and … more…

October Tablet Launch Smackdown – Apple vs Microsoft vs Google vs Amazon

October is now lined up to become a potential convergence month in tablet launches from the largest names in the industry, as Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon could all launch new tablets in October. It’s been years since we had the largest tablet brands launch major tablets within days and weeks of each other. Some of the tablet launches are assured already, while the other tablet launches are still not … more…

Computer Peripherals Leaks Suggest More New Chromebook Tablets In 2018

Brydge Keyboards

Google haven’t launched a new tablet since their 2-in-1 Android tablet Pixelbook C back in September 2015, but based on some probable third party leaks from peripheral computer manufacturers, there’s evidence to suggest that new Google tablets and 2-in-1 tablets may show up at their October 9 event alongside their new Pixel 3 phone, smart devices, new software and services. From before there’s been reason to believe that the devices … more…