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Google Pixel 4 Smartphone

“Wait ‘til you see what it can do,” tweeted the Pixel team after releasing the first official photo for the upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone from Google. The new device comes out in October 2019, and one thing is sure – we’ll see a brand new design.

The Pixel 4 will have at least two rear cameras and a third sensor of a large camera on the smartphone’s back. There also will be another small dot at the lower right of the camera module, which could be a microphone, referring to the photo. Maybe it’s the secondary lens for portraits or a wide-angle perspective.

For the first time ever on a Pixel, there is no rear fingerprint scanner present on this device, but the company’s logo G is well-seen.

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Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Headset

Google has announced a new version of its Glass augmented reality headset, which it’s now designating an official Google product instead of an experiment. Google says that with the XR1’s power, the new Glass headset can incorporate “computer vision and advanced machine learning capabilities.” Google has already released a consumer-focused computer vision tool called Lens, which offers features like sign translation and restaurant recommendations. The headset will be a business-focused product.

The new things will be safety frames, a bigger battery, and other upgraded components. Glass also now runs on Android. Glass was originally planned as an augmented reality headset for consumers, but after complaints about privacy and functionality, Google reinvented it as a tool for surgeons, factory workers, and other professionals. Google believes that businesses have reported “faster production times, improved quality, and reduced costs” by using Glass for hands-free computing or troubleshooting.

The first Google Explorer Edition cost $1,500, so while the Enterprise Edition 2’s $999 cost isn’t cheap, it’s still significantly more accessible.

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Google Daydream View Virtual Reality Headset

Do you have a smartphone? Are you interested in virtual reality? Let’s combine these two things and try the Daydream View from Google! It’s an attractive VR (virtual reality) system, powered by your mobile phone. Easy, right?

Designers of the Daydream View took the inspiration from premium furniture upholstery, and you can see it and feel it, how the headset seamlessly integrates textiles into an inviting, soft form. This VR gadget is created for an easy in and out of virtual reality experience. Users simply place a Daydream-ready phone into the headset to get started. The facepad of the Daydream View fits over most eyeglasses and therefore allows for an effortless experience of virtual reality. Pleasant textiles and uncomplicated design make it a very attractive virtual reality product.

What are the pluses?

+ You can use VR wherever you are. Swim with seals, go to Mars or experience sports and concerts like you’re actually there.
+ Explore new worlds. Make Daydream View your own personal cinema. Get in the game. Take control. Swing a golf club or wield a magic wand. The Daydream controller transforms with your imagination.
+ You can also bring everyone along for the ride. Share your Daydream experiences with friends and family! Simply stream what you’re seeing to Chromecast and others can watch along on your TV.
+ Get comfy. Enjoy your most epic adventures comfortably with Daydream View’s soft, breathable fabric and form-fitting design.
+ Easy setup. Just slide in your phone and get going.
+ There are three ways (colors) to play: Coral, Fog, Charcoal.

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