Tag Archives: October

Google to mentor 10 startups in Bengaluru from October 14

BENGALURU: Google on Wednesday announced to kick-start third class of its three-month “Launchpad Accelerator India” programme from October 14 here with a line-up of 10 fresh startups. Similar to the two previous classes, these startups will get access to mentorship from Google teams and industry experts, free support, Cloud credits and more, the company said in a statement. The startups will undergo an intensive ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Capture 10 Percent of Premium Smartphone Share in India in October: Counterpoint

Last month, Google launched its first fully self-branded Pixel smartphones worldwide as well as in India. The unique and the distinguishing factor about these smartphones from the earlier Nexus series is that these smartphones are premium in terms of features as well as the price tag. Pixel phones have been pitched by the search giant as direct competitors to Apple’s ... Read More »

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Guaranteed Android Updates Until October 2018

Google announced its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones at the Made By Google event earlier this month. The smartphones come with built-in Google Assistant and offer a pure Android experience, with some custom features on top. The tech giant has now clarified via a support page that the Pixel and Pixel XL are guaranteed Android updates till October 2018. “Pixel ... Read More »

Nexus 6 Users Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update, October Android Security Update Released

After promising the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE devices would get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in “the coming weeks” in the middle of September, Google has finally made good on its promise – at least for the Nexus 6. The update was released alongside the monthly Android security update for Nexus and Pixel devices. According to the security ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Leaked on Verizon Ahead of October 4 Event; Google Magic and Blue Colour Variant Revealed

We’re just a few hours away from the launch of Google’s Pixel smartphones and the leaks continue to pour in. After pretty much revealing all there is to know about the devices on UK retailer Carphone Warehouse, we now have a little more from Verizon. The listing on Verizon’s site unofficially confirms a Blue model along with Black and White ... Read More »

Honor 8 India Launch Set for October 12

Honor, the Huawei Terminal brand, has sent out invites for a New Delhi launch event on October 12. The company has confirmed that it is launching the Honor 8 in India, and pricing and availability details will be unveiled at the event. The big highlight of the smartphone is the dual camera setup at the back, the full premium metal ... Read More »

LG V20 Goes on Sale This Week; US Pre-Orders Expected to Start October 17

  LG at its September 7 event launched the first new smartphone to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box – the LG V20 – with dual screen and dual cameras. The price and availability details were not given by the company then. Now the company has officially confirmed that LG V20 is going to be available starting this week. The smartphone ... Read More »

Google Pixel Smartphones Appear in Multiple Leaks Ahead of October 4 Event

Google on Monday confirmed it is launching new smartphones at an October 4 event, expected to be the much-leaked Pixel smartphones. The company has also started sending invites for the event, to be held at 9am local time in San Francisco. Now, just like every other major smartphone launch, the rendered images of the alleged Pixel and Pixel XL phones ... Read More »

Google Pixel Smartphones Expected at October 4 Event

Google late Monday sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the Internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software. Emailed invitations revealed only the time and place for the gathering in San Francisco, the message topped by blue, red, yellow, and green dots of color. Google fired off a Twitter message ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold Variant India Launch Set for First Week of October

  OnePlus on Wednesday announced that the Soft Gold variant of the OnePlus 3 will be launching in India in the first week of October. The company notes the launch timing is meant to coincide with the festive season in the country. The OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant will sport the same price tag as the Graphite colour variant, and ... Read More »