• Google Pixel event: Here is everything that happened and more

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    Google Pixel and Pixel XL come with a similar specifications sheet except for display and battery size.
    Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have finally been unveiled by the search giant. Google Pixel and Pixel XL are entirely ‘made by Google’ devices and the company has worked on its hardware as well as software bits. Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the first Google smartphones to come with Google Assistant, company’s AI-powered voice-assistant, built-in. Google’s Pixel smartphones start at $649 dollars in the US and at Rs 57,000 in India. The pre-orders for Pixel and Pixel XL begin on October 13 on Flipkart in India. The smartphones will be available in ‘Very Silver, ‘Quite Black’ and a limited edition ‘Really Blue’ colour options.
    Google, along with Pixel smartphones, announced a slew of other hardware devices including i…

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  • Fossil Group enters wearable segment in India with Q series smartwatches

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    Fossil’s Q Wander smartwatch features a soft curving, multi-finish case and comes with interchangeable leather strap
    Global luxury accessories maker Fossil Group on Wednesday entered the wearable segment in India by unveiling a range of connected devices that include smart watches, hybrid watches and fitness trackers. The wearable devices span across six of Fossil Group’s licensed brands — Fossil Q, Michael Kors Connected, Skagen Connected, Chaps, Emporio Armani and Misfit.
    “Indians are very passionate about technology and are quick to adopt the latest. We believe the country will continue to be a key market for us,” Sonny Vu, President and CTO, Connected Devices, Fossil Group, told reporters here.
    Fossil’s Q Wander smartwatch features a soft curving, multi-finish case and comes with interchangeable genuine lea…

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  • ‘Smart speakers’ are angling to colonize your living room

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    Echo and its Alexa voice recognition software have since become a sleeper hit, with an estimated 3 million gadgets sold as of April.
    Does your home really need a “smart speaker” that can answer questions, call you an Uber, turn off the lights or play music when you ask? You may be about to find out.
    Two years ago, Amazon introduced the Amazon Echo, an unassuming, $180 cylinder that sits atop a kitchen counter or bookshelf, acting as a personal assistant that listens to you and does your bidding.
    Initially, the gadget’s main purpose was a little difficult to discern . But Echo and its Alexa voice recognition software have since become a sleeper hit, with an estimated 3 million gadgets sold as of April, according to research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.
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    MAKING THE HOME “SMART”
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