Google’s Pixel Slate is the company’s first Chrome OS tablet, it will be released sometime in 2018. Like its competitors it doesn’t come with a keyboard included. Price wise it is the cheapest (when compared to Surface Pro 6 and iPad Pro).
Here is the comparative chart among three:
||Google Pixel Slate
||Microsoft Surface Pro 6
||Apple iPad Pro
||$649 (10.5-inch), $799 (12.9-inch)
||12 inches (3000 x 2000)
||12.3 inches (2736 x 1824)
||10.5 inches (2224 x 1668,) 12.9 inches (2732 x 2048)
||8th Gen Intel Celeron, Core m3, i5, or i7
||8th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7
||4, 6, 8GB
||32, 64, 128, 256GB
||128, 256, 512GB, 1TB
||64, 256, 512GB
||Wi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth
||Two USB-C ports, keyboard connector
||Mini DisplayPort, Surface Connector, microSD slot, one USB-A port, headphone jack
||Lightning port, Smart connector, headphone jack
||Front: 8MP Rear: 8MP
||Front: 5MP Rear: 8MP
||Front: 7MP Rear: 12MP
||Up to 13.5 hours
||Up to 13.5 hours
||Up to 10 hours
||Starts at 721g
||Starts at 775g
||469g (10.5-inch), 677g (12.9-inch)
||290.9 x 202 x 7
||292 x 201 x 8.5
||250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 (10.5-inch), 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 (12.9-inch)
||No (Slate Keyboard costs $199)
||No (Surface Touch Cover Keyboard costs $159)
||No (Smart Keyboard costs $159)
||No (Pixelbook Pen costs $99)
||No (Surface Pen costs $99)
||No (Apple Pencil costs $99)
Files Go is sharing files with people nearby without needing any internet.
Google has now released a major upgrade to this feature.
Here are key features:
Updated Share Tab :Nearby sharing is now available in its own dedicated tab called “Share.” This tab has a simplified and smoother interface.
Five Seconds connections: connect two phones is now just five seconds.
Faster transfers: Users have seen speeds up to 490 Mbps—that’s four times faster than before, or 100 original quality photos sent in less than five seconds.
More secure: Files Go encrypts all your transfers for additional security.
Microsoft Edge is already available for Android devices in Google Play Store.
Now Microsoft has added site blocking feature to it which is identical to the edge present for PCs. According to Microsoft it is “extending this feature to you and your family’s Android devices. If you have set up a Microsoft family group, any websites you have already tagged as allowed or blocked for your kid(s) will carry the same settings as they try to access websites in Microsoft Edge on their Android devices. The update will begin rolling out today.”
Microsoft Translator has added new capabilities that allow users and developers to get artificial intelligence-powered translations whether or not they have access to the Internet.
Microsoft Translator supports more than 60 languages for text translation.Translator Local Feature works on the most recent version of the Microsoft Translator Android App.
Search and transport yourself into fun, inspirational scenes. Just take a selfie, choose a scene from your camera roll or the web, and swipe through your results. Its easy with the power of search and the intelligent face tech.
- See yourself with a new hairstyle
- Try on different fashions
- Pop yourself into trending scenes
- Swap multiple faces on a group photo
- Put your friend’s face onto some funny pictures
- You can swap any face into any picture.
Choose a picture:
- Pick an image with faces from your camera roll
- Search for an image from internet right inside the app
- Choose a scene from one of our fun categories
Choose a face to swap:
- Take a great selfie with our special face swap camera with real time hints and instructions
- Pick an image from your camera roll
- Search for a face on the web
Using a sophisticated face swap engine:
- Match skin tone (or any tone try a stone statue!)
- Automatically find faces in images and place your swap
- Match lighting conditions
- Match head turns and tilts
- Process and place multiple faces in a single scene
Once you start searching and face swapping, you won’t want to stop.
Updated Cortana is now available for Androids.
Cortana V2.0.2 gives you greater stability:
• Fixed crashing issue for 7.1
• Improved “Hey Cortana” performance
Four colors -Black,Purple,Blue and Green are now available to customize various background and accent areas of the app.