November 30, 2023

Goodbye Techtember, welcome to Techtober!

In September, we received Apple’s ‘Wonderlust’ occasion the place the corporate unveiled the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Professional, Apple Watch Sequence 9, Apple Watch Extremely 2, and AirPods Professional 2 with USB-C. We additionally received Microsoft’s occasion the place it introduced updates to its Floor lineup in addition to plenty of updates in AI together with its new Copilot assistant — the corporate’s official alternative for Cortana.

For October, Google is ready to kick off the month with its personal occasion. The corporate’s annual Made by Google occasion will formally kick off on Wednesday, October 4th at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET. Right here’s what to anticipate and the right way to watch from the consolation of your personal dwelling, workplace, or college.

What to anticipate from the Made by Google occasion

One of many longstanding traditions of a Google {hardware} occasion is that we normally know loads about what’s coming earlier than the occasion occurs, and this yr is not any completely different.

After the same old leaks, Google itself confirmed off a sneak peek on the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional forward of the occasion final month. The Pixel 8 Professional will certainly be as soon as once more bigger than the common Pixel 8. From earlier studies, the Pixel 8 is predicted to characteristic a display screen dimension of 6.2 inches in a casing that’s shorter 150.5 mm vs. 155.6 mm), narrower (70.8 mm vs. 73.2 mm), and thinner (8.9 mm vs. 8.7 mm) than the Pixel 7.

For the Pixel 8 Professional, a earlier report stated that the brand new cellphone will characteristic a 6.52-inch show, which means that Google is choosing a barely smaller type issue this time round in comparison with the 6.7-inch show on the Pixel 7 Professional. The telephones will are available no less than a pink and grey shade and have a extra rounded design in comparison with the earlier technology, in response to Google’s video beneath:

Along with a sneak peek on the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional, the corporate additionally launched a sneak peek on the Pixel Watch 2. The Pixel Watch 2 seems much like the primary technology, with a few small modifications. It seems just like the crown is extra flush with the show and the markings on the again point out that the second technology will characteristic IP68 water and mud resistance.

The again of the Pixel Watch 2 additionally reveals a extra round sensor design with smaller LEDs, indicating that the corporate might pack extra sensors and, in flip, extra well being options. We’ll have to attend and see what else the brand new watch affords because it continues to play catchup with the Apple Watch.

The corporate additionally teased a brand new technology of Pixel Buds within the occasion announcement video, however we actually don’t know any particulars as to what to anticipate exterior of the colour depicted within the video beneath:

The best way to watch the Made by Google occasion

There’s one apparent approach to watch the Mage by Google occasion when it kicks off on October 4th: YouTube! After all, Google will likely be streaming the occasion by means of YouTube. Fortunately, the corporate already has a placeholder video posted forward of the occasion.

Along with watching it dwell, you may set a reminder to make sure you get notified when the occasion begins. The notification will come within the type of an e-mail and a push notification you probably have the YouTube app put in in your units.

I’ve embedded Apple’s September 12 occasion feed beneath, so you may set a reminder and watch it proper right here:

What should you miss the dwell occasion?

For those who occur to overlook the dwell occasion, you’ll nonetheless be capable to watch it by means of YouTube. It’s all the time accessible instantly after the dwell stream is over, so simply refresh YouTube, and it’s best to see the video prepared to observe.

We’ll all be tuning in on October 4th at 10:00 AM PT. Will you?