Google announced lots of new hardware today via blog post, after an event in New York was canceled in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. The big items:
* The Nexus four smartphone, advanced with LG. It features a quad-center processor, a 4.2-inch show, and a wi-fi charging function that allows you to power the phone by way of surroundings it down on a charging carrier. It runs Android four.2 (Jelly Bean) and a function known as picture Sphere for growing 360-stage panoramas. The phone is going on sale Nov. 13 for $299
* The Nexus 7 now comes in new Wi-Fi models that are 16GB (for $199) and 32GB (for $249). Google also is making a version available with an HSPA+ cellular connection — $32GB for $299. It’s on sale Nov. 13.
* The Nexus 10 tablet, developed with Samsung, offers what Google calls the highest-resolution screen in the tablet marketplace at 300 pixels per square inch. That 2560 through 1600 pixel show will nonetheless get 9 hours of video playback, Google says. And it has an account-switching function that lets a couple of users proportion the pill extra simply. The 32GB model goes for $399; the 32GB fashion costs for $499. It’s to be had Nov. 14.
Google also introduced an update to Google Now, its predictive-seek characteristic that items knowledge on a chain of cards with out the user having to go looking. along with climate and traffic data, cards will now show flight information, restaurant reservations, lodge confirmations and transport details, the corporate mentioned.