The event will begin at 12p.m. EST at which time I will be live blogging the event below.  Stay tuned…

  • Google Home – $129 w\ free 6 month YouTube Red, available for pre-order today, shipping Nov. 4th.
    • Built in Google Assistant
    • Manage tasks
    • Listen to music
    • Control other devices
    • LED indicators, capacitive touch control
    • Built in long field microphones
    • Best in class voice recognition
    • Forward facing speaker and dual side firing passive radiators
    • Swappable bases to customize the look
    • Can play music from many sources and the default can be changed
    • Search songs by where you heard it, lyrics, or the more traditional methods
    • Can play podcasts, audio books, etc
    • Has full Chromecast Audio functionality
    • Local news and traffic information
    • Local business information
    • Google translate
    • Google My Day summarizes your day and supplies the information you set up
    • Add items to shopping list and view on your phone
    • Partner integration for home automation including Chromecast devices
    • Netflix voice casting coming soon
    • Works with Google Photos
    • Multi-room audio support
  • Chromecast Ultra $69
    • 4K, HDR, Dolby Vision
    • Google Play Movies rolling out 4K in November
    • 1.8X faster than previous versions
    • Built in Ethernet Port
    • USB powered
  • Google Wifi – $129 for single, $299 for 3 pack available for pre-order in November
    • Expandable wireless system
    • Network Assist, optimizes your network with no interaction
    • Companion app to have complete control of your network
  • Google Pixel – Starting at $649 and available today for pre order
    • “No unsightly camera bump” and a 3.5mm headphone jack
    • Fast charging, 7 hours of use from just 15 minutes of charging
    • Updates come instantly directly from Google, seemlessly with no user interaction at all
    • 24/7 tech support via chat and voice directly built into the phone
    • Comes with cables and software to copy photos, contacts, etc from any phone to Pixel
    • 5.5in or 5in screen
    • Quite Black, Very Silver, Really Blue colors
    • Available for every color
    • Pixel Launcher
      • Simple easy to use
      • Everything just a swipe away
    • Google Assistant built in
      • long press home button or use a hot word
      • Can search for images by date, items, peoples names, etc
      • Search for events at a location or venue
      • Can play any song on your favorite app
      • Send messages in any app
      • Make resturaunt reservations
    • Photography experience
      • DXOMARK camera score of 89, the highest ever for a smartphone
      • Best smartphone camera ever made
      • 12.3MP rear camera, f2.0 apperature
      • Smart burst, hold shutter button to take multiple pictures and let Google choose the best
      • HDR+ uses multiple short exposures to reduce noise and provide great colors even in very low light
      • Zero shutter lag
      • Shortest camera capture time than any other camera
      • Extreme video stabalization by checking sensors 200 times a second
      • Google Photos pre-installed to store and organize pictures and videos
      • Unlimited cloud storage for Pixel owners at full resolution
    • Google Cloud
    • Communication
      • Google Duo video calls
      • Google Allo messaging
    • Virtual Reality
      • Daydream View Headset $79 available in November
        • 30% lighter than other headsets
        • Accommodates glasses
        • made of clothing materials
        • Easy to use
        • Includes Daydream controller which can be stored in the headset
        • Available in different colors
      • Fantastic Beasts from JK Rowling exclusively on Daydream!
      • Many educational titles will be available
      • Netflix and Hulu’s entire collection available at launch
      • New York Times VR news
      • Google Play movies, Street View, YouTube all available at launch
  • Google plans to focus on an AI focused computing experience
    • Google assistant will be universal
    • Two way conversations
    • Personal Google for each user
    • Secure
    • Learns, remembers, and adapts the more you use it
    • 94% image captioning accuracy
    • Translation nearing human level translation
    • Text to speech approaching human level as well
    • Google assistant to be universal and initially brought to phone and home
  • Sundar is now on stage
  • Starting with a commercial about the keynote

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