Latest Pixel 4 leaks include live photos, a commercial, and confirmation of key specs and features

Google’s next flagship smartphones are likely coming this fall. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are expected to be the first in the world to feature the company’s “Soli” radar technology that lets you interact with phones by moving your hands and fingers in front of the screen. They’ll also probably feature displays with […]

Google confirms Pixel 4 will support hands-free gestures, face unlock (with Soli radar tech)

Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone will be the first commercially available device to use the company’s Soli motion-sensing radar technology. That means you’ll be able to interact with the phone without touching it by doing things like waving your hands to skip songs, snooze an alarm, or silence an incoming phone call. Soli will also […]

Leaked Pixel 4 images suggest it’ll look just like the Pixel 4 XL (but smaller)

Google’s Pixel smartphones have always come in two sizes: regular and XL. But while the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL looked virtually identical, Google changed things up for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series phones, with the larger models featuring slimmer bezels and/or camera notch designs. This year it looks like Google could go […]

Google’s Project Soli radar tech for hands-free controls gains FCC appproval

Google’s Project Soli technology could make it possible to control phones, tablets, watches, and other electronic devices without touching them or talking to them. Instead you can just make small, precise movements with your fingertips. First demonstrated in 2015, Soli still isn’t ready for prime time yet — you can’t buy any products that use […]

Google unveils a gesture-controlled smartwatch using Project Soli radar

Google’s Project Soli is an effort to build a tiny radar system that allows you to interact with gadgets using gestures. For example, you can move your hand toward a device or away from it to flip through menus or scroll through content. Or you can use a virtual dialing gesture. The company introduced Project […]

Google to launch Project Soli alpha program (gesture-sensing mini-radars)

One of the most exciting new projects coming from Google’s ATAP team is Project Soli, which uses radar technology to allow a person to use minute gestures in mid air to virtually control such things as volume knobs on a watch face. Android Police reports that Google has begun notifying interested groups of an upcoming “Soli […]

Google Project Soli: Tiny radar brings gesture support to wearables

Smartwatches and other wearable devices promise to deliver info-at-a-glance on a tiny display. But that small screen can be hard to interact with. So Google is looking for new ways to control wearable devices and other products that don’t involve touching a screen. Project Soli is one an experimental project to use radar technology to […]