Prime tales: Google ‘wi-fi gadget’, Z Fold 4 leak

On this week’s high tales: An unidentified ‘wi-fi gadget’ from Google seems on the FCC, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 particulars leak by way of Amazon, the Pixel sequence replace is delayed in August, and extra.

A brand new gadget from Google was filed with the FCC this week beneath a imprecise description of “wi-fi gadget.” Primarily based on the accessible proof, we provided some very believable explanations for what this mysterious Google product might be, together with a brand new Nest gadget.

This leads us to imagine that immediately’s Google “wi-fi gadget” is probably going one thing within the Nest lineup. Whereas Google successfully confirmed its hand at Google I/O for what to anticipate from the Pixel within the fall, the corporate hasn’t teased the following era of sensible dwelling audio system, cameras, and extra.

With simply days to go till its official launch, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 appeared on a full Amazon itemizing this week. As you’d count on, the itemizing included some official product photos, specs, and different particulars about Samsung’s upcoming foldable telephone, most notably revealing the revamped S Pen.

The opposite picture exhibits a brand new S Pen case for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 in a greenish gray-ish coloration that appears to match the telephone inside. The pen additionally matches that coloration. That’s definitely thrilling, as black was the one and solely choice for final 12 months’s S Pen. The case additionally has some type of line alongside the S Pen, however it’s not instantly apparent what goal it serves.

In a departure from the same old schedule, Google’s Pixel telephones didn’t obtain the August safety patch this previous Monday. Whereas the “Pixel Replace Bulletin” detailed the adjustments in that August patch, the one factor it has launched to this point is a minor repair for the July patch.

Google lists 40 CVEs throughout “kernel parts” and “pixels” which were mounted as per patch stage 2022-08-05. Vulnerabilities vary from reasonable to important and embody parts such because the kernel, modem, and digicam.

However apparently this replace was delayed as a result of the OTA photos didn’t arrive at 10am PT. Additional proof of the delay comes from Verizon, which has launched particulars of an surprising replace for the Pixel 6 and 6 Professional.

Our APK Perception crew found this week that Google TV is getting ready to launch a set of fifty free streaming channels. An in-app graphic revealed a listing of greater than half of these channels, with choices for information, sports activities, TV exhibits and flicks.

To be clear, these differ from different choices accessible on Google TV immediately, as these integrations require the obtain of an app, whereas the brand new textual content says the channels can be found “with out you having to. […] Obtain.” Extra clearly, the launcher refers to those as “Google TV channels.

Elsewhere in Google TV information, a assist web page has revealed that Chromecast could quickly obtain an replace with Google TV primarily based on the August 2022 safety patch. Nonetheless, the bulletin hyperlink to that replace results in an error web page, making it tough to establish Google’s vacation spot timeline.

On the one hand, it might be a bit stunning to see Google replace Chromecast so shortly once more. That stated, final month’s replace solely included the Could 2022 safety stage, that means the August patch shall be subsequent on the schedule because it drops precisely one quarter after a 12 months.

The remainder of this week’s high tales are as follows:

Android |

Apps & Updates |

Chrome / OS |

Google Assistant |

Created by Google |

Samsung |

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