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Google upgrades its USB-C to 3.5mm adaptor

Google upgrades its USB-C to 3.5mm adaptor

Indubitably, the Pixel 2 shipped with a USB-C headphone jack adapter that appears mighty the same to Apple's have pack-in dongle.

There was hubbub around the launch of the original adapter, which Google was hawking for an nearly insulting $20. The USB-C Digital to 3.5 mm headphone adapter apparently "works best on Pixel and other devices running Android P or higher", but ironically, Apple's own Lightning to 3.5 mm dongle is 3 bucks cheaper.

Google plans to make a formal presentation on October 9 in NY. The new adaptor has now been spotted on Google Store, where it is priced at $12 (approximately Rs 870), which is $3 (approximately Rs 220) more than the previous variant. It's additionally ever-so-a dinky bit smaller than the 2017 adapter, measuring in at 3.67 in. long, Zero.forty six in. extensive, and Zero.3 in. colossal, and weighing accurate Zero.17g. One of them is Google, who brought in the change with its Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones.

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The FDA noted that, over the past few years, e-cigarettes have become the most commonly used tobacco product by youth. Juul Labs said it would work with the FDA on its request and is committed to preventing underage use of its product.

Meanwhile, the one change that most potential customers might notice is the price difference. According to the listing, the $12 adapter provides 38% more playback time than the original model and has a 53% improvement on plug-in latency.

Google's upgraded in-house dongle has been discreetly made available in the USA at a $12 price. We'll demand if the company will slice out about a moments to talk about an updated dongle.


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