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October 2017 - October 2019


Google Clips is a small camera powered by AI, smartly taking photos of loved ones and pets without requiring you to look at a screen.

Google Clips Stories October 16, 2019

RIP Google Clips, you weird little automatic camera

Google makes a lot of bets on AI, but one of its most strange was that of Google Clips. Launched in 2017, the camera was designed to take pictures completely on its own to capture moments that it otherwise wouldn’t. Now, Google Clips has silently been killed off.

Google Clips Stories October 19, 2018

Over the months, we’ve followed a variety of prototypes for Google’s Fuchsia OS, each filling a different niche from Google’s current product line. This week on Fuchsia Friday, we look at the latest prototype, Sherlock, and some of the possible form factors it could take.

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Google Clips Stories September 27, 2018

Google Clips update saves best frames in full-res, revamps High Capture Rate, more

Quietly announced at last year’s 10/4 event, Google continues to improve Google Clips with new features every two or so months. September’s update includes full-resolution frames for the best highlights and a “completely rebuilt” High Capture Rate.

Google Clips Stories July 12, 2018

Google Clips updated w/ Timelapses, better smile & expression detection, more

Two months after its last update and amidst an ongoing summer sale, Google Clips is rolling out several new features today. Version 1.6 introduces Timelapses, improved expression recognition, and increased smarts.

Google Clips Stories May 11, 2018

Unlike other Made by Google products, Google Clips did not get a presence at I/O 2018 despite it being an obvious example of AI. To make up for this, the smart camera is adding the ability recognize hugs, kisses, dance moves, and more, as well as multi-device pairing.

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Google Clips Stories March 26, 2018

Google Clips now takes a high-resolution still when manually capturing a clip

After being on the market for roughly a month now, the Google Clips app has officially gotten its first real feature update. In addition to capturing a high-resolution still when you manually press the capture button, you can now pinch-to-zoom to crop into your clips…

Google Clips Stories February 28, 2018

Since Google unveiled Clips last year at itsOctober 4th event, I’ve been extremely interested in trying out the new AI-powered camera. Now that Clips is shipping and I’ve had it in hand for a day, I have to say I am quite impressed and happy with its results, despite its price…

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Google Clips Stories February 27, 2018

After Google Clips was announced in October, I opined about how the company is pushing artificial intelligence into a high-stakes activity that needs to just work. Available today, the first reviews of the smart camera have surfaced and offer a varying array of opinions that overall suggest that it’s still early days for Google Clips.

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Incipio launches a carrying case and a tripod mountable case for Google Clips

With Google Clips now on sale, it should come as no surprise that companies are already releasing accessories for the smart camera.

After briefly being available on the Google Store a few weeks ago, Google has officially put Google Clips for sale. You can now purchase the smart camera from some retailers.

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Google Clips now available for sale at Verizon Wireless, in stock and shipping [Update]

Google Clips was announced at the same time as Google’s Pixel 2, Home Mini, and Home Max. While all of those have already been on sale for months, Clips has only been available very briefly and was quickly out of stock. Now, fans who missed out on their first chance can pick one up from Verizon…

Google Clips Stories February 26, 2018

Late last month, Google Clips went on sale with an earliest expected ship date of February 27th. Ahead of the first customers receiving their AI-powered smart camera, the Google Clips companion app has arrived on the Play Store.

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Google Clips Stories January 26, 2018

After passing through the FCC last week, Google Clips is now available for purchase on the Google Store. The AI-powered smart camera will begin shipping at the end of next month for $249.

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Google Clips Stories January 17, 2018

Google Clips launch likely coming soon as smart camera passes through FCC

With the launch of the Home Max last month, Google Clips is officially the last product from the October 4th event that has yet to see a release. However, an announcement may be coming soon as the AI portable camera just passed through the FCC.

Google Clips Stories October 11, 2017

As Sundar Pichai and company love to opine, Google is moving to an AI first world. This transition sees existing products being rethought to see how they benefit from machine learning, while Google is literally discovering how artificial intelligence can be used to create new ones.

One of those new discoveries is Google Clips. With this mostly under-the-radar gadget, Google wants to apply artificial intelligence to one of its most high-stakes consumer-facing uses ever: capturing memories. Moments are literally once in a lifetime events and the company feels that its AI-laden approach is ready to handle that one take for you.

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Google Clips Stories October 6, 2017

Google Clips was one of the only genuine surprise announcements from Google’s October 4th event earlier this week. Designed to unobtrusively capture moments, it has a strong focus on privacy thanks to on-device machine learning. This cloud-free processing is in part thanks to a chip that Intel’s Movidius group calls a “vision processing unit.”

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Google Clips Stories October 4, 2017

Alongside the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google announced a whole slew of new products. These include a new premium Chromebook called the Pixelbook, two new Google Homes, Assistant-powered Bluetooth headphones, and more. Below are all of the places currently selling the search giant’s latest products…

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Google took to the stage today to debut quite a few new hardware and software releases, and there was a lot to get through. If you don’t have time to sit down and watch the entire event, we’ve got you covered…

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Google has announced Google Clips, a new miniature camera that costs $249. The focus of this new product is to allow you to enjoy experiences without having to remember to capture a moment.

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Google Clips Stories October 3, 2017

In addition to the Pixel 2 and a Home Mini, Google is expected to announce a high-end convertible Chromebook with a stylus called the “Pixelbook.” Thanks to a reseller inventory page we exclusively found this morning, we now have a few more details about its specs. In addition, Google is also working on another mysterious device called “Clips.”

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