Google is reportedly preparing to launch the Pixel Watch 2 later this year alongside the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. The new wearable is expected to be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 9110 SoC, which was first seen in the Galaxy Watch in 2018. The chip is expected to bring better battery life to the device.
The Pixel Watch 2 is also expected to feature Google’s new Material You design language. Google originally teased the Pixel Watch at its May 2022 I/O event and later launched it in October during its “Made by Google” event. With Google I/O 2023 starting next week, there’s a chance the company could offer an early look at the Pixel Watch 2 and Pixel 8 phones.
The original Pixel Watch costs $349.99 for the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi only model , while the LTE model with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi costs $399.99. It runs on WearOS 3.5 and features a 1.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen, Exynos 9110 SoC, heart rate sensor and ECG tracker. In a mall located in Texas, USA, someone went on a shooting spree which resulted in the death of 9 people A shooting at a Texas outlet mall on Saturday left eight people dead and multiple injuries before the gunman was killed by a police officer.
Video footage showed the gunman opening fire on people walking in the mall’s parking lot. An officer inside the mall quickly responded to the shooting and killed the gunman as panic broke out in the area. The shooter’s identity has not been released. Two people died in hospital, three are in critical surgery and four are in stable condition.
The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. on a busy weekend in the presence of shoppers. Some of the victims were as young as five years old. Texas Governor Greg Abbott called the shooting an “unspeakable tragedy” and President Joe Biden was briefed on the incident. There have been more than 195 mass shootings in the United States so far this year, with 49,000 gun deaths expected in 2021, up from 45,000 the previous year