Google announced on stage during its Pixel launch a “Made for Google” certification program for third party accessories

A blatant ripoff of Apple’s “Made for Iphone” program,  the “Made for Google” programme will recommend the best accessories endorsed by Google.

This will include earbuds, power adapters, cases, adapters, most of which will be available in the Google Store.

Over 25 partners were featured at the pixel launch however for Australian users those brands were limited to 4.

AiAiAi, Libratone, Master & Dynamic and Monster are the only official “Made by Google” certified products available in Australia.

New Zealand has only one official “Made by Google” certified product in its accessories store, a USB type C to HDMI adaptor, with more expected to launch once the Pixel 2 is made available in the country.