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Buy A Google Pixel XL, Get A Free Google Home

The Google Store has launched a promotion that offers a free Google Home for every purchase of the Google Pixel XL. Customers who have their eye on these two devices should send in their order as soon as they can.

Google June 20, 2017

Will Next-Gen Pixel Smartphones Include Custom Processor Designed By Ex-Apple Chip Architect?

Reports of Google developing customized chipsets for its future smartphones surfaced online after the company appointed an ex-Apple chip architect. Several other job postings for SoC architects were also discovered on Google's website.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2017

First Major Leak Reveals That Google's Pixel 2 Will Be One Of The Best Smartphones Of The Year

Leaks are commonplace in the tech world and Google is no exception. The first major leak regarding the Pixel 2 is here and it tells us a lot about the upcoming smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017

Android O Developer Preview Confirms Version Number And Other Details

Android O is launching in a few months, and the latest version gives us some clues about the operating system's features. Here's what we know.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017

Google Announces The Last Patch For Nexus And Pixel Devices

Google has updated its support information for Nexus and Pixel devices. The new tables include information on Android updates, security updates, and technical support.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017

Google Pixel And Nexus Owners Can Try Out Samsung's Non-Beta Internet Browser On Their Smartphones

Samsung released the stable version of its Internet Browser for Google Pixel and Nexus devices running Android 5.0 or higher. The non-beta Samsung Internet Browser can now be tried out by Nexus and Google Pixel owners.

Apps/Software June 5, 2017

T-Mobile Makes Tempting Offer To iPhone, Pixel Owners On Verizon: Answers Remaining Device Payments

T-Mobile has made a tempting offer for Verizon subscribers with iPhones or Pixel smartphones to switch to the Un-Carrier. T-Mobile is offering to answer all the remaining payments on iPhones and Pixel smartphones, allowing customers to save thousands of dollars.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 25, 2017

HTC U11 Boasts The Best Camera Of Its Class

The HTC U11 boasts plenty of unique features. One of the strongest may be its powerful camera, which tops the recent offerings from Google, Samsung, and Apple, according to DxOmark.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 16, 2017

Google Pixel Still Highest-Rated Smartphone Camera As Samsung Galaxy S8 Falls Short

The Google Pixel’s camera is better than the Samsung Galaxy S8’s, or at least that’s according to DxOMark’s recent review of the device. Here’s how Samsung’s flagship fared in the camera department.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 16, 2017

Google Releases May 2017 Android Security Patch For Pixel, Nexus Devices: What Issues Does The Update Fix?

Google has rolled out the over-the-air and factory image versions of the May 2017 Android security patch. The update fixes minor bugs and several security issues, including one critical vulnerability.

Google May 2, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL May Not Get Android Update After October 2018

Google revealed in its support forum that its Pixel and Pixel XL devices may stop receiving Android updates post October 2018. The smartphones may not receive any security updates after October 2019.

Google April 28, 2017

Google Experiments With Pixel, Nexus Low-Light Photography: Clean Shots In Dark Conditions Could Be Possible Soon

A Google researcher experimented with night photography using the phones Nexus and Pixel. Though it was a side project, the possibility of a future low-light photography app is not far-fetched.

Google April 27, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Users Complain Of Backup Issues

Google Pixel and Pixel XL users reported they were unable to backup files. A Google employee stated that the problem was being looked into, which suggests that the issue may be resolved soon.

Google April 21, 2017

Google Pixel And Nexus Owners Report Fingerprint Sensor Issues After Installing Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update

After updating to Android 7.1.2 Nougat, owners of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones encountered issues with the fingerprint sensor. Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners are also impacted.

Apps/Software April 15, 2017

Google Pixel 3 Already Has Smartphone Makers Worked Up: HTC, LG And More Reportedly In The Running

The Google Pixel 2 line will come from HTC later this year, but smartphone makers are reportedly racing already for the chance to make the Pixel 3 due in 2018. Potential partners include HTC, LG and more, according to a new report.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 31, 2017

Google Pixel Launcher Quietly Gets A Redesign: Search Bar Makes A Comeback

The design of Google Pixel's home launcher has changed. Google’s iconic search bar has appeared on Pixel’s home screen to replace the old design.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 30, 2017

Google Finally Fixes Major Pixel Bluetooth Connectivity Bug: Here’s How To Check If Yours Is Working

Google has now implemented a fix for the Pixel and Pixel XL’s Bluetooth connectivity issues, causing some units to drop paired connections intermittently. The update, according to Google, will require no additional action from affected users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 27, 2017

Here's How HTC U Ultra Battery Fares Against It's Rivals

The HTC U Ultra underwent a test to assess the capabilities of its battery. The test pitted the HTC U Ultra against a gamut of smartphones like the OnePlus 3T, Samsung Galaxy S7, iPhone 7, HTC 10 and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2017

Google Pixel 2: What To Expect From The Upcoming Smartphone

Google has confirmed its second-gen smartphone, the Pixel 2, giving rise to many rumors and speculations. Here is a look at what one can expect from the impending smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2017

Google Said To Be Working On A Third Smartphone Bigger Than Pixel XL

Latest rumors suggest that Google may be developing a third smartphone under the codename ‘Taimen.’ It is also being suggested that this smartphone would be the largest of all, even bigger than it current flagship Pixel XL.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2017

Best 2017 Android Phones: OnePlus 3T, Google Pixel, Huawei Mate 9, And More

Choosing the best Android phone in 2017 is a difficult chore, especially with varying specs sheet, price points, features, and even gimmicks. So here is a detailed look at the best Android smartphones you can get right now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2017

Google May Release Android 7.1.2 Nougat To Nexus, Pixel Devices On April 3

Google may release the Android 7.1.2 Nougat publicly in the beginning of April for its Nexus and Google Pixel devices. Unfortunately, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will not benefit from the update.

Apps/Software March 14, 2017

Google Confirms Hardware Problem With Pixel Smartphones, Owners Will Have To Return Devices To Get A Fix

Some Google Pixel users were experiencing hardware issues regarding their microphones. However, Google has confirmed that the devices with these issues would be recalled and the problem would be fixed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Microphone Issues: Google Confirms Hardware Problem

Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners have been experiencing yet another issue, this time affecting the smartphones' microphones. On the bright side, Google is aware of the matter and is actively communicating with affected users.

Google March 9, 2017

Android O: Google To Reveal Features Of The Upcomig Mobile Operating System At The I/O Event

Latest rumors suggests that Google may be developing some possible features for its rumored Android O mobile OS. It is being expected that the upcoming mobile OS will be launched at Google I/O 2017 to be held in May.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Will Drop The Audio Jack: Rumor

Google’s latest smartphone Pixel 2 is rumored to be ditching the 3.5mm audio jack, a move that was earlier done by Apple for its 2016 iPhone 7. Google Pixel 2 is currently under development, with a rumored release date of late 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 7, 2017

Google Pixel 2 'Stays Premium' Confirms Company, Releasing Later This Year

Google’s senior vice president Rick Osterloh has confirmed that the next-gen Google Pixel 2 will be launched in the second half of 2017. He also said that the handset will be a premium priced device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Owners Encountering Bluetooth Issues, February Security Patch To Blame?

Google Pixel and Pixel XL users are facing a bizarre Bluetooth connectivity issue. It is believed that the problem has been introduced in the smartphones by Google's February security patch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2017

Google Crowdsources Design Of Next Google Pixel: What’s Missing So Far?

Google seeks user feedback for Google Pixel, which could help improve the design for the next generation of Pixel phones. Here are some of the features that people think should be added to Pixel’s succeeding phones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017

Best Smartphones In Blue (Because Rose Gold Is So Last Year): From Sapphire Blue Honor 8 To Really Blue Pixel

Most phone manufacturers are coming up with the blue color variant for their phones. Here are some of the best smartphones on the market that come in blue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017

Really Blue Google Pixel And Pixel XL Hit UK: Pricing, Options, And Availability

The Really Blue Google Pixel and Pixel XL have finally made their way to the UK, available now for preorder on EE and Carphone Warehouse. Here's what you need to know about pricing, options, and availability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017

Verizon Offers Free iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Google Pixel, And More With Trade-In If You Switch To Verizon Unlimited

Verizon sweetens the Verizon Unlimited deal with free smartphones for customers of other carriers who are willing to switch. Want a free iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, or Google Pixel? Here's what you should know.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 14, 2017

February Security Patch Fixes Google Pixel Audio Issues, But Speaker Volume Reportedly Not As Loud

This month's security patch has been confirmed to fix the Pixel's and Pixel XL’s audio issues. Previously, owners of either handsets noticed a strange popping noise when the devices were set at maximum volume.

Apps/Software February 13, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Now Back In Stock, Get Yours Fast

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have become available for purchase once again on the Google Store. The smartphones may be available, but the shipment for the devices is quite long.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 11, 2017

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Get Exclusive Instant Tethering Feature For Automatic Internet Connection

The newly released Instant Tethering keeps your Google devices automatically connected to the internet. There is no word yet if the feature will also head to other Android phones.

Google February 11, 2017

Google Stopping Pixel XL And Pixel Production?

A new rumor suggested that Google would be stopping production of its flagship smartphone Pixel and Pixel XL. The rumor started when a TELUS customer received an e-mail from the carrier stating the news.

Google February 4, 2017

Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta Factory Images Now Available For Download

You can now install the Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta build after Google posted its factory images. Supported devices include Google Pixel C, Nexus Player, Google Pixel, and Pixel XL.

Apps/Software February 1, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Tipped To Have Better Camera And CPU, 'Budget' Pixel Also In Tow

Google Pixel 2 rumors have already started making rounds and the latest report hints not only at an improved camera and CPU, but also a higher price. At the same time, it seems a 'budget' Pixel smartphone is also in the works.

Google January 28, 2017

Rumor: BlackBerry Mercury Will Have The Same Camera As Google Pixel, Pixel XL

The BlackBerry Mercury, TCL’s latest forthcoming flagship under the once successful brand, will reportedly sport the same camera found on the Google Pixel. More information about the Mercury will be unveiled come late February at the Mobile World Congress.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2017

Google Launches Instant Tethering Feature: Keep Your Android Devices Connected To The Internet Without Hassle

Google has started to roll out Instant Tethering, which would make it easy for users to keep their Android smartphones and tablets connected to the Internet. However, there's a catch for those interested in using the feature.

Google January 22, 2017

Google Pixel Or Samsung Galaxy S7: Which Smartphone Is A Better Choice?

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Google Pixel go head-to-head and face off against each in the battle of superior specifications. Here's a look at which of the two Android-powered smartphones is the better bet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 21, 2017

Android 7.1.1 In-Car Bluetooth Problem Solved: Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X Users Can Expect The Patch Soon

Google has reportedly fixed the in-car Bluetooth connectivity problem for Nexus 6P and 5X devices. The patch has no release date yet, but there are two possible scenarios that could help determine the rollout schedule.

Google January 20, 2017

Still Looking For The Google Pixel XL? You Can Buy One At Amazon, But For $1,500

A supply crunch has made it very difficult for customers to purchase Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Amazon is offering the 128 GB model of the Pixel XL, but at an exorbitant price of just over $1,500.

Google January 20, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Update To Fix Volume Bug, Rolling Out Soon

Google is reportedly working to roll out a software update that will fix the ongoing volume bug on its Pixel and Pixel XL devices. The update from Google is anticipated to be pushed out soon.

Apps/Software January 19, 2017

Pixel, Pixel XL LifeProof FRE Waterproof Cases Now Available Via The Google Store

The FRE case, promises to get your Google Pixel phone protected in extreme environments. It increases the device's waterproof certification, scratch, and dirt resistance while ensuring that the handset will survive drops from up to 2 meters.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2017

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