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Google Pixel Camera App On Other Android Smartphones? This Mod Makes It Happen

A developer has released a modified version of the Google Pixel camera app to bring the software to other Android smartphones. Does the ported app really work, and is it safe to install?

Google August 14, 2017

New Android O Feature Will Allow Users To Update Their Pixel Smartphones Even Without Free Space

The new streaming updates feature, which will be rolled out with Android O, will allow users to update their smartphones even without free space. The feature, however, will only be available to Pixel and Pixel XL owners.

Google August 9, 2017

Google Offers Huge Discounts For Pixel, Pixel XL: But Should You Wait For The Pixel 2 Instead?

Google has restocked its Pixel phones and is now offering huge discounts for both devices as part of its Back to School event. You can also get a Daydream View headset for free, by the way.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 8, 2017

Leaked Google Pixel 2 Images Possibly Confirm Disappointing Design Choice

The Pixel 2 has leaked again, this time via alleged real-world photos. The images seem to confirm that Google, unlike Samsung, LG, and Xiaomi, isn’t joining the bezel-less display trend.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 8, 2017

New Rumors Show That Google Is Really Dropping The Headphone Jack For The Pixel 2

New rumors further support the claim that Google will drop the headphone jack for the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. Google will find itself in an awkward position if the reports are true.

Google August 4, 2017

Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Renders Show That Google Is Ditching The Headphone Jack

Alleged renders showing the final designs for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have leaked, hinting at key features, or lack thereof. That’s right, Google might get rid of the headphone jack this time around.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 26, 2017

New Render Reveals What The Next Google Pixel XL Will Look Like: Slimmer Bezels, Massive Camera Lens, And Squeezable Frame

A new render by Android Police could be the first good look at the Google Pixel XL 2. The smartphone has smaller bezels compared to its predecessor, with a massive camera lens and a squeezable frame.

Google July 12, 2017

Always-On Display Mode Might Come To A Screen Near You, AKA Your Google Pixel Phone

Google's Pixel phones may get one of the most popular features when it comes to mobile technology: an always-on display mode. That's according to a few lines of code in Android O Developer Preview 3.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2017

Google Pixel Update Issues: July Security Patch Fails To Install

Google has released the July security patch, but some Pixel owners are having trouble with the installation. Only specific models are affected, and Google says it's looking into the matter.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

Google Pixel XL 2 Concept Shows What The Upcoming Phone Could Look Like [Video]

Someone has managed to create a decent Google Pixel XL 2 concept video, showing what the next Pixel handset could look like. Codenamed Taimen, the forthcoming flagship could be announced this year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2017

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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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. Google has confirmed that 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

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, the 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

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