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Google Pixel 2 Is One Of The Best Phones Of The Year: Here's Why

Google Pixel 2 is an outstanding phone because of its superb camera, Google Lens, augmented reality, and active edge features. Here are 12 reasons why you should get it.

Products April 28, 2018

Google Pixel 2 Owners Complain About Warming And Diminished Battery Life After February Update

Several users allege that their Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets are warming up and having battery problems after installing the February security update. This comes as yet another dent in the already-rough release cycle for Google’s flagships.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 18, 2018

Google Pixel Sales Grew To 3.9 Million Units In 2017, But That's Less Than iPhones Sold Per Week

Google Pixel and Pixel 2 sales doubled to 3.9 million units in 2017. However, that figure barely makes a dent on the smartphone market, as Apple ships that many iPhones in less than a week.

Google February 14, 2018

Google Closes $1.1 Billion Deal To Bring In 2,000 HTC Engineers, Sets Sights On Apple And iPhone

Google closed its $1.1 billion deal with HTC to bring about 2,000 engineers into the fold. The new Googlers worked on the Pixel 2, and are expected to help Google chase Apple and the iPhone in the high-end smartphone market.

Google January 30, 2018

Rootless Pixel Launcher 3.0 Gives You The Pixel 2 Experience

Rootless Pixel Launcher 3.0 is now available to download and install. Developer Amir Zaidi said the app, based on AOSP 8.1, is simple, stable, and is ready for use by Android fans from versions 5.0 and up.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 27, 2018

Save The Date: Samsung Is Going To 'Unpack' The Galaxy S9 On Feb. 25

Samsung has sent out the invites for the Galaxy S9 Unpacking on Feb. 25, or a day before the MWC 2018 begins. The S9 is teased with a reimagined camera to headline its rumored specs and feature upgrades.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2018

Pixel 2 Portrait Mode Unofficially Available For Non-Google Smartphones On Android 8.0 Oreo

Portrait Mode, one of the best features of the Pixel 2, is now unofficially available on non-Google smartphones. The only requirement is for the devices to be powered by Android 8.0 Oreo.

Google January 6, 2018

Here's How To Unlock Verizon Google Pixel 2 Bootloader

Experts recently discovered a workaround to unlock the bootloader of a Verizon Google Pixel 2. Sadly, the process does not work on the larger Pixel 2 XL from the same carrier.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 2, 2018

The Best Smartphones Of 2017: LG V30, OnePlus 5T, Samsung Galaxy S8, And More

It’s been an exhilarating year for smartphones in general, with companies such as Google, Essential, LG, and Apple all coming out with phenomenal flagships. But here are the five best smartphones in 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Now Sold At Up To $75 Discount: Is It The Best Time To Buy?

The Google Store is offering up to $75 discounts for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This is perfect for customers who have been thinking about buying Google's smartphones, but they should also know the issues surrounding the devices.

Google December 17, 2017

OnePlus 5T Wins Fast Charging Showdown; iPhone 8 And iPhone X Fail To Keep Up With Android Smartphones

A special report by Tom's Guide crowned the OnePlus 5T as the winner of a fast-charging showdown between current flagship smartphones. The iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, meanwhile, failed to keep up with their Android counterparts.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 4, 2017

Google Lens Now Available On Google Assistant For Some Pixel, Pixel 2 Owners

Visual search feature Google Lens is now available through Google Assistant for some owners of the Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphones. Previously, the feature was only accessible through Google Photos.

Google November 20, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Users Report Odd Camera Banding Effect When Capturing LED Lights

The Pixel 2 is an excellent 2017 flagship with an excellent camera. But it’s not without its problems, including this new one where the camera seems to show a banding effect when capturing LED lights.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 14, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Problems Continue With Android Auto Crashing Randomly: Here's What You Can Do

Another Google Pixel 2 problem has surfaced, this time involving the Android Auto platform. Reports claim that the system keeps crashing randomly when the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL is connected to a vehicle.

Google October 30, 2017

Google Stubbornly Defends The Pixel 2 XL’s Screen But Promises Updates To Fix Burn-In Issues

Google has now addressed reports of Pixel 2 XL burn-in issues, which have been plaguing the phone ever since it was released. The company plans to release a software update for what’s possibly a hardware problem.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Squeeze Function Can Now Be Remapped: Here's How To Do It

The Google Pixel 2 squeezable frame, known as Active Edge, is dedicated to activating Google Assistant. Users, however, can now remap the feature through the Button Mapper app, and here's how to do it.

Google October 21, 2017

Move Over, iPhone 8: Google Pixel 2 Now Has The Best Camera, Says DxOMark

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have now dethroned the iPhone 8 in DxOMark camera rankings. This seems to suggest that this year’s Pixel devices will once again have the best cameras in the market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 5, 2017

Google Pixel Buds Can Translate Conversations In Real Time: Beat That, Apple AirPods

Google unveiled the Pixel Buds, its own $159 wireless earbuds, near the end of its Pixel 2 event. The device, however, arguably has the best chance at changing the world due to its ability to translate conversations in real time.

Google October 4, 2017

If You Preorder The Pixel 2 From Best Buy, You May Get A Free Google Home Mini

A leaked Best Buy newspaper flyer for next week revealed that customers who preorder the Pixel 2 from the retailer will also get a free Google Home Mini. The new devices will be revealed in Google's upcoming Oct. 4 event.

Google October 3, 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Leak Shows Revamped Design And UI, Plus Dual Stereo Speakers

Both the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have now leaked ahead of their supposed unveiling on Oct. 4. They have odd but interesting designs, plus a revamped user interface to boot.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 3, 2017

Google To Unveil ‘Ultra Pixel’ With Dual Cameras, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, And Gesture Controls: Rumor

Google will apparently unveil a third Pixel device called the Ultra pixel, which will feature a new gesture control system called Fluid. However, many are pretty suspicious if it's legit.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2017

Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Leaked: What Else Will Google Unveil On Oct. 4?

Droid Life has leaked the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, which Google will unveil in its Oct. 4 event. Other devices planned for the event are a new laptop, an Amazon Echo Dot challenger, and an updated Daydream View.

Google September 20, 2017

Google Puts Up Billboard For Oct. 4 Event: Can The Pixel 2 Take The Spotlight Away From The iPhone X?

Google has put up a billboard confirming an event on Oct. 4 that’ll be about asking more of your phone. This is most definitely the reveal date for the new Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2.

Google September 14, 2017

New Pixel Phones Will Feature Always-On Display, IP68 Water And Dust Resistance: Rumor

New information about the next Pixel phones has now allegedly leaked. Reports say both the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will be water and dust resistant and have an Always-on display.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 11, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Will Feature The Latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 Chip, Rumored To Launch Oct. 5

A new rumor claims that Google will announce the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on Oct. 5. The flagships feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 SoC but will allegedly drop the headphone jack.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 26, 2017

Google Pixel 2 FCC Filing Confirmed A Lot Of Things: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Android 8.0.1, Squeezable Edge, And More

The Google Pixel 2 was spotted in an FCC listing, confirming that it will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Android 8.0.1. Manufacturer HTC will also bring Edge Sense to the Pixel 2, giving it a squeezable edge.

Google August 16, 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

Google Pixel 2 Design Leaks: Thick Bezels, No Dual Cameras, And No Headphone Jack

A new alleged render of the Google Pixel 2 has just leaked, showing an unexpected lack of many smartphone trends. Google could ditch the bezel-less display, dual cameras, and the headphone jack entirely.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech 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

Rumor: Google Pixel 2 To Become The First Phone With A Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 Chip

Rumors already plague Google’s forthcoming follow-up to the Pixel, and the newest one suggests something interesting in terms of the phone’s power that conflicts with other reports. New rumors now say the Pixel 2 will ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 25, 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

Google Pixel 2 Concept Envisions Sleek All-Screen Design, Dual Cameras Front And Back [Video]

A neat new concept video surfaced, envisioning what the Google Pixel 2 could look like. The concept design shows an all-screen smartphone with dual cameras both front and back, set to complement the powerful specs rumored so far.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2017

Google Taimen With Snapdragon 835, 4 GB RAM, Android O Shows Up On Geekbench But What Is It Really?

One of the three rumored flagships Google will release this year has now showed up on a Geekbench listing, giving us a look at some of its purported specs. But what exactly is Taimen?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2017

Will Google Surprise Us All With The Launch Of Pixel 2 At The Upcoming I/O Event?

Reports revealed that the Google Pixel 2 smartphone could launch soon. The device is expected to be shown off at the I/O event slated for mid-May.

Google May 1, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Specs Rumors: Upcoming Pixel 2 Devices Will Sport Snapdragon 835 Chipset

Google’s next flagship phone Pixel 2 is rumored to pack a Snapdragon 835 chipset. A leak revealed three possible models, each boasting the latest 835 CPU.

Google April 26, 2017

Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL: Everything We Know So Far About Code Names, OEM, And Rumored Specs

Google has already confirmed that its Pixel 2 smartphones will launch later this year as premium offerings and more details are reaching the surface. Here's what we know so far about the handsets' code names, manufacturer, rumored specs, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 8, 2017

Google Pixel 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Which Smartphone Should You Wait For?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Google Pixel 2 are both rumored to sport top-end specs and features. Which one should you wait for between the Galaxy S8 and Google Pixel 2?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 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 Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Codenames Leak: 'Walleye' And 'Muskie' In The Works?

Google’s rumored Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones have reportedly been codenamed ‘Walleye’ and ‘Muskie,’ respectively. The Walleye has been spotted on AOSP website, while Muskie is still to be unveiled on the review site.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 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

iPhone 8's Biggest Launch Ever Might Come Sooner Due To Early Production: Report

Apple is reportedly pushing the iPhone 8 production several months earlier for a still unconfirmed reason. Observers believe that the move is aimed at significantly increasing volume, but it could also mean an early launch.

Apple February 7, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Rumors Reveal Price Hike, Android 8.0, And More

Rumors indicate that Google is now in the early stage of Pixel 2 development and is testing components with partners to introduce improvements and new features. The device is also expected to launch with Android 8.0.

Google February 6, 2017

iPhone 8: Why Apple's Flagship Phone Faces Tougher Competition This Year

The iPhone 8 will be facing stiff competition from Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel phones this year. All three flagship phones will have OLED screens.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2017

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