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Pixel, Pixel 2 Owners Get 'Star Wars,' 'Stranger Things' AR Stickers

'Star Wars' characters and the 'Stranger Things' kids are making their way to the Pixel and Pixel 2 in the form of augmented reality stickers. This is all made possible by Google's AR Stickers app.

Google December 12, 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

Get $300 Off The Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL From Verizon

Verizon is offering both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for $300 less than their original retail prices. However, you’ll be required to stick with Verizon for two years.

Google December 2, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Bootloader Unlock Fix Now Available

Having trouble with the Google Pixel 2's bootloader unlock option? Google has just issued a remote fix, and users report that it does the trick.

Google November 23, 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

Need Help Troubleshooting Your Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL? Ask Google Assistant

If you're having some minor problems with your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, then you'll be glad to know that you can soon ask Google Assistant to troubleshoot your phone.

Google November 18, 2017

Verizon's Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Trade-In Deal Lets You Shave 50 Percent Off The Google Phone

Verizon wants you to trade in your phone for a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, offering a discount of 25 percent to 50 percent on the Google handsets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

Android-less Pixel 2 XLs Make Their Way To Users

Google's problems with the Pixel 2 XL just keeps piling on. First there were the issues with the display, Android Auto, and poor audio-recording quality, and now some units are arriving without an Android operating system.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2017

Google Put An Easter Egg Mini Game In The Pixel 2 That'll Get You Squeezing Your Phone

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have a mini-game Easter egg related to Active Edge. From the look of things, Google wants you to have fun giving your phone a good squeeze.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 30, 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

Pixel 2 XL Records Poor Audio Quality When Shooting Videos, Users Complain

If you've noticed poor audio quality on your Pixel 2 XL's recorded videos, then you're not alone. Other users are going through the same thing, from ringing sounds to problematic background audio.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2017

Pixel 2 XL Suffers From Major Display Issues: Here Are Some Alternatives To Consider

The Pixel 2 XL is plagued with a serious burn-in issue, among other things. At that, here are some alternatives to it, including one from LG, one from HTC, and one from Google.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 26, 2017

Pixel 2 Has Intel Inside: Chip Maker Helped Google Develop The Hidden Pixel Visual Core Processor

Google has confirmed that Intel codeveloped the hidden Pixel Visual Core, which works hand in hand with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, found in every Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL out there.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 25, 2017

Pixel 2 XL's Display Has More Problems Than The Burn-In Issue: Dead Pixels, Green Lines, And More

Google's plate is full. Aside from the Pixel 2 XL's burn-in issue, its pOLED display is also having problems with dead pixels, blue shift, black smear, weird green lines, and many others.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2017

The Pixel 2 Has Something That’s Been Missing On Android For Years: Bluetooth Battery Levels

Stock Android offers no option to know if your Bluetooth device is running low on battery. That changes now, as the the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL finally shows battery percentage levels of select Bluetooth devices.

Google October 24, 2017

Confirmed: Google Online Support Rep Says Rooting Your Pixel 2 Won't Void The Warranty

Yes, you won't void the warranty of your Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL if you root it as long as you bought it from Google, an official chat support rep has confirmed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 22, 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

Google Pixel 2 Accessories Take Smartphone Customization To The Next Level

Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now available, but that's just the beginning. The next step is the accessories such as the Live Case, Pixel Buds, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2017

Pixel 2 XL Teardown Reveals Magic Behind Squeezable Sides, Gives Closer Look At The Pixel Visual Core

iFixit has published its Pixel 2 XL teardown, revealing how Active Edge works. More than that, it also provides a closer look at the phone's hidden image processor called the Pixel Visual Core.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2017

Pixel 2 Has A Hidden Image Processor Called The Pixel Visual Core

Google has just revealed that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL has Pixel Visual Core under the hood, which is a stand-alone image processor that can take the phones' smartphone photography game to new heights.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 18, 2017

Yes, The Pixel 2 XL Does Have An LED Notification Light, But It's Hidden

Everyone can rest easy now, as it's been confirmed that Google has crammed an LED notification light into the new Pixel 2 XL. Interestingly enough, it's somewhat a hidden feature.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 16, 2017

Pixel 2's Fancy Calendar Widget Comes To Your Android Phone, Thanks To 'Another Widget'

Google made an impressive calendar widget for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but it's not exactly widely available. However, developer Tommaso Berlose makes it accessible to other Android phones with Another Widget.

Google October 14, 2017

Verizon To Let You Take The New Pixel 2 Out For A Spin Early Across Its Stores

Verizon will let you get your hands on the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in its physical stores starting on Oct. 12, building up the hype until the phone's official Oct. 19 release date.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2017

T-Mobile's Pixel 2 Deal Offers $325 Cash Back To Verizon Subscribers, But Should You Switch Carriers?

T-Mobile is heating up the carrier competition in the United States, offering a deal that lets unlocked Pixel 2 owners $325 cash back, while undercutting Verizon's offering.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 11, 2017

Action Launcher Gives You That Swanky Customizable Pixel 2 Search Box On Your Android Phone

If you like the Pixel Launcher's two-style dock search box as seen on the Pixel 2 but don't like the phone itself, then Action Launcher is just the thing.

Apps/Software October 9, 2017

How To Switch From The iPhone To The Google Pixel 2, And 3 Reasons Why

Google has taken the wraps off the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and it's not wasting time in converting iPhone users to the other side. At that, here's how to switch from iPhone to Pixel 2.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 8, 2017

Here's Why Google Dropped The Headphone Jack From The Pixel 2

Google explains why it dropped the headphone jack from the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and it's basically all for the sake of an edge-to-edge display.

Google October 6, 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

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

No, Google's Pixel 2 Won't Have The So-Called Snapdragon 836 Chip

The highly anticipated Google Pixel 2 is rumored to go official with a Snapdragon 836 under the hood, but now sources 'familiar with Qualcomm's plans' say otherwise.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 6, 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

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

Here's What The Google Pixel XL 2 Could Look Like In 'Very Silver,' 'Really Blue'

A leaked render of Google's Pixel XL 2 in 'Quite Black' recently made rounds online. Now images based on it have popped up, giving a look at the upcoming phone in 'Very Silver' and 'Really Blue.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

Here's Why You Might Not Want To Buy The Google Pixel 2 But Go For The Pixel XL 2

Recent Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 rumors and leaks gave a good idea about the upcoming Google phones. Based on them, though, the smaller Pixel may be overshadowed by the bigger Pixel.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 27, 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Specs Revealed By Benchmarks Get 'Confirmed' Via Leak

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2's specs have been outed by way of a new leak, falling in line with the findings of recent benchmark results.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 25, 2017

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 To 'Definitely' Feature New Waterproof Design

Major smartphone makers are making waterproofing a major feature in flagship handsets. Google is expected to join Apple and Samsung by releasing the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 with a waterproof design.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 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

Google Pixel 2 And Pixel XL 2 Specs, Features And Release Date Rumors: Everything We Know So Far About The Pixel And Pixel XL Successors

Rumors suggest that Google intends to launch its next-gen Pixel phones, Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, in October this year. The next-gen handsets would likely boast 2K displays, 6GB RAM, Tri-Camera Technology, and more.

Google January 9, 2017

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