If you have a Google Pixel XL, don’t upgrade to Android Pie just yet. Apparently, some users have discovered that their fast charging capabilities have been disabled by the new operating system.
Apps/Software August 14, 2018
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
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 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
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
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
The Google Pixel XL is a popular smartphone, but how does it fare against the Samsung Galaxy S8+? Here's a look at which of the two Android phablets is worth buying.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2017
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
The LG G6 hit the scene and it's ready to give other Android flagships a run for their money. Google has its own impressive flagship, so how does the LG G6 stack up against the Pixel XL?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2017
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
A research was conducted where the Google Pixel XL was tested to determine under which carrier network it performed the best. The results revealed that the Verizon variant of the device routed the T-Mobile version.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017
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
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
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
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
A new YouTube video shows the OnePlus 3T take on the Google Pixel XL in a charging face off. The two smartphones compete in the battle of which device has the better charging capabilities.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 27, 2017
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 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
The Google Pixel brand is doing really well in Verizon stores, according to a Wave7 Research report. Both Pixel phones are currently out of stock, and shipping will resume in March.
Google January 17, 2017
The audio issue found on many Google Pixel and Pixel XL handsets is a hardware issue, at least as confirmed by the Google Store Support team. Will Pixel handsets be recalled?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 16, 2017
Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners have been having issues with file transfers from Apple MacBooks via the stock USB-C to USB-A cable. As it turns out, the old Android File Transfer program might be to blame, as it hasn't been updated since 2012.
Google January 14, 2017
Several keen-eyed onlookers have noticed that Verizon has 256 GB variants of the Google Pixel and Pixel listed on its site. Could this suggest higher-capacity models are in the pipeline?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2017
2016 marks the year that Google launched a bevy of hardware products. The company will no longer be solely known as a software company, as it launched a series of hardware products such as the Google Pixel, Daydream VR, Google Home, and Chromecast Ultra.
Google December 31, 2016
Experts reveal which among the smartphones released in 2016 get their vote as THE best smartphone of 2016. Here are their own unique choices: Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, and Moto Z Force.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2016
The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are excellent handsets with top-tier features, though the pair is still plagued with a number of issues. Here’s what you should know before buying the flagships.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 26, 2016
It seems that Sprint has quietly kicked off a limited-time promotion, offering up to $325 service credit when activating a Google Pixel or Pixel XL on its network. Here's what you need to know.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 23, 2016
Several users have found a vexing audio issue found on many Google Pixel and Pixel XL handsets, but the company still hasn’t released a fix. An unofficial workaround, however, has been discovered.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 21, 2016
The Google Pixel XL, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, and the OnePlus 3T has battled it out for speed supremacy. The winner sailed through the speed test, finishing more than a minute ahead of the closest competitor.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 19, 2016
Google Pixel and Pixel XL will no longer have LTE Band 4 connectivity problems anymore thanks to the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, but it looks like the case is not the same for every owner out there.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 6, 2016
Google Pixel owners have been experiencing camera freezing issues, as well as pink and purple lines on images. Google is reportedly aware of the issues and is 'actively working' on a fix.
Google December 2, 2016
Google Pixel XL orders placed today will now have a January 2017 shipping date. While the delay is attributed to high demand, some are citing the weakness in Google's distribution system, which also manifested during the sale of its old Nexus line.
Google November 30, 2016
Analysts predict that Alphabet, Google’s parent company, will enjoy nearly $4 billion in revenue acquired from Pixel phones it will sell in 2017. Financial services firm Morgan Stanley estimates that Google will sell 5 to 6 million Pixels next year.
Business Tech November 29, 2016
Verizon has revealed that it will be offering the 32 GB variant of Pixel XL and Pixel smartphones for $240. This is a one-day offer and is valid only on Black Friday. The Google Home speaker is also discounted by $30.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2016
We check out not only the best available offers for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, but also expected Black Friday 2016 specials on the Android-powered handsets.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 21, 2016
Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners have recently reported extreme lens flaring in the pictures that they take. Here are some methods that users can try to avoid experiencing the problem.
Google November 19, 2016
Google's self-branded pair of flagships, the Google Pixel and Pixel XL were previously reported to have been supposedly manufactured by HTC, but the company pulled out before plans could materialize. Now, an executive from Huawei explains why.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 15, 2016
New cases for Google's flagships, the Pixel and the Pixel XL, are now available. There's an OtterBox Defender Series case for maximum protection and a variety of Jeremy Scott Live Cases for flair.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2016
For owners of Google's self-branded Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, here are a few tips you need to keep in mind in order to get the most out of your phone. The Pixel and the Pixel XL are Google's newest flagships released in Oct. 20.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 30, 2016
SunShine developers have easily cracked Verizon's security that protects the Google Pixel and Pixel XL bootloaders. The unlock tool called dePixel8 has been released and is available for free.
Google October 28, 2016
IHS Markit has reported that it costs $285 to manufacture a single Google Pixel XL smartphone. With this, Google is targeting the same market as those attracted by similar handsets like Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge and Apple's iPhone 7 Plus.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2016
Google's self-branded smartphones, while praised for its overall specs and design, lack a nifty protective feature: water resistance. Recent reports suggest that Google only had nine months to develop the phone, an insufficient duration for working water resistance in.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 26, 2016
Ever wondered what the Taptic engine in the iPhone 7 Plus and the vibration motor in both the Google Pixel XL look like? A video on YouTube shows them in action, and while they do the same thing, the designs are obviously different.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2016
The Galaxy Note 7 is history, and a large gap remains in the Android ecosystem. We compared and contrasted Google’s Pixel XL and Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge to see which could be a better alternative to the Note 7.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2016
Phablets are slowly becoming the standard, which is why 2016 saw the rise of more phablets than we can count. Samsung, Google, Apple, and even HP came out gunning, but which ones are the best of the bunch that anyone can pck up and play?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 23, 2016
Google left a surprise at the back of the SIM tray of the Pixel and Pixel XL: the Google HQ address is engraved on it. However, the SIM tray does not double as a microSD card slot.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 23, 2016