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Google Pixel 3a Issues: Users Are Reporting Their Phones Are Randomly Shutting Down

Google has just released its new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones. However, owners are already reporting that they're randomly shutting down, requiring a hard reset to go back to working order.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech

Google's 'My Case' Is No Longer Available

Google doesn't offer its 'My Case' and 'Live Case' programs anymore. From the look of things, it stopped the service when it announced the new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones at the I/O 2019 developer conference.

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Google Pixel 4 Leak: Buttonless Design, Hole-Punch Camera, In-Display Fingerprint Reader, And More

According to a new leak, Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will have huge changes. It's rumored to have a buttonless design, a hole-punch cutout, an under-display fingerprint reader, dual cameras, and stereo speakers on the front.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2019

Pixel 3a Has A Headphone Jack Because Users At This Price Point Need 'Flexibility,' According To Google

As Google explains, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL have a headphone jack because buyers at this price point need 'flexibility.' That said, there's a good chance the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will not have one.

Google May 13, 2019

Is Your Pixel Slowing Down? You Might Have To Disable Google's Digital Wellbeing: Here's How

According to Pixel owners, Google's Digital Wellbeing feature is slowing down their devices. The reports say that the performance issue affects the original Pixel up to the high-end Pixel 3.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 13, 2019

Best Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Cases: Rugged, Thin, And More

Now that Google has launched the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, it's time for buyers to look for the best case there is for them. Here are a couple worth considering from Spigen, Google itself, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2019

Get A Free Pixel 3a If You Trade In An iPhone XS Max Via Google's Promo

Google has a new trade-in promo for the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. iPhone XS Max owners can get either one of them for free if they avail the deal, and the company will even pay them for it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 9, 2019

All Pixel Phones Are Getting A New Time Lapse Mode

Time Lapse mode is now available on all Pixel phones, including the very first ones. Simply open the Google Camera app, enter Time Lapse mode, set and adjust as you like, and witness a sped-up passage of time.

Google May 9, 2019

Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3: What's The Difference Between The Google Phones?

Google's new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are now official. At that, the differences between them and their predecessors the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are now clear.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 8, 2019

Pixel 3a XL Spotted At Best Buy In Ohio

Google's upcoming midrange phablet again appeared in the flesh days ahead of its supposed launch on May 7. A tipster spotted the Pixel 3a XL wrapped in its merchandise box in a Best Buy store.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 3, 2019

Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Leak Confirms Rumored Specs And Features

Google's Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are the stars of yet another leak. This time around, the phones' specs and key features have practically been confirmed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2019

Google Pixel 3a Spotted On Geekbench, Just Days Ahead Of Its Unveiling

Ahead of its official unveiling, the Pixel 3a has showed up on Geekbench. The entry corroborates specs that have been leaked and rumored in the past, particularly its 4 GB of RAM and Android 9 Pie operating system.

Google April 29, 2019

Google Pixel 3a Renders Leak, Including The Rumored Iris Purple Color Option

Leaksters have uploaded renders of the upcoming Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. There are two sets from two sources here, one of which shows the device in the rumored iris purple color option.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 26, 2019

Google May Have Leaked Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Specs And Release Date

Profile entries of 'sargo' and 'bonito' have been added to the Google Play Developer Console, along with specs and a potential release date. These code names are believed to refer to the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.

Google April 5, 2019

Pixel 4 XL Leak: Next Google Phone Could Have Hole-Punch Cutout, Rear Dual-Camera Setup

An alleged Pixel 4 XL leak shows that the next Google smartphone might have more cameras than its predecessors. At that, it could have two rear cameras and a pill-like hole-punch cutout on the front.

Google March 15, 2019

Original Pixel, Pixel XL Are Getting Android Q Too

Google has just released the first Android Q beta, and it included the original Pixel and Pixel XL in the mix. That means there's a good chance the two are getting a consumer version of the update in the future.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 13, 2019

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL To Have ‘Super Selfie’ Feature

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will offer users a new feature dubbed as ‘Super Selfies’ made possible by its dual front camera. Reports also suggest that one of the cameras will have a wide angle lens.

Google August 26, 2018

Android 9 Pie Disables Call Recording: Feature Still Available, But With A Catch

Google's Pixel and Pixel 2 owners can enjoy the latest features of the Android 9 Pie, but recording phone conversations is not one of them. However, rooting can allow owners to install apps to record phone talks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 16, 2018

Google Turns On Android Auto Wireless For Pixel And Nexus Devices

Google recently enabled Android Auto wireless connectivity for some of its products. A total of six handsets from its Pixel and Nexus lineup are now compatible with seven head units from JVC and Kenwood.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2018

Google Is No Longer Selling The Original Pixel And Pixel XL

The original Pixel and Pixel XL have been removed from the online Google Store. They're now harder to come by because of their now limited availability, but in terms of where to buy them, third-party sellers still carry them.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 11, 2018

Google's Files Go Gets Smarter With 3 New Big Features

Google's official blog confirmed that Files Go received three new functions. The new update improved the file management app with features requested by users via feedback.

Google March 24, 2018

If You Love Old Android Apps, Android P Doesn't

Documents for the developer build of Android P confirmed that older Google Play Store apps will be blocked. The notes listed that the minimum requirement should be compatibility with Android Jellybean 4.2 or higher.

Google March 20, 2018

Google Lens Makes Its Way To Google Photos For Android

Google finally released Google Lens for Android smartphones other than its Pixel lineup. Users will be able to use the app via Google Photos with Google Assistant integration in a future update.

Google March 7, 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's Pixel Visual Core To Up Your Snapchat, Instagram Game Via Pixel 2 Update

Google is turning on the Pixel 2's Pixel Visual Core for third-party apps. That means apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, and WhatsApp will get to benefit from the image processing unit.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 Freezing Issue Fix Now Available As System Images, OTA Files Go Up For Download

Google has made the Nexus and Pixel system images and OTA files for June 2017 available for download, and the best part is, the update fixes the freezing issue found in certain Pixel devices.

Google June 6, 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 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

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

Verizon Lists 256 GB Pixel And Pixel XL Models, But Don't Get Excited Just Yet

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

HTC Ocean Note Smartphone To Top Google Pixel Camera With Highest DxOMark Score And More Details

HTC is preparing to launch a new smartphone that will reportedly top the Google Pixel in a major area. The HTC Ocean Note is set to achieve the highest DxOMark score of any smartphone camera.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2016

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