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Google Pixel devices start receiving the May security patch
The OTA for Google Pixel 4 XL is 8.8MB in size.
Project Zero: Galaxy, Pixel and other Android devices affected by exploit
Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, Google, and other Android devices have been exploited with a vulnerability discovered by Google’s Project Zero.
XDA Exclusive: Android Q looks to kill back button, go all in on gestures
If you’re a longtime Android user, you may have to suffer one of the biggest design language shifts with Android 10 Q coming soon.
Every Google Pixel camera to gain Night Sight
Phone cameras have more readily started to adopt “night modes” for better capture in low-light conditions. Here’s Google’s take on it.
Now is a good time to buy the Pixel 2
With the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL already out and available, now it is a good time to buy a used Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. Check out the details!
Google will fix the Pixel camera bug of disappearing pictures
A Google spokesperson issued a statement acknowledging the Pixel camera bug. A fix is going to be issued to all Pixel phones.
Sometimes Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones don’t save photos
There is a cornucopia of reports that claim the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones are sometimes failing to save a picture taken.
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75 percent Pixel users are Android Pie early adopters
According to Rick Osterloh, SVP of Hardware at Google, Pixel users are early adopters of Android Pie. 75 percent already run it.
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Google Camera app from Pixel 3 available with RAW support, fresh UI
The Google Camera app from the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL is now available to download as APK, bringing a fresh UI and RAW support.
Google pisses off Pixel owners by changing battery settings for them
In fact, any smartphone owner who had Android Pie on their device was susceptible to this seemingly random toggling of power saver settings…
Fortnite beta invites have started to expand beyond Samsung Galaxy devices
Fortnite is starting to arrive to many Android devices starting today, so this would be a good time to check your e-mail to see if your invitation is there
Android 9 Pie is more adaptive with fewer buttons
Owners of Google’s Pixel phones will get the update first, followed by third-party devices that were eligible for the beta.
Android P Developer Preview 5 is final step before formal release
Android P has reached the end of the trialing pipeline and is set to be released within the next several weeks. What will be the treat name?
Apple squeeze UI patent imagines a resistive-touch smartphone
Remember resistive touch displays where the processor had to work out what pinches were? Perhaps Apple may be aiming for the same… or make it better.
Eventually, Android will have toggle for Dark Theme UI
Android users have been thirsty for a dark theme for years. Pixel 2 owners only have this feature on an wallpaper-contingent basis.
Verizon follows T-Mobile’s suit with slew of Father’s Day BOGO deals of its own
What better way to show your dear old dad how much he means to you than buying a high-end Android or iOS phone for both you and him at a special price?
Google gets the Android P Beta 2 ball rolling for Pixel and Pixel 2 devices
The second beta quality Android P release and third developer preview includes final APIs and the official SDK, rolling out now to Google’s Pixel phones.
Everything from the Pixel 2 XL to the Pixelbook, Google Home Max and Mini is on sale right now
US Google Store shoppers can get some decent discounts on the Pixel 2 XL smartphone, Pixelbook laptop and Google Home, Home Max and Mini smart speakers through June 17.
Living with the Android P beta is actually quite enjoyable
Signing up for it on my phone was easy, the gestures were, for the most part, intuitive and I was saving power from all the new algorithmic features on Android P. And this is a beta version.
Here are the devices eligible for the Android P beta
You can get into the newest version of Android long before it’s even finalized just by having one of 11 phones and with a little bit of clicking. Start here.
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You can get a Pixel 2 XL with free Google Store credit and Home Mini for a limited time
Google’s latest Pixel 2 XL deal may not seem that great, but at least there are no Verizon strings attached, and at the end of the day, you get to save a decent $149.
Kantar sees Xiaomi and Huawei rising in major European markets, iPhone X topping Chinese sales
According to the latest Kantar Worldpanel ComTech report, Xiaomi and Huawei’s smartphone sales are rapidly growing in Europe’s top five markets, while Apple is doing solid business in China.
Unsinkable Apple, fallible Android | #PNWeekly 300
On this week’s show, Apple continues to ruffle feathers for the way it conducts business and gets away with it. Meanwhile, another dirty secret about Android slips loose.
Best Buy shaves $100 off Pixel 2 XL price with many freebies included, no trade-in required
Both the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are sold with a free Chromecast, Google Home Mini, Daydream View and two months of YouTube TV by Best Buy. The larger phone is also $100 off list.
John Legend’s latest music video shot entirely with Pixel 2
Google talked with John Legend about the making the music video for “A Good Night” using the Pixel 2. Can you tell it was Google conducting this interview?