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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.
Pocketnow Daily: Nintendo Switch Lite: Everything You Should Know! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new Nintendo Switch Lite, new renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and more
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Google identified what causes Pixel 3 slowdowns, and it’s not Digital Wellbeing
Google has conducted an investigation into the Pixel 3 slowdowns and found that the Digital Wellbeing app is not the source of the performance issues.
You can no longer customize your Google Pixel cases
Google quietly removed the option for you to get an official custom case to protect your Pixel phone. You will have to settle for the fabric ones.
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Google also faced with slower-than-expected Pixel smartphone sales
In its quarterly earnings report, Alphabet Inc.’s Google admits to slow Pixel smartphone sales, and hints at new hardware at I/O 2019.
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Google finally accepts Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL mail-in repairs
If you have a broken Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, you no longer have to walk to a physical service location as Google accepts mail-ins.
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.
OnePlus 6T vs Google Pixel 3 XL – Toughest One Yet!
Watch our most recent comparison, OnePlus 6T vs Google Pixel 3 XL. We call this one our toughest yet. It turns out this was a very close call.
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Google issues fix for Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL audio while video recording
A new update is going out to several Pixel devices and, aside from the January Android security patch, it fixes Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 audio.
DxOMark issues mobile scores of 101 to Pixel 3, 98 to OnePlus 6T
The Pixel 3 is the best single-camera Android phone on the market. And if that’s a little too pricey for you, the OnePlus 6T doesn’t fall far behind.
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Google One users can get Pixel 3 for up to hundreds of dollars off
If you’re subscribed with Google to get cloud storage, you can get a good discount on a Pixel 3 smartphone at the Google Store.
New customers can get a free month of Google Fi service
You can now get a free month of Google Fi services if you are a new customer and fulfill two other very easy requirements
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S20
Verizon’s Black Friday deals include a new Mickey Mouse watch
There’s plenty of “buy one, get one” discounts to pass along, but the Checkmark has also taken the opportunity to launch a few products, too.
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Google working on a fix for the Pixel 3 text message disappearing problem
Google has acknowledged the text message disappearing issue on the Pixel 3 and has committed to delivering a fix to it 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.
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Another Pixel 3 bug seems to affect text messages
Another Pixel 3 bug has been reported by various users who are complaining about some, and in other cases all, text messages disappearing.
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Google unable to repair Pixel 3 phones (Update)
There are several reports on the internet that talk about the fact that if you break your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, Google is unable to repair it yet.
Pixel 3 fast wireless charging pads to be certified under Made for Google program
Currently, only the $79 Google-made Pixel Stand can charge the Pixel 3 at 10 watts. But soon, third-party pads will, too.
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.
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Verizon no longer SIM locks Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones
According to a recent report, Verizon has confirmed that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones will be no longer SIM locked to the carrier.
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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Verizon Pixel 3 phones are SIM locked
It looks like those purchasing Verizon Pixel 3 phones are discovering that these are SIM locked. Read to find out how to avoid.
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Why the Pixel 3 is Google’s most secure smartphone
Google is giving out details about the Titan M chip, the reason the company believes the Pixel 3 is Google’s most secure phone yet.
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Teardown reveals Google Pixel 3 XL display is made by Samsung
A recent teardown of a Google Pixel 3 XL indicates that the phone features an AMOLED panel that was manufactured by Samsung.
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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.