Original 2016 Google Pixel will get its final update next month
The original Google Pixel, announced in 2016, is going to receive its final update next month, in December 2019. Here are the details!
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.
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…
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.
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.
Google’s OG Pixel and Pixel XL are cheaper than ever on eBay in seller refurbished condition
You can still find a first-generation Google Pixel or Pixel XL smartphone on eBay for ridiculously low prices of $225 and $250 respectively with 128GB storage in “professionally restored” condition.
Google Store and Project Fi end Pixel and Pixel XL sales
Say ‘sayonara’ to the first-gen Pixel, at least from where Google stands with its retail presence. But there are a couple of places here or there if you want to grab one.
Android P Developer Preview begins with big new media codecs supported
Other big points for app makers include a flooding threshold for to encourage the API level support and idle state apps not being able to record device sensor data. Images for Pixel phones are available.
Class action complaints filed against Google claim Project Fi trickery, OG Pixel defects
Google is in a bit of a legal pickle due to alleged violations of competition and advertising laws with Project Fi, as well as well-documented microphone flaws on first-gen Pixel phones.
Factory resetting in Android 8.1 Developer Preview can brick device
If you have a problem and happen to have forgotten your unlock code for some reason, you better hope you don’t need a factory reset.
New dbrand Grip case is very grippy
The company showed off how grippy its new case is with a racecar. It’s also drop-resistant and up for orders from October 1.
Sources say Android O release on August 21st
Android 8.0 has been hinted for launch on that date by at least two major voices in the mobile tech community. How will Google celebrate?
Taco ‘Bout NothingButTech88 | #PNWeekly 261
Jacklyn Dallas is our guest for this week’s show as we dish out some fried chicken, gem-encrusted phones and blackberries of a mobile sort.
Not a shocker: Google Pixel software support up through 2019
The Pixel and Pixel XL will have guaranteed major update support through October of next year and security patches through October 2019. What’s new?
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ dimensions neatly compared to S7, iPhone 7, LG G6 and more
Need to visualize the compact dimensions of the upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8+ next to relatives, Apple, LG or Google rivals? Here you go.
Google Pixel hardware problems continue, microphone of concern this time
Speakers are busted, the camera’s screwed up and now you can’t even make a phone call on the Google phone. And a solution takes four months to achieve.
Google Assistant gets Screen Search (On Tap) functionality for Pixel
The Google Assistant implementation on the Pixel is getting more robust and taking more tools from previous feature sets from search.
Does Google even care what’s triggering freezing Pixel?
Google has plenty of problems to deal with these days regarding its Nexuses and Pixels. Many feel that the company isn’t taking them seriously.
Redditor dissatisfied that his Google Pixel speaker issue ends in refund
Mark Buckman, a professed “Google evangelist,” has lost some faith in the company after the way he believes the company handled his issue with the Pixel.
Google Pixel XL Review: Successfully Succeeding the Nexus
How has the Pixel XL aged over the last two months? Is it the king of the Android hill? Best camera ever? Here’s our long term Google Pixel XL Review!
The Pixel’s purple camera crash problem may be with geolocation
Google’s phone has been causing a lot of people problems when they’re trying to take a simple picture. This one has gone unaddressed for over a month.
iPhone 7 Plus screenshots sent to Pixel getting distorted
Google Pixel users have been getting stretched, discolored screenshots through MMS from iPhone 7 Plus users. What’s happening here?
Samsung Pay on Gear S3 watch is ‘not available with’ Pixel phones… yet
Technically, Samsung Pay can now work on any relatively new Android phone with the Gear S3 watch. In reality, Google Pixels aren’t supported yet.
Google Pixel XL Real Audio Review: Not up to HTC standards…
If HTC is manufacturing the Pixel, that means it should have good audio right? Let’s Listen! Here’s our full Google Pixel XL Real Audio Review!