Tag Archives: Pixel

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL pricing and availability detailed

Pre-orders for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are live now in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, India and Australia. The Pixel 2 will be available on October 17, the larger Pixel 2 XL will come out in mid-November. Note that in the US, you can get it through the Google Store (unlocked) or on contract with Google’s wireless partner – ... Read More »

Google enters the wireless headphone space with the Pixel Buds

All the cool kids are making wireless headphones these days and that now includes Google. Introducing the Google Pixel buds – a pair of headphones connected with a fabric loop, designed to work best with a Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel Buds have a touchpad on the right Bud that is good for swiping songs in ... Read More »

Google Pixelbook, Home Mini Smart Speaker, New Daydream VR Headset Ahead of Pixel Event

Google Pixelbook and New Daydream VR Headset HIGHLIGHTS The pricing for Pixelbook is said to start from $1,199 All three products have been leaked in renders The Pixelbook is expected to launch in three colour variants Ahead of Google’s Pixel event on October 4, several leaks regarding the company’s upcoming devices have now surfaced on the Internet. We already told you about the leaks ... Read More »

Spoiler alert: Google’s Pixel event will still be more exciting than Apple’s iPhone X reveal

So much for the element of surprise. With two weeks to go until Google’s big end-of-year event, we already know everything that’s going to be announced. After months of rumors and speculation surrounding the Pixel 2 event, Droid-Life dropped a bomb yesterday and published images and prices for everything Google is about to release. You might remember that the same thing happened right ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Devices Start Receiving September Android Security Patch via OTA: Report

While Google normally follows a pattern when it comes to its security patches rollout, this time around there was a lot of confusion with the September update. Google claimed that many compatible devices already received the September security patch with the Android 8.0 Oreo update in late August, but many users reported that they were still stuck on August 5th security update ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5X, LG V30, Nokia 8, Google Pixel XL 2: All you need to know

With the rapid pace of smartphone evolution, we have seen many new technologies such as Google Tango, Google Daydream, dual camera setup, etc. in the recent past. We do expect to see more such technologies in the upcoming devices. One of the notable technologies is the positioning of the fingerprint sensor under the glass. Despite the emerging technologies, the recent ... Read More »

Google Pixel XL 2 Tipped to Feature Always On Ambient Display and More

It seems like we are getting more and more details about the anticipated Google Pixel XL 2 smartphone with every passing day now. After the leaked renders of the yet-to-be-announced smartphone popped up earlier this month, the new information suggests that the handset will feature an Always On display mode, multiple display profiles, and ability to use squeeze features even when the ... Read More »

Google might soon update Pixel devices with always-on mode for Ambient Display

  An APK breakdown performed by XDA Developers suggests that Google might be working on an always-on mode for Ambient Display. Currently, on Pixel and Nexus devices, Ambient Display is a way to glance at notifications via a black and white screen that activates when taken out of a pocket or pulses when a notification comes in. Google is actively working toward ... Read More »

Mysterious OnePlus Pixel with Snapdragon 820 SoC and 6GB RAM spotted on Geekbench

A mysterious OnePlus smartphone has been spotted on Geekbench. Listed as OnePlus Pixel, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset and has 6GB RAM. The handset runs Android Nougat version 7.1. As you might already know, OnePlus is set to unveil a new phone dubbed OnePlus 3T on November 15. The possibility of the Pixel being 3T is ... Read More »

The Google Pixel has a scary vulnerability that could compromise all your data

The PwnFest hacking competition, held in Seoul yesterday saw an interesting demonstration by a white-hat hacker group, called Qihoo 360. The hack successfully targeted Google’s shiny new Pixel handset, won the group a $120,000 cash prize and opened-up a lot of patching work for Google. Both the regular and XL versions of the smartphone appear to be susceptible to the ... Read More »