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  1. Android News

    Now’s your chance to tell Google how to improve its Pixel phones

    Google is asking Pixel users for feedback on how to improve the user interface of its devices. In a Reddit thread it opened yesterday, Google asked how users configure their Pixel phones, and specifically, what troubles they experience with “managing, toggling, or discovering settings.”
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    Pixel owners get a sneak peek of upcoming film Isle of Dogs in VR

    Isle of Dogs is set to be released in March, but Pixel owners get exclusive access to behind-the-scenes footage in VR. Set in Japan, this stop-motion movie revolves around a boy who goes on an epic adventure to find his dog, Spots.
  3. Android News

    Google sold 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

    The latest update on Pixel sales comes from IDC’s Francisco Jeronimo, who notes that Google shipped 3.9 million Pixel and Pixel 2 devices in 2017.
  4. Android News

    Google sued over defective microphone in Pixel 2016

    Looks like the microphone problem with original Pixel phones is back to haunt Google. The company is facing a lawsuit, with complainants alleging the issue was there from the beginning, and despite knowing this, Google continued to sell the handsets.
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    Google Play Services 12.2.09 Seems to Enable the “Check for Update” Button

    The latest version of Google Play Services -- 12.2.09 -- seems to enable the Check For Update button on Pixel devices. This button was notoriously disabled after it was revealed it had never worked properly. There's no telling if the new button works just yet.
  6. Android News

    February’s Android Security Update goes live for Nexus and Pixel devices

    Google just dropped the February 2018 security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices on us, the same update that should include 3rd party access for camera apps with Pixel Visual Core. At this time, we already have both factory image and OTA files
  7. Android News

    Users with Android 8.1-powered Pixels and Nexuses are reporting swipe issues

    A large number of reports on Reddit as well as Google's online forums indicate Pixel and Nexus users are facing swipe-related problems with their units after updating to Android 8.1 Oreo.
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    Report: Google plans to open brick-and-mortar stores in India

    A new report suggests Google is preparing to open brick-and-mortar stores in India. The purpose will be to help them sell more Pixel phones, with the company seemingly having success with limited popup shops there in the past.
  9. Android News

    Lens in Google Assistant is rolling out widely on Pixel phones today

    Pixel phones set to English in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, India, and Singapore should have Lens functionality now. Tap the button in the lower right corner and grant access to the camera to get started.
  10. Android News

    DEAL: Best Buy has the Pixel XL for $5/Mo

    Best Buy is offering the Pixel XL for $5 per month over 24 months. This is the Verizon model, though it can be used with any carrier. Still, the $17 per month bill credit structure means you must maintain Verizon service.
  11. Android News

    Lens is rolling out to Google Assistant

    Some users have started reporting that their Pixel devices are now seeing Google Lens included when interacting with Google Assistant.
  12. Android News

    Pixel won’t get KRACK fix until December

    In October, security researchers discovered a major vulnerability in a Wi-Fi's WPA2 security called KRACK. Google was supposed to fix KRACK as part of November's security patch, but a technicality means Pixel devices won't get it until December.
  13. Android News

    Got a new device? Don’t miss these $5 case deals for Pixel 2 & more

    Ringke has discounted several of its cases for popular phones like the LG V30, Samsung Galaxy S8, and Galaxy Note 8.
  14. Android News

    Pixel SMS fix will arrive with November security update

    Google has confirmed that they have a fix to address the original Pixel and Pixel XL's SMS issue which causes some users to not receive SMS messages. Unfortunately, that fix won't arrive until the beginning of November when Google releases their monthly security update.
  15. Android News

    Some Pixel phones can't receive text messages

    A new issue for Pixel owners has spawned. Some are finding that they can't receive any text messages. Google is aware of the issue and is working on a fix.
  16. Android News

    Pixel Buds translate feature works with first-gen Pixel devices

    A new support document for the Pixel Buds has revealed that the instant translation feature will work with the newest Pixel 2 devices, but also last gen's Pixel and Pixel XL.
  17. Android News

    Google Wallpapers app updated with Pixel 2 wallpapers

    The official Wallpapers app from Google received a few new categories today, including a wallpaper specifically for all Pixel users that was showcased on the Pixel 2 at Google’s October 4 event. From what we can tell, Google has added three new categories, some only accessible by Pixel device...
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    Some Pixel XL owners having trouble installing October OTA

    Google is investigating an issue reported by some Pixel XL owners that are unable to install the latest October OTA.
  19. Android News

    Google Blog: Making video calling easier on your Android phone

    Google is bringing an update to Pixel, Pixel 2, Nexus, and Android One devices that will make video calling an integrated part of your phone. You can now start a video call directly from where you call or text message your friends, through your Phone, Contacts, and Android Messages apps. Later...
  20. Android News

    More Bluetooth fixes are inbound for Google Pixel phones

    The October security update for Google Pixel phones should bring more Bluetooth fixes, though they seemingly won't fix all of them.
  21. Android News

    Watch this Google Pixel back camera lens replacement mod

    YouTuber JerryRigEverything shows how easy it is to replace the back glass on the Google Pixel phone with any color glass of your choosing.
  22. Android News

    Google discounts original Pixel by $100

    Now that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are finally official, Google has knocked $100 off the price of the original Pixel and Pixel XL.
  23. Android News

    Pixel 2 XL vs Pixel XL

    Phandroid tackles the question: is the Pixel 2 XL worth the upgrade? Find out in their comparison of the new vs the old..
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    Deal: Get a $5 case for your Galaxy Note 8, S7, S8, Pixel, LG G6 and more

    Looking for a good deal on a case for your newish Android smartphone? Case maker Lumion is offering tons of cases for under $5 for Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S7 & S8, LG G6, and more.
  25. Android News

    October Android Security update goes live

    The October Android Security updates for Nexus and Pixel phones are now live. Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6, and Nexus 9 are all seeing updates today.