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July Android Security update can now reportedly be coaxed out of all Pixel, Pixel 2 devices

July Android Security update can now reportedly be coaxed out of all Pixel, Pixel 2 devices

posted: 09 Jul 2018, 22:48

Back on July 2nd, Pixel and Nexus devices received the July Android Security update. But for some reason, not all Pixel and Pixel 2 users received it. Now, it appears that the update is available...

Certified refurbished 32GB Google Pixel XL is priced as low as $230 through Amazon

Certified refurbished 32GB Google Pixel XL is priced as low as $230 through Amazon

posted: 06 Jul 2018, 13:12

It seems that everyone has a deal on the Google Pixel line these days. Yesterday we told you about a sale found on eBay that had "mint condition" Pixel 2 XL units (sans box) priced at $549. Today, we...

Google launches July Android security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices

Google launches July Android security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices

posted: 03 Jul 2018, 03:06

Google has released the July Android security patch for the Pixel series of smartphones and tablets, as well as the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X from 2015...

Android P developer preview beta 2 is now available for all Pixel handsets

Android P developer preview beta 2 is now available for all Pixel handsets

posted: 06 Jun 2018, 13:38

Right on schedule, Android P developer preview beta 2 has been released by Google. The devices covered by the factory images and OTA update include the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. To receive the...

Google pushes out June security patch for Pixel and some Nexus handsets

Google pushes out June security patch for Pixel and some Nexus handsets

posted: 04 Jun 2018, 17:28

The June Android security patch is being pushed out by Google to Pixel and Nexus devices starting today. The patch, dated June 1st, 2018, fixes 20 vulnerabilities while the June 5th, 2018 patch handles 38. Google...

Deal alert: a refurbished Pixel XL for $210!

Deal alert: a refurbished Pixel XL for $210!

posted: 10 May 2018, 08:19

Google's original Pixel phones are still pretty awesome by today's standards, despite the fact that they don't have a smart squeeze feature or an 18:9 display aspect ratio. They are, however, snappy, fast, with a distinct look, and still-awesome...

Grab a Pixel XL for just $245 here

Grab a Pixel XL for just $245 here

posted: 19 Apr 2018, 07:59

Google's original Pixel phones were pretty awesome when they launched. Well, they still are, actually. Sure, they don't have the trendy 18:9 aspect ratio of the Pixel 2 XL and they don't have that squeeze feature that calls up the Google Assistant when you...

Google stops selling the original Pixel and Pixel XL

Google stops selling the original Pixel and Pixel XL

posted: 11 Apr 2018, 00:30

Instead, customers are now recommended to buy the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google's latest Android flagships, which will most likely be replaced next year by the new wave of smartphones the company plans to reveal later in 2018...

Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to Android 8.1 bug (UPDATE)

Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to Android 8.1 bug (UPDATE)

posted: 19 Mar 2018, 09:19

Your Pixel may overcharge after the Android 8.1 update, as reported by users on Reddit. The device will pull out more power than supposed to (25 W rather than 18 W), which could result in battery damage.

IDC: Pixel shipments surge, Essential phone lags in 2017

IDC: Pixel shipments surge, Essential phone lags in 2017

posted: 12 Feb 2018, 17:30

A couple of tweets from IDC''s research director Francisco Jeronimo, revealed that Google doubled the number of Pixel handsets it shipped last year to 3.9 million handsets. That is a strong performance on an annual basis, but the...

Google sued over issues with the microphone on the original Pixel and Pixel XL

Google sued over issues with the microphone on the original Pixel and Pixel XL

posted: 08 Feb 2018, 01:21

When it rains, it pours. Earlier tonight, we told you about a lawsuit filed against Google's Project Fi MVNO alleging that Google charges subscribers for data that is used over Wi-Fi. Now comes word that...

Save money on a refurbished Pixel or Pixel XL with prices starting at $320 with coupon code

Save money on a refurbished Pixel or Pixel XL with prices starting at $320 with coupon code

posted: 27 Jan 2018, 11:40

If you're looking for a deal on a smartphone, one of the most overlooked places to find the model you want is among lists of refurbished handsets for sale. Sure, these devices were once another...

Original Pixel and Pixel XL are hit with SMS bug that prevents messages from getting through

Original Pixel and Pixel XL are hit with SMS bug that prevents messages from getting through

posted: 18 Oct 2017, 00:03

Those sporting the first-generation Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL are having a problem. A bug is affecting the ability of the two handsets to receive SMS messages. Comments on the Pixel...

Pixel, Pixel XL owners have unlimited free storage of original photos and videos for life

Pixel, Pixel XL owners have unlimited free storage of original photos and videos for life

posted: 14 Oct 2017, 00:36

When the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL models rolled out last year, Google promised owners of the two devices unlimited free storage of original quality photos and videos in Google Photo....

'Made for Google' certification for accessories launches with 26 third-party manufacturers

'Made for Google' certification for accessories launches with 26 third-party manufacturers

posted: 05 Oct 2017, 10:35

Just the other day, we told you that Google would introduce a 'Made for Google' certification program for accessories at its October 4th Pixel 2 event. Besides providing third party manufacturers...

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel XL: Here are all the specs differences

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel XL: Here are all the specs differences

posted: 04 Oct 2017, 14:58

How do the new Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL fare against last year's excellent Pixel XL? Are the new phones the heralds of an impending upgrade for existing Pixel users? Let's find out!...

Best Buy leaks the Google Pixel 2/XL, preorders coming with a free Home Mini

Best Buy leaks the Google Pixel 2/XL, preorders coming with a free Home Mini

posted: 04 Oct 2017, 04:59

After Walmart, it's Best Buy Canada's turn to spill the beans on the pre-order promos that the upcoming Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL flagships may come with. It looks like Google is throwing in the new Home Mini...

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel 2 XL: all major differences to expect

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel 2 XL: all major differences to expect

posted: 03 Oct 2017, 06:50

The new Google phones about to be announced tomorrow, are expected to be faster and better, which is a foregone conclusion, but the larger Pixel 2 XL, which might be made by LG, will follow the bezel-less trend of late. Given...

Deal: Google Pixel and Pixel XL (refurbished) on sale for as low as $349.99

Deal: Google Pixel and Pixel XL (refurbished) on sale for as low as $349.99

posted: 27 Sep 2017, 13:03

The prices mentioned are for the 32GB models, but for $50 more you'll be able to get the 128GB variant of either of the two Pixel smartphones. The deal is available for the next 24 hours only, or until the...

Get 128GB Google Pixel for just $610

Get 128GB Google Pixel for just $610

posted: 18 Sep 2017, 06:00

A year after their release, the Google Pixel and Pixel XL remain one of our favorite phones out there with their industry-leading cameras, smooth performance and guaranteed quick Android updates, and now there is a great deal on the 128GB black models that...

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