Google Carries On Nexus Tradition With The Pixel

It looks like it has been almost confirmed that Google will be carrying on its Nexus tradition over to its brand new line of Pixel devices. By tradition, we’re talking about the duration of eligibility for Android software updates as well as security updates. If you weren’t aware, Nexus devices were guaranteed Android version updates Read more about Google Carries On Nexus Tradition With The Pixel[…]

Google Pixel: Even Android 7.1.2 Can’t Help This!

Google’s Pixel duo took the world by storm when it was released late last year. These are the first devices made completely under Google with no help from any other manufacturers – unlike the Nexus series. The main difference between the Pixel and Nexus devices is the fact that Google’s latest come with exclusive software Read more about Google Pixel: Even Android 7.1.2 Can’t Help This![…]

Google Pixel: Get Your LED Notification!

If you were a previous Samsung user who switched over to the Google Pixel, you may be disappointed that your Pixel device doesn’t have a notification LED light near the top that blinks for incoming calls, texts or notifications. Not many may be aware of this but it appears that the Pixel device does comes Read more about Google Pixel: Get Your LED Notification![…]

Google Pixel Ridden With Freezing Issues

Google launched its Pixel duo back in October last year and the devices were quickly wiped out during the holiday sales period. Many folks were highly anticipating these Pixel devices as this was Google’s first attempt on a mass market product. The Google Pixel is, no doubt, an impressive device. It sported a 5.0-inch AMOLED Read more about Google Pixel Ridden With Freezing Issues[…]

Google Makes It Worse For Loyal Nexus 6 Users

Just recently, Google unleashed its Android 7.1.2 Nougat developer preview update. Despite the Mountain View giant claiming that this is merely another incremental maintenance update, it arrived bearing two major features. Sorry to burst your bubble, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 owners; unfortunately, Google has omitted these devices from its list of eligible devices. However, Read more about Google Makes It Worse For Loyal Nexus 6 Users[…]

Google Pixel XL: Is The Rear-Facing Fingerprint Scanner A Good Move?

Smartphone manufacturers are slowly getting rid of the front-facing fingerprint scanner for a back-facing scanner – one good example is the Google Pixel XL. But, is this move a practical one? According to a Reddit poster, dhinged, who has used both the front and back fingerprint scanner, the front-facing scanner is far more convenient as Read more about Google Pixel XL: Is The Rear-Facing Fingerprint Scanner A Good Move?[…]

Google Has Gotten Worse Since Nexus 6P

Google’s Nexus devices were affordable devices but its newly launched Pixel devices are premium devices with quite a hefty price tag slapped on it. Since its supplies are limited in some market, the Pixel devices have been growing in demand. Google’s aim with the Nexus was to bring a stock Android experience to the market. Read more about Google Has Gotten Worse Since Nexus 6P[…]

Google Is Worried About Pixel, Pixel XL Being Ugly

Google seems to be worried about what consumers think of its Pixel and Pixel XL devices and it has started requesting feedback about the devices’ looks. According to a post via the Pixel User Community, Krishna Kumar, product lead, inquired what Google had nailed, botched and what could be better. A huge part of the Read more about Google Is Worried About Pixel, Pixel XL Being Ugly[…]

Google Can’t Hold A Candle To iPhone 6s & 7 Popularity

Although the Google Pixel devices were initially garnering great sales figures, it appears that these models have been dwindling in their numbers. According to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the Pixel recorded 1.3 percent sales for the three months leading to November. This was really impressive, considering the fact that the Pixel was only widely available after Read more about Google Can’t Hold A Candle To iPhone 6s & 7 Popularity[…]

Google Nexus 6P: What Could Have Been

Recent reports have revealed that Google Pixel’s adoption is surpassing Nexus 6P in the first week itself, according to mobile marketing firm Appboy. Comparing to prior Nexus generations, Google and the carriers seems to be going all out to advertise the Pixel and the Pixel XL devices. Appboy stated that the Pixel had secured 0.016 Read more about Google Nexus 6P: What Could Have Been[…]

Google Offers Nexus 6P Fingerprint Hopes

Even though the fingerprint scanner gesture is an Android 7.1 feature, it did not find its way to the Nexus 5X and 6P. It’s even more surprising that the Pixel and Pixel XL had received it despite having the same scanner hardware as the Nexus 5X and 6P. Google had responded by saying this was Read more about Google Offers Nexus 6P Fingerprint Hopes[…]

Moto X Pure Edition: Backup For Nexus, Pixel Gets Cheaper!

The Moto X Pure Edition may be old but it still packs a punch, especially with a price tag of $249.99 on Best Buy for a brand new 32GB model. For a price that cheap, the Moto X Pure would make a good backup phone to the newer Nexus and Pixel devices, coupled with the Read more about Moto X Pure Edition: Backup For Nexus, Pixel Gets Cheaper![…]

Google Outlines Pixel Repair Prices

Google recently announced that it has partnered with uBreakiFix to assist with issues of aftercare. This would mean that Pixel and Pixel XL owners will just need to visit any of the 250 uBreakiFix outlets if they need their phones repaired, according to a recent press release. These will be considered as walk-in repairs and Read more about Google Outlines Pixel Repair Prices[…]

Google Nexus 5X Reaching Its Final Days

Google’s Pixel and the Pixel XL will, at last, give an opportunity for Google to move away from the Nexus brand and the mid-range category. Prior to the Nexus 6, Google’s gadgets have been matched against upper mid-range or entry-level devices. Google took an alternate course with these models by opting for the Snapdragon 821 Read more about Google Nexus 5X Reaching Its Final Days[…]

Google Puts Deadline On Pixel Phones

Pixel devices will be receiving Android version updates, consecutively, for the next two years. This is backed up on its Check & update your Android version support page where Google states that the device is guaranteed to receive updates until October 2018. Google said, “Pixel phones get Android version updates for at least two years Read more about Google Puts Deadline On Pixel Phones[…]

How Long Google Pixel Buyers Have To Wait

Google’s marketing techniques has proven to be effective and it’s no surprise that Google has hit some high initial sales figures for its Pixel phones. This has resulted in a longer delivery time of the phones in the Google Play Store, currently. The ‘very blue’ Pixel variant was sold out almost instantly while the 32GB Read more about How Long Google Pixel Buyers Have To Wait[…]

Google Spends For Pixel To Achieve iPhone Sales

Google’s Pixel and the Pixel XL were unveiled just last week yet the company is already churning out huge marketing budget for TV ads. Google has spent a whooping $3.2 million in a matter of two days but that’s not all, ad executives are expecting Google and Verizon to increase that number by hundreds of Read more about Google Spends For Pixel To Achieve iPhone Sales[…]

Google Pixel XL Makes $870 Look Cheap

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL took the tech world by storm earlier this week. Pre-orders started right after the announcement was made in San Francisco. Numerous consumers raced to score a unit at the Google Store and, as a result, the Really Blue Pixel and Pixel XL sold out instantly. Currently, the 128 GB Pixel Read more about Google Pixel XL Makes $870 Look Cheap[…]