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How to install the Android 7.1 developer preview on your device

How to install the Android 7.1 developer preview on your device These phones run Android 7.The Pixel phones have some exclusive features, including built-in Google Assistant, the new Pixel Launcher, and fingerprint sensor gestures.

Google suspends accounts used to resell Pixel phones for profit

Google suspends accounts used to resell Pixel phones for profit Dozens of users had their Google accounts suspended for engaging in device reselling this week.When you purchase anything from the Google Store or Project Fi, you have to agree to Google’s terms and conditions.

HTC may stop selling flagship phones in the US

HTC may stop selling flagship phones in the US The changes come as the company’s 2016 flagship, the HTC 10 has failed to sell in significant numbers.The unfortunate thing is that the HTC 10 isn’t a bad phone.

The 6 best Android phones of 2016

The 6 best Android phones of 2016 The hardware is faster, Android is more refined, and designs are smarter.It all adds up to an embarrassment of riches.

Some Google Nexus and Pixel devices are shutting down before the battery is drained

Some Google Nexus and Pixel devices are shutting down before the battery is drained This is a problem some owners of Nexus 6P and Pixel handsets are putting up with.The Nexus 6P was Google’s flagship phone last year, and is by far the more common device to suffer these symptoms.

Verizon offers Daydream View to ‘subset’ of customers waiting for their Pixels

Verizon offers Daydream View to ‘subset’ of customers waiting for their Pixels But that also means angry customers that have been waiting weeks if not months to receive their Google smartphone.Big Red is offering a free Daydream View headset to Pixel customers that have not received a device yet due to shipment delays.

The Google Pixel audio bug has been fixed with the February security patch

The Google Pixel audio bug has been fixed with the February security patch More: Demand for the Pixel and Pixel XL now exceed supply Meanwhile, another customer raised a separate problem to Phone Arena.The audio problems don’t appear to be restricted to either the Pixel or Pixel XL or any specific configurations, which is another positive sign that they can be circumvented through software.

Got a Pixel? You can now use it to control your smart home appliances

Got a Pixel? You can now use it to control your smart home appliances With Google Assistant on multiple platforms — such as the Google Pixel, Google Home, Android TV, and Android Wear — you would think the artificially intelligent bot would have the same features.The company also said Pixel smartphones would soon be able to control smart home appliances as well, and it looks like the update is rolling out now.

Could Google Assistant be coming to non-Pixel phones sooner rather than later?

Could Google Assistant be coming to non-Pixel phones sooner rather than later? You don’t have to go out and get a Google Pixel in order to get Google Assistant — rather, it would appear that the AI tool is beginning to make its way onto non-Pixel hardware.You just got the Google Assistant” popped up, and allowed for users to set up voice training.

‘Really Blue’ Google Pixel is available in Canada exclusively through Rogers

‘Really Blue’ Google Pixel is available in Canada exclusively through Rogers Stop holding your breath, ye patient waiters for the Google Pixel.But now, it looks as though almost every model of the smartphone is back in stock on the Google Store.

Common Google Pixel problems and the solutions to deal with them

Common Google Pixel problems and the solutions to deal with them So you’re having a few problems with your new Google Pixel?More: 20 Google Pixel and Pixel XL tips and tricks Below, we’ve detailed multiple problems that Google Pixel owners have experienced, as well as as a few potential solutions and workarounds to deal with them.

HTC announces another big loss, plans to ditch cheap phones

HTC announces another big loss, plans to ditch cheap phones After lagging sales and a loss of direction, HTC says it’s going to drop the cheap phones from its 2017 lineup.This is merely a way to keep cash coming in as HTC plans its next move.

Google wants to know what you'd like to see in the Pixel 2

Google wants to know what you'd like to see in the Pixel 2 In a post on the Pixel User Community board, Google's Krishna Kumar, the product lead on the Pixel, asks to hear thoughts on the current Pixel phones and what Google can improve for future devices.What would you like to see us improve?

What did you think of the Pixel’s design? Google wants to know

What did you think of the Pixel’s design? Google wants to know The Pixel marked the beginning of a new era for Google as a smartphone manufacturer in the very same right as Apple and Samsung.Now, the company is hoping to gain feedback from that experience, as indicated in a post by Pixel Product Lead Krishna Kumar on Google’s own user community site.

Google confirms it has no plan to create a third Pixel-branded Chrome OS laptop

Google confirms it has no plan to create a third Pixel-branded Chrome OS laptop Senior Vice President for Hardware Rick Osterloh took that time to reveal that, for now, Google has no plans to continue refreshing its Pixel-branded laptop family.That said, head into Google Play’s Devices section and there is no sign of a Pixel-branded laptop.

Google says the Pixel 2 will launch this year and it'll be pricey

Google says the Pixel 2 will launch this year and it'll be pricey Speaking with Android Pit, Rick Osterloh, Google's Senior Vice President of Hardware, confirmed the company will release a new Pixel smartphone this year.Last month, Google's Krishna Kumar, product lead on the Pixel, asked on the Pixel User Community board for thoughts on the existing Pixel and how it could be improved.

A Google Pixel 2 without a headphone jack wouldn't be the end of the world

A Google Pixel 2 without a headphone jack wouldn't be the end of the world Though it sure looks like Samsung's Galaxy S8 will keep the headphone jack, Google is reportedly looking to kill the classic headphone port for the Pixel 2, 9to5Google reports.The Google fan blog says it's seen an "internal Google document" that claims the headphone jack's going away.

Some Google Pixel phones are suffering from a broken microphone

Some Google Pixel phones are suffering from a broken microphone But no phone’s perfect, and if Google’s support forum is to be believed, its Achilles heel is its microphone.It’s not a new issue.

New report identifies the most popular Android phones in every state

New report identifies the most popular Android phones in every state The Android operating system is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, and more than half of the smartphones in the U.Next up is the Galaxy Note 5, which wins in Maine.