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Leaked Google Pixel listings confirm specs ahead of launch

Leaked Google Pixel listings confirm specs ahead of launch There have been a few leaks of the Pixel phones thus far, but none of them have been as detailed as the new leak from Carphone Warehouse.In case you haven’t been paying attention, there will be two Pixel phones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Google event live blog: Pixel smartphones, Daydream VR, and more

Google event live blog: Pixel smartphones, Daydream VR, and more If the numerous leaks and rumors are to be believed, this is going to be a big day for Google.Check back here at 12pm ET, watch the live stream, and follow along with our live blog.

Google may develop custom silicon for future Pixel products, alienating Samsung and other Android vendors

Google may develop custom silicon for future Pixel products, alienating Samsung and other Android vendors But the $649 and $769 price points for the Pixel (5-inch screen) and Pixel XL (5.The company has reportedly poured significant resources into building a hardware design team.

Watch out Apple: Google's ming for you

Watch out Apple: Google's ming for you The new phones were unveiled today, placing Google in prime position to go after fellow tech giant Apple.Brian Rakowski, VP of Product Management at Google, says that with Pixel, the company obsessed over every detail.

No one should buy a Pixel smartphone from Verizon

No one should buy a Pixel smartphone from Verizon In an email to 9to5Google, the company writes: Verizon’s device has a locked bootloader, and comes with three pre-installed applications you don’t need — My Verizon, Go90 (a mobile TV app), and Verizon Messaging.But Google Nexus products have typically been the best-supported over the long term of all Android devices.

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.