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Google rolls out Android 13 Beta 3.3 with a bunch of bug fixes

The beta branch of Android 13 just picked up a new bug-squashing update. Following in the footsteps of Android 13 Beta 3's earlier incremental updates, this new release fixes a whole bunch of issues, including slow UI rendering, inability to connect to a Wi-Fi network, system UI crashes, and a few other problems. The build number...

How to download Android 13 for Google Pixel and other Android devices

Get ready to dig into Android 13! The next major release of Google's OS is now available as a beta. For lucky owners of the Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, or Pixel 4 XL, you’ll be among the first users to see what...

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs Google Pixel 6: The two best base level flagships duke it out

Who said new flagship smartphones must cost $1,000? Samsung and Google each released flagship phone series within the past 10 months that offer a base model starting at as low as $599. And while both the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Google Pixel 6 aren't as feature-packed as their more premium siblings, they are still flagship...

June 2022 update for Pixel devices enables VoLTE roaming for several carriers

Google released June 2022 security patches for its Pixel lineup last week. As with all previous releases, the June 2022 update brings several bug fixes and performance improvements to all Pixel phones going back to the Pixel 3a series. In addition, the update reportedly enables VoLTE roaming for several U.S. and global carriers. By enabling VoLTE...

Android 13 Beta 3.2 arrives with important bug fixes

Android 13 is almost here, and the most recent beta update, Beta 3, arrived bringing finalized APIs. We've already had one hotfix update arrive since then, and now Google is in with a second one for you to download and install on your Google Pixel. This update packs a ton of major bug fixes that...

How to download Android 12 and 12L for Google Pixel and other Android devices

The wait is finally over — Android 12L is here as Google has officially kicked off the update rollout via stable channel. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, or the Pixel 3a...

Best Smartphone Cameras in 2022: Apple, Samsung, Vivo, Google — We’ve tested them all!

Picking the phone with the best camera used to be an easy exercise. In the early days of the smartphone, the iPhone's camera was leaps and bounds better than Android's offerings. Then big-name Android brands caught up and for a couple of years in the mid-2010s Samsung held the crown. Towards the latter part of the...

These are the Best Smartphones to buy in 2022!

This has been a great year for smartphones so far -- conventional slab phones are all extremely polished, and foldables are coming into their own. So if you're looking to upgrade your phone, now is as good a time as any. We here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert...

June 2022 security update rolls out alongside stable Android 12L QPR3 to supported Pixel phones

Today’s the first Monday of this month, which means it’s time for a new Android Security Bulletin to go live. Right on schedule, Google published the Android Security Bulletin for June 2022. They’ve also started rolling out new updates to the whole range of currently supported Pixel smartphones. Furthermore, as a bonus, the latest update...

June Feature Drop for Google Pixels includes At a Glance improvements, Pocket Operator, and more

Every three months, Google rolls out new features to Pixel phones outside of the usual Android OS updates for years, and the company refers to them as "Feature Drops." They're usually released alongside a security patch, and the most recent one brought improvements to live caption, night mode in Snapchat, and a whole lot more....

Pixel 7 Pro’s display driver can surface hidden Android 13 setting

Google teased the Pixel 7 series at this year's I/O event, much to the surprise of practically everyone. That hasn't been enough to stem the flow of leaks though, as we've already seen a handful of prototypes enter the hands of consumers, and we've already heard that the display will basically be the same as...

Get the Google Pixel 6 series at its lowest price yet in the United Kingdom

The Google Pixel 6 series marked a change of direction for the Pixel series. It comes with Google Tensor, a chipset made by Google. It also debuted with the latest and greatest version of Android — Android 12. Google Tensor is the company’s debut in smartphone chip-making, and the Google Pixel 6 series is packed...