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These are the Best Google Fi Phones in 2022

If you're planning to buy a new smartphone, finding a device that fits your budget is not difficult. But choosing amongst some of the best phones can be a little difficult if you're hoping to use it with a flexible carrier plan. Google Fi is a virtual network operator that offers such flexibility, with support...

Google disables Hold for Me and Call Screening for some Pixel 6 phones

Google’s Pixel phones don’t always have the most cutting-edge hardware on the market but they do pack some nifty software tricks that you won’t find on any other Android device. One such nifty feature is "Hold for Me," which is quite handy when you call a business or customer care support and they put you...

Google Pixel 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: Which flagship to buy?

Google’s Pixel line of phones has been quite underwhelming in the past few years. The Pixel 5 had a mid-range chip, the Pixel 4 had poor battery life, and the Pixel 3XL had a bathtub notch. While they had their own positives, they weren’t really THE phone to recommend for most people. Google is trying...

Adobe Lightroom adds camera optimizations for Pixel 6, Galaxy S21, and Z Fold 3

Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular image manipulation tools around, with versions for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS. One of its most useful features is the ability to use RAW images (as opposed to compressed formats like JPEG) from hundreds of cameras, which requires specific optimizations for each camera. Adobe has now updated...

Google Pixel 6 now ready for T-Mobile’s 5G band aggregation

The Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are currently the only phones with a Google's Tensor chip, which doesn't always behave like hardware from Qualcomm or MediaTek. That's a problem in some cases, such as the current incompatibility with DJI drones and cameras and varying support for carrier features. Thankfully, one possible disadvantage for Pixel...

Google Pixel 6 vs Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro: Which one should you buy?

The Google Pixel 6 is a fantastic value flagship. But there are quite a few smartphones on the market that can take on it with similar or even lower price tags. Xiaomi’s Mi 11X Pro is one such phone. So in this article, we are pitting the Google Pixel 6 vs Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro...

Google Pixel 6 vs Xiaomi Mi 11X: Which value flagship should you buy?

The Google Pixel 6, with its aggressive pricing and high-end specifications, has emerged as a value flagship. A lot of consumers are very excited about the phone and considering it for their next smartphone purchase. But it’s not the only value flagship on the market. Xiaomi’s Mi 11X is another excellent high-end smartphone with an...

Google Pixel 6 vs OnePlus 9R: Which value flagship should you buy?

Google recently launched the new Pixel 6 smartphone in the market. Unlike its larger sibling—the Pixel 6 Pro—the Pixel 6 is more of a value flagship smartphone. Although it's being released in a limited number of countries, the phone has generated a lot of buzz worldwide. So the phone is drawing comparisons from many similarly-priced...

Google Pixel 6 vs OnePlus Nord 2: Which one should you buy?

With its new Pixel 6 smartphone, Google is targeting the value flagship lovers, a market that OnePlus used to essentially own with its premium phones until just a few years ago. But as OnePlus flagship phones have become pricier, the company introduced its Nord lineup to cater to mid-range and value flagship buyers. So the...

Google Pixel 6 vs OnePlus 9: Which affordable flagship should you buy?

The Pixel 6 is Google's value flagship for 2021. It packs a lot of exciting stuff, including Google's brand-new Tensor SoC. You also get an industry-leading camera setup. So, there is a lot to like about the phone. However, if you are in the market for a new smartphone and confused between the Pixel 6...

Google Pixel 6 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro: Which affordable flagship to buy?

Google's Pixel line of phones has been quite underwhelming in the past few years. The Pixel 5 had a mid-range chip, the Pixel 4 had poor battery life, and the Pixel 3XL had a bathtub notch. While they had their own positives, they weren't really THE phone to recommend for most people. Google is trying...

Android 12L Beta 1 goes live for Google Pixel phones

Android 12 arrived in October and was shortly followed by an Android 12L developer preview. Android 12L is a feature-drop update specifically designed to bring several optimizations and improvements for foldables and large screen devices. Back before the full release of Android 12, we talked about an Android 12.1 update in September this year. At the time,...