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PSA: You can speed up Pixel 6 and 6 Pro’s fingerprint scanner with this setting

Last month, Google officially lifted the covers off of the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Google's latest phones feature a refreshing design, upgraded camera hardware, Google's in-house Tensor SoC, the latest version of Android, and much more. Google Pixel 6 Pro Review: Fantastic everyday phone with an undeniable Exynos inspiration Interestingly, the Pixel 6 and...

November 2021 Android security update rolls out to supported Pixel phones

Google traditionally publishes a new Android Security Bulletin on the first Monday of each new month. Thus, it’s no surprise that today, Google published the Android Security Bulletin for November 2021 and a new security update is rolling out for Pixel phones. This is the first security update to hit Android 12, and the Google...

The Best Smartphone to buy in November: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more!

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...

[Update: Rolling out to older Pixel phones] Google Translate’s Material You redesign debut on the Pixel 6 series

Google officially unveiled the Pixel 6 series last week. The new Pixels bring numerous improvements to the table, including a fresh design, new camera hardware, an in-house SoC, and the latest version of Android. Besides the updated hardware, the new Google phones also debut numerous exclusive software features. One more thing that appears to be...

Gboard on the Pixel 6 series can now catch your silly grammatical errors

Gboard's contextual word suggestions and auto-correction capabilities not only make our typing faster but also save us from embarrassing spelling mistakes. And now Google's flagship keyboard app can also catch your silly grammatical errors. Google Pixel 6 Pro Review: Fantastic everyday phone with an undeniable Exynos inspiration In a recent blog post, Google detailed that they have...

Get Pixel 6’s Magic Eraser on older Pixels with Google Photos 5.64

The Google Pixel 6 series packs a ton of exclusive features. Google wants you to believe that these features utilize its new Tensor chip to perform feats that just aren't possible on any other device, like translating messages and speech in real-time, capturing action shots with Motion Mode, and removing unwanted objects from them. However,...

Google overhauled its Titan security chip for the Pixel 6

There's one aspect of the Google Pixel 6 that sets it apart from every other phone available right now: it uses a custom 'Tensor' System-on-a-Chip design that Google designed in partnership with Samsung. Previous generations of Pixel phones already had a dedicated 'Titan' chip for handling some features, but that component received an overhaul for...

Google uploads factory images, device tree, kernel source code for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

Earlier this month, Google launched the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro, the company’s first flagships powered by its own Tensor silicon. The devices had been at the receiving end of far too many leaks, and for the most part, the launch event didn't unveil any major surprises. The Pixel 6 series is slated...

Here’s when your Google Pixel will get Android 12L

At the Android Dev Summit yesterday, Google officially unveiled the first developer preview of Android 12L, a feature drop for Android 12 designed specifically for foldables, tablets, and large-screen devices. While Android 12L primarily targets foldables, tablets, and Chrome OS devices, it will also make its way to phones. Google says for now it’s keeping the...

Google Pixel’s nearby calling feature will let you receive calls on your Nest Hub

Yesterday Google released Android 12L, a special feature drop for Android 12 designed for tablets, foldables, and Chrome OS devices. While the new update provides an optimized experience for large screen devices, it also gives us a glimpse at a new feature that Google is working on for Google Pixel and Google Nest devices: nearby...

You can now transfer WhatsApp chats from iPhone to Pixels and Android 12 devices

It's about time. A functionality that WhatsApp users have been asking for for years is now finally a reality: being able to transfer WhatsApp chats from iOS to Android. While Samsung Galaxy users have had this feature for a couple of months now, Google and WhatsApp have teamed up to expand it to more Android...

Do the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro support 5G?

Google launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with a whole bunch of improvements over the Pixel 5. Both phones pack Google's custom Tensor SoC and feature a revamped camera setup with fresh hardware. Google has also gone for a bold design on the Pixels this time, giving the phones a unique look. You...