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Download the leaked Pixel 6 live wallpapers for your smartphone

The Google Pixel 6 series is just around the corner, and we've got a look at nearly all of its exclusive wallpapers. There are a ton of wallpapers to choose from -- some that incorporate the camera punch hole, the "Motif" collection of wallpapers, plants, and more. Now there are a set of live wallpapers...

Pixel 6 leaked advertisements give us one more look at both devices before launch

The Google Pixel 6 series is just around the corner, and the company is set to take the wraps off its biggest addition to the series on Tuesday. The devices themselves have been leaked to the moon and back, but there are still some bits and pieces that we don't know. Now a pair of...

Continuous scrolling comes to mobile for Google searches in the U.S.

Scrolling through your Google searches is about to get easier on your smartphone. In the U.S., Google is rolling out a change to search results on mobile that removes the "see more" button and instead allows you to endlessly scroll through results. The page will just load more results, and it will roll out on...

FTC sents out warning letters to more than 700 companies over fake reviews

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned leading companies against the practices like procuring fake reviews and misleading endorsements. Companies caught mispresenting or deceiving customers will incur steep penalties, FTC said in its official address. The US government agency on Wednesday (via BleepingComputer) sent out Notice of Penalty Offenses to more than 700 high-profile companies, with...

Pixel Stand update adds the setup flow for the Pixel 6’s new stand and Material You redesign

The Google Pixel 6 is officially coming out on October 18. Alongside it, we also expect to see the debut of the 2nd Pixel Stand. Like the Pixel 6 series, the upcoming Pixel Stand has leaked heavily over the past few weeks. We already know how it will look like, and we also know it...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro vs Google Pixel 5: These cameras shouldn’t be so competitive

The recently-released iPhone 13 Pro has had an incredible amount of praise bestowed upon it, with some deeming it the best smartphone camera on the market. Given that the Google Pixel 5 has managed to hang on with arguably outdated camera hardware for so long, we figured that we should put it to the test...

Google Pixel 6 series may get Android 16 and an additional year of security patches

The Google Pixel 6 series is set to be launched on October 19th, which the company only just officially confirmed. We’ve seen the number of leaks intensify over the past month too. We’ve seen a hands-on, some photo samples, and even potential pricing. We've seen a ton of different leaked renders, and we know basically everything there...

These are the Best T-Mobile Phones to buy in October: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, and more!

If you're renewing your T-Mobile contract or planning to switch over for the fastest and most reliable 5G network in the country, then you may also want to pick up a new phone along the way. There are a lot of excellent options for you to choose from. Whether it's the best Android flagship, best...

Google Clock gets new Material You widget and five clock styles in the latest update

Google officially dropped the stable Android 12 update last week. While the official Android 12 software won't roll out to Pixel devices for the next few weeks, Google continues to update its first-party apps with Material You design guidelines. The Google Clock app received a significant redesign with Material You colors alongside the Android 12...

Google countersues Epic Games for breach of Play Store contract

Google is countersuing Epic Games for its breach of the Play Store contract after the company bypassed Play fees for in-app purchases and enabled direct payments in the app. Shortly after, Google removed Fortnite from the Play Store, and Epic Games initiated legal proceedings against both Google and Apple. A lot of private information has...

These are the Best Chromebooks you can buy in October 2021

Looking for something a bit more powerful than a tablet, but don't want a bulky laptop? A Chromebook may be the device you're looking for. If you're invested in the Google ecosystem, ChromeOS is the way to go, and it's quite easy to use. It doesn't have the same software compatibility as other, more popular...

The new Google Maps search widget has started rolling out to some users

Google has been rolling out Material You redesigns for its apps for the last few weeks now. In some apps, like YouTube Music, Google Keep, and Google Drive, Google also added new widgets alongside the design changes. Similarly, Google is also adding a new search widget in Google Maps. We first spotted the in-development widget in...