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The mid-tier Google Pixel may compete with OnePlus in India

To the disappointment of many Nexus fans, the Pixel line has not been about affordability. The Google Pixel phones are high-end devices that showcase the best of what Google and Android have to offer. From everything we've seen about the Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3, that will be the case again this year. However, there...

Google Pixel 3 XL Clearly White model leaks in new pictures

Early last month, the first live photos of the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL (code-named "crosshatch") were posted on the XDA-Developers forums. The pictures confirmed rumors such as the display notch, dual front-facing camera lenses, the sensor placement, a 4GB RAM and 128GB storage model, and the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip. The pictures also showed off what...

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL leaked renders show notch and bigger displays

The Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL are on the horizon, and leaks are starting to flow before their launch, which is expected this October. We've already seen the device in the flesh when a user on our forums managed to get a hold of the smaller variant of the device. Sources...

Google Pixel 2’s Active Edge squeeze feature will return on the Google Pixel 3

HTC hasn't been doing too great for the last few years, but that hasn't stopped the company from being able to produce some pretty great phones from time to time. The HTC U11's squeeze feature seemed like it would be a one-off gimmick, but it's since made its way over to the Google Pixel 2 and...

Android P beta 2 hints at wireless charging dock support, possibly for the Google Pixel 3

Right on time, Google released Android P Beta 2 (Developer Preview 3) for the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, and Google Pixel 2 XL (the Essential Phone also got it that very same day.) On the surface, there's not much different from Android P Beta 1 released during Google I/O 2018. Within...

Exclusive: More real-life pictures of the Google Pixel 3 XL with a glass back & display notch

Late last night, XDA Senior Member meraz9000 blindsided us with real-life pictures of a Google Pixel 3 XL prototype. The pictures confirmed much of what was previously rumored—display notch, dual front-facing camera sensors, and sensor placement. The leak also revealed some previously unconfirmed, but largely unsurprising, information—there's a model with 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage and it...

Pictures of possible Google Pixel 3 XL prototype with display notch leaks

Pictures of what's possibly a prototype of the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL appeared on our very own Google Pixel 2 XL forums. XDA Senior Member meraz9000 posted two photos that show the device with—you know it—a display notch. He hasn't shared any information on how he obtained these pictures, so we can't verify their authenticity....

Ordering from Starbucks, Applebee’s, & Dunkin’ Donuts now available in Google Assistant

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced that food delivery and more restaurant services would be making their way into Google Assistant. The services mentioned such as Starbucks, Applebee's, and Dunkin' Donuts are now rolling out support for ordering food via Google Assistant on all supported Assistant devices. Starbucks The Starbucks action in Google Assistant is an action...

A mid-range Google Pixel with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 may launch in 2019

According to a comment by notable leaker Roland Quandt from WinFuture, Google is reportedly planning on launching a mid-range Google Pixel device with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 system-on-chip in the first half of 2019. A return to their roots? The Google Pixel series of smartphones is a flagship line-up. They all cost a pretty penny because they...

Pixel Experience brings Google Pixel features to Project Treble supported devices

Project Treble has done a lot of good for Android devices. It has allowed devices to use many different flavors of Android that would otherwise not be available, and often with more functionality than early ROMs can offer. Now, there's another ROM you can install on your Treble-supported device if you wish, and it will bring a...

Get The Android P Launcher on Any Oreo Device

In this video Hannah goes through all the new stuff in the Android P launcher from the developer preview and also points out everything that has changed. You can get the Android P Launcher on your own device even if you're not running the developer preview. Download the Android P Launcher apk here: Pixel Launcher from Android...

No, The Pixel Did Not “Outsell” the iPhone X this Holiday Weekend

If you have been following headlines these past few days you likely have seen a slew of articles with titles not just strongly indicating, but explicitly stating that the Pixel 2 "activated more devices" over the Christmas weekend than iPhones. Unfortunately, the truth runs counter to such claims, though the original report still shows promise...