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Google Duo picture-in-picture mode is now live on Oreo devices

Duo’s picture-in-picture mode is now available for everyone on Oreo.

Oreo introduced picture-in-picture mode for phones and tablets, and Google is now flipping the switch for Duo. The feature is now available on all Oreo devices, as noted by Duo’s technical lead Justin Uberti.

You don’t need to make any changes to enable picture-in-picture mode. As long as you’re using a device running Oreo and have the latest update  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 doesn’t need a SIM card, as long as you use Project Fi

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the first phones to come equipped with eSIM technology, but only subscribers of Project Fi will be able to take advantage of it.

Google’s Pixel 2 event was full of announcements, and although we had a pretty good idea of what to expect going into the event, Google still managed to sneak in a few surprises here and there – one of which being eSIM support.

The Pixel  [Read More…]

Unlimited original-quality Photos uploads for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are valid until Dec. 2020

New Pixels will get original-quality Google Photos uploads for the life of the devices.

One of the main draws with the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is the unlimited photo and video storage on Google Photos. Whereas all other phones get unlimited high-quality uploads, Google offers unlimited storage for original-quality photos and 4K videos for all media uploaded through the Pixels. With the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google is guaranteeing unlimited photo and video uploads for  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL hands-on: Act two looks great

Google’s second swing at self-branded phones promises more — and asks more of your wallet.

Years of experiments with the Nexus program culminated with the launch of Google’s self-designed and self-branded Pixel phones in 2016. The promise was simple: a phone that offered the best possible way to experience Android and Google services, hands-down. In practice, it came with many compromises and a higher prices than many were used to paying for a Google-backed phone. There was  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in India: Everything you need to know

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pack a lot of great new features, but it comes at a steep price.

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now official, and both phones will be going up for pre-order in India later this month. Like the first-generation Pixels, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be exclusively sold on Flipkart online, but they’ll also be heading to retail stores across the country.

Here’s what you  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook hands-on: Who wants this?

At $ 999, the Pixelbook made prove a difficult sell, but it’s one of the nicest pieces of hardware Google has ever made.

Does anyone want a $ 1000 Chromebook? We asked the question in 2013, and then again two years later, in 2015. Both of those laptops were exactly that — bulky, heavy notebooks that, while powerful, felt like overkill for the capabilities of Chrome OS.

Today, we have the spiritual successor to those laptops, the  [Read More…]

Watch our Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL hands-on video!

We finally have all of the details on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL we were all waiting for. Two phones to carry on the new-formed Pixel legacy, done up a bit differently in 2017 with new hardware features and refreshed software wrapped up in a familiar design. You’ve no doubt read our Pixel 2 and 2 XL hands-on preview, and now it’s time to see the phones in action with our hands-on video!

Give it a watch  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google’s new phones are available for pre-order now.

The second-generation Google Pixel phones are now available to pre-order from the Google Store, and carrier deals won’t be far behind. The bottom line is that the new two Pixels largely mirror the pricing of their predecessors, starting at $ 649 in the United States for the Pixel 2, or $ 849 for the Pixel 2 XL. Verizon Wireless is the exclusive carrier partner in the U.S., and both  [Read More…]

Casting is finally available on Google Daydream!

VR becomes an inclusive experience with casting

Google Daydream has spent the last year delivering excellent VR experiences for your headset. However sharing those experiences with friends was harder than it needed to be, since there wasn’t an easy way to show them what you were seeing in real time. That’s all started changing today, with the rollout of Chromecast support for your Daydream headset. We’ve got the details on why this is awesome, and how to  [Read More…]

Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones are all about improvements and refinements

As anticipated, Google today unveiled its next-generation smartphones – the “radically helpful” Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The smaller Pixel comes with a 5-inch HD OLED display and retains the traditional design aesthetics, meaning it comes with pretty prominent chin and forehead, while the Pixel 2 XL boasts a 6-inch OLED display, curved glass […]