Tag Archive: Google


Google goes back to Chromebook basics with new Pixelbook Go

Google’s going back to a more simpler time for its latest laptop, the Pixelbook Go. Well, at least a more simple design.

As part of its October 15 hardware event in New York, Google introduced its Pixelbook Go, a more traditional approach to laptops.  It’s a Chrome OS device that’s clean and straight-forward with a price that ranges from $ 650-$ 1,400.

Google Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL make official debut Google Pixel 3 versus Pixel 4 – Worth  [Read More…]

Here’s how to get a free Google Pixel 4 or save hundreds on one

It’s Google Pixel 4 time. And that means Pixel 4 deals time, too.

Google’s latest smartphone, the Pixel 4 is up for pre-sale, with general availability slated for October 24. For the 2019 flagship things get interesting as there are plenty of places to purchase the phone. This year marks the first time all major carriers are lined up to offer the device. And then there are also retailers, too.

If you’re on the hunt for a new phone, and  [Read More…]

Google is killing Daydream VR

The Pixel 4 doesn’t support the platform, and the View headset is no longer on sale.

What you need to know Daydream VR is (or was) Google’s platform for pushing virtual reality content using just smartphones. The company’s Pixel 4 series does not support the platform. Google’s first-party Daydream View headset has also been discontinued.

Google has all but abandoned Daydream VR, it seems. After dropping support for the platform on the Pixel 3a earlier in the  [Read More…]

Google Nest Mini gets a refresh for fall 2019

It’s not just Pixel phones that Google introduced at its annual hardware event as the company had other products up its sleeves, too.

The second generation of Google Nest Mini (formerly Home Mini) is out, and at first blush, closely resembles its predecessor. However, a closer look reveals there are some subtle changes in store for fall 2019.

Whereas the first-gen featured an orange bottom, the underside of the speakers now match the color of the fabric. Speaking of colors,  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 versus Pixel 4 – Worth the upgrade?

Whenever a new phone arrives the first question we tend to get is, “what’s different from the last one?” It’s a deserving question, especially when discussing flagship devices. After all, we just got this handset and spent a pretty penny for it. Is it really time to consider replacing it?

In the past there was a bigger divide between generations of phones, but today’s it’s slowed down quite a bit. Revolution only comes around every so often as it’s typically  [Read More…]

Google expanding Pixel 4 to all major U.S. carriers

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, oh my!

What you need to know The Pixel 4 will be showing up on all 4 major U.S. carriers Pixel 4 will also be on Google Fi, Xfinity Mobile, Spectrum Mobile, and Visible. Google’s phones used to launch as exclusives to Verizon and Google Fi.

A sticking point for Pixel fans used to be the places that you could pick up the phone. For Pixel 4, Google is launching on all major  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL make official debut

Google on Tuesday announced its latest flagship phones, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, and, in the process put to bed months of rumors and leaks.

As if we might have expected anything else, nearly every detail surrounding the two phones made its way online ahead of the formal debut.

The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL share a number of hardware features in common and are largely differentiated by two features. Specifically, the XL variant offers a  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 pre-order available on B&H ahead of Google event, ships Oct 22

Checkout is unavailable until 7:30 pm ET.

What you need to know The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have been listed on B&H Photo for pre-order ahead of the launch. If you attempt to checkout, you are met with an error message saying ‘Checkout will resume at Tuesday 7:30 pm ET.’ Shipping will begin on October 22.

Happy Pixel day, everybody! Even though Google has yet to even launch the thoroughly leaked device, that hasn’t  [Read More…]

Qualcomm President confirms Snapdragon 855 for the Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL

The Google Pixel 4 series will not feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855+ chipset.

What you need to know Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon has confirmed in a tweet that Google’s Pixel 4 series smartphones will feature the company’s Snapdragon 855 chipset. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be officially unveiled at the ‘Made by Google’ event in New York City later today. Both smartphones will feature 90Hz AMOLED displays, 6GB of RAM, and dual rear cameras.  [Read More…]

Google and Yubico have come together to make a USB-C hardware key

The 2FA tool is made in collaboration with Yubico.

Google has been one of the key players in developing many of the technologies and standards relating to two-factor authentication (2FA) in recent years. Alongside allowing you to use your Bluetooth devices or even your phone as an authentication key, the company also sells dedicated security keys aimed at higher-risk users.

Now the company is announcing its embrace of the increasingly omnipresent USB-C standard for its security keys,  [Read More…]