Tag Archive: Google


Bose QC35 II headphones will have Google Assistant built-in

Bose is synonymous with quality and expense, and with those come great features.

Bose’s QuietComfort 35 headphones are some of the most highly-recommended active noise-canceling headphones on the market. Modern Dad calls them the best headphones a traveler could ask for, and its successor, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, are apparently packing a new feature that’ll be quite handy to Android users: Google Assistant.

Look what I found early …. Bose QC 35 II  [Read More…]

Grab an unlocked 128GB Google Pixel for $610, or the Pixel XL for $650

Newegg Flash is offering major discounts on 128GB Google Pixel devices, with the standard Pixel available for just $ 609.99 while the XL version is available for $ 649.99. This saves you $ 139 off the regular price of the standard Pixel and $ 219 off the XL edition. Good luck finding this much phone for that price anywhere else. This deal is only available in the ‘quite black’ color.

Pixel brings the power of Google to your  [Read More…]

Google Pixel and Pixel XL: Everything you need to know

A year on, Google’s Pixels remain important — this is what you need to know.

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are fantastic. These phones are the first made entirely under Google’s control, following in the footsteps of the two Chromebook Pixels and the Pixel C tablet — and they marked a new era of smartphones blessed by Google.

That makes these phones interesting from a hardware perspective, wearing just the “G” logo on the back and taking  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 all set to launch on October 4th

Last year on October 4th, Google launched the Pixel and the Pixel XL, the first exclusive smartphones from Google. Exactly a year later, Google is all set to launch the second generation Pixel devices, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2 on the same date, October 4th. Google has already begun the advertising campaign […]

Official: Google to announce Pixel 2 on Oct. 4

The Pixel 2 phones will be announced on October 4. Stay tuned!

Google hasn’t yet sent out invitations to its next event, but it is beginning to tease it. After sightings of a billboard in Boston suggested that we “ask more of our phone,” Google has thrown up a homepage for the entire world with the same notion — the Pixel 2s are coming.

Dubbed Ask More, the page is quite simple and requests users share their  [Read More…]

Google is exchanging defective Nexus 6P units with Pixel XLs in the US

The Nexus 6P was released in September 2015 and in its two years of existence, the phone proved to be a competent handset albeit being plagued by some issues. Owners of the device have been known to complain about things like abrupt battery shutdowns or bootloops. Well, the good news is that if you too […]

Google billboard teases potential Pixel 2 event date of Oct 4

Well, it doesn’t get much clearer than that.

Initial reports pegged the Google Pixel 2 announcement for October 5, but it doesn’t get much clearer than this image sent to Droid-Life: a billboard, spotted in Boston, with the phrase “ask more of your phone” accompanied by a Google logo the date of October 4. Barring some weird coincidence, it seems like that’s the date for the next Pixel event.

Last year’s Google Pixel event, which was held  [Read More…]

Google wants to make sure you don’t forget about Android Wear 2.0 this autumn

Despite a slow and bumpy rollout of Android Wear 2.0, Google has a series of new smartwatches hitting the shelves this fall just in time for the holiday shopping season. And to remind us that Android Wear smartwatches can make for great accessories this season, Google recently published a new post in which it details […]

From the Editor’s Desk: HTC x Google

Is HTC on an inevitable path towards acquisition? And how might a Google buyout in 2017 look different to the Motorola deal of 2012?

So, Google might buy HTC’s smartphone business — or at least make a sizeable investment in the struggling phone maker. This story from the Taiwanese press, which broke on Thursday, has understandably invited rampant speculation around the future of what was once one of the biggest names in mobile.

To recap:

Chinese-language publication  [Read More…]