Tag Archive: Google


Score a free Google Home Mini by visiting Google’s pop-up Donut Shops

Head to a Donut Shop, walk out with a free Google Home Mini.

The Google Home Mini is now up for pre-order from the Google Store for $ 49, but you’ll be able to get one for free should you happen to live in one of the ten cities in the U.S. where Google is setting up Donut Shops. The pop-up stores will let you walk away with either a sweet tooth (two donuts) or a sweet gadget (the  [Read More…]

Google intros new, more expensive Daydream View headset, AR Stickers

During the Pixel 2 launch event, Google also unveiled a new Daydream View headset, which like last year’s iteration arrives all wrapped in fabric. Well this year, customers will get to choose from more color options including Charcoal, Fog, and Coral. The new Daydream View headset will be offered for the price of $ 99, which […]

Republic Wireless adds Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to its Bring Your Own Phone Program

Raleigh, NC-based Republic Wireless declared its independence from Bandwidth a little less than a year ago, and the first year of independence can prove to be a make-it-or-break-it experiment for any company. With the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL having been announced a day ago, Republic isn’t wasting any time working hard to […]

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…]

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…]