Tag Archive: Google


Samsung partners with Google, OnePlus 6T specs leak, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Friday, October 26th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, the entire OnePlus 6T spec sheet has leaked, along with new reports  [Read More…]

Best Google Pixel 3 cases

The Google Pixel 3 is your best bet for a pure Android experience paired with flagship hardware. It’s not only the best of Google but it’s also one of the best phones you can buy today. As is the situation with all expensive gadgets, you’ll want to protect that beloved handset. Whether it’s something ultra-strong, simple and practical, or somewhat flashy, there’s plenty of cases to choose from. Here are some of the best Pixel 3 cases available.

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Misconduct at Google, Alphabet earnings, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Thursday, October 25th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Verizon certifies the Razer Phone 2, Alphabet slightly misses the target for  [Read More…]

How to delete your Google Search history

Google makes it incredibly easy to manage your account activity. As a company that got its start in search, it now gives users dead simple controls over search activity and history.

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to delete your Google search history, you’re in luck. You can do that, and so much more. It’s definitely not new by any stretch, but it’s much easier now  and we definitely recommend you check it out.

If you visit myactivity.google.com from a desktop  [Read More…]

Google Pixel Stand review

One of the most noteworthy additions to the Pixel line of phones for 2018 is the option for wireless charging. Available in many other flagship phones of the day, it’s been sorely lacking from Google’s seat at the table.

Not only did the Pixel 3 arrive with wireless charging, but it showed up with a new charger, too. Available now, the Pixel Stand delivers a fast, wireless charge to the Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL, and other Qi-capable phones.

The Pixel  [Read More…]

The best leather cases for the Google Pixel 3

Google Pixel 3 is a gorgeous device, and it would only be fitting to add a gorgeous case to protect it. Silicone and hard plastic cases are great for protection, but a leather case just adds the right touch of elegance. These are the best leather cases for your new Pixel 3 that we’ve found so far.

Slim wallet Bellroy leather phone wallet

Bellroy, the maker of fine leather goods, has a slim wallet option for your Pixel  [Read More…]

SD and HD titles on Google Play Movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

The price of new 4K movies is also being lowered.

4K is steadily becoming the new resolution norm in the entrainment world, and to make sure it stays on top of things, Google is now upgrading all of its users’ SD and HD titles to 4K at no extra cost.

This move was announced on October 23, and according to Google, “when 4K titles are available from participating Hollywood studios, we’ll upgrade your past movie purchases so  [Read More…]

How to enable hands-free “OK Google” detection

Google has hung their hat on Search for most of their existence. It collects data and enables the company to create ad revenue, which in turn, offers you some cool services and products.

One of those products is Android and it has Search built into its core. A new trick Search has is voice-enabled feature sets on mobile. Today, we’re going to show you how to make this one a must-have with hands-free detection.

What’s It Do?

Hands-free detection will  [Read More…]

Best Heavy Duty Cases for Google Pixel 3 XL

The Pixel 3 XL is the slightly larger, slightly more expensive, and slightly cooler new Google phone — I suppose you could say it’s a notch above the competition. All jokes aside, with a quality phone like the Pixel 3 XL you’re going to want to protect it with a heavy duty case to make sure it last and always looks great. We’ve rounded up the best cases, from budget-friendly cases to more premium offerings.

A clear case with style  [Read More…]

Google Home Hub review

First there was the Google Home. Then, the Google Home Mini and Home Max. For 2018 it’s the Google Home Hub.

Unlike its predecessors, the Home Hub is the first product in the smart home line to offer up a full display. It’s the same smarts underneath, and features a a decent speaker, and sounds pretty much like the same experience. It’s not. The Google Home Hub changes the game for Google.

Think back over the last decade or so  [Read More…]