Tag Archive: Original


Original Pixel XL users experiencing quick charging issues with Android Pie

Some owners of the original 2016 Pixel XL have been experiencing issues with quick charging since upgrading to Android Pie. The issue existed back on the Android P beta as well, but by the time you get an official release, all bugs should be resolved.

When quick charging the original 2016 Pixel XL can charge at a maximum rate of 5V/3A significantly decreasing charging times. With the Android Pie update, many users are reporting a much slower charging rate.

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Original Pixel and Pixel 2 gain official LineageOS 15.1 support

CyanogenMod was formerly the most popular custom ROM for Android devices. It even came pre-installed on a number of handset including the OnePlus One.

But while CyanogenMod ceased to exist a few years back, you can still download and install its successor, LineageOS, on select devices. This includes most of Google’s Nexus devices, but interestingly enough the newer Pixel models weren’t part of the list. But not anymore.

The official LineageOS 15.1 builds for the original Pixel (aka “sailfish) and  [Read More…]

Grab an original Google Pixel in refurb condition for $200 or new for $300

Don’t miss out.

Woot is currently offering the 32GB Google Pixel in refurbished condition for $ 199.99, or you can opt for a new in box unit for $ 299.99. With the refurb, only the 32GB option is available, and only in black. For the new units, you can pick between the 32GB and 128GB storage capacities, but also only in black. The refurb phones are backed by a 90-day Woot warranty, and the new ones are backed by  [Read More…]

PUBG Mobile Review – the original Battle Royale lands on mobile

PUBG is the original Battle Royale game that started the craze. It’s wildly popular on PC and on XBox, but will that gameplay and its accompanying success carry over to Mobile? Read on to find out.

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It was a nice run: Google stops selling the original Pixel and Pixel XL

Google has officially stopped selling the original Pixel and Pixel XL. These were landmark devices and helped Google push towards providing an even better smartphone experience with stock Android.

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Original Prime Video shows got Amazon 5 million new Prime subscribers in 2017

26 million people watched original and third-party programming, too.

Similar to Netflix and Hulu, Amazon creates a number of original programming for its Prime Video streaming service – one of the many perks that come with an Amazon Prime subscription. Amazon spends billions of dollars on this video content each year, and thanks to a new report, we now have a better idea as to how these original shows make Amazon money.

According to internal documents that  [Read More…]

T-Mobile launches BYOD promo on Google Pixel 2, half off original price

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, like their predecessors, are Verizon exclusives in the US, and this is causing some consternation for some who were hoping to get the new Pixels on an installment plan with AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile. Google isn’t repenting of its Verizon exclusivity for its phone hardware. There is […]

Grab an original Pebble smart watch (refurb) for just $18

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with an impulse purchase that will take you back a few years.

The original Pebble smartwatch made waves when it was first revealed. From the moment it hit Kickstarter there was a ton of hype around it, and people loved it once they got their hands on it. Years have passed since the initial release, and while smart watches have become more sophisticated and Pebble was bought out by  [Read More…]

ASUS announces five ZenFone 4 variants: Original, Pro, Max Pro, Selfie, and Selfie Pro

ASUS has announced the ZenFone 4. While the number “4” for 4 variants would’ve been ideal marketing (ASUS had 3 variants for the ZenFone 3), the Taiwanese Android OEM has emerged with five ZenFone 4 variants: ZenFone 4 (Original), ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4 Max Pro, ZenFone 4 Selfie, and ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. All […]

The Moto X4 looks like a true successor to the original

Moto X4 leaks in all its glory.

Motorola’s Moto X line has taken a back seat as the company has focused on the modular Moto Z line, but that looks to be changing soon. We already know Motorola is coming out with a fourth Moto X, but a leak from Brazilian site Tudocellular, which obtained images as it passes through the country’s telecommunications agency, confirms a few key features for the device.

The leaked photos confirmed some  [Read More…]