Tag Archive: Owners


Pixel owners get behind the scenes look at ‘Isle of Dogs’ in VR

Dogs and VR – what more could you want?

On March 23, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs film will hit theaters for all to see. The stop-motion animation takes place in a future Japan in which all dogs have been banned to an island due to canine flu, and it follows a young 12-year-old boy searching for his best friend. Isle of Dogs currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and nearly a month before it comes to theaters,  [Read More…]

Select “loyal” Nexus owners are getting a 20% discount on the Pixel 2

We have some good news for those of you who have been loyal members of the Nexus clan for years. Well at least for some. According to several reports that emerged on Reddit, Google has been sending emails to select people who purchased Nexus devices in the past offering a pretty sweet discount on the […]

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Google is giving away a free pen loop to Pixelbook owners

It’s a pretty simple solution, but it’s better than nothing.

In addition to the Pixelbook itself, Google also released the Pixelbook Pen alongside it. The Pixelbook Pen is a $ 100 stylus that allows you to doodle on the Pixelbook and easily call upon the Google Assistant, and while its price might be tough to swallow, it’s a really fun accessory if you’ve got the cash to cover it.

However, as great as the Pixelbook Pen is,  [Read More…]

Deal: Early Pixelbook owners can get a $100 credit from certain retailers

If you were one of the first customers to buy a Google Pixelbook, you can get $ 100 back and a free Google Home.

The suggested retail price for Google’s base model Pixelbook is $ 999, but after a little more than a month on the shelves the convertible saw a holiday discount to $ 899 and a free Google Home from certain retailers. Early adopters who bought the device in the first few weeks may be in luck,  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Owner’s Gift Guide

Samsung Galaxy Owner’s Gift Guide

When it comes to selling phones to a wide variety of consumers and being an instantly recognizable brand in consumer electronics, no company does it quite like Samsung. Not only has it completely set the bar for what a flagship phone is with the Galaxy S line, but it continues to push boundaries with the Galaxy Note line as well. And in the past couple of years, it  [Read More…]

Pixel and Nexus owners, how’s the Oreo update holding up?

The Oreo update has been out for a few weeks now. How’s it going so far?

The Google Pixel received Android 8.0 Oreo on August 21, though thousands of people had been using it in Developer Preview form for longer than that.

Still, a finished Android version is sure to attract a lot of attention, even from average folks whose lives don’t revolve around the comings and goings of updates named after sweet treats. And while Android  [Read More…]

Some Nexus 6P owners getting Pixel XL as RMA replacement

The Nexus 6P hasn’t had the best track record for reliability. Many people are facing issues like bootlooping, battery drain, and more. It’s terrible when your phone, a device that’s at the center of many people’s lives, suddenly stops working at the worst time.

Thankfully, Google is trying to make it right. Some people are reporting that they have sent their devices out for RMA and have received Pixel XLs instead of another 6P. This has worked even out of warranty. Unfortunately, it’s currently  [Read More…]

Pixel owners on Oreo receiving September patch disguised as downgrade to Nougat

Certain Pixel owners are being asked to downgrade their phone’s software.

The Android 8.0 Oreo announcement came and went a few weeks ago, and the Pixel phones began recieving the over-the-air update. However, it looks like some users are running into a new problem: their phones are asking to be updated to Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

9to5Google reports that several users on Google+ and Google’s Product Forums have noted that they received the “update” notification. Fortunately, it seems  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S8+ can clearly change an owner’s view of their iPhone 7 Plus

Owners of both the Galaxy S8+ and iPhone 7 sound off on their differences.

We’ve all been there before: you think the phone you have right now is The Best Thing Ever™, only to use something else and start to question why you’re still using your current device. Apparently that’s happening for a number of iPhone 7 Plus owners, like forum user jjinal, who has picked up a Galaxy S8+ and found it tough to go back  [Read More…]

Google makes it easier for devs to hide apps from rooted phone owners

Last week, Netflix made headlines due to its decision of blocking owners of rooted devices or those with unlocked bootloaders from downloading the application from the Google Play Store. Which seemed quite puzzling at the time, since the app could still be side-loaded and rendered functional on the said devices. But soon more developers might […]