Tag Archive: Pixel


Google Pixel Buds are now available for pre-order on B&H Photo for $179

Expected to launch in spring 2020.

What you need to know Google’s new Pixel Buds have shown up on B&H Photo for pre-order. So far, only the listing for the Clearly White color option is available, and the price is $ 179. The new true wireless Google Pixel Buds are expected to launch this spring.

Google first showed off the new Pixel Buds at its Made by Google event back in October 2019. At that time, the  [Read More…]

The Pixel 5 makes an early appearance in AOSP

It could also launch as a more mid-range device than we’ve expected.

What you need to know A reference to the Pixel 5 has been spotted in AOSP code. This is the first concrete evidence, other than expectation, that Google’s next flagship will be called the Pixel 5. There’s a possibility that the Pixel 5 may support 5G, and be more midrange than previous Pixels.

Google is expected to launch a bunch of new Pixels this year.  [Read More…]

What’s on your Pixel 5 wish list?

Let’s have a chat with the AC forums.

We aren’t expecting Google to announce the Pixel 5 until much later in the year, but as the story often goes, that hasn’t stopped people from creating wish lists of what they want to see in the upcoming flagship.

The Pixel 4 brought some great ideas to the table, such as a 90Hz display and dual cameras, but there are plenty of areas in which Google can improve with  [Read More…]

Does the Pixel 4 shoot better photos than the iPhone 11?

Best answer: Yes. The Pixel 4’s main camera presents better results because the software does so much of the heavy lifting. With manual sliders for both exposure and shadows, users have more control over dynamic range, and Night Sight is elective, rather than a mode that kicks in on its own.

Stay cool and get close: Google Pixel 4 (From $ 630 at Amazon) The Pixel 4 gives good odds on getting a good photo

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Google has begun rolling out Automatic Call Screening to all Pixel phones

You’ll no longer have to worry about robocalls — if you own a Pixel, that is.

What you need to know Google is bringing its Automatic Call Screening feature to all Pixels. Call screening was previously exclusive to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4. The feature lets you avoid robocalls, by having Google Assistant answer the call for you.

Among the most useful features Google has released for its Pixel lineup — and the most enviable, since  [Read More…]

Nomad’s new Rugged Cases for Pixel 4 are compatible with Moment lenses

They have an integrated plate for mounting a Moment lens!

What you need to know Nomad has just announced its brand new Rugged cases. They’re available for Google Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL. The cases have an integrated plate for mounting a Moment lens directly to your phone’s camera!

Nomad has just announced its brand new Rugged cases for Google Pixel 4, featuring an integrated plate for mounting Moment lenses.

In a release, Nomad said:

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February 2020 security patch rolling out with a ton of Pixel 4 bug fixes

There are patches for overexposed video capture, NFC wonkiness, and more.

What you need to know As of February 3, 2020, the latest Android security patch is rolling out to Pixel phones. There are quite a few fixes/updates specifically for the Pixel 4 and 4 XL. These include a fix for devices getting stuck during boot, broken NFC functionality, and more.

January is officially in the books and February is upon us as the second month of  [Read More…]

New Google Assistant coming soon to 3-button navigation on Pixel 4

Don’t like navigation gestures? Soon, you can experience the best Google Assistant without them.

What you need to know The new Google Assistant will soon be available for Pixel 4 users that prefer 3-button navigation over gestural navigation. A specific version of the Google App seems to enable the feature, which should be showing up as an app update for all users soon. The new Google Assistant enables several new features, such as replying to messages by  [Read More…]

How to use, customize and disable Active Edge on a Google Pixel phone

One of the most underrated hardware features on Pixel phones is one you can’t even see. Active Edge lets you squeeze your phone to launch Google Assistant or silence incoming calls and notifications. It’s a pretty neat trick that accomplishes a simple set of tasks; and if you want to turn it off, you aren’t stuck with a useless button on your phone as is the case with the competition. Here’s how you can get started with Active  [Read More…]

Here’s why the Pixel 4a will be a better phone without Soli

Using a Pixel 4 XL without Soli makes it very obvious just how frivolous the feature really is.

When Google launched the Pixel 4 and 4 XL last year, it spent a considerable amount of time showing off Motion Sense, a gesture system that lets you control the phone by waving your hand over the display. While that sounds incredibly cool, the final implementation was far from perfect. All you could do with the feature was dismiss  [Read More…]