Tag Archive: Pixel

Google offers price savings of up to £170 on the Pixel 4 and 4 XL

Google’s flagship Pixel 4 is set to drop in pricing in the UK. The company is discounting the flagship handset by £150 when you buy a 64 GB model. If you opt for a larger 128 GB model, you’ll be able to save up to £170. These savings apply to both the Pixel 4 and 4 XL.

These deals run from April 1st through to the 14th of April. You can purchase the Pixel 4 from Google’s partners in Argos,  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3a gets even cheaper in the UK this April

Google offers discounts on Pixel and Nest Smart home products this Easter

Google is offering price discounts on members of the Pixel family this Easter. The Pixel 3a and 3a XL will be £30 off when purchased from a few retailers including the Google Store, Currys, John Lewis, and Argos. This will knock the price of the smaller Pixel down to £299, and that of the larger Pixel to £369. This deal runs from March 31st through  [Read More…]

24/7 customer support is built into your Pixel phone — here’s how to use it

Google’s Pixel phones have something for everyone. They take phenomenal pictures, Google’s policy for software updates is unmatched, and so on. We commend Google’s clean Android interface for being easy to use, but there may come a time when you just get stuck. Thankfully, Google makes it incredibly easy to get in touch with its customer support team.

Products used in this guide Free customer support: Google Pixel 3a ($ 363 at Amazon) How to contact Google about  [Read More…]

Get Android 11 on your Pixel the easy way with the Android Flash Tool

This sure beats downloading tools and running a command line.

Getting early Developer Preview software on your Pixel has always been a bit of a task, requiring downloads and some knowledge of how a command line works. But now Google has a new tool you can run right in your computer’s web browser to flash Android 11 on your Pixel. All you need is a USB cable and a little time on your hands, and you can  [Read More…]

Pixel owners flooding Google Camera app with one-star reviews

The majority of complaints are from owners of the Pixel 2.

What you need to know Pixel smartphone users are experiencing issues after recent software updates have caused apps to crash when attempting to access the camera. The majority of users having problems use a Pixel 2, but many others have reported issues when using other Pixel smartphones. As a result, there are several posts on the Google support forum about the issues, and the Google Camera  [Read More…]

AC Podcast 464: Everything Canceled; Galaxy S20 Review; Pixel 4a Leak

COVID-19 continues to dominate tech news and international headlines. Daniel, Jerry, and Ara discuss the impact of the virus so far and offer suggestions on what to do if you’re spending more time than usual at home.

Getting back to gadgets, they review Samsung’s Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus. There’s also a leaked video of Pixel 4a!

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The Pixel 5 may have a midrange Snapdragon 765G instead of a Snapdragon 865

The revelations come from a teardown of the Camera app.

What you need to know Google may not launch a flagship phone later this year. Instead, the Pixel 5 series may have a Snapdragon 765G powering them. It’s unclear what the pricing of the new phones will be if this comes to pass, or what the fate of the Pixel Xa series will be.

According to a teardown of the Google Camera app on a pre-release version  [Read More…]

The Pixel 4a is getting speedy, flagship level storage

Along with RAM and processor upgrades, the adoption of UFS means the Pixel 4a will be meaningfully faster than the 3a.

What you need to know Google’s Pixel 4a will come equipped with faster UFS storage. Along with the Pixel 4a’s 6GB of RAM and Snapdragon 730, this represents a substantial upgrade over the 3a. UFS storage will provide SSD like speeds for Google’s budget phone, meaning apps and games will launch faster.

Google’s Pixel 4a is  [Read More…]

Here’s what the Pixel 4 sees when you wave your hand in front of it

Underlying Motion Sense is a radar system called Soli.

What you need to know Google’s AI team this week took to blogging about how they implemented Motion Sense in the Pixel 4. The technology underpinning the feature is called Soli, a short-range radar sensor. In addition, Google used the power of AI and machine learning to allow the phone to understand a user’s gestures and movements.

One of the Pixel 4’s most exciting innovations is Motion Sense,  [Read More…]

How to set up dark mode scheduling on your Pixel phone

With Android 10, Google introduced dark mode as a native Android feature — except you could only turn it on and off manually. Thankfully, with the March 2020 feature drop for Pixel phones, Google added the ability to schedule dark mode to match the sunset and sunrise. If you have a Pixel, here’s how to use that scheduling feature for yourself.

Products used in this guide Pixel for everyone: Google Pixel 3a ($ 363 at Amazon) How to  [Read More…]