Tag Archive: Pixel


Never waste your time looking for keys again with this $42 5-pack of TrackR Pixel tracking devices

How much time have you wasted in your life shuffling around your home looking for your keys? Never again!

These TrackR pixel 5-pack Bluetooth tracking devices are down to $ 42.29 on Amazon. These trackers normally sell for $ 75. They dropped to $ 50 for the Black Friday shopping season, but that was the lowest they’ve ever gone before this deal.

There are a couple of other packs on sale, but they are either out of stock (you  [Read More…]

Every Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Case We Could Find

Looking for a case for your brand new Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL? We’ve got you covered!

There are so many reasons to get a case for your Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. Whether you want the highest level of protection available to prevent damage to your new phone or the most transparent, thinnest case available to show off your new phone with pride, there are plenty of options out there.

Regardless of  [Read More…]

How to take the best photos with your Google Pixel 2

For many, the most important feature of a smartphone is its camera.

The Google Pixel 2 has a superb camera. There’s no doubt about that. But we know that with all photography, it’s not just the tools — it’s how you use them that makes a huge difference. Even though you can open up your Pixel 2 with no knowledge of photography and take some great shots, you should strive to do more — and we have  [Read More…]

Are you keeping your Pixel 2 XL?

To keep or not to keep.

Just like pretty much every other phone that’s released, the Pixel 2 XL has had its fair share of ups and downs. The initial launch and the numerous display complaints left some folks with a bad taste in their mouths, but after Google addressed these issues and pushed out a handful of updates to the phone, it’s now better than ever.

Some of our forum users recently got to talking about  [Read More…]

How to root the Google Pixel 2

Rooting your Pixel 2 doesn’t have to be complicated, just follow these steps.

There are numerous reasons to root an Android phone. You may want to change the theme of the device, enable certain functions that require deeper system access, or perhaps you just like to poke stuff until it breaks. If you’re purchasing a phone with the intent on rooting it, Google’s Pixel line is a solid place to start.

First and foremost, Google provides factory  [Read More…]

Pixel 2 XL fingerprint sensor slower after 8.1 update

Google is aware of the issue and actively looking into it.

Android 8.1 started rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices at the beginning of December, and while I’ve been enjoying the update without any issues, this hasn’t been the case for everyone.

Shortly after 8.1 started getting pushed out, some owners of the Pixel 2 XL took to Google’s official support forum to complain about a slowdown with the phone’s fingerprint sensor performance on 8.1 compared to 8.0.

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Deal: Pixel 2 and 2 XL now $50-$75 off at Google Store

Get Google’s latest for as little as $ 599.

Your available time for online holiday shopping is quickly coming to a close, but in a last attempt to help you get some savings on the perfect gift, Google is now discounting its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This deal is available exclusively on the Google Store, and it takes $ 50 off the smaller Pixel 2 and $ 75 off its XL sibling.

This discount is  [Read More…]

All Pixel system apps on Play Store now show ’1-5′ installs

When official sales numbers are unavailable, people have been judging some device’s sales using the Play Store install count on some system apps. It’s an easy, though likely not very accurate, way to judge how many devices have been sold since those apps often auto update for most people.

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Google seems to be unhappy with this method of judging sales, so it has changed the install count on all Pixel device system apps  [Read More…]

Google’s AR Stickers are now making their way to Pixel phones

Remember the AR stickers feature which Google demoed during its Pixel 2 event in October? Well, the search giant has released the AR Stickers app in the Play Store. It’s available for Pixel phones and require Android 8.1 Oreo to work – which is in the process of rolling out. If you managed to make […]

The Pixel 2’s eSIM makes it dead simple to ditch your carrier for Project Fi

Google’s new Pixels have an ace up their sleeves.

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have what’s called an “eSIM” — essentially an embedded SIM card that can be activated and deactivated on the fly to emulate a physical SIM card. But you don’t have to know the details about how it works — you just need to know that it’s an amazing innovation that makes it dead easy to  [Read More…]