Tag Archive: Pixel


Pixel and Nexus factory images with July security patches now available, OTAs arriving soon

Another month, another set of security fixes for Android.

Right on schedule, Google has released the latest factory images and OTA files for recent Pixels and Nexuses, including the July 5 security patches. This update will hit the Pixel XL, Pixel, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Pixel C, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. The new software is still based on Android 7.1.2 for the modern devices, but of course 7.1.1 for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, which  [Read More…]

Best Charging Stands for Google Pixel

Elevate your Pixel off the table while it charges with these charging stands.

Finding a charging stand for your Google Pixel is, as we learned, a matter of making compromises. One of the best features of the Google Pixel is its fast charging ability, but you’ll get the best results using the charging cable and wall outlet that came with your phone.

There are a number of charging stands that support a USB-C connection, but the  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 XL concept shows front-facing speakers and minimal display

While we anxiously await for the Google Pixel 2 to see if the design will stick to what we know with the first generation Pixel devices or take inspiration from the Galaxy S8, a new concept of the device has surfaced online. Many expect the Pixel 2 to follow the S8’s bezel-less design and naturally […]

Best Google Pixel Deals for July 2017

What is the best deal you can get on a Google Pixel?

When shopping for a new gadget, like the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, you should be looking for the best possible deal available. But hunting them down can be difficult since most retailers change them weekly — but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Whether you are looking to save finance your purchase, get some freebies with it, or try and save some money on  [Read More…]

Best Battery Cases for Google Pixel

Keep your Pixel’s battery topped up with these battery cases.

The Google Pixel has been out for a while now, and you might be finding its 2,770mAh battery struggling to make it through a full day of usage without needing a charge.

Battery cases are one option to consider, if you’re alright with the added bulk. While your options are quite limited, here are the best we’ve found, which include options for both the Pixel and Pixel  [Read More…]

The Pixel 2 lineup could see a slight design change

A new series of leaks confirm that the Pixel 2 lineup will feature flagship specs, but may also see a slight design change from its predecessors.

A Guide to Waterproofing Your Google Pixel

So the Pixel’s not waterproof — there are workarounds!

For most people, the Google Pixel’s lack of waterproofing isn’t a total dealbreaker, and most folks will pick up a Pixel or Pixel XL without giving waterproofing a second thought.

Then there are those of us who have dropped our phones in the toilet at some point or have a loved one who has (like a certain writer’s wife), so we know the perils that can come from  [Read More…]

Grab some Google Home and Pixel deals on the Google Store

Google have kicked off a few deals on the Google Store that may convince you to make your next purchase. Call it a coincidence with the OnePlus 5 launch, but Google are offering a free Google Home to customers that purchase a Pixel XL. That’s quite the incentive. Just add both a Pixel XL and […]

Best Heavy Duty Cases for Google Pixel

What are the best rugged cases for the Google Pixel?

The Google Pixel is quite possibly the best phone of 2016. It’s a beautifully designed phone (and rather expensive to boot). If you’ve got one, you’ll want to make sure you keep it protected.

And therein lies the problem with any new phone — should you forgo a case and risk scratches and scuffs or keep it looking brand new with a rugged case? If you fall  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 rumor roundup

What do we want from the Google Pixel 2?

It’s June, which means that we’re only a couple of months away from a new, delicious version of Android, and if history is any indicator, 4 to 5 months away from brand new Pixel phones.

Up until recently, we thought this year’s crop was to be a fairly predictable update to last year’s — two devices built by HTC with improved specs and a newer version of Android.  [Read More…]