Tag Archive: Pixel


Google Pixel: A real-world review, one week later

What do the Android Central editors think of the Google Pixel after a week?

Google’s Pixel phones have been out for just over a week now, and some of us have had them for far longer. We’ve written three reviews and ten times the number of editorials, and yet there’s more to say about these amazing devices — so we convened a roundtable to do just that.

First, Pixel or Pixel XL?  [Read More…]

T-Mobile will give you 50% back on your Google Pixel purchase

T-Mobile is back with a new offer for Google Pixel owners who are looking to bring their unlocked phone over to its network. If you purchase an unlocked Pixel and bring it to T-Mobile and sign up for a T-Mobile One plan, you can get 50% of the purchase price back. That’s right, T-Mobile is offering to pay you (through monthly bill credits) to bring your new phone over to its network. Whether you purchased your Pixel through Google or  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Says Bring Your Google Pixel In, Get $325 Refund

Earlier today T-Mobile CEO John Legere teased an important Pixel announcement scheduled for today. We speculated this could mean that Google’s latest Pixel couple will land in T-Mobile retail locations. But as, it turns out we were wrong. Nevertheless, T-Mobile still manages to come out with a very exciting announcement. T-Mobile won’t be offering the

T-Mobile will probably offer the Google Pixel soon

When Google announced the Pixel and Pixel XL a few months ago, the search giant said Verizon will be exclusively offering the two phones under its banner. Well, it appears that people who prefer buying phones via a carrier contract will be have one more option to choose from while the Pixels are concerned. T-Mobile

Google aims to solve Pixel retail support conundrum with uBreakiFix repair partnership

Same-day repairs for your Pixel will soon be available.

In an attempt to fix its inherent shortcoming of not having a physical retail presence for in-person phone repairs and support, Google has struck a deal with popular electronics repair chain uBreakiFix to be the exclusive repair company for the new Pixel and Pixel XL. Pixel owners will be able to take their broken phone into any of uBreakiFix’s 250 retail locations across the U.S. and Canada, or mail the  [Read More…]

Wednesday’s best tech deals and discount codes: Samsung Fast Qi charger, Honor 8, Pixel cases

Happy Wednesday! I’ve finally found time to hook up the two extra Amazon Echo Dots I preordered a month ago as well as the Philips Hue lighting system. I grabbed the combo on sale for $ 99, but that sale has passed now. Smart lights paired with the Dot are pretty cool, but more importantly they

Google rolling out soft update to fix Pixel camera flaring problems soon

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are the new kids on the block and customers are very excited to finally get their hands on the phones. But even if the devices haven’t been around for long, some users are already signaling an issue with the phones. A number of Pixel owners have taken to Reddit and

How to use the blue light-killing Night Light on the Google Pixel

How do I use the Night Light feature on the Google Pixel?

Like many phones this year, Google’s Pixel offers a feature called Night Light that tints the screen a reddish-yellow to reduce the amount of sleep-affecting blue light being given off by the phone’s AMOLED display.

While it’s not likely going to save you a sleepless night if you’re prone to bouts of insomnia, blue light filters have been shown to cut down on the  [Read More…]

Daily Briefing: The Pixel is too popular for its own good

Tuesday, October 25 feels like a Thursday. You know?

Xiaomi is an interesting company. The same day that it announces a phone that looks almost identical to the Galaxy Note 7, it follows up with another that looks like nothing else out there. The Mi Note 2 could stand in for any Samsung or Huawei phone from the past year, but Xiaomi says that the future is all-screen, no bezel, and that includes pioneering a number  [Read More…]

I used a Pixel XL for 4 days and all I want is a Note 7

In many ways, Google Pixel is the best phone I’ve ever used. However…

Google Pixel is priced at a point where people expect a premium experience — and in many ways, Google has delivered. The aluminum body looks and feels nice, the software is incredibly smooth and capable, the camera is out of this world excellent almost every time, and the battery life is on the higher end of functional. This is a great phone, and  [Read More…]