Tag Archive: Pixel


Best alternatives to the Chromebook Pixel

With the Chromebook Pixel heading off into the super high-resolution sunset — at least for now — something has to take its place as king of the Chromebook hill.

For a lot of people, the Chromebook Pixel didn’t make any sense. Our company stance here at Android Central was that it was too expensive and didn’t bring anything more to the table than a lot of other models, so you were better off passing. Personally, I  [Read More…]

Rumour Roundup: Google Pixel pricing, Samsung Veyron, and Moto M

How about a nice triple dose of rumors as we head into the weekend? We’ve gathered up three of the more interesting unconfirmed reports floating around the internet this week as it pertains to Android and the smartphone space. Let’s get to it! Google Pixel phones pricing According to Nexusblog, the upcoming Google smartphones will carry

Lenovo’s Yoga Book aims to be the tablet-laptop convertible the Pixel C never was

Lenovo’s not new to tablets or convertibles — but the Yoga Book is something fresh and exciting.

The end game for any sort of tablet is, really, for it to transcend its status as merely being a tablet. And this is the stuff of legend, folks. We’re talking about the likes of the aborted Microsoft Courier. We’re talking about what ASUS tried to do with its Transformer line. Or, really, what Microsoft has managed to accomplish  [Read More…]

As we await a refresh, Google ends sales of Chromebook Pixel 2015

With refreshes imminent, there’s little need to keep selling a $ 1300 18-month-old Chromebook.

After discontinuing the lower-end $ 999 model back in April, Google has taken the axe to the last remaining Chromebook Pixel model it was selling. The higher-end $ 1299 version of the Chromebook Pixel 2015 is no longer on sale from the Google Store or the handful of retailers that were still selling the prohibitively expensive laptop, and VentureBeat received a statement from Google indicating  [Read More…]

Google Play update hits Pixel 2015 and Acer R11 Chromebooks

We’re hearing reports that the Pixel 2015 and Acer R11 Chromebooks have a Dev channel update that brings support for Android apps and the Google Play Store. The two devices will join the ASUS Chromebook Flip as part of the testing platform to get the stable channel of Chrome OS ready for the Play Store. When the program comes out of beta, many current and future Chromebooks will be able to install and run your favorite Android  [Read More…]

Best cases for Pixel C

Looking for an awesome case or sleeve for your Pixel C? We can help.

Google’s Pixel C is a versatile and powerful tablet with a large, amazing display. And as such, you’ll want to protect your investment by slipping it into some kind of case or sleeve. Here are the ones we like.

IVSO Ultra-Slim Pixel C Case Pixel C Folio Keyboard Amzer Universal Portfolio Case Vostrostone KuGi Pixel C Case Waterfield Designs Pixel C SleeveCase  [Read More…]

My HTC 10 hates the Pixel C charger

All chargers are not equal, and I thought a silly mistake meant the end of my HTC 10.

I thought my HTC 10 had gone to the big recycle bin in the sky last night.

I needed another full size SD card for my camera to take to Google I/O. I ordered one from Amazon, but Prime shipping at the last minute and Amazon’s fun policy of using the USPS means it gets delivered about 10  [Read More…]

Google is no longer selling its $999 2015 Chromebook Pixel

Google has quietly removed the $ 999 model of the 2015 Chromebook Pixel from the Google Store site. The company is still selling the higher end $ 1,299 version of the ChromeOS notebook.

Google confirmed to VentureBeat that the $ 999 model won’t be made available for sale again. The notebook had an Intel Core i5 processor inside, along with 8GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a touchscreen. The $ 1,299 model, with an  [Read More…]

AC editors’ apps of the week: Eat24, CraveTV, Pixel Dungeon and more

Our weekly app picks

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we  [Read More…]

How to install Android N Developer preview on Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, and Pixel C

Do you own a Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, or Pixel C? Did you know that you could be on the cutting-edge versions of Android? That’s right! You can install the latest, test and development releases of Android before it’s rolled out to the masses. As of today, Android N Developer Preview 2 is