Tag Archive: Pixel


Video: Android P impressions, and what it means for the Pixel 3

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The next version of Android brings new features and design changes both subtle and controversial — while also giving us a hint of what’s coming in the next generation of Pixel phones.

This is Android P — the next major release that’ll eventually turn into pumpkin pie or popsicle or pancake or… whatever.

It’s available as a Developer Preview now, and the finished version of Android 9.0 should land sometime in August if Google’s timeline plays out. As  [Read More…]

What are you hoping to see in the Google Pixel 3?

Google’s next big thing.

Google mostly knocked it out of the park with its Pixel 2 series, but large bezels on the small Pixel 2 and a lackluster screen on the Pixel 2 XL kept them back from true greatness for some buyers.

We’re anticipating Google to unveil its Pixel 3 lineup later this fall, and while the rumor mill is still fairly quiet regarding the phone, that hasn’t stopped some of our forum users from talking  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Google Pixel 2: Which should you buy?

Samsung’s market leader versus Google’s idealistic view of a smartphone.

Samsung’s flagships may outsell Google’s in massive numbers, but that definitely doesn’t stop many of us from thinking that the Pixel phones are the absolute best expression of Android on a smartphone. The Google Pixel 2 launched into a world where the Galaxy S8 was already over six months old, and now the roles are reversed: we have the brand-new Galaxy S9 to compare to.

The Galaxy  [Read More…]

Google announces Android P Developer Preview, full images available for Pixel phones now

You can’t stop progress.

A day after Google had plenty of fun with National Oreo Day, it’s releasing the first Developer Preview of the next software version: Android P. Now we don’t know what the official name for Android P will be yet, but that hasn’t ever stopped Google from letting developers get their hands on early builds of the new software.

As was the case with both Nougat and Oreo, Android P is looking to be  [Read More…]

Here’s how to download the Android P Pixel Launcher

Android P’s first developer preview is here, and while there’s a lot that remains unknown, it’s still exciting times in the world of Android. The overall look of Android P seems to be mostly the same compared to Oreo, but one area that has seen a visual update is the Pixel Launcher.

In Android P, the Pixel Launcher now has an outline around the Google search bar and your dock that moves up as you swipe open your  [Read More…]

How To: Install Android P Developer Preview on Pixel and Pixel 2 phones

Google has released the first Android P Developer Preview. Although it’s aimed at app developers, you can manually flash it on your Pixel and Pixel 2 devices. Here’s how to go about it.

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How to get Android P on your Pixel (and how to roll back to Oreo)

Get the Android P Developer Preview on your phone right away.

Another Android Developer preview is here, and this time we’ll be getting a look at what Android P has to offer. Eventually, anyway, because the first few versions probably won’t have much in the way of user-facing changes. That’s because the Android Developer preview was designed for developers who need to start working on any changes to their software right away. But even if you’re not a developer,  [Read More…]

Google Photos now lets you export Pixel 2 Motion Photos as GIFs

Available with Google Photos v3.15.

It’s no surprise at this point that the Pixel 2‘s camera is the best on the market, but one of its most underrated features is Motion Photos. This records a few frames before and after you press the shutter button when taking a picture, and you can now export them as GIFs.

Up until now, you’ve only been able to export files as videos or still photos. However, thanks to the addition  [Read More…]

Should you get the Galaxy S9+ or Pixel 2 XL?

A tougher decision than you might think.

During MWC 2018 last week, one of the highlights of the show was Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 series — most notably, the Galaxy S9+. The regular S9 is still one heck of a phone, but the S9+ has a decent edge with a larger battery, 2GB of extra RAM, and a second rear camera.

There’s a whole lot to like about the Galaxy S9+, but it’s going to be  [Read More…]

Deal: Google Store offering $100 credit with Pixel 2 XL

Available between March 1st and the 17th.

Google’s Pixel 2 XL is a truly excellent smartphone, but it’s also incredibly expensive. The starting price of $ 849 isn’t the easiest thing to swallow, and stepping up to 128GB of storage will set you back a whopping $ 949. To help offset some of that cost, the Google Store is offering a free $ 100 credit with the purchase of the phone.

After buying any color/storage variant of  [Read More…]