Tag Archive: Pixel


This is the Pixel 2 XL, starting at $849

The Pixel 2 leaks have been slowly trickling out over the past few months as we build up to the device release, each revealing slightly more about the device each time. However, this is the mother of all leaks. A final and official look at the Pixel XL 2, as well as a price. The […]

Google Pixel 2 XL shown in black and white, pricing rumored at $849

Here’s our best render leak yet.

We’re just a couple weeks away from Google’s October 4 Pixel event, so we’re in the crunch time for major leaks. Look what we have here: the folks over at Droid-life have renders of the new Pixel 2 XL in both black and white. Yes the name is apparently “Pixel 2 XL” with the 2 before the XL, which is something that has been a bit of a toss-up before now.

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Pixel and Nexus owners, how’s the Oreo update holding up?

The Oreo update has been out for a few weeks now. How’s it going so far?

The Google Pixel received Android 8.0 Oreo on August 21, though thousands of people had been using it in Developer Preview form for longer than that.

Still, a finished Android version is sure to attract a lot of attention, even from average folks whose lives don’t revolve around the comings and goings of updates named after sweet treats. And while Android  [Read More…]

Some Nexus 6P owners getting Pixel XL as RMA replacement

The Nexus 6P hasn’t had the best track record for reliability. Many people are facing issues like bootlooping, battery drain, and more. It’s terrible when your phone, a device that’s at the center of many people’s lives, suddenly stops working at the worst time.

Thankfully, Google is trying to make it right. Some people are reporting that they have sent their devices out for RMA and have received Pixel XLs instead of another 6P. This has worked even out of warranty. Unfortunately, it’s currently  [Read More…]

How to enable the Pixel 2 Android Oreo Always on Display on AOSP right now

Android Oreo while a small update it terms of visual changes brought some interesting new features. The new Autofill API paved the way to improve the way in which apps like LastPass interact with the OS, as well as things like Project Treble. Another new feature enabled by Android Oreo is the Always on Ambient […]

Grab an unlocked 128GB Google Pixel for $610, or the Pixel XL for $650

Newegg Flash is offering major discounts on 128GB Google Pixel devices, with the standard Pixel available for just $ 609.99 while the XL version is available for $ 649.99. This saves you $ 139 off the regular price of the standard Pixel and $ 219 off the XL edition. Good luck finding this much phone for that price anywhere else. This deal is only available in the ‘quite black’ color.

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL: Everything you need to know

A year on, Google’s Pixels remain important — this is what you need to know.

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are fantastic. These phones are the first made entirely under Google’s control, following in the footsteps of the two Chromebook Pixels and the Pixel C tablet — and they marked a new era of smartphones blessed by Google.

That makes these phones interesting from a hardware perspective, wearing just the “G” logo on the back and taking  [Read More…]

How to manually update your Nexus or Pixel

Get the latest version of Android on your phone on your own terms.

Now that Android Oreo is available, Pixel and Nexus owners are clamoring to get the latest updates as soon as possible. But Google doesn’t always push these over-the-air updates as soon as people would like, which is where this guide comes in. Using the tips below, you can sideload factory images or OTA updates to your Nexus or Pixel device as soon as they  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 all set to launch on October 4th

Last year on October 4th, Google launched the Pixel and the Pixel XL, the first exclusive smartphones from Google. Exactly a year later, Google is all set to launch the second generation Pixel devices, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2 on the same date, October 4th. Google has already begun the advertising campaign […]

Official: Google to announce Pixel 2 on Oct. 4

The Pixel 2 phones will be announced on October 4. Stay tuned!

Google hasn’t yet sent out invitations to its next event, but it is beginning to tease it. After sightings of a billboard in Boston suggested that we “ask more of our phone,” Google has thrown up a homepage for the entire world with the same notion — the Pixel 2s are coming.

Dubbed Ask More, the page is quite simple and requests users share their  [Read More…]