Tag Archives: Pixel

Google Pixel 2 gets updated camera UI

With the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Google added a bit more polish to the camera app. There’s a new mode selector that’s more in line with Apple and Samsung’s camera interfaces. This replaces the menu that you used to have to tap to get to the “Portrait” mode on the Pixel 2 or 2 XL. Just swipe across ... Read More »

Google Promises Fix for Pixel XL Charging Bug After Android Pie Update

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel XL users previously reported issued with third-party fast chargers The problem first surfaced in Android P DP4 Google is expected to resolve it within the coming weeks Users of the Pixel XL reported a bug on their smartphones after updating to the latest Android Pie, which prevented them from using fast charging adapters other than the ones bundled in the phone’s box. Google has ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL’s Slow Screen Unlocking Issue Is Getting a Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Google has confirmed a ‘proper’ fix for the screen unlocking lag The lag was found on some Pixel 2 XL after installing June Android update The fix is likely to debut sometime around the Android P public release If you were among the Pixel 2 XL users who were experiencing a lag in unlocking the screen after installing the June Android security update, Google has good ... Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ to Be the First Phone to Get Google AR Stickers Outside Pixel Lineup

HIGHLIGHTS LG G7 ThinQ to be the first non-Pixel phone to receive the update The new feature will be available with the phone’s next software update Google appears to be expanding AR Stickers outside Pixel phones for the f LG is working on bringing Google’s AR stickers to the LG G7 ThinQ smartphone. Six months since the launch of Google Pixel’s AR Stickers, they are finally ... Read More »

Pixel 3 Might Come With Wireless Charging Support, Google Expected to Launch Wireless Dock

HIGHLIGHTS The information has been obtained from Android P source code A Google-branded wireless dock might be in the works Pixel 3 is expected sometime later this year Android P Beta 2 aka Developer Preview 3 just dropped earlier this week, bringing several tweaks and bug fixes to the latest Android update. However, a report now reveals that it might also ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Facing Issues With Bundled Headphone Adapters, Some Users Claim

HIGHLIGHTS The bundled USB Type-C to 3.5mm adapter not working for some users Pixel forum thread consists of numerous users with the same issue Android Oreo update has reportedly not fixed the issue Woes for Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners seem endless, as multiple users have posted on the Pixel User Community forum about faulty headphone adapters that Google has bundled with both ... Read More »

Check for Update Button on Pixel, Nexus Devices to Finally Work in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Internal testing is underway, public release to happen in 2018 Latest version of Google Play Services required to get instant updates Feature not exclusive to Android Oreo The Check for update button on Pixel and Nexus devices has in recent times become a redundant feature, which ends up annoying users who love to press it despite knowing that it doesn’t really work. All ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday There will also be discounts on iPhone 7 and Xiaomi Mi A1 The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Pixel 2 XL P-OLED Screen ‘Burn-In’ Issue Reported, Google Launches Investigation

HIGHLIGHTS Google’s Pixel 2 XL smartphone may have some serious display issue Some users have complained about screen “burn-in” issue Google says it is looking into the matter If you are planning to purchase the Google Pixel 2 XL smartphone, you might want to hold that thought for sometime. Google said over the weekend it was actively investigating a report of screen ... Read More »