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August Android Security Update Rolling Out to Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Update now available for Pixel and Nexus devices It’ll roll out over the next few days You can also side-load it manually Google has released the August 2017 security update for supported Android devices, and it is now available for three Pixel devices – the Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C – and five Nexus ones, in Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. Of those eight, ... Read More »

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Google Pixel: Which Is the Best Camera Phone?

HIGHLIGHTS The HTC U11 boasts of a 12-megapixel sensor with OIS Samsung also uses a 12-megapixel sensor with a f/1.7 aperture The Google Pixel boasts of a 12.3-megapixel sensor and EIS The Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) and the Google Pixel (Review) are two of the best smartphones you can buy right now if a great camera is what you’re after in a phone. We saw this ... Read More »

Nokia 8, Nokia Edge, iPhone 8, Google Pixel XL 2: Leaks and Rumor round-up

  Saying that there is always a hype for the high-end flagship phones as it comes loaded with powerful specs and some innovation in some cases. Today, we are going to have a look at the rumored specifications of some much-expected smartphones. Nokia 8 Popular leakster, Evan Blass has shared an image of HMD’s upcoming Nokia flagship — Nokia 8. ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Users Face Fingerprint Sensor Issues Post Android 7.1.2 Update

Earlier this month, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update was made available for Pixel and select Nexus devices and brought along several bug fixes along. Now, several Pixel and Nexus owners have complained that the update also brought along an issue regarding the fingerprint sensors due to which the device fails to recognise the authentication hardware. On its support forum, Google ... Read More »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch

HIGHLIGHTS The new Android 7.1.1 will be available via OTA It will be rolling out to compatible devices over the next few weeks Android 7.1.1 brings new emojis, GIF support, and more After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 for Nexus and Pixel devices, Google has started rolling out the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for compatible devices. The ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Make Android’s Fragmentation Problem Worse

HIGHLIGHTS Google is known to celebrate diversity in Android hardware Pixel devices aspire to Apple’s integration of software & hardware This is causing more fragmentation in an already-fragmented ecosystem In October 2014, to coincide with the Android 5.0 Lollipop release, Google marketed the philosophy, “Be Together. Not The Same”. It essentially celebrated the variety of hardware that Android has to ... Read More »

Google Assistant Gets IFTTT Support; Makes Voice Commands on Pixel, Google Home More Powerful

Google unveiled its smart home speaker called Google Home at its Made by Google event on October 4. The speaker, like the Google Pixel smartphones, is powered by the Google Assistant. At the time of launch, Google Home did not have many integrations to work with, but that should change when the Assistant SDK becomes available. Now however, IFTTT has ... Read More »

Review: Google Pixel XL

The Pixel XL runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 4 GB RAM and Android 7.1 (Nougat). Just about every Android phone that you use is a compromise—it has been customized unnecessarily by phone makers. The Pixel “Phone by Google” remains the only option for those who want a pure Android experience. Google Pixel XL Rs.67,000 (32 GB); Rs.76,000 (128 GB) ... Read More »

The Truth Behind Reports That HTC Will Service Google’s Pixel Phones in India

HIGHLIGHTS A report claimed that after-sales for Pixel phones will be handled by HTC Pixel phones will be serviced at multi-brand service outlets Google insists that the “warranty will be fulfilled by Google” Google’s brand new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones went up for pre-orders from Thursday in India. The new Pixel smartphones represent a great opportunity for Google to ... Read More »

Airtel vs. Reliance Jio, Google Pixel, Xiaomi Mi Max Prime, Nokia D1C, RIP Note 7, More This Week

If you are looking for a quick recap of the week’s top tech stories, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive straight in. In what was a slow week in terms of launches, Airtel made a splash by launching its V-Fiber ‘superfast broadband’ service in the country, starting with Chennai. The move can be seen as Airtel’s latest move ... Read More »