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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 »

Google Pixel Phones: 10 Things the Google Assistant Can Do

Google Pixel Phones: 10 Things the Google Assistant Can Do HIGHLIGHTS Google Assistant can hold two-way dialogues and understand context It keeps relevant information ready even if you havent asked it to Google Assistant can make recommendations and teach you stuff Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are up for pre-orders in India now, providing a meaningful alternative to the ... Read More »

Google Pixel India Pre-Orders, Airtel’s 100Mbps Broadband, and More: Your 360 Daily

Google Pixel India Pre-Orders, Airtel’s 100Mbps Broadband, and More: Your 360 Daily HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart is now taking pre-orders of the Google Pixel smartphones Samsung is sending push messages telling users Galaxy S7 that it is safe Airtel has launched a broadband service offering speeds up to 100Mbps Here’s your daily round-up for the biggest news in the world of technology, ... Read More »

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

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 ... Read More »