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Google Pixel 2 XL gets “saturated” color option with November security update

Google is rolling out its monthly security update for Nexus and Pixel devices, but if you happen to own a Pixel 2 XL there are some bonus features in the update, including the ability to change the color profile of the phone’s AMOLED display. When the phone launched, you had two options: the standard view […]

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The HTC U11+ was almost a Google Pixel phone

Google launched two new phones this year: a 5 inch model manufactured by HTC and called the Pixel 2, and a 6 inch phone called the Pixel 2 XL, which was built by LG. But when details about Google’s Pixel 2 lineup started to leak earlier this year, we heard about a third phone. It […]

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Google to address (some) Pixel 2 XL screen issues with software updates

The Google Pixel 2 XL is a pretty great phone in most respects. It’s fast. It has a stellar camera. And it has the latest software from Google, along with at least three years of updates delivered directly from the company that makes Android. But then there’s the display. For the past week or so […]

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Watch Google’s Oct 4th hardware event here, and join the discussion

You may have heard that Google’s got a few things to announce this week. The company is hosting an event on Wednesday, October 4th at 9AM Pacific/12:00PM Eastern. And there’s a live stream. I’ll be tuning in and bringing live updates to the website throughout the day. But you can also watch the video here, […]

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Google Home Max speaker, Ultra Pixel smartphone leaked (Update: just the speaker)

With just under a week left to go until Google’s October 4th event, more details about unannounced hardware from the company continue to leak. The latest rumors point to a new high-end smart speaker called the Google Home Max, and some sort of phone called the Ultra Pixel. Update: Or maybe just the speaker… because […]

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Google Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2, Google Home Mini, and 2nd-gen Daydream View leaked

Google has announced plans to launch new hardware on October 4th, but the folks at Droid Life apparently got impatient (and got their hands on some juicy leaks), because they’ve published a bunch of pictures, prices, and other details about upcoming Google products. That includes a new Pixel 2 (with a starting price of $649), […]