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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]