Daily Deals (4-13-2020)

The Google Pixel 4a is probably coming any day now, and it’s expected to sell for $399 and up. But last year’s Pixel 4 has a faster processor, multiple cameras, and support for face unlock, among other things — and today it’s on sale for just $499 and up. Meanwhile the Google Pixel 3a is […]

Google’s new “firm press” for Pixel phones is like Apple’s 3D touch… but with software rather than hardware

Google has a habit of using software to do things competitors do with hardware. Apple added support for bokeh-style portraits by introducing a second camera to its phones. Google let blur the background of photos using just a single camera thanks to software algorithms. The latest iteration? Google has basically cloned Apple’s 3D Touch feature. […]

Coming in the next month: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Huawei, and OnePlus hardware

Google has just announced it’s holding a hardware launch event on October 15th, where the company will officially unveil the umm… pricing of its Pixel 4 smartphone, I guess. There’s not much else we don’t know. But that’s just one of many recently announced tech product launch dates coming in the next 30 days or […]

Latest Pixel 4 leaks include live photos, a commercial, and confirmation of key specs and features

Google’s next flagship smartphones are likely coming this fall. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are expected to be the first in the world to feature the company’s “Soli” radar technology that lets you interact with phones by moving your hands and fingers in front of the screen. They’ll also probably feature displays with […]

Report: Google Pixel 4 to feature 90Hz display, telephoto camera

Google’s Pixel smartphones have always had some of the best cameras of any smartphones thanks to a combination of high-quality sensors and some nifty software. But no matter how good Google’s “super-rez zoom” feature is when compared with other digital zoom specs, it can’t match the quality of a telephoto zoom lens. So while some […]

Google confirms Pixel 4 will support hands-free gestures, face unlock (with Soli radar tech)

Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone will be the first commercially available device to use the company’s Soli motion-sensing radar technology. That means you’ll be able to interact with the phone without touching it by doing things like waving your hands to skip songs, snooze an alarm, or silence an incoming phone call. Soli will also […]

Leaked Pixel 4 images suggest it’ll look just like the Pixel 4 XL (but smaller)

Google’s Pixel smartphones have always come in two sizes: regular and XL. But while the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL looked virtually identical, Google changed things up for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series phones, with the larger models featuring slimmer bezels and/or camera notch designs. This year it looks like Google could go […]