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Google’s Pixel feature drop brings battery, bedtime, safety, and Assistant changes

Since late last year, every few months Google rolls out a handful of new features that are exclusive to Pixel-branded smartphones, and the latest Pixel feature drop is rolling out starting today. The update includes a handful of changes that could help extend a phone’s battery life, help you get a better night’s sleep, and […]

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Report: Google developing its own processors for Pixel phones and Chromebooks

Google may be planning to take a page out of Apple’s playbook by developing its own custom processors for Google-branded smartphones and laptops. Axios reports that Google “has made significant progress” toward that end, and that we could see Pixel smartphones with Google processors as soon as 2021, with Chromebooks featuring the company’s chips later […]

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More Google Pixel 4a details leaked (specs, and retail packaging)

Google’s mid-range Pixel 3a was a surprise hit last year, and the company was allegedly planning to launch a follow-up during this year’s Google IO developer conference… before the event was scrapped. But a Google Pixel 4a is almost certainly still on the way, and several new sets of pictures have popped up in the past […]

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Google Pixel 4a video leak spills the spec sheet (allegedly)

Google’s flagship Pixel phones have gotten mixed reviews over the past few years for their great software, underwhelming hardware and high price tags. But last year’s Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL got a lot of love for offering some of those same features at a much more affordable price tag. So it’s not […]

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Pixel feature drops to bring new tricks to Google’s smartphones

There are a few key selling points for Google’s Pixel smartphones. They tend to have great cameras. They get security and software updates delivered straight from the company that makes the Android operating system that powers most of the world’s smartphones. And they have some unique features that aren’t widely available on other phones. From […]

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First-gen Google Pixel phones getting their last update in December 2019

One of the key selling points of Google’s Pixel smartphone (and Nexus phones before them) is that, unlike most Android devices, they come with a guarantee of two years of major operating system updates and three years of monthly security updates. Sometimes you get lucky and Google keeps supporting them for a little longer than […]

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Some Pixel 4 features are coming to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones sport some hardware upgrades including a 90 Hz display, dual rear cameras, a new face unlock system, and a radar, of all things. While there’s obviously no way to bring that hardware to older Pixel phones, some of the new software features that are making their debut […]

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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 […]

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Google doubles Pixel sales after launching the Pixel 3a mid-range smartphone

Google’s Pixel smartphones get a lot of attention from the tech press, since they’re first-party hardware from the company that makes the world’s most widely-used smartphone operating system. But Google has never actually cracked any list of top smartphone makers in terms of units shipped or sold, suggesting that Pixel smartphones haven’t made much of […]

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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 […]

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Google unveils Pixel 3a smartphones, priced at $399 and up

As expected, Google is launching a line of mid-range phones with many of the same features available on the company’s Pixel flagships. The Google Pixel 3a is available starting today for $399 and up. While the phones lack some of the premium design features of their pricier siblings, they have the same high-quality cameras, unlimited Google […]