Google Pixel

4 Ways Google's Android Beats Samsung's Android... and 3 Ways it Doesn't

Google and Samsung are locked in a battle at the premium end of the Android smartphone market, and one of the reasons why you might pick a Google …

Google

Google Pixel 2's Now Playing feature has been ported to AOSP ROMs

Google Pixel 2’s Now Playing feature has been ported to AOSP ROMs<p>Google’s flagship Pixel 2 smartphone series doesn’t seem to offer a lot of features …

Mobile Development

Samsung Galaxy S9 final dates, Google Pixel 2 deals & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ as we now hear some solid release dates. Then we …

Technology

EE has fresh Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Pixel 2 deals in its mobile phone January sale

Just when you thought that the January sales were winding down and the reductions on mobile phone deals were soon to be withdrawn, the EE network has …

Phones

Flipkart Republic Day sale: Deals on Google Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S7, Redmi Note 4 and more

Flipkart Republic Day sale: Top offers on mobiles like Google Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Redmi Note 4, Mi Mix 2, Lenovo K8 Plus and …

Samsung

Best Buy takes $200 off Pixel 2, $250 off Pixel 2 XL with Verizon installment plans

If you’re interested in the Pixel 2 or 2 XL, but for some reason didn’t take advantage of Google’s Cyber Monday <i>or</i> Christmas deals, and you also …

Best Buy

How to enable ‘Developer options’ menu on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

You may not realize it, but there are actually dozens of settings for your Google Pixel 2 or 2 XL that are hidden. Most of them are advanced settings that normal users wouldn’t want to touch (much less <i>need</i> to touch), but there are a few in there that might come in handy in some cases. Here’s how to …

Google

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper’ on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Some people like to keep the wallpapers on their phone fresh on a daily basis, and thankfully Google thought of those people when they made the Wallpapers app for Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.<p>Steps to enable Daily wallpaper on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL<p>Open the Wallpapers app<br>• Choose wallpaper style<br>• Turn on …

Google

Google Pixel 2 64GB can be yours for $19/mo. on Verizon (Reg. $27)

Best Buy offers Google Pixel 2 64GB on Verizon for <b>$18.74 for 24</b> <b>months</b> with free shipping. Typically $27, this amounts to $200 off the regular price. Today’s offer is the best available. You can read our full in-depth review on this device over at 9to5Google. Best Buy customers have left a …

Google

Fooling Speech Recognition With Hidden Voice Commands

It’s 2018, and while true hoverboards still elude humanity, some future predictions have come true. It’s now possible to talk to computers, and most …

Machine Learning

Deal: Save up to $250 on Verizon Pixel 2/2 XL, Galaxy S8/S8 Plus, or Note 8 at Best Buy

<b>Update (1/16/18):</b> It looks like the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL are getting in on the action too. If you head over to Best Buy you can save a ton of money on either of Google’s new smartphones.<p>You can save $200 on the Pixel 2, which will be applied over 24 months. That drops the total …

Samsung

Live life like The Chain – in pictures

From reading recommendations to fashion and styling tips, find out how you can live life like the creatives and influencers featured in The Chain

Adwoa Aboah

Google’s Assistant, Chasing Alexa, Is Said to Plan Revamped Consumer Push

Google had big plans to show off wares at the Consumers Electronics Show this week, but its grand unveiling got pre-empted by rain – and outshined by …

Automation

Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers

Is this a sign of things to come on the Pixel 3?<p>Right ahead of the Pixel 2's unveiling last fall, it was announced that Google purchased a heap of …

Android News

Buy a Google Pixel or Samsung Galaxy with Verizon, snag a $200+ gift card

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Samsung

Google Buys UK Startup Redux, A Company Known For Turning Displays Into Speakers

Google has purchased a U.K. startup called Redux, which is known for developing technologies that allows mobile displays to turn into speakers. The …

Mobile

Battle of the Smartphone Camera Heats Up [Infographic] – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Want to learn more about the latest regarding your smartphone camera technology? Maria and I argue many times on which device to take on a trip (i.e. …

HTC U11

T-Mobile's New BOGO Sale Includes iPhone X, Galaxy S8

T-Mobile's best Black Friday deal is about to make a fierce comeback.<p>The Un-carrier network is launching a new BOGO sale that includes discounts on …

Mobile

Google Pixel Launcher Mods to Change Icon Packs, Widget Sizes, and Labels

If you’ve been around the Android block lately, you probably know that Google makes a few home screen alternatives to Android’s default launcher. …

Google

Lenovo's VR Device Doesn't Need A Separate Phone Or PC

Image: Lenovo<p>Virtual reality already has plenty of barriers to entry. So Lenovo has a different solution: a headset that doesn't need a separate …

Google Daydream

Vivo smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor coming to CES 2018

• At CES 2018, Chinese company Vivo will showcase a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint scanner.<br>• With the fingerprint scanner a part of the screen itself, there would be no need to have a scanner on the back.<br>• If it’s announced at CES, the smartphone could go to market in the next months.<p>There are …

Tablets

Dev Report: uSensAR Aims to Fill the Gap for Android Users Left by ARCore's Limits

In 2017, major breakthroughs in smartphone-based simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) opened up new doorways for developers and users of both …

Augmented Reality

Wield Your Own Lightsaber With Just A Piece Of Paper

<b>Who needs midi-chlorians when you have the power of AR and a rolled up piece of paper?</b><p>I think at one point everyone dreams of wielding the awesome …

Augmented Reality

Alcatel’s 2018 phone lineup features a budget phone with an 18:9 display

It looks like TCL’s Alcatel is gearing up for a pretty big year. The company took an opportunity at CES 2018 to unveil three of its upcoming new …

Mobile Technology

What Pixel 2 color do you like the best?

Just Black and Black & White take the cake for most buyers.<p>Similar to the first Pixel, the Pixel 2's design has proven to be a bit polarizing. Some …

Android News

Deal: Verizon offering up to $450 off select flagship smartphones

• <b>Customers who make the switch to Verizon can get a discount of up to $450 on a new smartphone</b>• <b><br>This includes a $150 gift card and up to $300 in credit for a trade-in device</b>• <b><br>The deal is valid for seven flagships including the Google Pixel 2 XL and LG V30</b><p>Customers who ditch their current carrier in …

Samsung

Google Pixel 2 international giveaway!

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday.<p>A big congratulations to last week’s winner of the OnePlus 5T international giveaway: Rachel P. (U.K.)<p><b>This week we are giving away a brand new Google Pixel 2 courtesy of the Android Authority</b> …

Android Lollipop

Meltdown and Spectre affect the smartphone in your pocket. Should you be worried?

The Spectre of broken silicon will haunt smartphone security for years to come. The Meltdown and Spectre security flaws affect both iOS devices, …

Information Security

Five reason using AirPods with an Android phone absolutely sucks

Say goodbye to most of the new features.<p>Let us make something very clear: AirPods, when matched with an Apple device, are an incredible product.<p>Easy …

Gear & Gadgets

Google is running surveys on the Pixel 2's settings page

Um, whatcha doing, Google?<p>Although Google's been around since the late 90s, Google as a hardware company is still very young. The Pixel and Google …

Google