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Every Google Pixel 2 XL owner should try the compact navigation bar from the OnePlus 5T

For several few years now, smartphones have been getting bigger and bigger. With many smartphones featuring a 6″ display, it’s almost hard to believe …

Usability

Verizon has a buy-one-get-one deal on the top Android phones starting right now

Most of the cellphone deal hype has surrounded the new iPhones for the last two months, but now that Christmas is out of the way, a few good Android …

Phones

New January Android 8.1 images arrive for carrier-specific Pixel and Nexus devices

• Google has posted three new factory images and OTAs for carrier-specific Nexus and Pixel devices.<br>• These new builds arrive three weeks after Google originally posted the January 2018 security patch.<br>• The updates are only available for the Verizon Pixel 2, Softbank Nexus 6P, and Telstra/Softbank Nexus …

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How to change the screen timeout period on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Whether you want to save battery life or just want to keep your Google Pixel 2’s screen on longer, Android lets you change the display timeout period. Here’s how to customize your phone’s display settings…<p>Steps to change the screen timeout period<p>Know how long you wish to keep your display on<br>• Change …

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Deal: Buy a Pixel 2, Galaxy S8, or LG V30 on Verizon and get one free

Verizon is launching another one of its buy-one-get-one-free offers today. For a limited time, you’ll be able to pick up a Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy S8, Moto Z2 Force or LG V30 and receive a second one for free.<p>Editor's Pick<p>Those who wish to take advantage of the offer will be required to trade in a …

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Galaxy Note 8 vs Pixel 2 XL: Here’s what you should buy

Say you have $1,000 burning a hole in your pocket, and you’re in the market for a new smartphone. Say you’re considering the Galaxy Note 8 or Pixel 2 …

Muhammad Ali

Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Top 7 smartphone deals

India’s Republic Day is just around the corner, and to celebrate the event, Flipkart is holding its Republic Day Sale. The sale will start from …

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Google Now is being left to wither and die as Google Assistant takes the focus

One of Google's standout features has been left to die, and that's sad to see.<p>Google Now used to be <i>really</i> useful. It used to be so good that I <b>only</b> …

Google

Some Pixel 2 owners got a mystery software update

• Some Pixel 2 owners are seeing a second OTA update for the month of January.<br>• The update is only available to a small group of people and doesn’t match the most current version on Google’s update page.<br>• There is no official word on what it does, but some users noticed Google Assistant can now play …

Google

Google Pixel 2 receiving new out-of-cycle Android 8.1 OTA update

There are some reports this afternoon of Pixel 2 devices running the latest January security patch receiving another OTA. Notably, this update has yet to be listed on Google’s Factory Images page and it’s not clear what’s been addressed.<p>At least two Pixel 2 owners on Reddit this afternoon have …

Technology (UK)

Chime in: What's the best way to use Microsoft services on Android?

What's the best way to make the move to Android, without leaving behind Microsoft services? We want to hear from you.Microsoft's Windows Phone …

Microsoft

A look at Google’s Pixel 2 XL, Home Mini and Pixelbook

If you’re looking to upgrade your electronics because you didn’t get what you wanted for the holidays, you might be interested in looking at what …

Google

Google shows off Pixel 2 and Pixelbook prototypes

In an interview with Google design team lead Ivy Ross for the company’s own Keyword blog, the tech giant showed off a few early versions of its …

Google

This is what the Google Pixel 2 could have looked like

Google's lead hardware designer Ivy Ross shares early design concepts for the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, and more.<p>If you're a fan of the design for any of …

Technology

Google shares prototype images of Pixel 2, Pixelbook, more

• The head of Made by Google revealed some images of early prototypes for some of Google’s most recent hardware.<br>• The images depict the development process of the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Daydream View, and Google Home products.<br>• Ivy Ross, the lead designer, talks about how she approaches the design of Google …

Google

CopperheadOS is Coming to the Google Pixel 2/2 XL

Security-Focused Android Fork CopperheadOS is Coming to the Google Pixel 2/2 XL<p>Security-minded folks using an Android phone as their daily driver …

Mobile Development

How to use face unlock (trusted face) on the Google Pixel 2

A fingerprint sensor is both secure and fast, but sometimes you want other unlocking methods.<p>Much was made of the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock, but it's …

Technology

Google’s hardware design lead shares images of early Pixel 2 and Pixelbook iterations [Gallery]

Back in 2014, Google hired Ivy Ross to lead Google Glass. With previous stints at Gap, Disney, and Mattel, she is now vice president of hardware design, UX, and research. In an interview, Ross discusses leading the Made by Google design team and revealed some early iterations of the Pixel 2 and …

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Best Buy has some killer deals on the Pixel 2 and Galaxy Note 8, but there’s a catch

Best Buy is kicking off 2018 with some enviable deals on Android devices. Right now, you can get $250 off a new Pixel 2 XL, $200 off the Pixel 2, or …

Samsung

Google Pixel 2 XL review: Google’s supersized, bezel-less flagship is now only £644

The Pixel 2 XL is here, and Google’s plus-sized flagship is now only £644<p><b>Deal alert: Pixel 2 XL now only £644</b><p>Despite lacking in deals over the …

Phones

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

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

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 …

Technology

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 …

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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 …

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T-Mobile Is The First Carrier To Combat Steep iPhone X Prices With Unbeatable Deals

Buy One, Get One (up to $700 or more) on TWELVE superphones from Samsung, LG and another major player when you switch a line to the Un-carrier;<p>If you …

Samsung Galaxy S8

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 …

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Some Pixel 2 XL screens are actually good, but getting one is a lottery

But getting one seems to be a lottery<p>When it first launched in October, Google’s Pixel 2 XL was met with a ton of criticism — much of it coming from me — about its subpar display. Among the issues identified by reviewers were muted colors, a potential image retention problem, and, most obvious of …

Technology

Actually, the Pixel 2 is the best Android for Windows phone converts

The Pixel 2 (not the OnePlus 5T) is the best Android option for former Windows phone users for a couple of important reasons.<p>Recently Windows Central …

Phones

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 …

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