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Google just can’t catch a break, as Pixel 2 bootloader issue spreads like wildfire

While it’s certainly not unusual for even the most expensive new phones out there to exhibit some sort of buggy behavior at launch and shortly …

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Google's fabric case for Pixel 2 is my favorite accessory in years

Google's fabric case for the Pixel 2 is expensive and maybe not the most practical, but it sure is a joy to use.<p>When it comes to materials used on …

Android News

Google sells a screen protector for the Pixel 2 XL, but it might not be all that great

I was very happy when I received my Pixel 2 XL a few days ago, but I wasn’t thrilled about not having a screen protector for it. Those that are available seem to be mediocre at best, but Google hopes to solve that by finally releasing a glass screen protector of its own.<p>Power Support was tapped to …

Phones

Buy one Google Pixel 2 and get the second 50% off at Verizon starting Nov. 17

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>With Black Friday slowly encroaching, it might …

Google Pixel

Google Assistant can help troubleshoot your Pixel 2

If you own a Pixel 2, the Assistant can now help troubleshoot basic Bluetooth, camera, and battery issues.<p>The Google Assistant's list of various …

Google

How the Pixel 2 XL, Note 8, and iPhone 8 Plus stack up to each other

A comparison of three of 2017's best.<p>Each and every year there are certain handsets that stick out above the rest. There were quite a few devices …

Android News

Pixel 2 XL’s lovely video-scaling gesture for YouTube lands on LG V30 and Galaxy S8 Plus

Google has made a habit out of using its Pixel devices as a testbed of sorts for new Android features that eventually make their way to phones from other manufacturers.<p>One such feature was YouTube’s pinch-to-zoom gesture that debuted in version 12.40. This neat addition to the app’s playback …

LG V30

[Update: Decryption working] TWRP now supports Pixel 2 and 2 XL in alpha, plus Moto G5 and more in stable

• Update 1: 2017/11/16 3:29pm PST Decryption is also working now, though one of the developers working on the effort made it clear that future security …

Android News

OnePlus 5T impressions, Google Pixel 2 inventory & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the OnePlus 5T launch and our first impressions. We then talk about the Samsung Galaxy S9 …

Technology

Double half-off Pixel 2 deal from Verizon if you trade in the right phone

Verizon already has a big BOGO half-off deal if you get a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. But now, if you purchase two phones on 24-month payment plans before …

Technology

PSA: Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL are back in stock on the Google Store

Most models of Google's flagships are back in stock with fast shipping dates.<p>Last year, trying to buy a Pixel or Pixel XL was something of a …

Android News

Google Canada promotes Pixel 2 XL availability on its homepage

Google usually keeps its front page clean with a clear focus on search and its logo. It’s a rare sight in Canada to see an ad on Google’s homepage, …

Google

iPhone X versus Android's best: A surprisingly lopsided affair

The Galaxy Note 8 is an incredible phone. Back when I reviewed it for PCWorld I gave it the highest possible score and raved about its display, still …

Phones

Some Pixel 2 devices bought from the Google Store seem to have locked-down bootloaders

Apart from the clean version of Android 8.0 Oreo, guaranteed updates for three years, and the cameras, another reason why folks might lean toward the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is for the ability to unlock their bootloaders. Unfortunately for some, it seems that some of those who bought their phones …

Android Lollipop

10 luxury tech gifts it's worth it to spend a lot of money on

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The holiday season is the best time of the year to throw some caution to the wind and embrace the motto "treat yourself (or your friends and …

Google Pixel

Google is counting on people like you to bring about the VR revolution

When Google launched the Pixel 2 last month, all the big talk was about its potential to topple Apple's efforts with its brilliant camera and AI …

Virtual Reality

Google Pixel 2 Camera Suffering From Banding Issue Under LED Light (Video)

There have been reports of a number of different problems with the Google Pixel 2 smartphone. These have included issues with the handsets display …

Google

Watch the Newest Ads on TV From Google, eBay, Firefox and More

Every weekday, we bring you the <b>Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots</b>, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention …

Advertising Industry

The Pixel 2 uses "Fused Video Stabilization," and the technology behind it is incredible

With its new Pixel 2 phones, Google introduced something called Fused Video Stabilization. It's a proprietary combination of optical image …

Android News

Google Pixel 2 XL is now available in India: Here's what you need to know

Starting today, the Google Pixel 2 XL is available in India. The 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs 73,000 while the 128GB storage variant is …

Google Pixel

How girls see the world: Girlgaze and Pixel 2

Girlgaze is a multimedia company that highlights the work of female-identifying creatives and is dedicated to closing the gender gap by providing …

It's inexcusable for Apple and Google to ship pricey phones with busted software

Phone makers like Apple, Google, and Samsung have mastered the art of making desirable smartphones that command premium prices.<p>But they're screwing …

Technology

What could make the iPhone’s dual lenses more awesome? Why, lasers of course

Apple’s dual cameras brought features such as DSLR-like bokeh to smartphones, but the next camera tech the company is focusing on could make those …

Augmented Reality

Google Assistant now lets you broadcast messages through compatible phones, Google Home speakers

Google wants Assistant to get more involved in your household. The company has been aiming to get Assistant to do more so that most of your work gets …

Google

Always On Display from Pixel 2 can be enabled on Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL without root

One of the new features that Google brought to the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is the Always On Display. That feature joins a couple others …

Android News

LG V30 review

A fantastic phone that nearly does it all<p><b>The Good</b> The LG V30 almost has it all: a great camera, speedy processor, huge OLED screen, excellent battery life, waterproofing, wireless charging, microSD storage and the best headphone jack on a phone.<p><b>The Bad</b> Ergonomic quirks can make the V30 awkward to …

Gear & Gadgets

Google wants you to know that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are very secure

Security is an aspect of smartphones that some folks highly value, and for good reason – between KRACK and many other exploits, these people understandably want to know that they are taken care of. That is why it is interesting to learn that Google‘s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the first smartphones …

Google

The OnePlus 5T leaks before its Nov. 21st release date

Google's Pixel Buds are shipping, the Pixel 2 and 2 XL phones are still having some growing pains and the Google Home and Home Mini speakers just got better.

Google

Use this IFTTT applet to log your Pixel 2 Now Playing history to a Google Spreadsheet

The Pixel 2 and 2 XL have a nifty always listening music ID feature. You can simply look at your phone and see a "Now Playing" notification that …

Android News

Apple is developing laser-based 3D sensor technology for future iPhones, says report

Despite the fact that the dust has only just settled following the launch of the iPhone X (I’m still sending Animoji to everyone in my contact list), …

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