Tag: Google Pixel

Google Pixel 4 now finally checks for your attention when using face unlock

When the Google Pixel 4 launched last year, it came with face unlock like the iPhone has done since 2017 but there was a vital difference with how it was implemented. With the iPhone, Apple enabled “Require Attention for Face ID” as standard and this provides extra security to actually verify you are looking at the iPhone before it unlocks first, this can prevent someone unlocking your phone when you […]

Google has now discontinued the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were replaced by the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL last year and today, Google has now dropped it from sale and most phone carriers have the phone marked as “out of stock.” The more recent Pixel 3a is still listed for sale currently. Google spoke to Android Police who said that the Google Store had now sold out of the Pixel 3 and […]

Google launches new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Yesterday evening, Google announced the much awaited successor to the Google Pixel, the aptly named Google Pixel 2. The company also launched a larger version called the Pixel 2 XL. Google’s line of high end smartphones were introduced in October 2016, with the first Pixel handset. Prior to that, the Nexus line of tablets and smartphones symboled Google’s own hardware line. The event At the event on Wednesday evening, Google […]

Google says there will be a second gen Pixel

Google have confirmed that a new Pixel model sometime this year. Google launched the current model last year in October, so it hasn’t been long but people are already asking about a sequel. In an interview with the Android based tech news website AndroidPIT the senior vice president of hardware at Google, Rick Osterloh said: “There is an annual rhythm in the industry,” Osterloh said. “So, you can count on us to […]

The “Really Blue” Google Pixel is now available in the UK

Google’s own brand of phone, the Pixel was launched last year n three distinct colours – ‘quite black’, ‘very silver’ and ‘really blue’ however for some reason here in the UK we only got the black and silver options and only customers in the US could get the out the blue variant. Well starting earlier this week, Google is now offering the ‘really blue’ option in the UK, although for […]

Google Pixel now features lift to wake

Google stepped into the phone hardware business with a big step, the Google Pixel phones are the best Android phones you can buy right now and even though they are made by HTC and not Google – Mountain View still has full control over the software. The Pixel phones run pure Android, with no extra carrier and manufacturer garbage software to slow it down and also Google can give the Pixel the […]