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In early April, Woot.com ran a sale on the Google Pixel 3 that saw its price fall to a low $169.99. That was a significant price cut for a device that initially launched at $799 in October 2018. The Pixel 3 was superseded by the Pixel 4 and Pixel 5 but remains a competent performer for budget smartphone... Read more...
It seems as though smartphone pricing is getting out of hand these days, with flagships easily cresting the $1,000 mark before discounts. Decent mid-range smartphones with 5G will run you around $500. But what about folks that want to spend less than $200 and still get a device that then can daily drive? Well, Woot... Read more...
Back in late July, we reported of issues that Pixel 4 XL owners were having with the back glass panel on their phones separating from the frame. At the time, the issue appeared to primarily be limited to the larger Pixel 4 XL and not the standard Pixel 4. According to a representative for the uBreakiFix store, a... Read more...
Google is facing the prospect of a new class-action lawsuit over issues that owners of the Pixel 3 family of smartphones have faced. The Pixel 3 line of smartphones launched in 2018 and are still popular with many Android users today. A law firm by the name of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP (CSK&D)... Read more...
It was a good run for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, a pair of flagship phones Google released in 2018. Now a year and a half later, however, Google has sold out of its remaining inventory of both handsets and does not have any plans to produce more of them. So, if you are interested in buying one, you will have to track... Read more...
Google recently launched the first Android 11 Developer Preview, and code sleuths are quickly scouring through the OS to see what new features await users. While Google announced a number of new features coming to Android 11 earlier this week (including better support for 5G phones and folding displays), some new ones... Read more...
A new report is claiming that Verizon is very unhappy with the current deal it has in place with Google to sell Pixel smartphones. The Pixel series of devices hasn't been a strong seller for Verizon, according to reports. A source claiming knowledge of the carrier's plans says that Verizon has put any plans to sell... Read more...
The Pixel 4 family is famous for its strong support from Google. Google tends to support the devices with three years of major Android OS, along with feature/security updates, which is much better than we typically expect from other Android OEMs. Google is now introducing a new category of updates for its Pixel... Read more...
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a smartphones are no longer the latest and greatest of the Pixel devices, bu there are still plenty of the smartphones out in the wild. This week Google released a patch for the Pixel range, which didn't apply to the new Pixel 4 smartphones. Since the December security update was... Read more...
Photography is an art form in every sense, and taking great looking photos can be challenging even when lighting conditions are ideal. Bad lighting will really test a photographer's skills, and night photography is especially tricky. That's what makes Google's Night Sight technology on its PIxel phones so awesome—it... Read more...
If you are still rocking a Nexus 6P handset, good news, the shutdown issues some users had complained about are now officially fixed. A Google engineer says so, having finally marked the related issue tracker as "fixed" a little over four years after the phone launched. Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL owners who may be... Read more...
Pictures of the actual retail packaging (read: not press renders) for Google's forthcoming Pixel 4 handset are popping up online, giving us a sneak peek at the company's next flagship handset. The photos also enable us to discern a few details about the Pixel 4, though there are not any surprises. The Pixel 4... Read more...
Over the past few months, we've brought you a number of enticing deals on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. These are Google's current-generation Android Pie flagships, and they will be replaced next month by the Pixel 4 family. Both are still excellent smartphones, but carriers are rolling out a final round of deals... Read more...
It appears that the rumors swirling around the web yesterday were correct: Android 10 has just been released today for Google's first-party Pixel smartphones (Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a families). This latest version of Google's mobile operating system was previously known as Android Q, and we were expecting it... Read more...
We've seen some excellent deals on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, with the most popular being $300 off on Google's current flagship smartphones. However, Best Buy is currently running a deal that blows those past promotions out of the water... that is if you don't mind putting up with one major concession. Right now... Read more...
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are closely approaching their one-year anniversary, and for the most part, the phones have been well liked not only by reviewers, but also by their owners. However, an issue with the phones is now being brought to light that has become more than an annoyance for Pixel 3... Read more...
Sustainability and being green is a big deal for many major technology firms. The need to be green impacts a variety of processes and operations for most tech firms, from green energy use for factories and offices to the use of recycled materials and fewer chemicals in production processes. Google pledged this week... Read more...
Smartphone shoppers looking for a smartphone on a deep discount will want to check out the Google Store as it is offering great deals on Pixel smartphones. Naturally, the catch to this is that the devices are expected to be replaced soon with a new Pixel 4. Buyers needing a smartphone right now can save $300 of the... Read more...
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are still excellent flagship Android 9 Pie smartphones even though they first launched nearly a year ago (read the HotHardware review here). In addition to offering good all-around performance, the onboard rear camera is arguably the best available in the smartphone world. For... Read more...
For developers and enthusiasts looking to get an early taste of the next version of Google’s Android operating system, the release of new betas is always a highly-anticipated event. And while there's always the promise of cool new features and performance enhancements, there's always the possibility that things could... Read more...
Does your Pixel device feel like it is harboring untapped performance potential? Is it acting sluggish at times, or have you noticed any unusual stuttering? If so, the culprit could be Google's Digital Wellbeing feature in Android 9 Pie, which is designed to help you manage how much time you are spending on your... Read more...
At this point, there isn't much that we don't already know about the incoming Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones from Google. Rather than trying to push another flagship-level device at consumers, Google is solidly aiming at the mid-range market with the incoming Pixel 3a family. Up until now, one of the last... Read more...
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