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The latest preview of Android 7.1 Nougat does away with one basic feature on non-Pixel devices: Night Mode. It's unclear if Google will bring it back or is just reserving it for Pixel phones.
If you pre-ordered a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, chances are, you should be receiving an email in regards to its arrival. Although shipping times will vary, the email will include a tracking number.
Samsung's recall of the Galaxy Note7 is going to leave a lot of customers looking for a new handset. If that's you, consider these suggestions when exchanging your handset.
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Telstra had said it would begin shipping Pixel pre-orders on October 20 - but some buyers have already received them, and are sharing photos, videos and benchmark data from the devices.
Google's Phone app is set to be refreshed to version 5.1 with the launch of the new Pixel devices. The redesigned app was discovered from leaked system image files this past week.
It emerged last week that Verizon would be handling OS updates for Google's new flagship phones. But both Google and the carrier have now assured buyers that those updates will roll out without delay.
Google today introduced new group plans for its Project Fi cellular network. Pricing doesn't change at $15 per line, but the company promised to continue selling the Nexus 5X and 6P.
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If you're in the market to buy a Pixel phone, you might want to steer clear of devices sold by Verizon. The carrier will preinstall its own apps and have control over the phones' software updates.
Google's new flagships offer some 'dust protection', but are only protected against a limited amount of 'water falling as a spray' - unlike the latest iPhones, which can be fully immersed in water.
Google has announced the starting price of its latest Pixel handsets running Android 7.1 Nougat in India, stating that they will be available for pre-order from October 13, 2016.
Priced from $649 and $769 respectively, the Pixel and Pixel XL are aimed at the top of the smartphone market. But what do you think of Google's new flagship phones - and are you planning to buy one?
Google unveiled its new Pixel phones yesterday, including one model that stands out of the crowd. Unfortunately, the "really blue" Pixel will only be available in the US, in limited numbers.
Google's newly announced Pixel phones come with a brand new app launcher. Unfortunately, the new Pixel launcher looks like it might be exclusive to Google's new devices, at least for the near future.
According to a new report, users of existing Nexus devices will see Android 7.1 Nougat in Developer Preview form before the end of the year. Luckily, there's a changelog available now.
Google says it will provide two years of Android OS updates, and three years of security updates, to its new Pixel phones - perhaps surprising, given that they cost the same as Apple's iPhones.
Following the launch of its new Pixel phones today, Google told Nexus users that they "played an integral role" in the company's journey, but says it will "continue to support" Nexus devices.
Google's new flagship phones are packed full of high-end specs including "the best smartphone camera ever", and priced at up to $869 - but they're not "made by Google" as it repeatedly claimed today.
There's almost nothing that Google has managed to keep under wraps before the launch of its Pixel smartphones, as yet another leak has revealed most of the hardware specifications of the devices.
On what seems to be a pre-order page for Samsung's Galaxy Note7, Canadian mobile carrier Bell has listed Google's new Pixel phone ahead of its October 4 announcement.
Two years in the making, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has released PIXEL, its updated desktop interface for Raspbian, which includes a number of graphical refinements and new applications.
The upcoming Pixel smartphones from Google have been leaked numerous times. Now the larger of the two devices, Pixel XL, has been leaked one more time, in images and video, revealing the phone's size.
There may not be much left for Google to unveil at its October 4 launch event. Following numerous leaks relating to its new flagship phones, an official render of the Pixel handset has leaked.
Google's big October press event is said to include the announcement of a new 4K Chromecast device. We're still a week away from the event, but we're getting our first look at Google's new Chromecast.
It's been a source of speculation for a year, but Google might take the wraps off a new Android/Chrome hybrid OS on October 4, when the company is also expected to rebrand Nexus to Pixel.
Google is rumoured to be unveiling a router that will be capable of mesh capabilities, starting from $129. Google WiFi, as it's called, will be shown off on October 4th alongside the Pixel phones.
While nothing major has been spotted in Google's new search app for Android, it has been noted that all references to "Google Now" have been removed, most likely to make way for the new Assistant.
In what has become a daily tradition, Google's upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have been leaked once again. This time in no less than 3 leaks, showing the two devices and sharing pricing info.
Google today announced a hardware launch event on October 4, where the company is likely to launch its two new Android Nougat-powered smartphones, the Pixel and the Pixel XL.
A number of images purportedly showing the upcoming Google devices have been leaked on the internet. While only showing the front plates of the devices, the new images offer a very close-up look.
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A new report states that Huawei is working on a new 7-inch tablet for Google. The device would be the first tablet to be released by Google in such a form factor since the 2013 Nexus 7.
Google is expected to launch new Nexus smartphones this fall, albeit under the Pixel brand. While many of their specs are already known, the OS they'll be running is rumored to be Android 7.1 Nougat.
A new credible report reinforces previous rumors, suggesting Google's upcoming Pixel XL and Pixel handsets, successors to existing Nexus devices, will feature identical, powerful cameras.
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October 4 looks set to be a pretty big day for Google, as it's reportedly planning to unveil a 4K Chromecast, its own virtual reality headset, and two new Android phones - the Pixel and Pixel XL.
After departing from Lenovo recently, former Motorola president Rick Osterloh is now returning to Google to take charge of the company's unified hardware division as a Senior Vice President.
The same companies that were quick to deride Microsoft's Surface tablet line in 2012 are now copying some of its unique features with their new tablets.
Google has announced the successor to its high-end Chromebook Pixel notebook, which includes an optional "Ludicrous Speed" model featuring a Core i7 processor and a whopping 16GB of RAM.
Google has unveiled the first premium Chromebook: the Pixel. It includes an Intel i5 CPU, Intel HD 4000 GPU and 4GB of RAM, as well as a 13-inch high-res display starting at $1,299.
Last week a leaked video was supposedly showing the Chromebook Pixel: a high res touch enabled Google notebook. It's not clear if the video is real but new information shows a more complicated story.
A video has been posted on the Internet that seems to reveal that Google is working on an in-house version of its Chromebook notebook that has a high resolution touchscreen.
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have constructed the highest-resolution computer display in the world – with a screen resolution up to 220 million pixels. The system located at the UCSD division of...
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Well, as a first news post, I found this rather interest article through /. that goes into some terrific detail on nVidia's new High-Level Pixel and Vertex Shader language. Graphics giant NVIDIA...
then you probably run it on an ATI Radeon card. The crash seems to be related to an undefined 8bit stencil buffer call in the drivers. Thanks Warp2search for the heads up. There...