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Pixel, Pixel 2 Handsets Could Be Experiencing Mesh Network Issues

12/26/2017, These days we’re starting to see more companies mesh routers, where the idea is to help users blanket their entire home or office with WiFi. This is generally cheaper than buying a new router, and it is also usually easier to setup. Unfortunately it...

College Students Design Browser Plug-In That Detects Fake News

12/26/2017, Fake news is becoming a huge problem and many companies know it. Companies such as Facebook are working on ways to help users identify fake news, and recently during a hackathon held at Yale University, a group of college students managed to develop a...

Google Phases Out Legacy Recommendations On Android TV

12/26/2017, Google is a company with many products and services under its umbrella, with some products being focused on more than others. An example would be Android, in which unsurprisingly Google is giving it a lot of attention given how we are so reliant on our...


Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt Steps Down As Executive Chairman

12/24/2017, Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has confirmed that Eric Schmidt is stepping down as the company’s executive chairman. He will relinquish his role as of the next regular board meeting that’s due next month. He’s going to be...

Google Reportedly Hires More Of Apple’s Chip Engineers

12/24/2017, So far Google has relied on outside help for its Nexus and Pixel phones, where they typically outsource the creation of the handsets and components to various companies like Samsung, HTC, Huawei, LG, and so on, who in turn rely on hardware components from...

Chrome For Android Could Soon Get Double Tap To Fast Forward/Rewind

12/24/2017, One of the nifty features that Google has brought to the YouTube app is the ability to allow users to fast forward or rewind videos by double tapping at either sides of the video. The good news is that if you liked that feature and didn’t want it to be...

Pixel 2 Beats Out The Competition In LTE Speed Test

12/24/2017, While on the surface and on paper, most flagship phones these days seem identical, there are underlying differences that can set phones apart from each other in ways that you might not even realize. Recently a test published by PC Mag has revealed that...

Android 8.0 Rolling Out To Moto X4 Android One Edition

12/22/2017, If you are the owner of the Moto X4 Android One, you might be interested to learn that it seems that the Android 8.0 Oreo update is now rolling out to the handset. Note that this is for the Android One version of the phone, which means that if you...

‘Data Usage’ Option For Google’s Allo Now Rolling Out

12/22/2017, These days we’re starting to see the amount of mobile data offered to customers is a lot higher than what it used to be back in the day. However this also corresponds to our media, where we’re starting to see more content on the web being streamed in...

Google Uses AI To Identify Photos It Thinks We Like

12/22/2017, What makes a good photo? To some it could be the technicality of the shot, where the subject is perfectly exposed, edges are sharp where they need to be, and white balance is accurate. To others a good photo could be about the composition, the...

Some Pixel 2 Handsets Experiencing Rattling Speakers

12/21/2017, As highly-regarded as Google’s new Pixel 2 handsets are, it seems that quality control is really an aspect that Google needs to be working on, or at least an area they need to bring up with their manufacturing partners because it looks like a new...

Chromebook Powered By Snapdragon 845 Could Be In The Works

12/21/2017, Recently the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset was officially announced at an event in Hawaii. It is safe to assume that the chipset is expected to find its way into many a flagship smartphone in 2018, like the LG G7 and Samsung Galaxy S9, but it seems that...

Google’s New Hardware Team Will Be Based In Shanghai

12/20/2017, Google started to get serious about competing in the market as a hardware company last year. The company has since released a handful of smartphones and smart devices. It shows no signs of slowing down. According to a new report, Google has put together a...