Google Pixel 2 XL Proximity Sensor Issue Fix Will Be Out In A Few Months

It was first reported in October last year that the Android 8.1 update made the proximity sensor behave a bit differently as it wouldn’t turn off the Ambient Display when the sensor was covered like before. This behavior was also seen in Android 8.0 for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Some users have also talked about other issues with the sensor on Google’s official forums and the company […]


Google Enables Pixel 2 HDR+ Feature For Third-Party Photo Apps

Some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners might not be aware that their handsets include something called the Pixel Visual Core. It’s the first custom imaging co-processor that Google has ever made. It enables third-party apps like Instagram and Snapchat to take HDR+ quality pictures that users could previously take only with the native camera app. Google disabled this functionality by default but it has now confirmed that Pixel […]


Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Get Discounted Up To $75 On The Google Store

If you were thinking of grabbing yourself a new phone for the holidays, you’ll want to move fast especially if you’re hoping for it to be delivered on time. If you’re also looking to save some money, it seems that Google is feeling the Christmas spirit because they have discounted both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.


Pixel 2 XL Fingerprint Sensor Issues Reported After Android 8.1 Update

It hasn’t been long since Google started rolling out Android 8.1 for the Pixel and Nexus devices. It seems that there are still a couple of bugs that should have been addressed before the firmware was sent out the door. Some Pixel 2 XL owners have taken to Google’s official support forum to complain about a slowdown in the performance of the handset’s fingerprint sensor after updating it to Android […]


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Pixel 2 XL Owners Reporting Unresponsive Display Near The Edges

It is unfortunate that while Google’s Pixel 2 handsets have received some pretty great reviews, especially in the camera department, that every week we are hearing about different software and hardware issues plaguing the handsets. This week is no different because according to several user complaints, the Pixel 2 XL’s screen is having some problems.


Some Users Reporting Bluetooth Issues With Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL

While Google’s Pixel 2 phones have received some pretty great reviews, it looks like they are not without their faults. In fact we have been hearing quite a bit of problems regarding the software and hardware of the phones, and now it looks like there are reports of users experiencing some Bluetooth issues with their handset.


Pixel 2 Update Adds Display Color Profiles, Addresses Burn-In Issues

Google’s Pixel 2 phones are pretty amazing devices, at least based on various reviews we’ve seen so far. It also appears to have the best smartphone camera on the market at the moment as well, but the handset is not without its faults. For example some of you guys might have heard that some Pixel 2 XL users were suffering from display burn-ins.


Google Pixel 2 Pre-Orders Show It’s More Popular Than The Original

Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets not too long ago. They’re the successors to the original Pixel and Pixel XL handsets that Google launched last year. The new smartphones have turned out to be more popular than their predecessors. Google has revealed that Pixel 2 pre-orders have been double that of the original Pixel.


Google Pixel 2 OS Updates Will Be Supported For Three Years

Google normally promises Android device owners OS updates for two years. This means that the handsets are eligible for two major Android platform releases from the day they’re released. However, it seems like the company is relaxing the rules a bit for its new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL flagship smartphones. Google Pixel 2 OS updates will actually be supported for three years.


Google Cuts USB-C To Headphone Jack Dongle Price

If you live the dongle life, you’d be interested to know that Google has cut the price of the USB-C to headphone jack dongle that it’s selling via its online store. The company released a new USB-C to 3.5mm dongle recently after unveiling the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The company’s new smartphones don’t feature a standard headphone jack so users will require the dongle. Google was previously asking […]


Google Pixel 2 Can Enter Do Not Disturb Mode Automatically When You’re Driving

It’s always best to pay attention to the road when you’re driving. This means that you should never be distracted by your phone when you’re behind the wheel. The do not disturb mode is present on smartphones and it should be put to good use in such situations. As it turns out, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 smartphones can do that for you automatically.


Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Unlimited Google Photos Storage Valid Until 2020

If there was one reason to get a Pixel phone it is that Google will offer its users unlimited Google Photos storage for original-sized photos. This is versus the regular storage options in which users are given free unlimited storage for photos up to a certain size, and photos bigger than that will have a quota and any additional storage will have to be paid for.


T-Mobile’s Pixel 2 Deal Also Offers Half Your Money Back

When Google launched the original Pixel handset last year, it chose Verizon as the exclusive carrier partner. T-Mobile launched a promotion that provided a great incentive to customers who brought their Pixel to Magenta. Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL yesterday and Verizon is the exclusive carrier partner yet again, so T-Mobile is back with a new deal.


Google’s New Pixel Handsets Will Be Verizon Exclusive Yet Again

When Google announced its Pixel smartphones last year, it decided to pick Verizon as the exclusive carrier partner in the United States. It appears that history is repeating itself this year. Verizon CMO Diego Scotti tweeted earlier today, confirming that the upcoming Pixel devices from Google will be exclusive to Verizon yet again.