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Google Tweaks Navigation Gestures with Android Q Beta 5

There are also some changes made to dark mode and notifications.

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Google Releases AR Walking Directions for Pixel Owners

Last year at I/O 2018, Google debut a new feature in Google Maps that allowed users to use AR to follow walking directions. This involved turn-by-turn arrows that showed you where to go in order to get to your destination. A year later, the feature is finally beginning to roll Continue Reading

Download Android Q Beta 1 for Your Pixel Here

Today, Google released the very first beta build of Android Q for test-driving on a Pixel phone. The software is compatible with every Pixel phone released so far, including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL. We’ll be installing the beta on Continue Reading

Google is Now Rolling Out Night Sight to All Pixel Owners

Announced alongside the Pixel 3 and 3 XL early last month, Google today confirmed it’s beginning to roll out Night Sight to all Pixel smartphone owners, including those who own a Pixel 2 and original Pixel from 2016. The feature is designed to accommodate low-light situations where more light would Continue Reading

Google’s Pixel Lineup Will Soon Support External Mics in the Camera App

A feature that’s favored by many Android smartphone users is external mic support when recording video. Especially handy with vloggers, the feature lets users connect a third-party microphone to their smartphone and record audio with it instead of with their phone’s built-in mics which can produce some awful sound at Continue Reading

Google Officially Announces Android 9 Pie, Now Rolling Out to Pixel Devices

After releasing various different betas throughout the summer, Google has officially released the final version of Android 9.0. Known as Android 9 “Pie,” the update is beginning to hit Pixel devices over the air. Android Pie includes many different features that fall in line with Google’s efforts to make Android Continue Reading

Google Releases June Security Patch for Pixel and Nexus Devices

Google has released the June 2018 security patch for Pixel and Nexus-branded smartphones and tablets. Those who have a Pixel or Pixel 2, a Nexus 6P or 5X, or a Pixel C tablet can expect the added security in the coming days. In total, Google has released 58 different fixes Continue Reading

Google Might Be Working on a Mid-Range Pixel for 2019 with a Snapdragon 710 Processor

Google’s Pixel lineup of smartphones has always consisted of high-end flagship devices, but it looks like this may change come 2019. According to Roland Quandt on Twitter, the company has reportedly begun working on a mid-range Pixel-branded phone powered by the recently introduced Snapdragon 710 processor. Further details remain scarce, Continue Reading

Google Might Unveil its Own Smartwatch with the Pixel 3 This Year

As has been the case for a number of years, Google is expected to host a hardware event later this year where they’ll unveil new consumer devices. Of the new devices, we’re expecting to see the successors to last year’s Pixel 2 lineup likely named the Pixel 3 and 3 Continue Reading

Google Releases May Security Patch to Pixel and Nexus Owners

Google today released the May security patch and began rolling it out to both Pixel and Nexus device owners. Those who have a Pixel or Pixel 2, a Nexus 6P or 5X, or a Pixel C tablet can expect the added security in the coming days. According to Google, there Continue Reading