The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 pro are a new pair of flagship smartphones from Google that launched in October. Running Android and featuring a processor made by Google itself for the first time, they are built to go up against premium handsets from the likes of Samsung and Sony, as well as the iPhone.Both new Pixel phones were originally offered with a great deal that saw a free pair of Bose NC 700s worth £349 included with every pre-order. But, while that deal is no longer available, there are still plenty of offers around to help save you money...
If you’ve recently bought a Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro and found it wouldn’t charge with some of your chargers, throw out that cable before you do anything else. Your new flagship device is (probably) working as intended, rejecting low-quality or out-of-spec cables so it doesn’t damage your phone.
Android is the dominate mobile operating system as it’s used on more than 70% of the world’s smartphones. However, you’d think Apple is king as a handful of automakers focus on releasing technology for iOS devices first. BMW and Porsche are some of the most notable examples, and the former...
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Google has announced a ton of new features coming to Android devices. The updates include new emoji kitchen mashups, permissions auto-reset support on more phones, and auto-generated Memories in Google Photos. There are also new updates to Android Auto for improved messaging and new widgets for a few Android apps.
After Qualcomm announced and detailed the brand new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, it didn’t take long for Android OEMs to confirm that they will slap the latest and greatest CPU in their smartphones. Here’s what you need to know. Designed to be the go-to flagship smartphone chip over the...
As expected, Google has now officially added the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro plus a further group of devices to the ARCore supported list. Augmented reality experiences were touted as an integral component for the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, with ARCore support almost guaranteed ahead of launch. However, Google’s own official supported devices list has only just been updated to include the flagship Pixel duo.
At I/O 2021 in May, Google first showcased a new Android 12 feature that would let users unlock their cars with their phones. Back then, the company announced that the feature would make its way to select Pixel and Samsung Galaxy smartphones later this year. As promised, Google is now rolling out Digital car key support to the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Galaxy S21, along with a couple of other new Android Auto features.
The Galaxy A13 is the most affordable 5G phone that Samsung has released to date and the $250 price point isn't the only thing to recommend about Samsung's latest A-Series phone. The Galaxy A13 features a number of other specs that sound like they belong on a much pricier phone...
Augmented reality might not seem as exciting as VR, but it's capable of plenty of handy applications. From basic measuring tools to imaginary art galleries, AR can be a ton of fun — and with Google's ARCore SDK, it's easy to use with most modern Android phones. All supported devices have to be certified before running any of these experiences, and another 26 have been added to the list just in time to close out the year.
A new Pixel phone launch is usually followed by early adopters finding a bunch of issues and bugs with the device and patiently waiting until Google acknowledges and fixes them. It's been no different this year with the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro — customers have complained of a finicky fingerprint scanner, ghost dialing random contacts, broken Always-On Display, and screen flickering. Adding to that list, numerous Pixel 6 users are now reporting intermittent signal loss. The problem does not seem to be limited to any one market, with Pixel owners from the US, Canada, and other parts of the world all facing it.
If you are not content with Android 12 on your Google Pixel, it’s probably music to your ears knowing that you can downgrade your OS to a stable version of Android 11 if you encounter any major problems or just don’t like the substantial overhaul. We’ve shown you how to...
In addition to doing Google TV’s “Watch with Me” series, Simu Liu of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be shooting Pixel 6 ads. Liu is officially a brand “ambassador” for the Pixel 6 similar to how Giannis Antetokounmpo last month became the “new face” of the NBA’s “Official Fan Phone”. The end result will be a series of digital ads and social media spots that “contextualize some of the new phones’ most interesting features in a style that puts Simu’s personality front and centre.”
Back in 1954, when Mercedes first started churning out gorgeous 300 SL coupes based on the W194 racer, its cultural impact was probably unknown. Even today, it quietly and amazingly reverberates throughout both real and imaginary worlds. As far as the real world is concerned, the legendary Gullwing has been...
At this point in time, you just don’t need a flagship to get a good everyday Android experience. With initiatives like Android One, Android Go, and Google’s own step into the affordable market, Google has made mid-range and even low-range devices even more usable and enticing than ever. With so many options littering the market nowadays, it’s hard to tell which devices are even worth your time — and money. Let’s dig through and get to know some of the best affordable Android phones you can buy, as of December 2021.
Back at I/O, Google announced that Android 12 will let you unlock compatible vehicles with just your phone. Digital car key support for locking/unlocking and starting vehicles is going live for the Pixel 6 and Samsung Galaxy S21 lines from today. At launch, you need to physically tap the door...
PixelStyle, full-featured graphic-design app, offers an alternative to PhotoShop. It includes all the essential tools you need for professional photo editing. It is painstakingly engineered for professionals with a large array of intuitive tools: filters, layers, special effects, editing, retouching, and photo enhancement. 100 brushes are built-in to offer an unparalleled drawing experience. With the state-of-art image-editing technology and fast, precise working capability, PixelStyle has become an indispensable tool for all photographic designers.
Google’s Android 12 update is huge and exciting, but it also came with an unorthodox timeline and quite a few more bugs than usual. Now, it’s becoming pretty clear that Android 12 is also causing some connectivity/signal issues with Google Pixel phones, including the newly released Pixel 6 series. A...
Replay: If you do, then Canon USA has a video for you that shows how autofocus went from 'the function that shall not be named' among professional cinematographers to a cutting edge tool that can really deliver. According to the company, on current Canon models 80% of the area from...