Tag Archives: pixel

Pixel phones let you pause updates, reschedule reboots

Windows users have had it bad with updates. It’s bad enough that they’re welcomed by updates every time they start their PCs, they’re also forced to install sometimes broken updates and have to go through the cycle of reboots, hoping they’ll get a working system in the end. While not as atrocious, mobile updates still leave some room for improvement

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Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL are back to their Black Friday prices

Google’s third-gen Pixels might be one of the best Android phones in the market, depending on who you ask. Butt like any other best Android phones today, they also cost a fortune.

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Google aims to fix laggy interface on Chrome OS tablets

Chrome OS tablets still have some problems, not the least of which is lag. Even if you buy a higher-end model like some configurations of Google's own Pixel Slate, there's a real chance you'll grapple with a sluggish, stuttery interface -- it's been...

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Google’s call screening transcripts roll out to Pixel owners

You no longer have to stare at your Pixel to see whether or not that Assistant-screened call was worth answering. Pixel owners have reported that Call Screen transcripts are starting to reach their devices, including older devices as well as the Pixe...

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Google explains the Pixel 3’s improved AI portraits

Google's Pixel 3 takes portrait photos that are more accurate than its predecessor could take when new, which is no mean feat when you realize that the upgrade comes solely through software. But just what is Google doing, exactly

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Google Pixel Slate preview: Chrome OS still needs a keyboard

Google has made a couple of excellent but expensive Chromebooks over the years. The Pixel Slate is the company's first Chrome OS tablet, though

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Pixel 3 camera bug is a new nightmare for Android

The Pixel 3 is experiencing yet another camera bug, with some owners of Google’s Android flagship complaining that they can’t get past an annoying crash. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL’s camera technology – most recently Night Sight – is universally acclaimed as the smartphones’ most impressive feature, but it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing.

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Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get Google Assistant’s call screening feature

Google has shown that with each generation of its own Pixel line of smartphones, it’s willing to bring a handful of new improvements to previous models. Examples include some of the software-powered camera features from this year’s Pixel 3 making their way to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

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How does Google Night Sight work?

Today we’re taking a peek with Google at their Night Sight feature for the Google Camera app on Pixel phones. The basic concept begins with keeping the Pixel’s camera’s shutter open longer than normal – allowing more light in on the camera’s image sensor. With more light comes more information with which the camera can create a less dark image.

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The best smartphones and tablets to give as gifts

If there's someone in your life who's wishing for a phone or a tablet this holiday season, check out the shortlist in our newly published gift guide.

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