Google Store Now Lets You Trade In A Phone When Buying A Pixel

The ability to trade-in devices to receive credit against the purchase of a new device has now become available through the Google Store. As a result, those looking to part-exchange against the cost of a Pixel or a Pixel XL, can new do so. This is an extension of what was originally announced as a […]

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Google Acquires HTC Pixel Staff & IP Rights In Deal Worth $1.1 Billion

Google and HTC have entered into a “definitive agreement.” Rumors had been circulating that Google was in the process of preparing to acquire HTC’s mobile business and athough that is not quite what has been announced today, what has been confirmed is not too far from that. Google and HTC have both confirmed by way […]

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Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

The Pixel 2 will cost $650 for the base model and will come in white, black, and blue colors when it launches later this year. The details come from Droid Life, which has also leaked the Google Home Mini, the Pixel 2 XL, and the new Daydream View headset just a little bit earlier this […]

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Opinion: These Would Be The Pixel 2’s Ideal Features

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are just around the corner and it now seems to be more or less confirmed that the announcement event will happen on October 4th just like last year. Google seems to have made that much clear with the billboard it put up that was spotted last week telling […]

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Tech Talk: Can Google’s Pixels Compete With Galaxy Note 8?

The Samsung Galaxy Note arrived last week and Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 should soon join the list of Android handsets available for purchase soon, but which of these two will be the better device? That’s a subjective question that has different answers depending on who is asked and what metric is used. […]

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Pixel 2 Series Launching On October 4, Google Confirms

The Pixel 2 smartphone series is set to be officially launched on October 4, Google confirmed on Thursday, with the Alphabet-owned company putting out a new teaser website which asks consumers are they “thinking about changing phones” and telling them that more details on the matter will follow on the aforementioned date. The latest turn […]

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Google’s Pixel XL 2 Shows Up At The FCC

Google’s Pixel XL 2 has shown up at the FCC for certification which suggests the device is nearly ready to present itself to the public as the FCC is one of the last stops for a device before it hits store shelves. This follows up the Pixel 2 device that passed through the FCC back […]

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Google Puts Up Billboard Hinting At Oct. 4th Phone Event

Google has put up a billboard hinting at an October 4th phone event, and although there are no pictures of the upcoming Pixel 2 or Pixel XL 2, and Google isn’t directly saying there is going to be an event on the 4th let alone that it will be for new devices replacing the current […]

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Google Uses Software To Extend YouTube HDR To The Pixel

Google is using software to extend YouTube HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL according to a recent statement from someone at Google. It’s doing this by creating a software decoder and rendering stack that was created specifically for this purpose so that the Pixel and Pixel XL would support HDR videos on YouTube. […]

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Rumor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 Delayed Until 2018

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 had been expected to launch in the second half of 2017, and be the brains behind Google’s new Pixel smartphones. However, it now appears that the processor has been delayed until 2018. And according to Evleaks, it may go through a rebranding and become a different SoC. This is why the […]

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