Thought the deals were over? Think again. Today is Cyber Monday, which will mark the end to most early bird holiday sales. Google held back with its Black Friday weekend promotion, not announcing any discounts too spectacular beyond the $29 Google Home Mini, but that’s because the search giant was saving something for today.
The Android Wear operating system can now be updated through the Play Store, and today it is. The Android Wear application is about to be updated to v2.6, as pointed out by an APK file over at AKPMirror, which will bring several new features and improvements.
Google’s Pixel 2 XL has been under fire ever since its release. Buyers have reported audio concerns and a slew of display issues including screen burn-in, flashing, dead spots, and flat colors. Yet, the search engine is still encouraging potential customers to purchase the model. Most issues don’t appear to be super serious, and Google has gone far enough to patch a few of them through software updates. However, Girard Gibbs LLP thinks enough is enough and is actively undergoing [Read More]
At Google I/O 2017, we heard about Daydream 2.0 and standalone Daydream VR headset concepts. Both Lenovo and HTC were confirmed as Google’s manufacturing partners, though one seems to have dropped the project all-together.
Just when Google thought it had addressed all the problems being experienced by Pixel 2 XL (and some Pixel 2) early adopters, more issues continue to be spotted. This next one involves the screen yet again on Pixel 2 XL, which has been to blame for the majority of issues with Google’s 2017 flagship.
Google has shared with us the latest distribution numbers for its mobile OS, Android. The results reflect the platform’s results as of mid-November.
Google and Samsung each have a new video advertisement showcasing their respective flagship smartphone. Google focuses on Pixel 2, and highlights the power of the Google Assistant. Samsung’s advertisement is centered around the Galaxy Note 8 and takes shots at Apple’s iPhone. Both are interesting because had they not been, we wouldn’t have felt such an urge to share them with all of you.
As a result of audio issues, a burn-in screen problem and unfavorable color reproduction, Google opted to up the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL warranty to 2 years for all buyers. When Google announced this, it wasn’t clear what would happen to those enrolled in the Google Store’s $129 Preferred Care plan. Now it is, kind of. Here’s what we know.