Analysis & Insight

Google Pixel 2: All the new features and reasons to upgrade

October 31, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google announced two flagship smartphones on October 4 in San Francisco, CA during the company’s second-ever privately held Made By Google 2017 event. Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the successors to last year’s first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL. Google introduced a number of new hardware components and software features with the two phones that make these devices ultimately worth considering. Here’s what we have, and whether or not you should upgrade.

Event Wrap-Ups

Made By Google 2017: Event Wrap-up and all you need to know

October 8, 2017 David Steele

This year’s Made by Google event has concluded, and Google announced a total of eight new products. We have two new Google Home speakers, two second generation Google Pixel smartphones, the Google Pixelbook, a newer version of the Daydream View, the Google Pixel Buds, and a new standalone smart camera in Google Clips. It’s time to reflect on what we learned and what’s coming. Here’s our full recap containing everything you need to know about.

Gadgets

Google Pixel Buds and Google Clips unveiled, here’s everything you need to know

October 6, 2017 David Steele

At the private Made by Google 2017 event in San Francisco, CA, Google announced new hardware. Products shown off included Pixel 2 smartphones, new Google Home speakers, a Chromebook Pixel successor in Pixelbook, a new Daydream View, Pixel Buds, and Google Clips. Of them, Pixel Buds and Google Clips were among the unexpected, and are the first of their respective kinds. Pixel Buds is a set of wireless earphones complete with integrated Google Assistant, and Google Clips is a camera that operates automatically. Here’s the rundown of these two [Read More]

Polls

Weekly Poll: Will you pick up any of Google’s new hardware? (Check all that may apply)

October 4, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Things are winding down now that the Made By Google 2017 event in San Francisco has concluded, but there are a lot of Google goodies including a pair of new Pixels coming our way. It’s the end of review season and Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL are the last of the herd to arrive, which are the successors to last year’s first-generation Pixel models. After reading all about the new accessories, our overviews, spec lists, and insight, we want [Read More]

Gadgets

Google announces new Daydream View headset in San Francisco, CA

October 4, 2017 Droid Turf

Today during a private showcase San Francisco, CA, Google announced new Made By Google hardware. During the event, the search giant announced new products including Pixel 2 smartphones, new Google Home speakers, a Chromebook Pixel successor in Pixelbook, Pixel buds, Google Clips, and a revamped Daydream View headset for VR. It has been a little over a year since the launch of Google’s Daydream platform, and today the company took wraps off a brand new Daydream View headset that will [Read More]

Gadgets

Enter Google Home Max and Google Home Mini

October 4, 2017 David Steele

Earlier today, Google held its much-anticipated Made By Google 2017 event in the city of San Francisco, CA. During the private event, the tech giant unveiled a bevy of new products including Pixel 2 smartphones and a range of neat accessory upgrades. It has been a whole two years since Google first launched Google Home, and today the company took wraps off not one but two new smart speakers. Google Home Mini is the one we were all expecting, and Google [Read More]

Google News

Google Pixelbook announced, here’s what you need to know

October 4, 2017 David Steele

After much debate whether or not there would ever be one after a two-year gap, Google announced a new Chromebook Pixel laptop named ‘Pixelbook’ at the private Made By Google 2017 event today in San Francisco, CA. In many respects, the Google Pixelbook has a similar feel about it compared with the original Chromebook Pixel. Here’s what you’ll need to know to consider buying this model. 

Google News

Watch the full replay of the Made By Google 2017 event right here

October 4, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google is getting ready to reveal this year’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones plus a whole lot more at its second-ever Made By Google hardware event. You can watch Google’s private unveiling that will be livestreamed from San Francisco, CA, here beginning at 12:00PM Eastern Standard Time. Reports have indicated the possibility of Android 8.1’s (MR1) arrival, the first update since Android 8.0 Oreo, a new Chromebook Pixel namely ‘Pixelbook’ with Google Assistant support, a new Daydream View, a [Read More]

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