Tag: Google Pixel 2 XL

December 2018 security patch arrives for Pixel and Nexus devices, OG Pixel MIA again

Right on schedule, Google has released Android’s December security patch. The good news is that the Pixel C, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X are still getting updates, despite the fact that the company is no longer obligated to issue security patches for the three-year-old devices. However, the bad news is that — just like last […]

Read More

All the Google Pixel 3 features coming to the Pixel 2

When Google releases new smartphones, it also introduces new features. Unfortunately, for those who purchased the previous generation hardware, a lot of those new features will likely never make it to their devices. But that’s not the case for every new feature. As we will detail below, a lot of the Google Pixel 3’s unique […]

Read More

Google releases November security patch, rolling out now for Pixel, Nexus, and Essential devices

Google has started rolling out the November security update for Pixel and Nexus devices. November’s update resolves 17 issues found within the AOSP. Improvements were also made to picture-in-picture and notification issues on Pixel hardware. Right on schedule, Google has released Android’s October security patch. As it’s the first update to make its way to […]

Read More

Deal: Best Buy offers refurbished Pixel 2 XL, Galaxy S9, and more on sale

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Google Pixel 3 XL are great smartphones, but they also cost a pretty penny. That is where refurbished devices come in and end up costing less than their new counterparts. It gets even better when those refurbished devices are on sale, which is what Best Buy is currently offering. […]

Read More

Google Pixel 3 / 3 XL vs Pixel 2 / 2 XL: A tale of four flagships

After weeks of rumors and leaks, Google officially announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Neither smartphone is a surprise at this point, but they are welcome entrants in an Android smartphone market filled with worthy flagship contenders. Two of those contenders continue to be 2017’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, thanks in […]

Read More

Google releases October security patch, rolling out now for Pixel, Nexus, and Essential devices

Google has started rolling out the October security update for Pixel and Nexus devices. October’s update resolves 23 issues found within the AOSP. Improvements were also made to fix fast-charging and Android Auto stability issues on Pixel hardware. Another month, another Android security update. For October, this means the resolution of 23 vulnerabilities, all of […]

Read More

Google itself will now repair your broken Pixel or Pixel 2, but it’ll cost you

The Google Store has opened a ‘Repair Center’ so users can mail in their broken Pixel and Pixel 2 handsets for repairs. The service can take roughly seven to 10 business days, and repairs can cost a decent amount of money. Google also provides a list of various troubleshooting tips to help you fix problems […]

Read More

Best phones with NFC — what are your options?

NFC stands for Near Field Communication and lets you quickly share various files with other mobile devices, make payments via services like Google Pay, and more. Most high-end smartphones have NFC on board these days, while the same can’t be said for mid-range and budget handset. If you’re in the market for an NFC-enabled smartphone, […]

Read More

Google releases September security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices

Google has started rolling out the September security update for Pixel and Nexus devices. Fixes were pushed to the AOSP repository on 09/01/18 and 09/05/18. The patch includes almost 60 vulnerability fixes and in-car Bluetooth improvements for Pixel devices. It’s a new month which means another security patch from Google has been released and it’s currently […]

Read More

OnePlus 6 camera shootout results!

We put the OnePlus 6 in an all-out camera camera battle against its biggest competitors, the Google Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, iPhone X. Editor’s Pick OnePlus 6 camera shootout (and a giveaway!) The OnePlus 6 has quickly become the company’s fastest selling smartphone with over a million units sold in the first 22 […]

Read More

OnePlus 6 camera shootout (and a giveaway!)

The OnePlus 6 has quickly become the company’s fastest selling smartphone with over a million units sold in the first 22 days. In good Android Authority fashion, we’re pitting the OnePlus 6 against its main competitors. How do the phone’s photos stack up against those of the Google Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, and […]

Read More