Tag: Google Pixel 3

July 2019 security patch now rolling out to Pixel and Essential phones (Update)

Update, July 1, 2019 (2:10 pm ET): Essential has started rolling out the July Security patch to the Essential Phone. Unfortunately, it appears as though this month’s firmware update only includes vulnerability fixes and nothing extra. Original post, July 1, 2019 (1:25 pm ET): Likely because it’s a holiday week in the U.S., Google has begun […]

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The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a don’t feature RCS messaging on T-Mobile

Rich Communications Services (RCS) messaging has been touted as the successor to standard text messages, but you’ll have to go without it if you’ve got a Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3a on T-Mobile. Responding to someone on Twitter, T-Mobile bluntly said “no” when asked about RCS support for the new Pixel phones. Compounding matters, […]

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Google Pixel 3a XL vs iPhone XR: What’s the Difference

Earlier this week, Google unveiled the Pixel 3a series during I/O 2019. The Pixel 3 series failed to sell in numbers that Google had hoped for and the mid-range Pixel 3a series is its another shot at success. How does Google’s mid-range Pixel 3a series compare to Apple’s ‘budget’ iPhone, the iPhone XR? Find out […]

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