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Weezer’s new music video is basically a 4-minute Pixel 5 ad

8 hours ago [embedded content] The video for Weezer’s new single “All My Favorite Songs” heavily features Google Pixel 5 smartphones. Frontman Rivers Cuomo even uses the “OK Google” hotword while prominently holding the Pixel 5 with its “G” logo in plain sight. The song actually isn’t too bad, either. Los Angeles rock band Weezer […]

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Google Messages won’t work on uncertified phones in a few months

8 hours ago Credit: Ryan-Thomas Shaw / Android Authority Code snippets found by XDA Developers suggest Google Messages won’t support uncertified Android devices after March 31, 2021. Uncertified devices are those Android devices that Google hasn’t officially cleared to access its Mobile Services. Since May 2019, new Huawei devices have fallen into that category. Google Messages […]

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We asked, you told us: You’re looking forward to these phones in 2021

Credit: David Imel / Android Authority There’s a lot to look forward to in the new year, and that includes smartphones. But which ones are likely to get the most buzz? We asked you about your most anticipated phones of 2021, and the results were at once what you’d expect as well as a little […]

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Google Camera quietly stripped a key astrophotography feature from newer Pixels

5 hours ago Credit: David Imel / Android Authority Google has quietly ditched astrophotography support for the wide-angle shooters on Pixel phones. Version 8.1 of the Google Camera app now only allows night sky shooting at 1x zoom or tighter. It’s unclear if the option to switch between the two cameras will return to these […]

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