Tag: Pixel 3

dbrand’s new Swarm material is its most textured, tactile, and dynamic yet – get it at 20% off right now [Sponsored Post]

Electronics skins from dbrand. Why do you need one on your phone, laptop, console, or other devices? Well, they add grip, and a layer of protection against wear and tear, dings and scratches. Let’s be honest though, you could accomplish that with some duct tape and a exact-o-knife if you wanted to get crafty. The […]

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6 of our favorite tech deals this week: Pixel and Moto phones, dirt-cheap 4K movies, and more

Article Contents It’s understandable for mobile tech enthusiasts to be suffering from a bit of an attention-span issue right now. After all, we’re just a little over a week away from the start of Mobile World Congress 2019, one of the biggest new-product expos of the year. With all those fresh hot devices waiting in […]

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Charm your Valentine with the Love AR Playmoji pack for Google Pixel

Google Playground’s stickers and Playmojis are pretty fun, and the timely Childish Gambino drop likely brought more attention to the Pixel’s AR features. It makes sense, then, that Valentine’s Day arrives with another new pack, predictably all pink and heart-shaped. The Love Playmoji pack is now available for all three generations of the Google Pixel, including adorable […]

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Google Goes Behind-the-Scenes in New Video Showing Off the Power of Night Sight in the Pixel 3

Google introduced Night Sight with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL late last year, which is a breakout feature for the smartphone lineup. Last month, Google marketed Night Sight mode against the “iPhone X”, which is apparently the iPhone XS, showing off the sheer brilliance of the feature in […]

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It’s Pixel update time: February’s images are available to download

It’s that time of the month: Google’s Pixel updates are landing. Although OTAs don’t appear to be rolling out via the traditional means just yet, Google has posted both OTA files and factory images to the usual locations for your side-loading pleasure. Downloads are up for all Pixels, including the Pixel C. Build numbers are […]

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Get a stupid cheap ($6) wallet case for your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL with this coupon

A new day can mean many things — freshly brewed coffee, fresh underwear (hopefully), and maybe even a fresh new case for your third-generation Pixel. Case-maker Vena has a set of wallet cases on sale for the Pixel 3 family for just $6.50 each on Amazon, after a promo code. To get this deal, click […]

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DxOMark Launches a New Selfie Camera Test; iPhone XS Lands in Top Five

DxOMark was pretty happy with the iPhone XS Max’s primary rear cameras when it initially tested the device last year (along with the iPhone XR’s single camera!), but it turns out the phone’s front-facing camera is only Top 5 worthy. DxOMark, which has become a solid resource for folks wanting […]

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Pre-production Pixel 3 Lite shown off in video with headphone jack and plastic body

Not long after we here at Android Police revealed that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL Lite will launch this spring through Verizon, a video review of a pre-production version of the Pixel 3 Lite has surfaced, providing us with our best look yet at the device and its specifications. The video comes courtesy of Ukrainian tech […]

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Pixel 3 and 3 XL seem to have silently picked up HDR support in Netflix

Content quality in Netflix covers a range from old-school SD to a brain-searing 4K, further augmented by the option for HDR — which, in Netflix’s case, is effectively an extended color gamut. We’ve kept an eye on which phones snag the feature, and based on recent reports, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL appear to […]

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Google appears to have fixed the ‘check for update’ button on Pixels again

In what is likely to be the biggest low-key Android news today, Google seems to have silently flipped the switch (again) when it comes to the “check for update” button on Pixels. On every Pixel device we’ve tested here at Android Police, tapping the button in the Settings app is successfully pulling down the recent […]

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January Pixel updates are out now: Pixel 3 video sound quality fix, 5X and 6P finally left behind

The latest pair of Google flagships haven’t been without their controversies — it’s effectively a yearly ritual as the tech enthusiast community picks apart the phone’s faults— but subsequent updates typically resolve the vast majority of these issues. Lucky for us, Google claims that another Pixel 3 problem has been resolved with January’s update. The […]

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Pixel 3’s ‘fatal error’ third-party app camera bug may be fixed in December update

Last month we reported that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL had an intermittent problem with third-party apps when using the camera. Those that ran into the issue would get a “fatal error” or similar warning as the camera failed to work in the app, a problem that would then persist in those apps even […]

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Pixel 3’s Top Shot can choose a better photo than the one you took, and here’s how it works

Google’s Pixel 3 and 3 XL have some of (if not the) best cameras of the year, and paired with that generally impressive performance are a handful of pretty nifty software features. One of them, called Top Shot, makes those great photos even better by helping out when you make a mistake and snap a […]

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Blind Camera Comparison: iPhone XR vs Google Pixel 3 vs OnePlus 6T vs Pocophone F1

When Apple launched the iPhone XS and iPhone XR this year, it made quite a big deal about its Smart HDR algorithm which is aimed at improving the overall dynamic range, contrast, and details in photos. However, as we saw in a blind camera comparison by YouTuber MKBHD, when photos […]

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