Pixel: News

26 Jun 2024


Google Pixel 9 series to be launched on August 13

Google has unexpectedly announced a hardware event for August 13, two months ahead of the usual schedule.

21 Jun 2024


Google's 'Adaptive Thermal' feature to help with Pixel's overheating issues

Google is preparing to launch an innovative feature, called "Adaptive Thermal," for its Pixel phones.

12 Jun 2024


Google brings Gemini Nano AI to more Pixel smartphones

Google has announced a significant update to its hardware range through the June Pixel feature drop.

27 May 2024


Google's weather app icon has disappeared from Pixel devices

In December, Google began the rollout of a dedicated "Weather" icon on the app grid of Pixel phones and tablets.

20 May 2024


Google invites Pixel users to participate in Android 15 survey

Google has initiated a feedback survey for Pixel users to collect their views on the new features and changes introduced in Android 15 Beta 2.

19 May 2024


Google's 'Audio Emoji' feature now accessible on Pixel phones

Google's innovative Audio Emoji feature, initially launched with the Pixel 8a, is now widely available in the Phone app on Google smartphones.

15 May 2024


Google One VPN service to shut down on June 20

Google has officially announced the discontinuation of its Google One VPN service, which will take effect from June 20, 2024.

14 May 2024


Google's Gemini AI to offer real-time object and event recognition

Google has given a sneak peek into its new camera-powered artificial intelligence (AI) feature, hours before the commencement of its I/O developer conference later today.

03 May 2024


How to install Android 15 beta on your Pixel device

Google has recently released the initial beta version of Android 15 for public download.

27 Apr 2024


'Google Sans' to replace 'Roboto' as default font on ChromeOS

Google is set to change the default font on its ChromeOS from Roboto to Google Sans, according to a recent code modification.

27 Apr 2024


Google Pixel to introduce 'Circle to Search' for split-screen mode

Google is currently experimenting with an enhancement to the Pixel Launcher, specifically targeting the 'Circle to Search' feature.

27 Apr 2024


Leaked promo video reveals AI capabilities of Google Pixel 8a

Google is gearing up to reveal the much-anticipated Pixel 8a at the I/O 2024 event, scheduled for May 14.

09 Apr 2024


Meet Axion, Google's first custom Arm-based CPU

Google Cloud has announced the launch of its first-ever custom-built Arm processor, named Axion.

03 Apr 2024


Google begins 'Circle to Search' deployment for Pixel Fold

Google has initiated the rollout of its user-friendly visual search feature, Circle to Search (CtS), for the Pixel Fold.

28 Mar 2024


Google to launch Pixel 9 in three sizes this year

Google is reportedly preparing to launch three distinct variants of the much-anticipated Pixel 9 smartphone in 2024, according to information by 91mobiles.

20 Mar 2024


Fitbit to soon announce Gemini-powered AI health coach

Google is joining forces with Fitbit, a company it purchased in 2021, to create an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model that will deliver personalized health advice.

22 Feb 2024


Google to ramp up Pixel smartphone production in India

Google plans to ramp up its smartphone production and begin manufacturing Pixel smartphones in India between April and June, according to Nikkei.

21 Mar 2023

Google Bard

Select Pixel users can now try Google's AI chatbot, Bard

Google is now giving early access to Bard—its AI chatbot—to select Pixel users. As per 9to5Google, the testing is being expanded to Pixel superfans, a community of Pixel smartphone users.

15 Mar 2023


How to enable 5G on Google Pixel smartphones in India

Google is now releasing the software update that enables 5G services on its compatible devices in India.

07 Sep 2022


Google Pixel handsets now receiving their first Android 13-based update

Google is pushing the first-ever Android 13-based update to several Pixel smartphones.

21 Apr 2022


Here's why Google is killing call recording apps on Android

Google's updated Play Store policy will come into effect on May 11. One of the changes is aimed at killing third-party call recording apps on Android.

07 Aug 2021


#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything about Google's new Tensor chip for Pixel 6

In the months leading up to the Pixel 6 launch, there have been rumors of a "Whitechapel" processor designed in-house and from the ground up by Google.

14 Jun 2021


#DealOfTheDay: Google Pixel 4a available with Rs. 5,000 discount

Looking to buy a compact smartphone with good performance? This deal might interest you. Flipkart is offering a discount of Rs. 5,000 on the Google Pixel 4a smartphone in India.

15 May 2021


Here's everything that could be featured at Google I/O 2021

Google canceled its conference for developers called Google I/O last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, this year's event keynote will begin at 1 PM Eastern Time (ET) on May 18.

07 Apr 2021


Google may have inadvertently leaked the upcoming Pixel Buds A

On Tuesday, Google sent out an email to people in the Google Nest mailing list. It was accompanied by an image showing various devices from the brand.

27 Dec 2020


Google Pixel 6 to come with an under-display selfie camera

As a successor to the Pixel 5, Google is likely to launch its Pixel 6 smartphone next year.

06 Aug 2020


Apparently, Google is planning a foldable Pixel for 2021

Google's latest smartphone, the Pixel 4a, is not even up for sale and we are already beginning to hear murmurs regarding what the company has planned next.

11 Jun 2020


#TechBytes: How to test the latest Android 11 Beta

Google has announced the first public beta of Android 11, its next big OS for smartphones.

26 Jan 2020


Google Pixel 4a could launch on May 12

Google Pixel 4a, the sequel to last year's low-cost Pixel 3a series, could be launched at the company's I/O 2020 conference scheduled from May 12-14 in Mountain View, California.

17 Jan 2020


Google likely to launch two mid-range Pixel phones

Google is expected to launch a mid-range version of its latest flagship, the Pixel 4, in a matter of months, perhaps around I/O 2020.

29 Dec 2019


Google Pixel 4a renders: A new design and some surprises

Google is readying its next batch of low-cost smartphones to replace the top-selling Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. And just before the year ends, we have our first look at the Pixel 4a courtesy @OnLeaks and @91Mobiles.

30 Oct 2019


Now, you can instruct Google Assistant to give shorter responses

At the recent Pixel 4 event, Google unveiled a completely new avatar of Google Assistant with fancy capabilities.

02 Oct 2019


Now, Pixel phones can detect car crashes: Here's how

Google is working on bringing a handy new capability into the Pixel phones - the ability to detect car crashes.

04 Sep 2019


Android 10 finally starts rolling out: Here's how to install

After months of development and testing, Android 10, the next iteration of Google's mobile operating system, is finally here.

27 May 2019


Massive discount on Google Pixel 3 XL: Details here

Are you planning to buy a new flagship smartphone? Well, here is an unmissable deal for you.

21 May 2019


Why Google's all-new Pixel 3a phones are shutting down randomly

If you know anything about Pixel 3 series, you must have heard that these phones have been marred by some annoying bugs in the past.

14 Mar 2019


Now, Pixel owners can try Android Q beta: Here's how

Finally, Google has released the first beta version of Android Q, giving an early glimpse of what would be coming in its next mobile operating system.

03 Feb 2019


Google's Pixel 3 ad takes a fresh dig at iPhone

Ever since the launch of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, fans have been touting their software-driven camera capabilities, comparing them with the likes of iPhones.

24 Dec 2018


Best camera smartphones of 2018: Is yours on the list?

As far as smartphones' launches are concerned, the year 2018 has been nothing less than exciting. We saw the first-ever triple and even four camera smartphones.

21 Dec 2018


Now, Pixel 3 owners are reporting fingerprint sensor problems

The problems associated with Pixel 3 and its elder sibling, Pixel 3 XL, are just not ending.

10 Dec 2018


Google Pixel 3 Lite XL leaked: Specifications, design and launch

Last month, an alleged Pixel 3 Lite was leaked in full glory and now, its larger counterpart has been claimed to "be in the pipeline".

06 Dec 2018


Google offers Rs. 7,000 discount on new Pixels: Details here

In a bid to bolster the sales of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Google has launched a new referral program on Flipkart.

20 Nov 2018


Now, Pixel 3 has a weird camera-disabling bug: Details here

Ever since Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL entered the market, we've been hearing about different bugs plaguing the devices.

17 Nov 2018


Google Pixel 3 Lite leaked: Specifications, design, price details

Previous rumors of a mid-range Pixel 3 smartphone, which was reportedly codenamed Sargo, now seem credible.

30 Oct 2018


Pixel 3 XL adding another notch: How to fix it

In a hilarious, albeit annoying, development, the all-new Pixel 3 XL is adding a second notch on the screen of the device.

10 Oct 2018


Don't want to answer calls? Google has the perfect solution

Undoubtedly, the new Pixel phones are impressive. They look good, pack strong internals, but what makes them truly unique is their powerful software and the AI features.

02 Sep 2018


No Pixel smartwatch in 2018, confirms Google

Much to the disappointment of geeks, Google 's top executive has confirmed to Tom's Guide that the company has no plans to launch a smartwatch this year.

24 Oct 2017


Google's Pixel 2 has an unexpected burn-in problem, among others

Google has a new problem to deal with. Reviewers who have been testing its newest smartphones for about two weeks have complaints about its screen.

21 Sep 2017

HTC Mobiles

Google strikes $1.1bn deal with HTC for Pixel talent

In one of the biggest acquihire deals of 2017, Google has struck a $1.1bn agreement with HTC in an attempt to expand its smartphone segment.