Tag Archives: Google

LG G6 Ditches Removable Battery for Water-Resistant Body; Likely to Come With Google Assistant: Report

After LG’s dismal quarterly results where it reported worst mobile performance, the South Korean company has its eyes set on the G6 flagship. A new report claims that LG G6 flagship will be the only other non-Pixel smartphone to feature Google Assistant out-of-the-box. Recent reports have dropped hints that the company may opt for metal design which will be a ... Read More »

Google I/O 2017 to Be Held in Mountain View; Starts May 17

Google, after some delay, has finally revealed the dates and venue for the annual developer event this year. The company however this time around hasn’t actually announced the dates or venue but has instead dropped few hints on GitHub for people to figure out. Much like 2016, the Google I/O 2017 will be held in Mountain View, California on May ... Read More »

Google Pixel Now Available With Rs. 10,000 Discount on Flipkart

Google Pixel, the first self-branded smartphone by the company, is available with a limited-period flat discount of Rs. 10,000 on Flipkart. This brings down the Google Pixel price down to Rs. 47,000, and buyers can get an additional discount by opting for the Flipkart exchange offer on the smartphone. Flipkart offers flat Rs. 10,000 discount on Google Pixel Under the ... Read More »

Google Planning to Launch Mid-Range Android One Smartphones in the US This Year

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched back in 2014, is aimed at manufacturing affordable devices that meet a certain set of quality standards and are targeted at emerging markets. However, the search giant is now reportedly planning to launch mid-range Android One smartphones in the US later this year. The US-targeted Android One devices are expected to cost between ... Read More »

Google Pixel Users Reporting Issues With Android File Transfer App for Mac

Ever since launch, Google Pixel users have been reporting of multiple issues with the device. Now, a fresh issue with transfer of files from a Mac to the Google Pixel device has cropped up. Users are reporting that even while using the bundled USB Type-C to USB Type-A adapter, particular files are difficult to transfer to the mobile device. Google ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Now Available on Snapdeal: Launch Offers Detailed

Online marketplace Snapdeal on Monday partnered with Google Pixel, the first Google smartphone, as its online retail partner, offering cashback and mobile protection plans. Snapdeal is offering Rs. 10,000 instant cashback from Yes Bank, Rs. 10,000 e-cash from Yatra, and a free mobile protection plan from Allianz worth Rs. 5,999 on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. “Pixel has already ... Read More »

Pixel Phone’s Audio Distortion Problem Is a Hardware Issue, Google Reportedly Confirms

Google seems to have acknowledged that the audio distortion issue, which was being experienced by several Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone users, is a hardware issue as the company is reportedly offering warranty replacements for the devices. Instead of coming out with a firmware update to resolve the problem, the company has opted to offer warranty replacements. Mark Buckman, who ... Read More »

Android Nougat Running on 0.7 Percent of Active Devices and Froyo Is Dead, Says Google

Google has released its monthly Google Play distribution data and Android users will finally be able to bid adieu to Android 2.2 Froyo. The data shows, among other things, that Froyo has dropped to below the 0.1 percent mark, marking the end of what was the oldest active Android version until last month. The date was collected from Android devices ... Read More »

Google Begins Rolling Out January Android Security Update for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has started rolling out its monthly security update for the month of January for its Nexus and Pixel devices. Alongside, Google has also published factory images and full OTA images for Nexus and Pixel devices. Google Pixel and Pixel XL users can download the Nougat-based builds NMF26U and NMF26V respectively. Other devices that have received the updated factory images ... Read More »

LG Puts Up January Security Bulletin Before Google

LG first started its security bulletin in June last year, and since then it has been posting monthly bulletins and rolls out security patches just like Google, Samsung, BlackBerry and other other manufacturers. Ringing in the New Year, LG is already out with its January security bulletin with details on all the patches it is serving its Android devices this ... Read More »