Following reports that the Google Pixel 2 XL display suffers from a burn-in problem, Google has now said it is looking into the claims.
If you missed the limited time promotion from Best Buy that saw a $100 discount applied to the Essential Phone, the company behind the smartphone has a new deal worth checking out. Essential has announced that it’s now offering the Essential Phone for $499. That’s a $200 discount off of its [...]
If you need to pay back a friend, Facebook Messenger is trying to make it even easier. Soon the company will be adding peer-to-peer payments with PayPal.
This is another post in our Code Health series. A version of this post originally appeared in Google bathrooms worldwide as a Google Testing on the Toilet episode. You can download a printer-friendly version to display in your office. Show More Summary
By Robert van Gent and Stephen Thorne, Customer Reliability Engineers and Cody Smith, Site Reliability Engineer In a previous episode of CRE Life Lessons, we discussed how choosing good service level indicators (SLIs) and service level objectives (SLOs) is critical for defining and measuring the reliability of your service. Show More Summary
One of the biggest questions Google was forced to answer with the launch of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL was whether or not it’d be able to meet demand for its new smartphones. When Google launched the original Pixel and Pixel XL last year, it took quite a while to start fulfilling orders on a [...]
Following the October debut of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, early reviews for the Pixel 2 XL began to call out issues with the display. Google recently responded to those complaints, saying that the display was designed [...]
If you buy things online, Google wants to make your process a bit faster. Today Google officially announced Pay With Google. The idea is that users will be able to checkout a bit faster with online services. Pay With Google uses the stored credit and debit cards that are already linked with your Google [...]
The Google Pixel 2 XL may have just launched this past week, but over the weekend reports began to surface that the device’s OLED screen was already exhibiting signs of burn-in, which left UI elements faintly evident after switchingShow More Summary
Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones [...]
There’s now more evidence Google is testing a touchscreen Home device. AndroidPolice points to sections of code of the latest Google app that refers to a device that sports a new on-screen interface. The APK teardown of 7.14.15 betaShow More Summary
It looks like Google is pushing back the shipment date of some of its Pixel 2 smartphones. Which version of the phone its delaying and when they may ship.
According to new FCC documents, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is headed to T-Mobile with support for LTE bands 71 and 66. Are you going to pick one up?
Upgraded versions of the Samsung Chromebook Pro and Asus C302CA might soon make their debut to go head to head with Google’s Pixelbook.
Samsung has reportedly invested in a Chinese startup called DeePhi Tech, but the reason behind the move remains elusive.
Best Buy is offering a $250 discount on the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8 if activated on Verizon, as well as a $200 discount if activated on AT&T.
A new leaked teaser image gives us our best look yet at the OnePlus 5T. Here's what to expect from the next OnePlus flagship.
Halloween is right around the corner and you don't want to be left in the dust! Check out these awesome Halloween apps for Android!
Nintendo's mobile phone adaptation of its hit Animal Crossing sim game series is looking like it is getting close to a release date.
Screen burn-in has been a long running topic of discussion when debating smartphone OLED displays. Here's how to avoid any problems with your handset.