Squeezing to activate Google Assistant sounded like a gimmick—until I began doing it. Sometimes a small tweak can make a big difference. Case in point is the “Active Edge” feature on Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones, which allow you to squeeze the sides of the phone to call up the Google Assistant for voice commands. Read Full Story
Amidst the arrival of the iPhone X, Google’s Pixel 2 has been a well-received smartphone as well with its Active Edge feature, thin bezels, improved camera and more. To celebrate, the tech company has opened pop-up retail spaces across the nation so customers can experience or purchase the device, and the featured gallery above is […]
You probably already know you can squeeze the sides of your Pixel 2 to activate Google Assistant. It turns out that this feature, Active Edge, can be configured to activate any function you'd like. SEE ALSO: Google's Pixel 2 and 2Show More Summary
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The Google Pixel 2 phones come with a feature that’s only available on one other device, the HTC U11. Google’s Active Edge only does a couple of things, at least officially. Its main purpose is to invoke the Google Assistant with a simple...Show More Summary
Well, that was fast. One of the Pixel 2's most interesting features is Active Edge – the ability to squeeze the sides of the phone to prompt the Google Assistant. I've personally been finding Active Edge quite useful, but for those that...Show More Summary
The Pixel 2's Active Edge squeeze feature is only supposed to trigger Google Assistant, but, with some work, you can change that.
Not cool with the Pixel 2’s Active Edge being locked to Google Assistant and not open to any action you might get more use out of? Button Mapper has been updated with a work-around that will let you change it, though it’s not as simple...Show More Summary
A new version of Button Mapper has been released which allows you to remap the Active Edge squeeze gesture on the Pixel 2 to allow for any other application to be launched.
The gesture, known as Active Edge, can be assigned to another app or device function thanks to the new workaround.
Hint: It's not a lot.
All you need to do is squeeze and Google Assistant will launch. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL both deliver excellent experiences on a gorgeous phone and come packed with new features. Amongst them is the Active Edge squeeze function, which...Show More Summary
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As the rest of the phone industry is competing to have the most bezel-less phone, the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL has it’s mind set on everything else that makes a phone great. A top of the line camera, simplistic design, and clean UI are features fans loved on the original Pixel, and it’s successor […]
When disadvantaged youth engage in social activism, they tend to have high-status occupations in adulthood, according to researchers. The findings also suggest there's a place for more discussion of social issues in our educational systems.
When disadvantaged youth engage in social activism, they tend to have high-status occupations in adulthood, according to Clemson University and University of Michigan researchers. The findings also suggest there's a place for more discussion of social issues in our educational systems.
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Despite Microsoft’s claim of 330 million active devices using Edge, the actual market share of Microsoft’s native browser is in the low single digits (around the same level Windows Phone was when Microsoft decided to kill it). Google’s...Show More Summary
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Back in August, the HTC-made Pixel 2 stopped by the FCC and revealed a whole bunch of info about the yet-to-be-announced phone, like storage amounts, Android version, model number, processor, and the phone’s “Active Edge” that should allow you to squeeze the phone to open things like Google Assistant. Show More Summary