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Google to send out software update to fix new volume bug on the Pixel and Pixel XL - Phone Arena;

Google to send out software update to fix new volume bug on the Pixel and Pixel XL - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaGoogle to send out software update to fix new volume bug on the Pixel and Pixel XLPhone ArenaMany of you have been following the story about the bug on the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL that causes static distortion at high volume settings. Google recently admitted that the problem is hardware related. As far as we can tell, the only ...and more »

Google is doing a terrible job at shipping its Pixel smartphones - The Verge;

Google is doing a terrible job at shipping its Pixel smartphones - The Verge

The VergeGoogle is doing a terrible job at shipping its Pixel smartphonesThe VergeThe Google Pixel and Pixel XL launched three months ago in October to a very enthusiastic response. They're terrific smartphones. Our review headline called them a home run. But in the weeks since, it has become incredibly difficult for consumers to ...and more »

Google Admits Hardware Problem Of Pixel Smartphones, Company Offers Warranty Service - iTech Post;

Google Admits Hardware Problem Of Pixel Smartphones, Company Offers Warranty Service - iTech Post

iTech PostGoogle Admits Hardware Problem Of Pixel Smartphones, Company Offers Warranty ServiceiTech PostGoogle's Pixel and Pixel XL being one of the greatest smartphones today are still experiencing their downfall. Would their battery problem be solved? (Photo : Marques Brownlee/Youtube). Google's Pixel and Pixel XL are receiving great reviews from the ...and more »

Is launching an Android One phone in the US a good idea? - Android Authority (blog);

Is launching an Android One phone in the US a good idea? - Android Authority (blog)

Android Authority (blog)Is launching an Android One phone in the US a good idea?Android Authority (blog)Earlier this week, Android fans in the US got alerted to a rumor that came as a bit of a surprise. An unconfirmed report from The Information claimed that Google wants to expand its budget-focused Android One phone program into the US sometime in ...and more »

Google could bring supercheap Android One phones to the US - CNET;

Google could bring supercheap Android One phones to the US - CNET

CNETGoogle could bring supercheap Android One phones to the USCNETFolks on tight budgets may get another Android option to choose from if Google brings a supercheap Android One phone to the US. The report comes by way of tech blog The Information, whose original story lives behind a paywall. With the launch of the ...and more »

Report: Google wants to bring its dirt-cheap Android phones to the US - BGR;

Report: Google wants to bring its dirt-cheap Android phones to the US - BGR

BGRReport: Google wants to bring its dirt-cheap Android phones to the USBGRGoogle last year sacrificed the Nexus brand for an entirely new line of high-end smartphones. The Pixel phones became quick hits, especially following the Galaxy Note 7 disaster, even if they're not as affordable as most Nexus phones used to be. The ...and more »

Google acknowledges the Pixel/Pixel XL has a speaker issue - Techaeris;

Google acknowledges the Pixel/Pixel XL has a speaker issue - Techaeris

TechaerisGoogle acknowledges the Pixel/Pixel XL has a speaker issueTechaerisMultiple users have complained that the Pixel/Pixel XL has a speaker issue which causes it to make a crackling noise when media is being played at max volume. +1 · Tweet · Share · Share · Stumble. Pin. One thing that is difficult for consumers to ...and more »

The current state of custom ROM development - Android Authority (blog);

The current state of custom ROM development - Android Authority (blog)

Android Authority (blog)The current state of custom ROM developmentAndroid Authority (blog)Part of the fun of using Android has always been customization. There's something exciting about the fact that two people using the same device and the same version of Android can have completely different experiences through icon packs, launchers, and ...and more »

New report says Google is finally bringing affordable Android One phones to the west - Ausdroid

New report says Google is finally bringing affordable Android One phones to the westAusdroidFor a long time now, a few of us here at Ausdroid have wanted to see an affordable Android device that comes with guaranteed security updates, and preferably OS updates as well. Of course, the best iteration of this we could hope for would be for ...and more »

Android Nougat Features: 6 things you can do that you couldn't do before - Mic;

Android Nougat Features: 6 things you can do that you couldn't do before - Mic

MicAndroid Nougat Features: 6 things you can do that you couldn't do beforeMicAndroid Nougat, version 7.0 of Google's popular operating system, is here — so say farewell to Marshmallow. The sweet new OS is being rolled out to select smartphone owners this week. The system update, initially released in beta in the spring ...and more »

Google to begin selling $200 'Android One' budget smartphones in the US - Daily Mail;

Google to begin selling $200 'Android One' budget smartphones in the US - Daily Mail

Daily MailGoogle to begin selling $200 'Android One' budget smartphones in the USDaily MailGoogle originally launched its Android One initiative to bring low-cost smartphones to the developing world. Now, the tech giant is set to offer these devices in the US, with the first handset hitting the market in the middle of this year. The report ...and more »

Android One phones may be arriving in the United States in the coming months - Android Police;

Android One phones may be arriving in the United States in the coming months - Android Police

Android PoliceAndroid One phones may be arriving in the United States in the coming monthsAndroid PoliceGoogle started the Android One initiative back in 2014, with the goal of partnering with manufacturers to develop low-end Android phones that would receive updates directly from Google. All Android One devices have 18 months of promised updates ...and more »

AIs will battle to loosen Samsung's grip on Android - ZDNet;

AIs will battle to loosen Samsung's grip on Android - ZDNet

ZDNetAIs will battle to loosen Samsung's grip on AndroidZDNetSamsung is tapping Viv Labs to fight back against Google Assistant and a startup from Android's creator. Keri Wiginton / Blue Sky. The release of the first Galaxy S smartphones in 2010 paved the way for Samsung's dominance of the high end of the ...and more »

Android Nougat vs Android Marshmallow: What's new? - AndroidOrigin;

Android Nougat vs Android Marshmallow: What's new? - AndroidOrigin

AndroidOriginAndroid Nougat vs Android Marshmallow: What's new?AndroidOriginAndroid Nougat Features As more and more devices receive the Android Nougat update, users will want to know the improvements it brings over Android Marshmallow. Android Marshmallow was released in October 2015, while Android Nougat made its way ...and more »

Google To Launch 'Low-Cost' Android One Smartphones In US - International Business Times;

Google To Launch 'Low-Cost' Android One Smartphones In US - International Business Times

International Business TimesGoogle To Launch 'Low-Cost' Android One Smartphones In USInternational Business TimesGoogle aims to bring its Android One product line of low-cost smartphones to the United States this year, according to The Information. Details for Android One's U.S. launch are still being finalized, but The Information reports the first phone in the ...and more »

Google Wants to Start Selling Low-Cost Android Smartphones in the US (Report) - Variety;

Google Wants to Start Selling Low-Cost Android Smartphones in the US (Report) - Variety

VarietyGoogle Wants to Start Selling Low-Cost Android Smartphones in the US (Report)VarietyGoogle is getting ready to mix up the market for lower-cost smartphones: The company plans to cooperate closely with a hardware manufacturer to release a handset priced $300 or less in the first half of this year, according to a report by The Information.and more »

Google extends its Project Fi referral program indefinitely - Phandroid.com;

Google extends its Project Fi referral program indefinitely - Phandroid.com

Phandroid.comGoogle extends its Project Fi referral program indefinitelyPhandroid.comBack in December, Project Fi began a new referral program which would give a $20 credit to both new and existing customers. This credit could only be used towards their bill, but hey, free money is always good. Originally, Google stated that the ...and more »

Android One Phones to Come to US Mid-2017 - XDA Developers (blog);

Android One Phones to Come to US Mid-2017 - XDA Developers (blog)

XDA Developers (blog)Android One Phones to Come to US Mid-2017XDA Developers (blog)Google is rumored to finally be bringing the Android One line of smartphones to the US. An exclusive report from The Information states that the first phone bearing the brand could launch as early as mid 2017. It is believed that the phone will be ...and more »

Google Pixel affected by poor speaker quality, could be a hardware issue - KitGuru;

Google Pixel affected by poor speaker quality, could be a hardware issue - KitGuru

KitGuruGoogle Pixel affected by poor speaker quality, could be a hardware issueKitGuruLast year, Google wanted to reinvent itself in the mobile market, ditching the Nexus in favour of the Google Pixel smartphone. While the device has been reviewed well, it seems that the first bump in the road has been hit, with customers complaining of ...and more »

Google will reportedly launch Android One in the US - Ars Technica

Google will reportedly launch Android One in the USArs TechnicaA report from The Information (paywall) claims that Google is going to bring its cheap smartphone initiative, Android One, to the US. Android One was originally cooked up for developing markets like India, which saw Google lay out guidelines for OEMs ...and more »