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Google Pixel's Problems Have A Haunting Familiarity - Forbes;

Google Pixel's Problems Have A Haunting Familiarity - Forbes

ForbesGoogle Pixel's Problems Have A Haunting FamiliarityForbesGoogle Pixel and Pixel XL users are reporting issues with their Android-powered smartphones shutting down even though the handsets are reporting significant reserves of battery life. The reports are coming in through Google's own forums (see here) and ...and more »

Google Confirms Android 7.1.1 Nougat Arrives on Nexus 6 in Early January - Softpedia News;

Google Confirms Android 7.1.1 Nougat Arrives on Nexus 6 in Early January - Softpedia News

Softpedia NewsGoogle Confirms Android 7.1.1 Nougat Arrives on Nexus 6 in Early JanuarySoftpedia NewsApparently, a last minute issue prevented Google from pushing the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for this particular device. Even worse is that the issue can't be fixed by the end of the year, so Nexus 6 owners will have to wait until next month to ...and more »

Android 7.1.1 update will come to the Nexus 6, Pixel and Pixel XL in January - MobileSyrup.com;

Android 7.1.1 update will come to the Nexus 6, Pixel and Pixel XL in January - MobileSyrup.com

MobileSyrup.comAndroid 7.1.1 update will come to the Nexus 6, Pixel and Pixel XL in JanuaryMobileSyrup.comNexus 6 users who've been waiting for a long time to get Android 7.1.1 on their smartphone will finally get their hands on the update this coming January. While Google has been fairly quiet about the reason for the delay, the company claimed to have ...and more »

Android 7.1.1 Release Date For Nexus 6 Confirmed For January - International Business Times;

Android 7.1.1 Release Date For Nexus 6 Confirmed For January - International Business Times

International Business TimesAndroid 7.1.1 Release Date For Nexus 6 Confirmed For JanuaryInternational Business TimesNexus 6 The 32 GB model of the Nexus 6 and the 16 GB model of the Nexus 5 can now be purchased for just $349.99 and $189.99 respectively, via Amazon. Photo: Amazon. The Nexus 6 is scheduled to update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat in January, Google ...and more »

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7 - The Vector: NJIT's Student Newspaper;

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7 - The Vector: NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector: NJIT's Student NewspaperGoogle Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7The Vector: NJIT's Student NewspaperIn similar fashion to the past several years, Google and Apple have each released new smartphones during the months of September and October. Apple started off first on September 6th with the announcement of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with ...and more »

The year's best gadgets - Hindu Business Line;

The year's best gadgets - Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business LineThe year's best gadgetsHindu Business LineGoogle's Pixel and Pixel XL were at first greeted with scepticism, bringing with them as they did, the end of the Nexus brand, beloved of the tech savvy. But if not with design, which was far from special, it was with a superb camera that Google lured ...and more »

2016 in review: 10 defining moments in the world of Android - Android Authority (blog);

2016 in review: 10 defining moments in the world of Android - Android Authority (blog)

Android Authority (blog)2016 in review: 10 defining moments in the world of AndroidAndroid Authority (blog)2016 will surely be entered in the annuls of history as annus horribilis. But for the Android world at least, the tragic lows have been counterbalanced by equally euphoric highs. From the emergence of the outstandingly good Pixel phones at the expense ...and more »

Google Pixel Smartphone shutsdown after reaching 30% battery life - Techworm;

Google Pixel Smartphone shutsdown after reaching 30% battery life - Techworm

TechwormGoogle Pixel Smartphone shutsdown after reaching 30% battery lifeTechwormNew reports suggest that a serious and potentially critical bug is affecting the Google Pixel smartphones which cause them to shut down when the battery hits 30%. The same issue was reported earlier in Nexus 6P smartphones, which apparently were ...and more »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update: Reason Behind OS' Delay In Google Nexus 6; Problems & Bugs Detailed - University Herald;

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update: Reason Behind OS' Delay In Google Nexus 6; Problems & Bugs Detailed - University Herald

University HeraldAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat Update: Reason Behind OS' Delay In Google Nexus 6; Problems & Bugs DetailedUniversity HeraldThe Google Nexus 6 will get the new Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, but delays have halted this plan. The software introduced several bugs and problems not just to Nexus devices, but to Pixel smartphones as well. (Photo : Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).and more »

(Update: issue potentially fixed) Some Pixel devices are shutting down at 30% battery - Android Authority (blog);

(Update: issue potentially fixed) Some Pixel devices are shutting down at 30% battery - Android Authority (blog)

Android Authority (blog)(Update: issue potentially fixed) Some Pixel devices are shutting down at 30% batteryAndroid Authority (blog)Update, January 31: It looks like Pixel owners who have been tormented by unexpected shutdowns could finally catch a break. The Google bug-tracking ticket where hundreds of users complained about sudden shutdowns on their Pixels and Pixel XL's has ...and more »

Google Pixel Users Are Now Complaining That Their Phones Shut Off at 30% Battery Capacity - Wccftech;

Google Pixel Users Are Now Complaining That Their Phones Shut Off at 30% Battery Capacity - Wccftech

WccftechGoogle Pixel Users Are Now Complaining That Their Phones Shut Off at 30% Battery CapacityWccftechFor the price of the Pixel and Pixel XL there should be a reduced margin for error correct? Well, turns out that investing in a stock-Android running smartphone hasn't been the best of decisions for consumers because some of them are now complaining ...and more »

Some Google Pixel Users Reporting Early Battery Shutdown Issues - NDTV;

Some Google Pixel Users Reporting Early Battery Shutdown Issues - NDTV

NDTVSome Google Pixel Users Reporting Early Battery Shutdown IssuesNDTVGoogle's first self-branded smartphones, Pixel and Pixel XL, which were earlier praised by critics and users alike for its battery performance, are now reportedly experiencing early battery shutdown issue. Several Google Pixel and Pixel XL users have ...and more »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Heading To Nexus 6 In Early January - Tech Times;

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Heading To Nexus 6 In Early January - Tech Times

Tech TimesAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat Update Heading To Nexus 6 In Early JanuaryTech TimesGoogle has now announced that an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update is scheduled for the Nexus 6, arriving early January. A Nexus 6-specific bug delayed the software update, but everything is in tip-top shape now, according to the company. ( Android | Facebook ).and more »

Nexus 6P facing 'bootloop' issue after Android Nougat update - Techradar India;

Nexus 6P facing 'bootloop' issue after Android Nougat update - Techradar India

Techradar IndiaNexus 6P facing 'bootloop' issue after Android Nougat updateTechradar IndiaIn November, the Nexus 6P was making headlines for battery failure issues after installing the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Now, several users are facing another major issue with the Nougat update for the 6P. Bootloop issue basically means that the phone ...and more »

Nexus 6 to get Android 7.1.1 update in early January 2017 - International Business Times UK;

Nexus 6 to get Android 7.1.1 update in early January 2017 - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKNexus 6 to get Android 7.1.1 update in early January 2017International Business Times UKGoogle has said that the next update to Android 7.0 Nougat would be available for Nexus 6 in early January next year. After the Nexus 5 was out of Google's list of Nexus devices eligible for Android Nougat update, Nexus 6 is the oldest device to make ...and more »

Google Pixel users report experiencing the nefarious Nexus 6P shutdown bug - Phone Arena;

Google Pixel users report experiencing the nefarious Nexus 6P shutdown bug - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaGoogle Pixel users report experiencing the nefarious Nexus 6P shutdown bugPhone ArenaOnce Google Nexus 6P owners started receiving the Android 7 Nougat update, a lot of them reported that their phones would lose all their remaining charge once the battery drops to somewhere below the 30% mark and would turn off until connected to a ...and more »

Android's security update for January is coming next week? - Phone Arena;

Android's security update for January is coming next week? - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaAndroid's security update for January is coming next week?Phone ArenaFeeling a little insecure? You have no need to be. Android's security update for January will be rolling out as soon as next week. In fact, Verizon's support page shows that the Pixel and Pixel XL could be receiving the update as soon as January 3rd ...and more »

Nexus 6 to Get Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update in Early January; Google Says Last Minute Bug Caused Delay - NDTV;

Nexus 6 to Get Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update in Early January; Google Says Last Minute Bug Caused Delay - NDTV

NDTVNexus 6 to Get Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update in Early January; Google Says Last Minute Bug Caused DelayNDTVEven though the rest of the supported Nexus and Pixel phones from Google have already received the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, Nexus 6 is yet to be given similar treatment. However, the search giant has now shared its update rollout plans for the ...and more »

Google Pixel devices encountering early battery shutdowns at ~30%, presumably caused by software - 9 to 5 Google;

Google Pixel devices encountering early battery shutdowns at ~30%, presumably caused by software - 9 to 5 Google

9 to 5 GoogleGoogle Pixel devices encountering early battery shutdowns at ~30%, presumably caused by software9 to 5 GoogleGoogle's Pixel smartphone received a ton of praise following its announcement, including in our review, but in the time since, several hardware and software issues have been forcing many to take a second look at Google's flagship. There have been ...and more »

Nexus 6 to receive Android 7.1.1 update in January 2017 - The Mobile Indian;

Nexus 6 to receive Android 7.1.1 update in January 2017 - The Mobile Indian

The Mobile IndianNexus 6 to receive Android 7.1.1 update in January 2017The Mobile IndianIn a response to query , Google blamed a last-minute bug for the delay in Android 7.1.1 roll out. Seems like Nexus 6 owners will have a pretty sweet beginning to 2017 as Google has now confirmed that it's 2014 flagship will receive Android 7.1.1 update ...and more »