As per research firm Wave7 Research, the Google Pixel continues to be in high demand at Verizon even after the end of the holiday season. The research firm conducted a survey by visiting 50 Verizon stores last week and noted that the Pixel accounted for 9.5 percent of the total smartphone sales on Verizon last month.
While “Ok Google” functionality is available on almost all Android devices, the feature only works while the display is off on Google’s Pixel and previous Nexus handsets. On the Pixels though, many users have been reporting about the feature not working as intended. Various online forums are filled with complaints from users about the “OK Google” functionality not working while the display is off after some time.
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Recently switched to a Google Pixel after years of using an iPhone? Still getting used to the OS and wondering how to take screenshots? Don’t worry as we have got you covered.
With smartphones and operating systems getting more complex with every passing day, sometimes weird bugs end up shipping on final products. One such bizarre bug that has now been discovered by Pixel owners in which they are receiving garbled screenshots from iPhone 7 Plus owners.
While Google does not mention anything about an RGB notification LED on the Pixel and Pixel XL, the handsets do come with one — just like previous Nexus devices. The hidden notification LED needs to be manually enabled, and since it is located inside the earpiece grille at the top, it is not always easily visible.
Yesterday, Google started rolling out the Android 7.1.1 update for its Pixel smartphones. The update is yet to be rolled out widely and only seems to be available for Pixel owners in Canada.
Google’s Pixels handsets sure are very costly, but they are also worth the money. Delivering excellent performance, battery life, and a great camera, the handsets offer an experience that is unmatched by any other Android smartphone in the market.
Android 7.1.1 Rolling out to Google Pixel with Double Tap to Wake, Lift to Check Phone, and Bug Fixes
Besides rolling out the second developer preview of Android 7.1.1 for the Nexus and Pixel C, Google has also started rolling out a 261MB Android 7.1.1 update for its Pixel smartphones. Carrying the build number NPF26J, the update contains some security enhancements and bug fixes. Most importantly, it adds two new “Moves” which have been much-requested by Pixel owners.