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Google’s Possibly Working On A Third Pixel Device Codenamed ‘Taimen’

Google’s Possibly Working On A Third Pixel Device Codenamed ‘Taimen’

Earlier this week, a report revealed the codename of Google’s Pixel 2 handsets: ”Muskie” and ”Walleye.” Now, Droid-Life reports that Google is possibly working on a third device codenamed “taimen.”

Google Pixel 2 ‘Muskie’ and ‘Walleye’ Codenames Revealed

Google Pixel 2 ‘Muskie’ and ‘Walleye’ Codenames Revealed

Later this year, Google will launch the Pixel 2 smartphone, which means it’s right about time that the rumor mill starts getting to work on unofficial information.

How To Switch Back To Google Now From Google Assistant On Your Android Device

How To Switch Back To Google Now From Google Assistant On Your Android Device

Last week, Google started a wider roll out of Google Assistant for all Android devices running Marshmallow and Nougat. Up until this point, Google’s latest AI-powered virtual assistant was available exclusively on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

Google Confirms Less than 1% Pixel Units Suffer From Faulty Microphone Issue

Google Confirms Less than 1% Pixel Units Suffer From Faulty Microphone Issue

The Google Pixel has had a less than perfect launch, with the handset being plagued with various hardware issues since its retail availability. Almost six months after its launch, a new issue seems to have cropped up on the device: defective microphones.

Google Pixel 2 Coming Later This Year; Will Remain ‘Premium’

Google Pixel 2 Coming Later This Year; Will Remain ‘Premium’

Rick Osterloh, SVP of hardware at Google, has confirmed that Google will indeed be launching a Pixel 2 this year and it will continue being a “premium” handset. 

Google Acknowledges Bluetooth Issue on Pixel; Fix To Roll Out in ‘Upcoming Release’

Google Acknowledges Bluetooth Issue on Pixel; Fix To Roll Out in ‘Upcoming Release’

Google today confirmed that it has identified a fix for Bluetooth randomly switching off for Pixel owners running the latest February security build of Nougat on their devices. 

Google Wants Your Feedback on The Pixel’s Design

Google Wants Your Feedback on The Pixel’s Design

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are arguably the best Android smartphone in the market right now, but their design is a major disappointment. For the price that it commands, the design of the Pixel with the huge bezels at the front looks very uninspiring and the lack of waterproofing does not help things either. 

Google Rolls Out Instant Tethering To Pixel and Nexus Devices

Google Rolls Out Instant Tethering To Pixel and Nexus Devices

Google has started rolling out Instant Tethering feature to Pixel and Nexus handsets running Android 7.1.1 through a server-side update to Google Play Services. The feature makes it easy to quickly connect your devices to a mobile hotspot.

Google Pixel Speaker Popping Issue Fixed By February Security Update

Google Pixel Speaker Popping Issue Fixed By February Security Update

At this point, the ‘popping’ issue affecting the speaker of some units of the Google Pixel have been widely reported about. Many users believe that the issue is due to a faulty speaker chamber and have tried getting a replacement from Google. But since not all units of the handsets were affected, the real cause of the problem was unknown.

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P To Get ‘Swipe For Notifications’ Fingerprint Gesture With Android 7.1.2

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P To Get ‘Swipe For Notifications’ Fingerprint Gesture With Android 7.1.2

When it was discovered that the Pixel and Pixel XL use the same fingerprint sensor as the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, owners of the last Nexus handsets from Google demanded that the company add the handy ‘Swipe for notifications’ fingerprint gesture found on the Pixels to the 6P and 5X.