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.
Google Rolls out November Security Update for Pixel and Nexus Devices; Uploads Factory and OTA Images as Well
Google today started rolling out the November security patch for its Nexus and Pixel devices. To go along with it, the company has also posted the detailed November security bulletin and uploaded the factory and OTA images for all the devices on its website.
Disappointed that you were unable to order the limited edition Really Blue Google Pixel or Pixel XL through the Google Store in October before they sold out? Well, the good news is that Google has confirmed to Android Police that it will be restocking the Really Blue Pixels once again in the Google Store.
The only interesting aspect of the design of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL is the glass visor at the rear. While the Nexus 6P also had a similar glass visor at its rear, the one on the Pixel and Pixel XL cover almost half the rear of the handsets. The rear glass and the unibody aluminum design almost make it a necessity to use a case with the handsets to prevent them from scuffs and scratches.
Google introduced a very simple but handy fingerprint scanner gesture on the Pixel and Pixel XL that allows one to quickly bring up the notification bar by swiping down on the sensor. When the Pixel and Pixel XL were torn down by iFixit, it was revealed that the handsets share the same fingerprint sensor as the ones found on the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X.