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Google Appears to be Killing Off the Pixel and Pixel XL

Google appears to be done with two phones that were the company’s signature devices just two years ago. Ars Technica pointed out that the Pixel and Pixel XL have now disappeared from the Google Store and Project Fi store. Google confirmed to Gizmodo that the devices will no longer be made available to purchase directly from the company. Read More >>

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Pixel Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against Google Over Defective Microphones and Poor Service

Despite all the hype and hoopla for Google’s “first” homegrown phone, the Pixel was met with a lukewarm reception when it launched back in the fall of 2016. It wasn’t very pretty and it’s build quality wasn’t great either, and it often suffered from a host of issues. But the most frustrating of these problems was that a number of Pixels shipped with a defective microphone, which made it difficult for people to use their Pixel as an actual phone. Read More >>

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Google Now Makes Jeans

Google has created a pair of fancypants designer jeans to match its 'Really Blue' Pixel handset. Read More >>

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The Really Blue Google Pixel Finally Comes To The UK

Remember October 2016? The world seemed like such a different place. The US was on track for its first ever female president, none of the Brexit tech price rises had kicked in yet, and George Michael was still with us. Read More >>

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UPDATED: Google Is Stopping Production Of The Pixel, Says Telus

Update: Google has responded to this story - see our edit at the end. Read More >>

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How to Put the Google Pixel’s Best Features on Your Phone

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL have set the bar high for the Android, but you don’t necessarily have to shill out hundreds of pounds to get a Pixel-esque feel on your handset. Quite a few of the Pixel’s features can be added to any Android phone, and here’s how it’s done. Read More >>

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The Google Pixel is Too Dumb and Ugly to Replace Your iPhone

The Pixel is the first Google phone built from top to bottom, and the company thinks it’s finally made the Android device that can conquer the iPhone. It’s a valiant effort, but is it enough? Read More >>

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So, What Happened to the Mysterious Google Magic?

Google's new Pixel phone was leaked before it was announced yesterday by US network provider Verizon, ostensibly by accident, listing Google Magic as one of the phone’s primary features. Today, Google announced the Pixel and a host of other products, but the company didn’t say anything about Google Magic. Verizon also removed “Google Magic” from the Pixel specs on its business site, where it was previously listed. Read More >>

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The Google Pixel Is the Smartest Phone I’ve Ever Held

The hardware in Google’s latest phone, developed in house and using parts from flagging former flagship HTC, doesn’t look from the outside like a revolution. It is a 5-inch phone (or 5.5-inch for a bit more money) with an 820 Snapdragon processor, a 1440 x 2560 display, up to 128GB of storage, and a fingerprint reader on the back. If you are confusing it with nearly every other Android smartphone released this year that’s okay. They’re all basically the same. Read More >>

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Pixel and Pixel XL: Google Declares War on Samsung and Apple

It’s war - that’s the message from Google this evening as it has torn apart the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact it signed with Samsung, and has sent its troops on a blitzkrieg towards not just Cupertino - but South Korea. Read More >>

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Google Pixel Leaks Featuring Something Called ‘Google Magic’

On Sunday night, a Canadian phone company accidentally posted a preorder page to Google’s super secret phone project, the Pixel. Then Carphone Warehouse leaked even more pictures. Now it appears US network provider Verizon has also accidentally posted early images of the phone. In the smartphone section of the Verizon Enterprises site — the sector of the company that sells plans to businesses, not consumer — the Pixel and the Pixel XL are listed for sale. Read More >>