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Looks like the Pixel 4a May Not Launch Until October

Given everything that’s been going on, it may be a while yet before we get our hands on Google’s next mid-range phone. Read More >>

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Leadership Shakeup at Google Could Threaten One of the Pixel’s Greatest Strengths

Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh once said he hoped Google would be “selling products in high volumes in five years.” That was three years ago. After disappointing sales of the Pixel 4 and a recent shakeup within the Pixel team’s management, Google’s aspirations to become a major player in the hardware space may have just hit a major setback. Read More >>

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Google Cracks On With its Easter Deals With Huge Savings on Pixel 4

There may be a global pandemic, but people still want to buy stuff. And businesses still want to sell stuff, so here comes Google with its Easter offers on its flagship smartphone that can save you up to £170. Read More >>

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Google’s Second Pixel Feature Drop Adds 12 Helpful New Software Tweaks

Pixel feature drops are part of an ongoing effort to improve Google’s homegrown phones with new upgrades and software over time. The first Pixel feature drop enhanced Google’s Call Screener, memory management, and more, and now Google’s second Pixel feature drop is bringing 12 new tweaks to the Pixel line. Read More >>

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The Pixel 4 and 4XL are Bargains in Currys’ Valentine’s Sale

Whether or not you've got someone buying you sugary things and beheaded flowers this Valentine's Day, Currys PC World is thinking of you. Read More >>

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Google Sneaks More Upgrades Into the Pixel Feature Drop

Just a couple weeks ago, Google announced its first Pixel feature drop that added a bunch of new software upgrades including automatic call screening, better quality video calls in Duo, and more. But now that the update has finally arrived, it appears Google has snuck in more new updates to the Pixel 4. Read More >>

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Google’s Next Wave of Sales is Here, and You Could Save £100 on the Pixel 4

It seems that big companies can't seem to get the names of their sales right, because Google has just announced its 'January Sale' - even though some of the discount begin today. It's like how Black Friday is basically just a euphemism for November now. But this time round you could save a bit more money, including £100 off the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Read More >>

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Google Assistant Update Adds More Ways to Control Apps With Your Voice

The latest Assistant update for Google Pixel 4 has been redesigned for better multitasking with other apps. Read More >>

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Google Limits the Pixel 4’s Brightness to Extend its Battery Life

Since its launch last month, Google's latest flagship, the Pixel 4, early adopters haven't been shy about highlighting its issues, including face unlock that works even when the user is dead, the deliberately throttled 90Hz refresh rate and a possible bending snafu. Giz UK editor Tom Pritchard has a great rundown of these and other concerns in his comprehensive overview of where the Pixel 4 falls short. Read More >>

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Pixel 4’s Newfangled Astrophotography Mode is Rolling Out to Older Pixels

Google's newest smartphone has a nifty feature that lets it capture decent photos of the night sky, and it's coming to older devices. Read More >>

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Does the Pixel 4 Have a Bending Issue?

So far, aside from concerns about its face unlock working even when someone’s eyes are closed, the Pixel 4's launch has been smoother than Google’s previous phones. However, in a recent video, YouTube channel JerryRigEverything may have uncovered a potential issue with the latest Pixel. Read More >>

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The Pixel 4 Has Really Basic Problems, and Google Seriously Needs to Try Harder

Every phone maker has their issues, with certain things that are always problematic about their stuff. For Apple it's the fact that they're so expensive, and have different-shaped cables to every other phone. Samsung flagships are also almost as expensive. OnePlus stubbornly refuses to offer wireless charging and more concrete water resistance ratings. I could go on all day really, but eventually I'd get to Google. Google's Pixel range always seems to be missing important features - and it's the kind of thing we can't really excuse from a company as rich and powerful as Google. Especially not when it's trying to make premium phones. Read More >>

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The Pixel 4 Seemingly Has USB Video Output but It’s Been Disabled in the Source Code

After some good, old-fashioned rooting around, it seems that Google disabled the Pixel 4's DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB in the kernel source code. Read More >>

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The New Pixel 4 Real-Time Transcription App Is Amazing – What to Use If You Can’t Get It

Among the new features onboard the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones is a Recorder app that can transcribe spoken audio in real-time – a tool that could prove hugely useful in lectures, interviews, and more besides. It works offline too, but it’s not your only option for converting speech into text. Read More >>