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The 2020 Google Pixel Buds Feel and Sound Great, But There’s a Problem

The original Pixel Buds were a strange product. They came out a full year after the AirPods, and despite costing about the same, they weren’t very comfortable, they weren’t very smart, and they weren’t even truly wireless, as they still had a cable connecting the left and right buds. But for the new 2020 Pixel Buds, Google has almost completely redeemed its previous efforts by creating something that’s a joy to use and listen to, that is if you can ignore or avoid the Pixel Buds’ one potential deal-breaker, a pernicious hiss. Read More >>

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Google’s New Pixel Buds Can be Bought Now, Just Not Here

After the companion app hit Google Play and basically screamed to the world that the new wireless Pixel Buds were coming, Google has officially put them on sale. In America. So after waiting six months, Google won't let us buy a pair for ourselves here in the UK. Pfft. Read More >>

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Google Pixel Buds Launch Looks Imminent as Companion App Hits the Play Store

Google announced its new Pixel Buds last year and it looks like the launch may finally be upon us, as the companion app for the wireless in-ear headphones has just appeared on the Play Store. Read More >>

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Everything Google Announced Today

In a somewhat unconventional spectacle that included a fireside chat about the company’s environmental initiatives and photographer Annie Leibovitz dropping by to talk about smartphones, Google’s Pixel 4 event in New York today included few surprises, and at times, even fewer details on its new hardware. Read More >>

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Every Exciting Google Assistant Feature Announced Today

Made by Google 2019 is finally underway. And thanks to the Pixel 4 getting leaked to the point of exhaustion, we had a pretty good idea of what to expect heading in. But the tech titan still managed to unveil some surprises on the Google Assistant front, with new applications and integrations across Google’s devices. Read More >>

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Google Has Wire-Free Pixel Buds on the Way

A couple of years ago Google announced the Pixel Buds, a pair of Bluetooth earbuds that used a single cable to connect both earpieces. By all accounts they sucked, and frankly didn't even fit very well, but now it seems Google has learned from that with the launch of the wireless Pixel Buds. Read More >>

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All Headphones With Google Assistant Will Soon Become Babelfish

Google Translate is full of wizardry that the Big G has historically been pretty bad at shouting about. For instance, hardly anyone seems to know that you can hold your phone camera over a menu in another language and see it in English via the magic of Word Lens, bought by Google in 2o14. Read More >>

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Google’s Pixel Buds are Finally Available in the UK

Google's Pixel Buds have been available over in the US and Canada for months now, but they're only just making their way to the UK Play Store - which is weird because I've had a review set lying around since at least November. So if you want a pair of earbuds that come with Google Assistant built in, you've got another option. Read More >>

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Google’s Pixel Buds Aren’t Even Close to Being Good

There was always something off about the Pixel Buds. Google released the smart, wireless headphones a full year after Apple released the AirPods. But the Pixel Buds aren’t exactly wireless, and they’re not exactly smart, either. In fact, after spending a few days with the product, I’m prepared to say it: The Pixel Buds suck. Read More >>

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PSA: The Pixel Buds’ Wire is Important, So Don’t be the Moron That Cuts It

Properly wireless earbuds are all the rage these days, with Samsung, Apple, and other big name companies releasing their own totally-wire-free audio pods. Google said to hell with that, and released a pair of earbuds with a wire attached - for reasons they haven't fully revealed. Read More >>