Google’s Pixel 2 Has a Lot to Prove and Everything to Lose

The Google Pixel 2 might not have as vibrant a blue colour scheme, but this is a different phone from last year’s model, with a sharper design (that colourful camera button) and some new features that could inspire hope in Google fans who were less than stoked after last year’s outing. Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know About the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google just revealed the worst kept secret of the past few weeks, showing off the Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL. No surprises here really, but let's see what they have to offer. Read More >>

What to Expect From Google’s Big Pixel 2 Event on 4th October

Even though it feels like we’re still processing all of Apple’s latest devices and announcements, it’s time to switch gears and prepare for what’s coming on the other side of of the smartphone divide. That’s because Google’s big autumn event is less than a week away, and it’s going to have important news for anyone who cares about Android, smartphones, Chromebooks and anything else Google can figure out how to puts its digital assistant in. Read More >>

We Might be Seeing the Next iPhone on 12th September

Now that the Galaxy Note 8 launch is out of the way, it's time to turn our attention to the other company flagships set to arrive before the end of the year. First up is the iPhone 8, which a new report claims will be unveiled on 12th September. Read More >>

Google Bans Hundreds of Accounts For Participating in Pixel Tax-Dodging Scheme

Google suspended hundreds of accounts used by people trying to take advantage of a US sales tax loophole in order to make a profit on the resale of Pixel phones. Although the accounts were restored after a few days, this creates an unsettling precedent for Google users. Read More >>

Chinese Hackers Pocket Thousands for Cracking Safari, Pixel and Flash

A Chinese bounty-hunting hack-fest has seen some of today's hottest new things -- and Flash -- hacked to pieces once again, with the wunderkinds walking away with a total prize kitty of more than £400,000 for making their hacks public. Read More >>

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How to Make Battery Percentage Visible on Your Pixel Phone

A quick look at Reddit has shown us that lots of people who either own a Pixel phone or touch themselves while flicking through stories about it really want to know how to get the handset to show battery percentage, and not just a small, partially coloured-in icon. Read More >>

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 >>

The Google Pixel Will Have an Unlockable Bootloader After All

One of the selling points of Android has always been that you can go inside and fuck about with it, without incurring the wrath of the technological overload in charge of things. When Google announced its first in-house smartphone, the Pixel, there was concern that those days would be over. Thankfully, this is not the case. Read More >>

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Why You Should Upgrade Your Raspberry Pi

The hard-working developers behind Raspbian OS, the custom-made Linux distro tweaked for the Pi, have announced a major update called Pixel (short for Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight, if you’re wondering). It’s now the default OS offered for download by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and here’s why you should give it a try. Read More >>

The 5 Coolest Announcements From Google’s Pixel Phone Event

The much hyped Google gadget event has come and gone, and left us with an impressive haul of new gear. Here’s the coolest stuff from today’s keynote. Read More >>

Google Just Tricked Hundreds of Thousands of People Into Listening to a Computer Science Lecture

Google Day! Aren’t you so excited about new phones? You know what’s more exciting than new phones? Computer science research. Read More >>

Google Pixel Revealed: Everything You Need to Know

Google has finally caught up with the world's retailers and networks by announcing the Pixel and Pixel XL (soon to be known as the Pexel?), a new pair of Android smartphones set to battle it out with the best on the market. Read More >>

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Grab a Box of Tissues and Watch Google’s Pixel Launch Live From 5pm RIGHT HERE

Google’s doing a thing tonight, and if you’ve got nothing better planned and YouTube doesn't break, you can watch it LIVE. Read More >>

Here Are the Pixel and Pixel XL in Silver and Blue

Google Magic aside, we like to think we know the majority of what there is to know about the pair of Pixel phones that are set to launch later today. Up until now, however, we’ve only really got a good look at the (fairly humdrum-looking) silver version of the handsets. Read More >>