There will be only one version of Google’s Pixel Tablet, new rumor claims

Google’s Pixel Tablet has definitely been a very long time coming. First teased in May 2022, it’s still not official, despite one being for sale on Facebook Marketplace back in December. Today a new rumor from a generally reliable source sheds some more light on the upcoming device. Contrary to some previous mumblings, we are […]

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Google’s January Android update is going out to Pixels now with support for Spatial Audio

Google’s first Android update of the year is now starting to roll out to supported Pixels, and as usual it will take a few weeks for it to reach all of the devices out there in the wild. On the security side, there are around 40 fixes. There are also a few bug fixes and […]

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Google’s Galaxy Z Fold 5 rival coming in Q3 with Samsung’s help

Countless reports have indicated that Google is working a foldable smartphone of its own. The company has worked closely with Samsung to tailor Android OS for the foldable form factor. As Google is now serious about building its own hardware, it was only a matter of time before the company launched its own foldable device. […]

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Google’s lost device tracking system to be finally as effective as Samsung’s

Google is working on upgrading the Find My Device service with the ability for people to locate a lost or stolen device even when it’s not connected to the internet. The clue pointing towards this feature was found in Google System Update’s changelog for December 2022. It states, “Find My Device now supports encrypted last-known-location […]

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Google’s latest acquisition could make Galaxy Watches even more efficient

Google improved Wear OS immensely when it collaborated with Samsung. It looks like the company wants to improve Wear OS even further. It has acquired KoruLab, a Finland-based company that has expertise in making user interfaces for smartwatches (and low-power devices like wearables and IoTs) that run smoothly even with limited resources and consume extremely […]

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Google’s next Pixel phone could use upgraded Samsung camera sensor

Google’s Pixel lineup has improved immensely over the past couple of years. The Pixel 6 and the Pixel 7 use a lot of Samsung components, including an OLED panel, camera sensors (including the ISOCELL GN1), and a co-developed processor. It looks like Google could use an upgraded Samsung camera sensor next year. According to a […]

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Google’s Pixel Tablet leaks on Facebook Marketplace

The Google Pixel Tablet could finally be coming to buyers, or at least one of them. It made its way to Facebook Marketplace in the US along with the speaker docking station. The combo’s price is $400, but we shouldn’t take it as official. Google Pixel Tablet 2023 on Facebook Marketplace Google teased the Pixel […]

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Google’s first foldable phone may not perform as well as Galaxy Z Fold 4

Samsung has been selling foldable phones for four years, and Google is expected to launch its first foldable phone in the first half of 2023. However, the upcoming Pixel Fold smartphone may not be able to perform as well as the Galaxy Z Fold 4, and there’s a reason why. The Pixel Fold with the […]

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Google’s Pixel Fold may have just run Geekbench under the Felix moniker

Google’s long-awaited Pixel Fold may be, in fact, happening again. A device with the moniker Google Felix, rumored to be the Pixel Fold, has made the run on Geekbench, suggesting that the device is in fact in testing and will become official next year. The Google Felix could be mistaken for a Pixel 7 Pro […]

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Samsung’s dominance makes Pixel Fold a waste of Google’s time

Much has been written about Google’s foldable ambitions. The company has become a bit serious about its hardware in recent years. It’s trying to punch above its weight with the new Pixel smartphone in addition to the new wireless earbuds and smartwatch. We might ostensibly see a Pixel Fold from Google down the road. Plenty […]

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UK Begins Market Investigation into Apple and Google’s Mobile Dominance

The UK’s competition watchdog has begun its investigation into the market dominance of Apple and Google’s mobile browsers, months after it said it was considering a high-level probe. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced Tuesday that responses to its June consultation had revealed “substantial support” for a full investigation into how Apple and Google […]

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Google’s Nearby Share to get Material You makeover on your Galaxy device

Similar to Samsung’s Quick Share, Google’s Nearby Share feature allows you to send files between two Android devices. It creates a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi network using Bluetooth pairing to facilitate file transfer between them, and it even works offline. While the feature is nice, the Material You makeover is all set to arrive for Nearby Share […]

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Google’s Privacy Sandbox to arrive on Android 13 devices in early 2023

In an official blog, Google announced that it will begin deploying the Privacy Sandbox system to a select number of Android 13 devices starting in early 2023. The Privacy Sandbox is a set of technology developed by Google aimed at creating a web standard for websites to access user information without compromising their privacy. Google […]

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Google’s rumored Pixel Fold looks like the Surface Duo if it had a foldable display

What you need to know Renders of Google’s upcoming Pixel Fold have appeared online. The renders are third-party but are based on real images of the hardware. The design resembles that of a Surface Duo but with a foldable inside display. A leak from reliable source Front Page Tech has potentially revealed the design of […]

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Google’s Tensor G3 could be a custom version of Exynos 2300, made by Samsung

Google launched the Pixel 7 series with the Tensor G2 chipset. While it has been only a month since the phones were out, rumors about the next generation have already started floating on the internet. In August, we reported that Samsung would make Google’s third-generation Tensor chip using its 3nm process. In line with that report, […]

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Google’s Pixel ‘Ultra’ phone to go against Galaxy S23 Ultra with 1-inch camera sensor

The Galaxy S23 Ultra has quickly become the talk of the town as all the major smartphone releases for this year are done. Intel about specifications and the design of the upcoming flagship Galaxy phone is pouring in from all directions. It is pretty evident from all the tips and rumors that Samsung will use the 200MP camera for […]

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Google’s New Pixel Watch vs. Apple Watch Series 8

Google last week unveiled the Pixel Watch, a Wear OS-based smart watch that has a round display and a suite of health tracking features. We picked up a Pixel Watch and thought we’d compare it to Apple’s newest flagship wristworn device, the Apple Watch Series 8. Since the Apple Watch launched in 2015, Apple has […]

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Google’s Gboard app finally gets tablet-optimized design with latest beta

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would update most of its first-party apps with a UI design that’s optimized for large-screen devices like foldable phones and tablets. Now, the company has released a tablet-optimized UI for the Gboard app, and you can install it on your Galaxy Tab device. The Gboard app’s 12.3 Beta […]

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Google’s Tensor G2 chipset uses Samsung’s 4nm process, Exynos 5300 5G modem

The Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro, which were launched last week, use Samsung Foundry’s 4nm fabrication process and System LSI’s Exynos 5300 5G modem. The new chipset succeeds last year’s Tensor processor used in the Pixel 6 series and brings modest improvements in CPU and GPU performance. Google unveiled last week that its […]

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Google’s purchase of Fitbit just bore fruit – and more is to come

It’s been three years since Google announced it was buying Fitbit, and approaching two years since the deal closed – but finally, the acquisition has borne fruit. The release of the Pixel Watch has also been a long time in coming, but the real story behind the launch of Google’s first smartwatch is how central […]

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