Tag Archives: Pixel

Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working remote exploit chain since the search giant has expanded the ASR program. Gong was awarded $105,000 (roughly Rs. … Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Available Offline for as Low as Rs. 49,999 Under Festive Offer

Amid facing criticism over some of the recently spotted issues, Google’s offline retail partners in India have kicked-off the Pixel 2 Festive Offer to sell the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XLat discounted prices, Gadgets 360 has learnt. The offer, which began on Wednesday and will run until Sunday, January 14, brings the Pixel 2 to an as low price as Rs. 49,999, while… Read More »

iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 8: The Best Camera Phone in the World?

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone X does an excellent job with videos and in portrait mode The Galaxy Note 8 lets you adjust the blur effect in portrait mode The Pixel 2 XL captures the best detail in still photography The camera in a smartphone has become a crucial part of any shopper’s buying decision. Whether you’re a photography enthusiast… Read More »

Pixel 2 XL Affected by Slow Fingerprint Unlocking After Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint unlock reportedly becomes laggy after Android 8.1 Users reported the issue on Google Product Forums and Reddit A top Google Product Forums contributor suggested a fix in the pipeline Some Pixel 2 XL users have reported that they are facing slower fingerprint unlocking on their Pixel 2 XL devices after installing the Android 8.1 Oreo update. The issue has been… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, especially in India. To woo back the pure Android lovers, Google and Flipkart are offering a major discount on the Pixel 2 during the latter’s Big Shopping Days sale, which starts on Thursday, December 7… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Buzzing Sound to Be Fixed in an Upcoming Update, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 buzzing sound to be fixed with an update Google confirmed the update The software update for Pixel 2 likely to roll out in next few days Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been under fire from consumer complaints. The company, however, has been attempting to acknowledge the issues steadily, and has been prompt.… Read More »

Google Assistant Can Now Help Troubleshoot the Pixel 2 Using Voice Commands

HIGHLIGHTS The new upgrade is initially available for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Google Assistant initiates troubleshoot process using voice commands The enhancement is available for Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel 2 models Making things easier for novices, Google has now apparently upgraded its Assistant app with a feature that allows you to use your voice commands to troubleshoot problems… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL Sports Tougher Back Panel Than iPhone 8 Plus, Reveals Drop Test

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones were launchedearlier this month, and are now available to buy in markets such as the US and UK. As expected, we are starting to see different tests showing the Pixel 2 phones subjected to torture. A latest video has surfaced showing the Google Pixel 2 XL going through drop test alongside the iPhone 8 Plus.… Read More »

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to receive text messages… Read More »

Google Pixel Buds Wireless Earphones Launched, Rivals to Apple’s AirPods

Google alongside the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL smartphones, as well as the Google Pixelbook laptop, launched the Pixel Buds at its media event in San Francisco. The Pixel Buds wireless headphones will take on Apple’s AirPods, which at present lead the market in wireless earphones in the US. The Google Pixel Buds are powered by Google Assistant, the virtual assistant from the company. This… Read More »