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Google’s Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera

Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to the backs of their phones, the Pixel 3 and 3a have held firm with just a single rear camera. Read More >>

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We Now Know Pretty Much Everything About Google’s New Pixel 3a Range

Well, it happened. Any smidgen of mystery that once surrounded Google's upcoming Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL has now vanished. Read More >>

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Google Sold Fewer Pixels at the Start of 2019 Than the Year Before, Despite Launch of Pixel 3 Line

Google doesn’t sound like it’s had a great time trying to sell consumers on its Pixel line of phones lately, in part because there’s too much competition for high-end devices – at least according to remarks made during an earnings call with Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Google’s parent company Alphabet. Read More >>

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Google Adds AI That Automatically Stops You From Filling Your Pixel 3 With Selfie Rubbish

Take a peek at your smartphone’s camera roll and you’ll probably find hundreds of duplicate shots, all snapped while trying to take the perfect selfie. To remedy this, Google is bringing some new AI smarts to its camera app so that it only takes a photo when everyone is selfie-ready. Read More >>

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Leaked Video of Alleged Pixel 3 Lite Details Almost Everything, Including a Launch Date

It seems Google has a real problem with secrets, because after a Russian blog shared info about the upcoming Pixel 3 Lite late last year, now there’s a complete review of what appears to be a pre-production Pixel 3 Lite on YouTube. Read More >>

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The Pixel 3 Is Proof That Google Doesn’t Care About Hardware

After a rocky start with the Pixel 1 (which remains one of the ugliest phones made this decade), a big—but still not fully realised—improvement on the Pixel 2, the Pixel 3 came out and finally made good on Google’s homegrown phone initiative. And unlike phones from Samsung or Huawei, the Pixel 3 achieved this not by hitting users over the head with tons of cameras or far-out hardware; it did it in the most Google way possible: With nifty software, intuitive design, and AI-powered smarts. Read More >>

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Is Your Pixel 3 Screen a Knackered Disco Strobe?

More than a few owners of Google's high-priced 2018 Pixel 3 are experiencing problems with their device's screens, which have developed a variety of glitching issues including a disorientating bright yellow flash when switching the screen off; in the same fashion as exhibited by last year's Pixel 2 XL. Read More >>

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The Pixel 3’s Big Bug Fix Update Is Here

Google’s software-first design philosophy has brought about some impressive results – like the kind of pictures you can snap with a Pixel 3, but that strategy can also have some negative impacts too, especially when it comes to bugs. More software solutions mean more potential bugs to break your phone. Read More >>

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Google Pixel 3 Users Say the Phone’s Best Feature is Borked Again

There’s no doubting the Pixel 3 has one of the best cameras out there. There’s also no denying it’s been beset by bugs since Google released it last month. Now, Pixel 3 owners say a yet another bug has the device serving up ‘fatal errors’ when they use the camera, and the issue apparently appears both in the main camera and through third-party apps. Read More >>

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Google’s Incredible Night Sight Mode Was Worth the Wait

As good as the Pixel 3 is, when Google released the phone last month, it sort of felt incomplete. Part of that feeling is due to Google’s software-first approach to smartphone design which means there’s always code being tinkered with, but the other part was simply because Google still hadn’t delivered two major Pixel 3 features the company teased prior to launch. Read More >>

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Pixel 3 Users Claim Their Text Messages Are Vanishing

The Pixel 3 is a pretty good smartphone, but it’s gotten off to a buggy start since launching last month. From unsaved photos and extra notches to wonky RAM management, the latest bug for Google to fix is vanishing text messages, according to recent complaints from Pixel 3 owners. Read More >>

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Google Promises a Fix for the Pixel 3’s Biggest Issue ‘in the Coming Weeks’

With its nifty software tricks and superb camera, the Pixel 3 is undoubtedly a good phone. But it ain’t perfect, and right now, the Pixel 3's biggest issue is wonky memory management. Read More >>

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The Pixel 3 Won’t Wirelessly Charge at Max Speed Except on Google-Approved Chargers

If you’re considering getting one of Google’s new Pixel 3 devices, beware: Unless you use a Google-certified accessory, wireless fast charging will only work at half of the phone’s maximum 10 watt charging speed. Read More >>

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Google Reportedly Vows Pixel 3 Camera Will Work Properly for Everyone Soon

A pernicious bug has struck some Pixel 3 devices, leaving smartphone photographers missing many of the images they take. Per Android Police, a fix for Google’s latest smartphone is on the way. Read More >>

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The Pixel 3XL Can Do 1440p60 HDR Video Playback

Exciting news for video fans: the Google Pixel 3XL can play HDR videos at 1440p60 – QHD at 60 frames per second, in other words. Read More >>