Report: Google to announce smaller Google Home and new Chromebook Pixel

At this point, we fully expect Google to announce the successors to 2016’s Pixel and Pixel XL. However, there is now word that not only will the search giant also announce a smaller Google Home, but a new Chromebook Pixel as well. Starting with the smaller Google Home, Android Police did not provide exact measurements or what the device ...

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Data: Will exploding phones hurt the Note 8 launch?

The Galaxy Note 8 is almost upon us and while there’s certainly the familiar release excitement in the air, there’s that niggling feeling in the back of many minds about how people are going to reactive to the successor to Samsung’s infamous exploding smartphone. As much as we all want to look past last year’s mishap to ...

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Google could launch Google Assistant-powered headphones

Codenamed “Bisto,” these Google Assistant-powered headphones are mentioned throughout the latest Google app APK. See also:Will AI assistants spark renewed interest in wearables?Will AI assistants spark renewed interest in wearables?March 1, 2017 Thanks to 9to5Google’s new APK teardown of the Google app, we now know that the search giant ...

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Rescue Party in Android 8.0 Oreo will help save your bootlooping phone

Android 8.0 Oreo’s new feature essentially sends out a “rescue party” when system components are stuck in crash loops. See also:It’s official: Google announces Android 8.0 Oreo, rolling out to devices soonIt’s official: Google announces Android 8.0 Oreo, rolling out to devices soon3 hours ago Bootlooping, while isolated to some ...

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Andy Rubin talks new Essential Phone accessories and smartphone addiction

When Android co-creator Andy Rubin’s Essential announced the near-bezelless Essential Phone, the company also revealed that the phone would support add-on accessories that attach to the phone’s back via magnetic points. We know about the 360-degree camera that you can see above, but Rubin announced that two more magnetic accessories ...

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How to flash Android Oreo on your Nexus or Pixel

At today’s big Eclipse-centered event, Google formally took the veil off of Android 8.0 Oreo. After several preview builds, the final, stable version is now preparing to land. While it shouldn’t take very long for the update to formally hit select Nexus and Pixel devices, but for those that don’t like waiting, you can manually ...

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More images of the Moto X4 confirm our earlier exclusive leak

It was a week ago that we brought you exclusive renders of the upcoming Moto X4. Today, we have two more images of the phone. See also:Exclusive: This is the Moto X4Exclusive: This is the Moto X41 week ago While many feared that Motorola’s midrange X line-up was discontinued in favor of the Moto Z range, we started seeing signs of its ...

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