Where to buy the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro: On Sale Now

Where to buy the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro: On Sale Now

As promised, Google has launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones and you now buy them from various places. We show you where you buy Google’s new Pixel 6 phones in the UK and US. With the 2021 flagships from Google coming in at lower prices than many predicted, they will be very … Read moreWhere to buy the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro: On Sale Now

Is time running out for Wear OS?

Is time running out for Wear OS?

It’s no secret that Google’s efforts in the wearables market have struggled at times, but with Wear OS (formerly Android Wear) transitioning into its third major iteration, there’s renewed interest from Google and smartwatch makers alike to ensure that this time the platform succeeds. Much like Google’s relationship with Android – before it started producing … Read moreIs time running out for Wear OS?

Best Brands For Android Updates

Best Brands For Android Updates

There’s been much made of the ‘fractured’ nature of Android, with many phones not getting updates to the latest version of Google’s operating system until months after its release… or not at all. This is in stark contrast to Apple’s iPhones, which often stay on the newest version of iOS several years after they were … Read moreBest Brands For Android Updates

Affordable Flagships & Budget Buys

Affordable Flagships & Budget Buys

Not everyone can afford a flagship phone like the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra or iPhone 12 Pro, but the good news is that plenty of cheaper devices offer an excellent experience all the same. Some are half the price or even less, so don’t panic if your bank account is looking a little bare and … Read moreAffordable Flagships & Budget Buys

Best Android Smartphone 2021: Phones Reviewed & Ranked

Best Android Smartphone 2021: Phones Reviewed & Ranked

There are new phones arriving all the time, especially when it comes to the world of Android. Apple’s iPhone might be popular but handsets running Google’s mobile OS provide you with a wealth of choice. 2021 has already brought along some phenomenal handsets, with the Galaxy S21 and Xiaomi Mi 11 already among our favourites … Read moreBest Android Smartphone 2021: Phones Reviewed & Ranked

Should You Download Beta 1?

Should You Download Beta 1?

As well as giving us our first official look at Android 12, Google I/O 2021 also marked the rollout for the first public beta of the company’s next mobile OS release; a beta that we’ve since downloaded onto a Pixel 5 to road test for you. If you want to download the May Android 12 … Read moreShould You Download Beta 1?

Google Pixel 5a With Smaller Hole-Punch Cutout May Launch on June 11, Pixel 6 May Have Central Selfie Camera

Google Pixel 5a With Smaller Hole-Punch Cutout May Launch on June 11, Pixel 6 May Have Central Selfie Camera

Google Pixel 5a will reportedly launch on June 11, a known tipster has shared on Twitter. The phone is expected to be similar to Google Pixel 4a in terms of design and its placement in the Pixel lineup. A separate report states the Google Pixel 5a as well as the Google Pixel 6 will have … Read moreGoogle Pixel 5a With Smaller Hole-Punch Cutout May Launch on June 11, Pixel 6 May Have Central Selfie Camera

Google ARCore Can Now Support Dual Camera Setup With Latest Update

Google ARCore Can Now Support Dual Camera Setup With Latest Update

Google’s ARCore software developer kit (SDK) will allow phones to use physical objects in a virtual reality setup to create a mixed reality situation using the phone’s processors, motion sensors, light sensors and of course, the camera too. Until now, ARCore has only been able to use single cameras only. With the new update, the … Read moreGoogle ARCore Can Now Support Dual Camera Setup With Latest Update

Google Pixel Foldable Phone Claimed to Be ‘Real’ by Tipster, May Debut as Early as 2021-End

Google Pixel Foldable Phone Claimed to Be ‘Real’ by Tipster, May Debut as Early as 2021-End

Google Pixel foldable smartphone, rumoured to launch in the fourth quarter of 2021, is a “real thing,” noted tipster Jon Prosser has claimed in a tweet. The claims are in line with a previous report that claimed Google is working on a foldable phone, codenamed ‘Passport.’ The company already has Android that supports foldable smartphones … Read moreGoogle Pixel Foldable Phone Claimed to Be ‘Real’ by Tipster, May Debut as Early as 2021-End

Android Users Get Password Checkup, Ability to Schedule Text Messages, and More

Android Users Get Password Checkup, Ability to Schedule Text Messages, and More

Google has announced a slew of updates for Android that includes an integrated Password Checkup for devices running Android 9 and above. The feature will inform users if any of their passwords have been previously exposed. The feature was introduced on Google Chrome back in 2019 and is aimed at letting users safeguard their credentials … Read moreAndroid Users Get Password Checkup, Ability to Schedule Text Messages, and More

Android 12 Developer Preview 1 Released: Check Out Compatibility and New Features

Android 12 Developer Preview 1 Released: Check Out Compatibility and New Features

Google has released the first developer preview of Android 12 — the next version of Android that will debut later this year as a successor to Android 11. The new release comes over five months after the arrival of the public release of Android 11 that took place in September. Just like with previous developer … Read moreAndroid 12 Developer Preview 1 Released: Check Out Compatibility and New Features

Android 12 Could be Named Snow Cone; May Feature Smarter Auto-Rotation, One-Handed Mode, More

Android 12 Could be Named Snow Cone; May Feature Smarter Auto-Rotation, One-Handed Mode, More

Android 12 may be called Snow Cone and come with features like smarter auto-rotation, gaming mode, reduce bright colours feature, and one-handed mode. Android 12 will be the next iteration of Android from Google and is expected to launch later this year. For the name, Google has seemingly gone with Snow Cone this time as … Read moreAndroid 12 Could be Named Snow Cone; May Feature Smarter Auto-Rotation, One-Handed Mode, More

Winners and Losers of the week: Google’s mind blowing new innovation, Huawei in trouble again

Winners and Losers of the week: Google’s mind blowing new innovation, Huawei in trouble again

Time flies, doesn’t it? I still recall writing my first Winners and Losers article for 2021, and it feels just like yesterday. Well, the first month of 2021 is already behind us, and as we head towards the second week of February, it’s time we pick our winners and losers for this week. Unlike last … Read moreWinners and Losers of the week: Google’s mind blowing new innovation, Huawei in trouble again

Following Apple’s path, Google working on tracking protection for Android

Following Apple’s path, Google working on tracking protection for Android

Google is reportedly working on a tracking transparency method akin to what Apple implemented on the App Store. The move, according to a Bloomberg report is aimed at offering better transparency regarding usage of data. Google plans a privacy label system for Android Less stringent than Apple’s App Tracking Transparency Bloomberg has been able to speak … Read moreFollowing Apple’s path, Google working on tracking protection for Android