• Some Google Pixel 3 users claim their photos aren't saving

    28 days ago - By Engadget

    If you're having issues with your Google Pixel phone not saving photos, you're not alone. According to reports on Reddit and Google's own forums, some owners of Google Pixel 3, 3XL, 2 and 2XL models - and potentially other Android phones as well -...
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  • Verizon temporarily unlocks all Pixel 3 phones after complaints

    Verizon temporarily unlocks all Pixel 3 phones after complaints

    28 days ago - By The Verge

    Verizon will allow all of its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones to immediately be used on different carriers, a spokesperson has confirmed to The Verge by email. When the phone went on sale yesterday, buyers noticed that the Pixel 3 was locked to Verizon's network until it was activated. Once activated with a Verizon SIM, the device would be unlocked overnight for use with other carriers.
    But now Verizon is lifting the lock fully and immediately - but maybe only temporarily. “At launch, there was an update related to an automatic overnight unlock on Pixel 3s, which also showed up on phones...
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  • Verizon Pixel 3 models must be activated first on Big Red before inserting SIM from other carriers

    Verizon Pixel 3 models must be activated first on Big Red before inserting SIM from other carriers

    28 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Before you go to Best Buy to purchase a Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, keep in mind that all Verizon variants of the phone are SIM locked to the carrier, and must be activated first on Verizon before a SIM card from another carrier is inserted. Once a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL is activated, Verizon will unlock the device overnight. This is a new policy from the nation's largest carrier, and is not limited to the Pixel 3 series.
    UPDATE: Verizon has temporarily removed the automatic overnight unlock on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The company plans on reinstating it in the ...
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  • The Pixel 3 removes the ability to unlock your phone with your voice

    The Pixel 3 removes the ability to unlock your phone with your voice

    28 days ago - By The Verge

    Google has quietly removed the Unlock with Voice Match function from its latest Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones, as first reported by Piunikaweb. The feature, which was previously available on the past two Pixel devices, allowed for users to unlock their phones' Assistant features with an, “OK Google” command. Google confirmed that the feature is no longer available on its support page, where it explains: “On Pixel 3 phones, you can't unlock your phone by saying ‘Ok Google.' Instead, you can use the Google Assistant on your lock screen.”
    This is a pretty big functionality to lose for any...
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  • First Pixel 3 Units Ship, Followed By Customer Complaints

    28 days ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL pre-orders officially began shipping this week and already complaints about bugs are appearing on the official Google Pixel User Community forums. The message boards aren't immediately flooding with users filing reports and it is still too early to tell exactly how widespread any given problem might be, but there do seem to be quite a few issues to watch out for. The most common of those appears to be tied to the smartphones' respective camera features. Specifically, several users have complained that the camera is not saving every photo they take...
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  • Camera shootout! Testing the latest Pixel, iPhone and Galaxy Note in real life

    Camera shootout! Testing the latest Pixel, iPhone and Galaxy Note in real life

    28 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Which takes the best photos, the Pixel 3 XL, iPhone XS Max, Galaxy Note 9, or Pixel 2 XL? We put the cameras on all these top-notch phones through their paces to see which performs best in the real world, from low light to portrait mode, food shots, and selfies.
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  • Behind the Scenes video shows the Pixel 3 in action recording Eminem's NYC performance

    Behind the Scenes video shows the Pixel 3 in action recording Eminem's NYC performance

    28 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Earlier this week, we showed you the official video of Eminem's performance inside and outside the Empire State Building, recorded in part by the new Google Pixel 3. The clip was played on Jimmy Kimmel's late night show, and featured the rapper "singing" the title tune from the movie Venom. Prior to the release of the video, Google had said that there would be a "Behind the Scenes" clip filmed entirely on the Pixel 3. That video has now been released.
    In the video, we can see the ...
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  • Photos shot with the Pixel 3 aren't always saving, according to some users

    Photos shot with the Pixel 3 aren't always saving, according to some users

    28 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Some Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL users are reporting that the smartphone isn't always saving photos after they snap them. Pixel 3 owners, both on Reddit and Google's Community Support Forum are sharing various instances of the smartphone not consistently saving images. Further, the issue seems also to be affecting original Pixel smartphones, as well as the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The first instance of the issue being reported on Google's Community Support Forums stems from Artem Russakovskii , the founder of Android Police. Google still hasn't fixed the issue of photos taken by the...
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  • Best Wallet Cases for Google Pixel 3

    Best Wallet Cases for Google Pixel 3

    28 days ago - By Android Central

    Wallet cases are a great option if you want to cut down on your pocket carry. Because the Pixel 3 supports wireless charging, it's doubtful you'll find too many wallet case styles with the card slots on the back, but there are a growing number of folio-style wallet cases to choose from. From affordable and reliable options to premium ones, we've got you covered with all the cases that'll keep your Pixel 3 covered.
    Budget folio case
    Abacus24-7 Flip Cover Wallet Case
    Made of synthetic leather with a clear ID pocket and a hidden money pocket, this folio-style wallet case may just check all...
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  • Google Pixel 3 Backordered At Verizon, Pre-Orders Should Ship By End Of October

    28 days ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: The Google Pixel 3 officially launched yesterday in a number of countries, including the US where it is being sold at Google Store, Best Buy and Verizon. We found out that the units being sold at Best Buy are actually SIM locked to Verizon. And now we are finding out that some pre-orders are not being delivered just yet. Some users got a delivery estimate of October 18 when they put in their order, the day the device was announced. But the devices haven't shipped yet. According to Verizon's customer service on Twitter , the device is “quite popular” and expects all pre-orders to...
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  • Pixel 3 XL's top speaker is significantly quieter than the bottom

    Pixel 3 XL's top speaker is significantly quieter than the bottom

    28 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are having a rough go in the audio department. Not only are both phones experiencing poor audio quality in recorded videos , but now reports have surfaced that they feature a speaker imbalance. That means one of the two speakers is louder than the other. For the Pixel 3 XL, it appears the smaller top speaker is quieter. Furthermore, the 3 XL inequality is significantly worse than the 3. The above YouTube video from Android Police shows the issue in action. Several reports have cropped up regarding the issue. However, Google is directing users to a post by...
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  • Ringke Discounts LG V40 ThinQ, Google Pixel 3, Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Cases Starting At $3.90 w/ Code - October 2018

    Ringke Discounts LG V40 ThinQ, Google Pixel 3, Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Cases Starting At $3.90 w/ Code - October 2018

    29 days ago - By Android Headlines

    A ton of new smartphones have launched in the past few weeks - with two launching yesterday - and Ringke wants to make sure you have a case or two to protect your latest smartphone. So, it is discounting a number of cases via Amazon right now. Bringing these cases down to as low as $3.90, which is an absolute steal. Now, in order to get these cases for the prices mentioned below, you are going to need to select the one that is Ringke Store fulfilled and not fulfilled by Amazon, that means that you do give up the Amazon Prime 2-day shipping unfortunately. There are cases available for the...
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  • Vergecast: Pixel 3 review, the new Palm phone, and Google antitrust violations

    Vergecast: Pixel 3 review, the new Palm phone, and Google antitrust violations

    29 days ago - By The Verge

    This week on The Vergecast , Nilay, Paul, and Dieter discuss the Pixel 3, tackling its new features, improved screen, and infamous notch. Then, Nilay covers the latest in antitrust news coming off the heels of the European Commission fining Google $5 billion for “illegally tying” Chrome and search apps to Android. Of course, Dieter also talks about the surprising response to Palm, a tiny phone that's made to be less distracting than your smartphone. There's plenty more in between - like Liz Lopatto and Paul Miller returning with our favorite recurring segments - so listen now!
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  • Some Pixel 3 and 3 XL recordings have poor audio quality

    Some Pixel 3 and 3 XL recordings have poor audio quality

    29 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    New reports have surfaced suggesting that the Pixel 3 XL suffers from poor quality audio when recording video. YouTuber SuperSafTV was one of the first to illustrate the problem. In a video comparison of the iPhone XS Max and Google Pixel 3 XL, he points out the issue. In the video, you can hear the difference in audio quality between the devices. SuperSaf uses a mount to hold both phones next to each other while he records. You can see both sets of footage simultaneously, and he marks which audio we're hearing with a speaker icon in the top right of the video. When the speaker icon is on...
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  • Pixel 3 camera problem leaves some shots unsaved

    Pixel 3 camera problem leaves some shots unsaved

    29 days ago - By SlashGear

    A Pixel 3 camera bug is failing to save some photos, with Google's new Android flagships apparently experiencing a weird glitch with the Google Camera app. The problem affects both the Pixel 3 and the larger Pixel 3 XL, owners of each phone have confirmed, in addition to the last-generation Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. However, the way the...
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  • Your iPad Pro turns into an iOS-powered MacBook with this discounted accessory

    Your iPad Pro turns into an iOS-powered MacBook with this discounted accessory

    29 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Google's new Pixel Slate is pretty cool, but wouldn't it be even better if it ran iOS instead of Chrome OS? Your dream of using an iOS powered laptop can finally now be realized thanks to the Logitech Slim Combo iPad Pro Keyboard Case. This great accessory attaches to your iPad Pro in an instant and adds a great full size keyboard that's a pleasure to type on. It also has a rear shell with a kickstand that you can prop up at any angle. Definitely grab one now while it's still discounted on Amazon.
    Logitech iPad Pro 10.5 inch Keyboard Case | SLIM COMBO with Detachable, Backlit, Wireless...
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  • Pixel 3 vs. iPhone XS: Why Apple Wins

    Pixel 3 vs. iPhone XS: Why Apple Wins

    29 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    Google's Pixel 3 packs AI smarts and a breathtaking camera. But how does it compare to Apple's nearly perfect iPhone XS?
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  • Can the Google Pixel 3 XL outperform a compact camera. or even a DSLR?

    Can the Google Pixel 3 XL outperform a compact camera. or even a DSLR?

    29 days ago - By TechRadar

    We reckon Google's new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have the best cameras going on a smartphone right now - and that's some serious bragging rights in phones world. But don't take our word for it - the phones are already attracting a good deal of hyperbolic commentary, with influencers boasting that the camera on the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL is so good that their DSLR will soon be gathering dust. Yes, the camera on the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL is good,- but is it that good? Let's take a slightly more considered look to see where it excels - and why you probably shouldn't be putting your DSLR on eBay...
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