• Google Releases OTA & Factory Images For Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL

    27 days ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: Google has now released factory and OTA images for its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL handsets, allowing users to flash a completely clean stock build to their handsets. Files are available for both the factory unlocked and Verizon variations. The primary difference between the two is that the carrier version comes with a locked bootloader to prevent flashing custom firmware but downloading and installing the wrong variant can cause issues. So Google has clearly marked each Verizon version at the official download page. In the meantime, the Google Pixel 3 can be found on either factory...
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  • Pixel 3 Voice Match opens a second door: Personal Assistant

    Pixel 3 Voice Match opens a second door: Personal Assistant

    27 days ago - By SlashGear

    Previous Google Pixel devices could be unlocked with a user-matched, recognized voice saying OK Google. The Google Pixel 3 does not have said functionality. Instead, this device does something just a little different. This device brings Google Assistant functionality to the lockscreen, before the phone needs to be more fully unlocked. There's nothing inherently wrong about this situation, mind you...
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