• Google's amazing Pixel 3 and the sleek Samsung Galaxy S9 are 2 of the best Android smartphones on the market - here's which one you should buy

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    We're pretty lucky smartphone buyers, you and me: we have an amazing array of smartphones to chose from with different features and design.
    And yet, you can only pick one.
    Let's take the Galaxy S9 and the brand-new Pixel 3, two stand-out devices from Samsung and Google, respectively. Both are excellent, high-end smartphones, which makes for a tough choice.
    So let's dig into the Galaxy S9 and Pixel 3 phones and check out their differences, similarities, pros, and cons: In terms of overall design, it's clear that the Galaxy S9 is a better-looking phone.
    Both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus...
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  • Pixel 3 vs. iPhone XS Camera Face-Off: AI Makes A Difference

    Pixel 3 vs. iPhone XS Camera Face-Off: AI Makes A Difference

    29 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    The iPhone's camera produces more natural shots, but the Pixel 3's software-enhanced images are winners.
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  • For the Pixel 3, Google is betting on a chip to bring Android security - CNET

    For the Pixel 3, Google is betting on a chip to bring Android security - CNET

    29 days ago - By CNET

    The chip is a variation of what Google uses to protect its data centers.
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  • Best Pixel 3 and 3 XL cases: Protect your new Google device

    Best Pixel 3 and 3 XL cases: Protect your new Google device

    29 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are the latest smartphones from Google. The Pixel 3 is the smaller of the two, offering bezels at the top and bottom of the display, while the Pixel 3 XL is larger device with a notched display. Both look the same from the rear with a glass finish made up of two different textures, a single lens camera system and a circular fingerprint sensor. As fabulous as glass designs are though, they aren't the easiest to look after without some form of protection. Drop your new Pixel 3 or 3 XL on the floor and it's likely you'll do some damage, whether that's to the screen or the...
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  • Get $50 store credit from Google with Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL pre-orders

    29 days ago - By Pocketnow

    There's still chance to get $50 Google Store credit with the pre-order of the Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL smartphones today
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  • Smart Compose comes to Gmail on the Pixel 3

    Smart Compose comes to Gmail on the Pixel 3

    30 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Google's Smart Compose feature for assisted typing is coming to Gmail on Android. The company first launched the feature in the web version of Gmail back in May. Google then promised to bring the functionality to Android shortly afterward, with a limited window of exclusivity on Pixel 3 devices. The feature works by monitoring how and what you write. It uses that knowledge to try and autocomplete sentences to streamline the process of writing repetitive emails. If you have a Pixel 3 and the Gmail update you should be able to enable the feature in the app's settings. To test out the feature...
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  • Has your Pixel 3 pre-order shipped yet?

    Has your Pixel 3 pre-order shipped yet?

    30 days ago - By Android Central

    Some pre-orders are already on the way.
    Google opened pre-orders for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 9 following its big reveal event for the two new phones, and now that a little over a week has passed, people are getting shipping updates on their purchases.
    Some early adopters already have their phone on the way, whereas others have a bit longer to wait.
    Here's the shipping status of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL according to some of our AC forum members.
    burrs87 10-16-2018 10:53 PM
    “ ordered on October 11th after I got the $50 store credit email. standard shipping. white 64gb 3xl. shipped...
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  • Pixel Stand app now available in the Play Store for Pixel 3 owners

    Pixel Stand app now available in the Play Store for Pixel 3 owners

    30 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Google's fancy wireless charging stand for the Pixel 3 now has an app on the Play Store. The Pixel Stand app is relatively simple. It sports a series of three screens that outline the Stand's features. Users can enable and disable those features from these screens. ‘Ambient display photos' is the first feature, which lets users view a slideshow of selected Google Photos albums when they place a locked phone on the Pixel Stand. The second feature allows you to enable ‘Do Not Disturb' when you place the phone on the Pixel Stand. Finally, you can enable the ‘Sunrise Alarm' feature that causes...
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  • Good news: Google's Pixel 3 XL has the right kind of OLED display

    Good news: Google's Pixel 3 XL has the right kind of OLED display

    30 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Soon after Pixel 2 reviews came out last year, it became clear that the XL version suffered from various screen issues that Google fixed with the help of software updates. Google had to explain the seemingly inferior OLED screen on the Pixel 2 XL screen compared to the Pixel 2, implying that the fault may reside with the manufacturer. However, that won't happen this year, as it looks like Google finally chose the right kind of OLED screen for the Pixel 3 XL.
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  • Microsoft Project xCloud vs. Google Project Stream: Which is better

    Microsoft Project xCloud vs. Google Project Stream: Which is better

    30 days ago - By Windows Central

    We're a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We live and breathe gaming, keeping a close eye on the streaming future.
    Microsoft Project xCloud
    Xbox on the go
    $10 at Microsoft
    Pros
    Headed to PCs, consoles, and mobile.
    Existing Xbox games are supported.
    Established background in cloud and gaming.
    Cons
    No examples of working code.
    Release still far away.
    Microsoft Project xCloud builds on the Xbox empire, expanding its influence beyond the living room. It's looking promising for all Xbox gamers and is set to debut in 2019. Microsoft's Netflix-like Xbox Game Pass...
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  • Google Pixel 3 vs. Google Pixel: Should you upgrade?

    Google Pixel 3 vs. Google Pixel: Should you upgrade?

    30 days ago - By Android Central

    We're a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. With years of experience testing hundreds of Android phones, we're here to help you make an informed decision when considering an upgrade.
    Google Pixel 3
    The perfect upgrade
    $799 at Google Store
    Pros
    Compact form factor
    Fantastic cameras
    Excellent OLED display
    Stereo speakers
    Wireless charging
    Cons
    No headphone jack
    If you're still using the first-gen Pixel, the Pixel 3 is the ideal upgrade. The phone has a much more modern 18:9 display and the cameras are the best you'll find on an Android phone today. Factor in the...
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