• Google's latest iPhone rival off to a rocky start

    27 days ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - The launch of Alphabet Inc's second-generation Google Pixel smartphones has been hampered by display screen problems and pricing and shipping issues, prompting the company to open an investigation and issue multiple apologies to customers.
    Read more ...

     

  • Review: Google Pixel 2 XL

    Review: Google Pixel 2 XL

    27 days ago - By Phone Scoop

    The Pixel 2 XL from Google is a high-end handset that includes a powerful camera, a big screen, a metal design, and a pure Google experience that comes with the promise of speedy software updates. It represents what Google thinks Android is all about. But there's a big problem facing the Pixel 2 XL, Google, and its fans, that we think is worth addressing directly.
    Read more ...

     

  • Pixel 2/2 XL Get Sep. Security Patch Factory/OTA Images

    27 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have received the September security patch via factory and OTA images if you're looking to make sure that your latest smartphone is mostly up to date with fixes for potential security vulnerabilities. It's worth noting that these builds are labeled as the October security patches on Google's web pages for each image type, but the build numbers are the same as the build numbers which were already on the devices out of the box, so no one should be expecting to receive any over-the-air updates for this particular patch as Google shipped the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL...
    Read more ...

     

  • Google says it's 'actively investigating' Pixel 2 XL burn-in reports

    Google says it's 'actively investigating' Pixel 2 XL burn-in reports

    27 days ago - By PhoneDog

    Looks like muted colors isn't the only issue that early Google Pixel 2 XL owners are noticing with the screens on their new phones.
    Several Google Pixel 2 XL owners have spotted some screen burn-in. You can see an example below courtesy of Android Central's Alex Dobie, who shows some burn-in of the Pixel 2 XL's navigation buttons after 7 days of use.
    That's some pretty wild OLED burn-in on the Pixel 2 XL after maybe 7 days of full-time use pic.twitter.com/EPJTs6D0Kg
    - Alex Dobie October 22, 2017
    Google has issued a statement on the issue, saying that it puts its products through extensive...
    Read more ...

     

  • Ghost of CRT: Some Google Pixel 2 XL screens may have ‘burn-in' issue

    Ghost of CRT: Some Google Pixel 2 XL screens may have ‘burn-in' issue

    27 days ago - By Digital Trends

    'Burn-in' problems with the new Google Pixel 2 XL? Apple and Samsung extend their infinite court case battle, vintage gaming glory comes to the Microsoft Xbox One.
    Read more ...

     

  • Looks like some Pixel 2 orders have been delayed a month

    Looks like some Pixel 2 orders have been delayed a month

    27 days ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    Google hasn't had the easiest time with the release of the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. There are numerous reports of problems with the Pixel 2 XL's POLED screen, from inconsistent quality to burn-in issues. Now it looks like the Pixel 2 may be experiencing a shortage due to people ordering that over the troubled Pixel 2 XL.
    Those who pre-ordered the device are reporting receiving an email that the device was supposed to ship on October 23rd but instead, the device won't ship until November 23rd. Google is offering a free Live Case to make up for the inconvenience. Those impacted seemed to...
    Read more ...

     

  • Google ‘actively investigating' reports of OLED burn-in issues on Pixel 2 XL displays

    Google ‘actively investigating' reports of OLED burn-in issues on Pixel 2 XL displays

    27 days ago - By TechCrunch

    The Google Pixel 2 XL may have just launched this past week, but over the weekend reports began to surface that the device's OLED screen was already exhibiting signs of burn-in, which left UI elements faintly evident after switching screens.
    A Google spokesperson confirmed that the company was looking into the reports.
    The Pixel 2 XL screen has been designed with an advanced POLED...
    Read more ...

     

  • Google Pixel 2 XL Screen Fix May Be in the Works

    27 days ago - By Mobile Tech Today

    There's a problem with the Pixel 2 XL screen serious enough that Google says: "We will consider adding more display color options through software if that makes the product better."
    Read more ...