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How the Pixel 4 Will Detect Car Crashes and Help You Reach 911

The upcoming Pixel 4—and potentially other Pixel devices—may be able to aid you in the event of a car crash, if some recently leaked Google Play Store information is to be believed. The info, which comes courtesy of Mishaal Rahman at XDA-Developers, details purported changes coming to the Pixel 4’s Emergency…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Install Pixel 4’s Live Wallpapers on Other Android Phones

The existence of the Pixel 4 is Google’s worst-kept secret, as far as Google products go. Previous Pixel phones were leaked early, but the Pixel 4 might as well have already had its official announcement considering how much has been outed about Google’s next flagship smartphone. And now, you can get an early look at…Read […]

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How to Install Pixel 4’s Live Wallpapers on Other Android Phones

The existence of the Pixel 4 is Google’s worst-kept secret, as far as Google products go. Previous Pixel phones were leaked early, but the Pixel 4 might as well have already had its official announcement considering how much has been outed about Google’s next flagship smartphone. And now, you can get an early look at…Read […]

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What to Do If Android 10 Kills Your Pixel Phone’s Sensors

Some early adopters have run into a pretty problematic bug with Android 10 on their Pixels. It’s unclear what specifically triggers the bug, but bumping up to Android 10 has, for some users, killed the sensors in their Pixel devices. And as of the time of this publication, there appears to be no way to […]

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How to Use Android 10’s Dual SIM Feature on Your Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL

With Android 10 rolling out, users are finding some unexpected surprises included in the update. For example, an upgrade to the Pixel 3a and 3a XL’s Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) feature that (finally) enables true dual-SIM card support on these devices.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Downgrade Your Phone from Android 10 to Android 9

Android 10 is here—for Pixel devices, at least. We typically recommend everyone update to the latest and greatest version of an operating system to enjoy its features, security patches, and bug fixes, but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to have a perfect experience on your new OS.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Downgrade Your Phone from Android 10 to Android 9

Android 10 is here—for Pixel devices, at least. We typically recommend everyone update to the latest and greatest version of an operating system to enjoy its features, security patches, and bug fixes, but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to have a perfect experience on your new OS.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500

A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic issues). […]

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These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q

The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making to its Camera app.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q

The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making to its Camera app.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Tired of Leaks and Speculation, Google Just Dropped an Official Pic of the Pixel 4

Earlier this week, noted phone sleuth Steve Hemmerstoffer (@onleaks on Twitter) teamed up with Pricebaba to create renders of the upcoming Pixel 4 based on leaked schematics. Naturally, this got the rumor mill riled up, but now in an unprecedented move, Google decided to one up the recent fan renders with the first…Read more… Continue […]

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If You Own a Pixel, You Could Get up to $500 From Google

Google has agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit levied against the company by Pixel smartphone owners. The lawsuit alleges that Google knowingly sold Pixel phones with faulty solder connections that caused widespread microphone malfunctions. Google has settled the case, and the company might…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Everything Google Announced at I/O 2019 That Matters

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—It’s Google I/O time, the annual smorgasboard of all things Android. This includes updates to the mobile operating system, newer (and cheaper) smartphones, various smarthome gadgets that are helpful (with a few caveats), and news about the latest additions to Google’s plate—including its…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Android Smartphone Running Slow? Try Deleting the App Cache

Android smartphones are great, but they’re not immune to the ravages of time. While scratches or physical wear can be prevented with cases and mindful handling, it can be much harder to stop system slow down, which can creep its way into the user experience until one day your phone doesn’t feel quite so fast […]

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