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All the Specs Google Didn’t Share at Today’s ‘Launch Night In’

I’ve been covering press events for roughly 15 years or so, and in all that time, I’ve never seen a company speed through its announcements as quickly as Google did during today’s “Launch Night In” event. Perhaps Google knew it was staying up past its bedtime and didn’t want to get yelled at? Read more…

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What to Expect From Today’s Google ‘Launch Night’ Stream

Fall hardware announcement season continues. Google is on tap today; its fancy “Launch Night” event kicks off in just a few hours. As for what the company is planning to announce, that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, since much of it has already leaked across the internet—or at Home Depot.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Android Wallpaper Can Brick Your Phone

There’s a gorgeous Android wallpaper making the rounds, and you should absolutely not set it as your phone’s background. It’s great to look at it, yeah, but it can also soft brick your phone when installed—especially if you’re running Android 10 on a Pixel or Samsung device. Here’s why.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Enable Everything in Google’s June Pixel Feature Update, Except What’s Broken

Owners of Google Pixel Androids are getting a handful of new features, including updates to your device’s Personal Safety app and more. In addition, Personal Safety is now supported on all Pixel smartphones from the Pixel 2 on up, not just the Pixel 4. The problem? Google has made enabling Personal Safety a mess.Read more… […]

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How to Enable Everything in Google’s June Pixel Feature Update, Except What’s Broken

Owners of Google Pixel Androids are getting a handful of new features, including updates to your device’s Personal Safety app and more. In addition, Personal Safety is now supported on all Pixel smartphones from the Pixel 2 on up, not just the Pixel 4. The problem? Google has made enabling Personal Safety a mess.Read more… […]

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If You Have Google’s New Pixel Buds 2, You’ll Want This App

The second-generation Pixel Buds are finally here. While most will still have to wait for their order to show up from Google’s online store—since, y’know, most physical stores are currently shut down—you can prepare for them by downloading the just-launched Pixel Buds app right now.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Restore Google Pixel’s Disappearing App Icons

A weird issue has been plaguing some Pixel owners, and Google has yet to drop a fix for the peculiar problem. Apparently, some people running the December 2019 security update—if you even have the ability to download it, which you might not—are noticing that various app icons on their Pixel devices are disappearing. Read more… […]

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How to Restore Google Pixel’s Disappearing App Icons

A weird issue has been plaguing some Pixel owners, and Google has yet to drop a fix for the peculiar problem. Apparently, some people running the December 2019 security update—if you even have the ability to download it, which you might not—are noticing that various app icons on their Pixel devices are disappearing. Read more… […]

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How to Install Google’s Recorder App on the Pixel 2, 3, 3a, and More

Google Recorder is one of the best apps you’ll find on the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, thanks to how well it can automatically transcribe captured audio and even create subtitles for muted videos. And now we’ve got good news for owners of other Pixels: Google is finally porting this app over to the […]

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Get Live Captions and Pixel Themes With Google’s December Security Update

Here comes the Android December security update. If you’re the proud owner of a Pixel phone, it’s time to check and see if you can grab the latest fixes, patches, and features for your device. But remember: Google is rolling the update out, as always, so it’s possible you might not have it yet.Read more… […]

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Get Live Captions and Pixel Themes With Google’s December Security Update

Here comes the Android December security update. If you’re the proud owner of a Pixel phone, it’s time to check and see if you can grab the latest fixes, patches, and features for your device. But remember: Google is rolling the update out, as always, so it’s possible you might not have it yet.Read more… […]

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