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Google Pixel and Pixel XL now official

After appearing in countless leaks over the past month or two, Google’s new Pixel phones are now official. Google today introduced the Pixel and Pixel XL, which are touted as being “made by Google” and feature Google branding. The phones launched by Google over the past several years have used the “Nexus” brand in collaboration with other manufacturers, but these new phones carry the “Pixel” brand that’s been used for only a few high-end devices that … [read full article]

White Google Pixel leaked by Canadian carrier

UPDATE: Bell also has a Google Pixel XL page live that shows the larger of the two Pixels. You can see images from that page at the bottom of this post.   Days before Google’s October 4 announcement, a Canadian carrier appears to have revealed one of Google’s new devices. An image of a white Google Pixel has been posted by Canadian carrier Bell. The render appears on a pre-order page for the Galaxy … [read full article]

Google Pixel gets shown off again in new image leak

UPDATE: Shortly after this Google Pixel render leaked, a render of the Google Pixel XL surfaced, too. The Pixel XL looks similar to the Pixel, but it’s got a different wallpaper. Keep in mind that the Pixel XL is expected to be larger than the Pixel, offering a 5.5-inch screen while the Pixel will have a 5-inch display. You can see the Pixel XL render below.   Google is expected to debut its new Pixel phones at an … [read full article]

Google’s upcoming Pixel phones shown in clear photos as Google confirms Oct. 4 event

One month after Google’s new Pixel phone leaked in black, both the Pixel and its larger Pixel XL sibling have appeared again, but in a new color. Photos that show the front and back of the Pixel and Pixel XL have been leaked by Android Police. These are the aluminum versions of the phones, which have silver backs and white fronts. Save for the color difference, these two phones look pretty similar to the device … [read full article]

Android 7.0 Nougat update now hitting Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and other devices

Months after its original announcement, Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here. An update to Android 7.0 is now rolling out to Nexus devices. That means if you’ve got a Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, or Pixel C (yes, it’s not technically a Nexus), then Nougat is coming your way. As with most updates, though, keep in mind that this rollout will be staggered, so it could take some time for Android … [read full article]

FCC filings for HTC Nexus Sailfish and Marlin spill wireless info, model numbers

One day after the upcoming Nexus Sailfish was shown off in leaked photos, more details about it and its Marlin sibling have surfaced. The FCC filings for what’s likely the Sailfish and Marlin have been discovered. Perhaps the most notable tidbit about the filings is the Draft User Manual section, which include a letter from HTC Project Manager Sean Shih. The letter says that the final user guides for the devices “will be made publicly … [read full article]

Upcoming HTC Nexus phone codenamed ‘Sailfish’ shown in photo leak

While T-Mobile doesn’t always sell Google’s Nexus phones, lots of T-Mo customers like to bring the unlocked phones onto the Un-carrier. Thanks to a new leak, we’re getting a peek at what may be one of the new Nexus phones that’ll be coming later this year. Images that allegedly show the Nexus phone codenamed “Sailfish” have been shared by Android Police. The Sailfish is said to be the smaller of the 2016 Nexus phones, with … [read full article]

Nexus 6 data connectivity issues now resolved, says Google

Last week, reports began popping up that Nexus 6 owners on T-Mobile (and on some other networks around the world) were having issues staying connected to LTE. The good news is that the bug should now be squashed. Google employee Orrin Hancock says that the bug with GPS that caused cellular connectivity to drop “should now be resolved.” He doesn’t say exactly what the fix was, just that “we have made a few changes on … [read full article]

Nexus 6 data connectivity issues affecting some T-Mobile customers

Are you a Nexus 6 owner that’s been having issues connecting to T-Mobile’s LTE network lately? If so, you’re not alone. Several Nexus 6 owners are reporting that their phones keep losing their data connection to T-Mobile’s network (and some other networks around the globe). There are reports of issues on Reddit, Google Product Forums, T-Mobile’s support forums, and more. Unfortunately, it’s not clear exactly what’s causing the problem. @micweis we … [read full article]

Android N is officially named Nougat

Months after Android N first came onto the scene in the form of a developer preview, the update’s official name has been revealed. Android Nougat is the official nickname for Google’s next big Android update. The name was just revealed, complete with the debut of a new statue on Google’s campus in California, which you can see below. Google names all of Android’s major updates after desserts, and it’s been moving down the alphabet one … [read full article]