Google developing a new mid-range Pixel
Published in Mobiles


Part of an Indian push

Google is developing a new mid-range Pixel smartphone which might be part of a cunning plan to push into India.

Google faces Pixel suit
Published in Mobiles
09 February 2018

Google faces Pixel suit


Defective from the start

Search engine outfit Google is facing a lawsuit over the microphone problems in the original Pixel.

Google to unlock Pixel’s "Visual Core" co-processor
Published in Mobiles


Speed things up by five times

Google is about to unlock the custom Intel "Visual Core" co-processor which is under the bonnet of its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

Google announces HTC cooperation agreement
Published in Mobiles


Some employees and rights pick up

After many quarters of financial decay and many rumors, Google has announced that it plans to acquire HTC employees and some of the IP licensing rights.  

Google hires Apple chip bloke
Published in News


Should Qualcomm be worried?

Google has head hunted Apple’s chip man to come up with future versions of Google's Pixel phone.

Google admits some Pixel mics are borked
Published in Mobiles


"Only a small number" will need to be replaced 

Google has admitted that a "small number" of its Pixel phones have shipped with borked microphones which will need to be returned so they can be replaced.

Pixel laptop goes the way of the Dodo
Published in Notebooks


Did all it was supposed to do

Google’s senior vice president for hardware Rick Osterloh has hinted that the Pixel laptop will be going the way of Ned Stark from the Game of Thrones.

Pixel phone scores 644 Mbps on Wi-Fi
Published in Reviews


Outperforms Galaxy S7 by almost 2x

There is one generally incorrect conception that Wi-Fi is fast enough and that Wi-Fi is simply fast enough. The reality is that Fudzilla managed to prove that a Google Pixel phone powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC and Qualcomm Wi-Fi scores almost twice the performance of the Galaxy S7 phone.

The bezel will be a celeb death this year
Published in Mobiles


Living on the edge


This year we will see the end of the bezel, or at least phones with very slim ones.

Daydream VR gets Netflix support
Published in Graphics


Makes it more useful

Netflix is now available for Google’s Daydream VR platform. The app supports HBM and Hulu too.