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Samsung Pay is a mobile payment service much like Android Pay (though with no need for an NFC terminal, which is a big plus) that’s restricted to Samsung devices. However, one way of getting Samsung Pay without a Samsung phone was to pick up the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch.
The watch has Samsung ... Read More »
It’s a common misconception that Android is not secure. That might have been true in the past, but Google has been working hard to secure its operating system. With APIs coming to Android devices without software updates on old software and new security layers, Android is very secure.
Adrian Ludwig, director of security at Android, recently ... Read More »
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The Google Pixel seems to be facing a strange camera issue, but Google is already on it. People have been noticing a big lens flare in some of their images. These flares are normal for all cameras, but the ones on photos taken with the Pixel can be pretty large.
Google has admitted ... Read More »
Many flagship devices these days feature some sort of water resistance. The latest Galaxy devices are IP68-rated, which is fantastic and better than many other devices. Even the iPhone is water resistant now!
Unfortunately, Google’s two Pixel phones are not water resistant. Their rating is IP53, which is essentially not water resistant. Read More »
The Google Pixel lineup is not water resistant, unlike most flagships these days. The phones are IP53-rated, and with the second digit denoting water resistance, a rating of 3 pretty much means nothing.
However, that doesn’t mean that the Pixel can’t stand up to a bit of water. Jonathan Morrison ... Read More »
For any Verizon subscribers out there who were hoping to walk into a retail store and pick up a 128GB Pixel XL tomorrow, those dreams have been dashed.
Jeffrey Nelson, part of the Verizon Wireless communications team, said today that the 128GB Pixel XL is sold out and that Verizon retail stores will not have any ... Read More »
The Nexus line is dead, but it seems that the mod-friendly nature of Google devices isn’t. Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones purchased from the Google Store will have unlockable bootloaders, so you can mod them ... Read More »
The Pixel line of devices is set to be released on October 20th, one week from today. But Australian carrier Telstra managed to screw that up, sending devices out to people a full week early. Someone on Reddit has already received the device!
This is the kind of screw up we can ... Read More »