Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working remote exploit chain since the search giant has expanded the ASR program. Gong was awarded … Read more

Google Pixel 2 Available Offline for as Low as Rs. 49,999 Under Festive Offer

Amid facing criticism over some of the recently spotted issues, Google’s offline retail partners in India have kicked-off the Pixel 2 Festive Offer to sell the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XLat discounted prices, Gadgets 360 has learnt. The offer, which began on Wednesday and will run until Sunday, January 14, brings the Pixel 2 to an as low price as … Read more

Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week … Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL Sports Tougher Back Panel Than iPhone 8 Plus, Reveals Drop Test

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones were launchedearlier this month, and are now available to buy in markets such as the US and UK. As expected, we are starting to see different tests showing the Pixel 2 phones subjected to torture. A latest video has surfaced showing the Google Pixel 2 XL going through drop test alongside the … Read more

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to … Read more

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Price in India Revealed, Launch Set for November

Pixel 2 price in India, along with that of its bigger sibling Pixel 2 XL, has been announced by Googlesoon after the launch event concluded. At Rs. 61,000 price in India, Pixel 2 is positioned slightly lower than the base variant of iPhone 8 (Rs. 64,000), while the Pixel 2 XL costs Rs. 73,000 for the 64GB storage option, again lower than the Rs. 77,000 … Read more

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Will Have an Offline Focus in India, Says Rick Osterloh

Google has revealed that it will be focusing on offline presence of the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones for the Indian market. The company stressed that the Indian consumers generally prefer purchasing premium devices only when they are able to experience it. Speaking with Gadgets 360 in an interaction following the launch, Rick Osterloh SVP Hardware … Read more

October Android Security Update Released for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Just like every other month, Google has now released the monthly security update for the month of October as well. The over-the-air (OTA) rollout of October monthly security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices, which are supported by the search giant itself, has already been started and should show up soon on the devices. Further, the California-based … Read more

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Images, Launcher Details Leaked Ahead of Wednesday Launch

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, the company’s anticipated next-generation Pixel devices, have been leaked in full merely a day ahead of the official launch. Prolific tipster Evan Blass aka @evleaks shared images of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL which show the handsets in their full glory. Based on preliminary leaks, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 … Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Update Files Now Available for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google is finally making the OTA files for Android 8.0 Oreo available for compatible Nexus and all Pixel devices. The company launched Android 8.0 Oreo last week, and at the time, factory images only meant for developers were made available apart from OTA updates for those in the Android beta program. Now, it has listing the Nexus and Pixel … Read more