Google’s Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

When Google released the Huawei-built Nexus 6P in 2015 it won rave reviews from critics, but the teardown experts at iFixit suggested DIY types should stay away. The phone achieved a measly 2 out of 10 repairability score. But this year’s Android flagship is much friendlier towards anyone that wants to perform repairs on their … Read more

Hardcore fans mourn the death of Nexus by denouncing the Pixel

It seems Google would like people to think the Pixel is the first phone it has ever produced with its “Made by Google” ad campaign. The most devoted fans of the Android platform have never seen it that way. To them, the Nexus phones were about “pure Android,” but now they’re suddenly finding their phones … Read more

HTC retail stores will provide warranty service in India for Google’s Pixel phones

Google has partnered up with HTC stores in India to provide after-sales warranty service for Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, which are now up for pre-order in India on Flipkart starting at RS 57,000. ”We have partnered with HTC India for after sales service in 56 walk-in service centeres in over 30 cities,” – … Read more

New 360-degree renders of Google Pixel and Pixel XL leave nothing to the imagination

New,360-degree,renders,of,Google,Pixel,and,Pixel,XL,leave,nothing,to,the,imagination This year’s Google phones still won’t be officially announced until Tuesday. Until then, we can only get excited about leaks, rumors, and reports about the phones before Google’s unveiling of the Pixel phones on October 4. This time, @onleaks has gotten its hands on renders or each of the Google Pixel and Pixel XLphones. … Read more

PCWorld Show Episode 29: Samsung Note7 recall, Google to ditch Nexus for Pixel

Samsung’s recall of the Note7 just keeps getting worse and Jon, Jason, and Gordon are here to help you make sense of it. On tap: Jason gives us the latest on just how bad the Note7 recall is and what may have gone wrong. Is Google about to announce new Pixel phones and drop its beloved Nexus line? … Read more

Google Pixel ‘Sailfish’ leaks in 3D renders and 360-degree video

The upcoming Google Pixel phone, codenamed ‘Sailfish’ has leaked once again, this time in 3D renders and a 360-degree video, both courtesy OnLeaks and Android Authority. According to the source, the phone measures 143.8 mm x 69.5 mm x 7.3 mm. It has roughly 5.2-inch 1080p display and running on a Snapdragon 820 with 4GB … Read more