Google’s rumored Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL might ditch the notch

There’s been talk (and apparent leaks) of a mid-range Pixel 3 variant, but what about an equivalent to the larger Pixel 3 XL? That might be coming too. OnLeaks and 91mobiles claim to have details of a Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL (just a placeholder name for now), and have produced renders to match. The larger […]

A 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at Google’s NYC office

Associated Press/Richard Drew A 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at Google’s New York City headquarters, police say. Scott Krulcik was found unconscious on the sixth floor of the company’s offices in Chelsea at about 9 p.m. Friday. Krulcik’s Linkedin page says he began working at Google in August after serving as an intern in […]

Google’s Android file manager now supports USB drives

Files by Google (formerly Files Go) is helpful if you want an official means of managing the files on your Android phone, but there’s been an obvious limitation: you couldn’t move files to physical storage beyond the phone itself. You won’t have that issue from now on. Google has released an update to Files that […]

Google’s AR Pocket Gallery turns your phone into an art museum

You can certainly view paintings on your phone, but you can’t truly recreate the feeling of seeing a masterpiece in museum. Google thinks it can get close, though. The search giant has introduced a Pocket Gallery feature to its Arts & Culture app that uses augmented reality to create virtual art galleries, starting with one […]

Google’s call screening transcripts roll out to Pixel owners

You no longer have to stare at your Pixel to see whether or not that Assistant-screened call was worth answering. Pixel owners have reported that Call Screen transcripts are starting to reach their devices, including older devices as well as the Pixel 3. Check the recent calls in your phone app, choose Call Details and […]

Google’s fast Bluetooth pairing feature works across multiple devices

Google is updating its Fast Pair feature on Android and Chromebooks to let you simultaneously pair compatible Bluetooth devices with phones, tablets and laptops that share the same Google account. When you link your headphones (for instance) with one product, all the devices you’ve connected to that account will automatically pair with your cans. It […]

Google’s Pixel 3 Black Friday deals prove it’s better to wait

The Black Friday onslaught is underway ahead of the big day on November 23rd. Google is the latest to tease its deals, slashing the prices of its latest products: the Pixel 3 and 3 XL and Google Home Hub. Starting tomorrow, its flagship phones will go up for a buy-one-get-one 50 percent off deal through […]

One of Google’s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

Google Google’s Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company. She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two weeks ago in protest at how the firm deals with sexual harassment. The protest ended in Google ditching its requirement for […]