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  • Use Android Pay on Google Pixel and Pixel XL with unlocked bootloader using a SafetyNet patch

    A new patch allows Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners to use Android Pay even if their device bootloader has been unlocked. Unlocking the bootloader on your smartphone gives you more power over your device. However, OEM’s aren’t too favorable to it and usually when someone unlocks the bootloader on a device, some features are […]

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  • Pixel 3 could come with curved displays

    According to a new report out of China, Google wants to invest in LG Display to make flexible OLED display for next-generation smartphones. However, LG hasn’t confirmed the deal yet, which means that the Pixel 2 would not feature curved displays. Instead, if the deal goes through, Google could start using curved displays on the […]

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  • Daydream app update now shows controller battery on your VR and brings an option to turn off notifications

    Whether you want to experience concerts or sports matches like you are actually there or visit famous places through virtual reality, the Daydream app, from Google, allows you to do so. The latest update of 1.4.17 brings the much-needed battery indicator for your controller on your VR. To view the battery indicator on your VR, […]

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  • PSA: Android O has issues with Nova Launcher, Home key may not work after restoring backup file

    Seems like there’s a compatibility issue with Nova Launcher on the Android O Developer preview. Apparently, if you restore a backup file of your Nova Launcher settings from either a Marshmallow or a Nougat running device, to a device running on Android O, it’ll probably cause issues with the functioning of home key button on your device. […]

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  • Google Pixel Bluetooth issues have been fixed

    It’s been about a month since Google Pixel and Pixel XL users started complaining about a Bluetooth issue with their devices. The Bluetooth on the Pixel and Pixel would disable automatically, causing connected devices to stop working. The issue began after the release of February security patch for the devices. Ever since then, users have had this […]

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  • How to Install / Flash a Firmware Factory Image on Pixel and Pixel XL Devices via Fastboot

    Google won’t be launching newer Nexus devices from year 2016 and onwards, but will switch to Pixel series of Android phones, tablets and Chromebooks. The first Pixel Android phones will be named Google Pixel and Pixel XL. The switch from Nexus to Pixel series, however, won’t change how we used to flash / install factory images on our […]

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  • Google Pixel and Pixel XL update/firmware: Build NHG47K now seeding from Verizon

    Update [April 07, 2017]: Both the Pixel and Pixel XL are now receiving a new update from Verizon identified as software version NHG47K. With the new update you will now have the capability to restore even first party apps on your device. Bluetooth, WiFi and Voice call performance are expected to improve considerably with this build. […]