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PUBG soft-launches on mobile in Canada with Android release

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, the ‘battle royale’ style game where everyone tries to be the last player standing while scrounging for supplies to keep them alive, has launched on A

Google’s new Star Wars AR stickers put Porgs everywhere

After months of teasing, Google’s finally brought its AR stickers to the Pixel 2. For most users with the company’s latest flagship handset, the feature will be available today as part of an Andro

The Pixel 2’s dormant Visual Core chip gets activated in the latest Android developer preview

Sadly, not all of the Pixel 2’s surprises have been the good sort since Google’s latest flagship launched. Visual Core is one of the more pleasant ones, though — a custom system-on-a-chip (SoC)

Essential offers up an Android Oreo beta for the Essential Phone

Android smartphone maker Essential promised that it would be releasing an update to Android 8.0 Oreo for its devices soon, and now there's a beta version of the update available through its developer

Essential Phone is the best deal in smartphones thanks to camera updates

The Essential Phone has come a long way since launch in one key area: Photography. When it first hit the market a few months ago, the camera had a nasty tendency to crash and was a bit slow to load an

Two sizes really do fit all with Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have a number of strengths to recommend them, but what makes them really unique is that they offer two versions of phone that finally, for Android, will provide e

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reaffirm Google’s top spot among smartphone cameras

Google’s changes to the Pixel cameras are mostly on the software side, but they gain some excellent additional abilities, including a new Portrait mode, as well as optical image stabilization to

Trying out Google’s ‘Stranger Things’ AR stickers on the new Pixel 2

Google has new AR stickers coming to its Pixel devices, with rollout set to begin later this year. They use Google’s ARCore, which is designed as an easy way for Android developers to bring augm

Here’s Google’s new Pixel 2 XL smartphone

Google unveiled the new Pixel 2 XL smartphone today, and the early leaks proved pretty much accurate: It’s a larger screened smartphone with a new body design that mostly eliminates the front be

This is the Google Pixel 2, arriving October 17 for $649

They say sequels are never quite as good as the original, but after releasing one of 2017’s best phones, Google’s hoping lightning will strike a second time with the Pixel 2. The company is teamin

Watch Google unveil the Pixel 2 live right here

Google’s big event is today. And this time, it’s all about new devices — the company should unveil a handful of new hardware products. The event will start at 9 AM in San Francisco, 12 PM in New

Crunch Report | Samsung Heir Apparent Found Guilty

Samsung heir apparent is found guilty of embezzlement, Go-Jek closes a $1.2 billion round and the Google Pixel could be coming October 5th. All this on Crunch Report.

Google is reportedly investing $875M in LG Display to give the Pixel a curved screen

Here’s a fresh rumor that is all kinds of interesting. Press in South Korea are reporting that Google is in talks to invest one trillion KRW ($875 million) in LG Display, one of the world&#821

Lightroom Mobile gains RAW HDR capture on iOS and Android

Good news, pocket photographers: Your mobile device just became a much more powerful camera thanks to a new update to Lightroom Mobile. The app for iOS and Android now supports RAW HDR capture on newe

Google says to ‘count on’ a second-generation Pixel smartphone this year

Google’s Pixel smartphone this year was a significant reset for the company’s mobile hardware strategy – and one that earned a lot of praise from customers and critics. Good news for tho

Google calls ‘time’ on the Pixel laptop

In a small meeting with journalists at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Google's senior vice president for hardware Rick Osterloh dropped a little bit of news: It looks like the Pixel lap

iPhone 7 was a top holiday gift, but Apple Watch is fading

More iPhone 7 devices were unwrapped over the 2016 holidays compared with Google Pixel smartphones, according to new data released by analytics service Mixpanel. Specifically, in the first few days af

Google doling out $50 Play Store credits due to Pixel shipping delays

Google’s new Pixel -branded smartphones have proven to be a little too popular. Already, Google stated that pre-order demands had exceeded the company’s expectations, and now the company i

Pixel’s best features aren’t coming to the new version of Android

At Google’s hardware event this week, the new version of the Android operating system, Android 7.1 (Nougat 7.1), was barely mentioned. As it turns out, there was a reason for that: some of the n

Here’s what the Google Pixel could look like

Google is set to announce a bunch of new products tomorrow. And the star of the show is supposed to be the long-rumored Google Pixel. 9to5Google has spotted not one but two accidental leaks that match
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