Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro Not Charging With Some USB Chargers, Users Complain

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are not charging when using a regular USB Type-C cable and charger, some users have complained on the Web. This is an issue since the phone does not come with a charger in the box. Users reported that while they are able to charge other phones, the latest Pixel … Read more

Over 50 Percent of Active Android Devices Running Android 10 or Later

More than half of all smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system are now running on Android 11 and Android 10, according to the latest statistics made available by the company. Google no longer provides regular updates on the adoption of Android updates on its developer website, instead revealing platform numbers on a semi-regular basis … Read more

How to Hide Your Pictures in a Locked Folder on Google Photos

Google Photos looking for a way to hide their pictures from others on your phone can use the app’s native Locked Folder feature. It lets you hide your pictures and videos in a passcode-protected space. This will allow you to keep your media content hidden when someone looks at the photos and videos saved on … Read more

Pixel 6 Users Reportedly Getting Respiratory, Heart Rate Tracking Features

Google is reportedly bringing heart rate tracking and respiratory tracking features on the Pixel 6 via the Google Fit app. These features were available on Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a for a while, and now Pixel 6 owners can reportedly take advantage of them too. It is said to be out of “early access” phase, … Read more

Google Drive’s New Feature Makes Finding Files Easier: Here’s How

Google Drive is getting a new feature that will help users modify their search and locate files faster on the platform. Dubbed as Search Chips, the latest feature works similar to the Gmail search filters launched in September this year and allows users to quickly and easily filter search results on Google Drive. When searching … Read more

Here’s How Google Pixel 6 Pro Did in JerryRigEverything’s Durability Test

Google Pixel 6 Pro debuted in October this year in limited markets with the company’s proprietary Tensor SoC. The handset was recently put through a durability test by YouTube channel JerryRigEverything and it appears to have survived most of it. In the test, the latest Google smartphone is exposed to multiple scratches, and a bend … Read more

Google, IBM, Other Tech Giants Underreport Carbon Footprint, Says Study

Large technology companies such as SAP, IBM, and Google are underreporting their greenhouse gas emissions at a time of heightened scrutiny over the role of corporations in driving climate change, a study released Friday claimed. Research published in the journal Nature Communications found inconsistencies in the way companies declare their carbon footprint, a measure that … Read more

Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro With Android 12, Google’s Tensor SoC Debut

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro were unveiled at Google’s Pixel Fall Launch event on Tuesday, October 19. Both new Google Pixel phones come with the company’s proprietary system-on-chip (SoC) called Tensor that is designed to offer better artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) performance results over previous-generation Pixel phones. The Pixel 6 and … Read more

Android 12 Gets ‘Snow Cone’ as Its Dessert Name

Android 12 is codenamed ‘Snow Cone’, a Google executive revealed on Twitter. The trend of giving dessert names to new Android versions isn’t new as Google used titles such as Ice Cream Sandwich, Marshmallow, and Nougat in the past. However, that custom was changed with the release of Android 10 in 2019 as the company … Read more

Google Updating Search With New Capabilities, Google Lens Reaching New Users

Google Search is getting smarter by deploying the proprietary Multitask Unified Model (MUM). At the Search On event on Wednesday, the Mountain View, California-based company announced a series of updates coming to Google Search that will leverage MUM to enhance user experience. Google is also bringing a redesigned Search page for users where it will … Read more