Google announces Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2

Google has finally announced the highly-anticipated successors to their Pixel smartphones, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2. From the front, the Pixel 2 looks pretty much identical to their predecessors but you clearly notice the change in design once you turn it around and look at the backside. However, the Pixel XL2 is clearly distinguishable due to it’s wider 18:9 aspect ratio screen and rounded corners. The Pixel 2 features a 5 inch 1920X1080 resolution OLED display while its bigger brother sports a 6-inch 2880X1440 resolution P-OLED display.…

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No more “insufficient space” on Android

Google might soon make the “insufficient space” error obsolete. According to a recent source.android.com documentation, Google is making some changes to its update procedure to make sure that an insufficient space will never stop an update again. Android 7.0 introduced a new feature called “Seamless Updates”. This introduced a dual system partition scheme “System A” and “System B” partition. During a system update, the phone uses the online System A partition while the update is being applied to the offline System B partition in the background. The installation just requires…

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Google Updates its Image Search and Pinterest

For a long time, Google has been competing with Pinterest for the image search space and truth to be told Pinterest was way better it than Google. Now Google is trying to bring some Pinterest like features with its new updated Image Search. Now the Image Search will not only identify when image points to a special content, will also show some of that content in a brief manner. For example, if you are looking for food, you may see ‘recipe’ badges and even the recipe itself once you tap…

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Google’s Fight Against Bad Apps

Google announced some changes to their Play Store so that better-performing apps meaning that crashes less and drains less battery will be ranked higher than apps with bugs and performance issues. The goal of this move is to ensure that the best apps are promoted and to force developers to give more attention to the bugs and users demands. Since negative reviews can also reduce one’s rank. Apps that don’t work well frustrate users, who often turn to reviews to complain. Over time a number of bad reviews and low…

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Android O: Our Experience

Android O Introduction May 17th, 2017, 10 PM IST: Sundar Pichai kicked off the Google I/O 2017 Keynote introducing the many advancements Google has achieved over the year since its last Keynote. The Google Compute Engine, google.ai, Google Lens are one of those things that will give you the “future is here” vibe. Along with these, Google introduced the public Beta of Android O. The developer preview of the same was released a couple of months back. Anyone with a Pixel device, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P or Nexus Player can…

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