Some Pixel 8 users on Android Auto unable to hear voice when making phone calls (workaround inside)

Google Pixel 8 and 8 Pro owners are facing a frustrating dilemma when using Android Auto where they can’t hear any voice when making phone calls in cars...
Feb 21, 2024 2 Min Read

Google Assistant beep after saying 'OK Google' is not working on Android, fix in the works (workaround inside)

Android users who rely on the helpful Google Assistant beep to confirm activation have been facing a frustrating silence over the past few weeks. Reports have flooded the Google Assistant...
Feb 21, 2024 2 Min Read

Google Pixel 8 proofreading mode in Gboard now works with selected text

Android has so many features, and I just learned of the proofread with Gboard feature today. Useful as it may sound, this feature isn’t available to everyone, but...
Feb 21, 2024 1 Min Read

Google Pixel expands reach in Japan, now available on Y!mobile

The Google Pixel 7a, already available through Japan’s major carriers SoftBank, AU, and DOCOMO, has landed on another key player: Y!mobile. This marks a significant expansion in...
Feb 20, 2024 1 Min Read

Google Pixel A series set to get serious competition from Apple in 2025

Rumors are swirling around the tech sphere regarding the impending release of the iPhone SE 4, set to potentially shake up the competition landscape in 2025, particularly for Google’...
Feb 20, 2024 2 Min Read

Some Google Messages users losing profile discovery, others never got it

The rollout of the profile discovery feature for the Google Messages app has been anything but smooth, leaving some Google Pixel users confused and frustrated. Announced in November 2023 as...
Feb 20, 2024 1 Min Read

Gboard is still broken in some Wear OS 4 apps on Galaxy Watch devices 5 months later with no fix in sight (workaround inside)

Some Wear OS 4 users have been facing a frustrating bug for months now, with Gboard, their preferred keyboard app, malfunctioning in specific apps. The issue, first reported in September...
Feb 20, 2024 1 Min Read

Google Pixel 'Call Screen' has become a staple feature for many users

For many smartphone users, phone calls are no longer a simple act of communication but a potential minefield of spam, robocalls, and unwanted interruptions. Granted, identifying and filtering unwanted phone...
Feb 19, 2024 3 Min Read

A Google Pixel 8 user's account of network frustrations after switching to Samsung Galaxy S24

When Google ditched Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets in 2021, the company said the aim of switching to the in-house Tensor chipset was to deliver new AI features directly...
Feb 19, 2024 3 Min Read

Some Pixel Watch & Watch 2 users report excessive battery drain issue persists with February update

The Google Pixel Watch and Pixel Watch 2 are facing a growing storm of user complaints regarding an excessive battery drain issue plaguing their devices. Reports started surfacing after the...
Feb 19, 2024 1 Min Read

Android 15 is Google's first OS to support only Tensor-powered Pixel devices

Android 15 developer preview went live over the weekend. While there’s still little we know about the new features Google will bring to the stable channel later this...
Feb 19, 2024 1 Min Read

Samsung tacitly admits Google Assistant is the best in new Chromebook leak

Samsung and Google have long been locked in a smart assistant tug-of-war, with Google Assistant consistently ranking higher in user satisfaction and capabilities compared to Bixby and even...
Feb 16, 2024 1 Min Read