• Android 12 is officially rolling out to the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro 5G, but you may not want to update yet

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro 5G are technically the first non-Google and non-Samsung phones to make the stable jump to Android 12, but the updates might not be as stable as you'd expect.
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  • How to factory reset Google Pixel and other Android phones remotely

    How to factory reset Google Pixel and other Android phones remotely

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    There are countless reasons you may want to factory reset your Google Pixel or other Android device remotely. No matter the reason, if your device is out of your hands, you always want to have the option to factory reset it. Here's how you can do that.
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  • Pixel Buds A-Series firmware update adding Bass slider, ‘Loudness compensation,' & more

    Pixel Buds A-Series firmware update adding Bass slider, ‘Loudness compensation,' & more

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    Since Google launched cheaper Pixel Buds in June , the only update the company rolled out was to fix a volume bug three months ago. Pixel Buds A-Series is now getting a trio of new capabilities with a firmware update alongside the Pixel phone Feature Drop .
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  • Google is launching a more secure place for your photos

    Google is launching a more secure place for your photos

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Keeping the photos and videos stored on your Android smartphone away from prying eyes is about to get a whole lot easier as the new Locked Folder feature in Google Photos is now rolling out to even more devices. Google's own Pixel phones were the first devices to get access to this feature and now almost six months later, it's finally becoming available to smartphones from other device manufacturers including Samsung, OPPO and OnePlus. While Google Photos acts as a cloud storage service for your photos, it's worth noting that pictures moved to a Locked Folder will no longer be backed up to...
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  • Google Pixel phones are getting another round of feature updates

    Google Pixel phones are getting another round of feature updates

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Back when Google launched the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro , we heard about a few features that were "coming soon" - and some of those features are now arriving in a software update, alongside other goodies for owners of Pixel phones. These feature drops have become a regular occurrence as Google attempts to give more people a reason to buy a Pixel phone rather than any other Android device - or an iPhone - and many of these updates don't just apply to the most recent models. For example, if you own a Pixel 4a 5G or later phone, you'll be able to use a new Quick Tap to Snap feature: a...
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