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Device Archives: Pixel 3

The Pixel 3 is a device made by made by Google (click to view other devices from Google).

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Valentine’s Day may be over here but check out the cool Playmoji and other Pixel features to help you be romantic for the rest of the year

Unfortunately Google sometimes have a hard time releasing special features on the day they are meant to be. Valentine’s Day was yesterday here in Australia but instead of releasing new Playmoji for when it is Valentine’s Day around the world they wait until it hits Feb 14 in the US. …

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February Android security patches are rolling out now to Pixel phones; others to follow

Google’s detailed what’s coming in Android’s February security patches today, with the updates rolling out to Pixel phones immediately alongside a small platform update. Pixel phones move up to Android 9.0 (PQ2A.190205.001/2/3, depending on model), while the venerable Pixel C stays with Android 8.1 (OPM8.190205.001) but still gets some patching …

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DxOMark launches a selfie camera test and proceeds to rank the Samsung Galaxy Note9 and Google Pixel 3 as the best

DxOMark is considered by most to be a fairly definitive source for smartphone camera quality ratings. Their tests are in-depth and extremely involved but there has always been one thing lacking- a selfie camera quality test. Today DxOMark have announced their new DxOMark Selfie test protocol for smartphone front cameras …

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Android’s longstanding “Can’t Connect to Camera” bug rears its ugly head once again, this time with the Pixel 3

For as long as we can remember Android has had a bug in random devices where the system is unable to connect to the camera giving a “fatal error”. We have even seen it recently in Huawei’s latest flagship but can remember seeing it way back in the Nexus days. …

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[Update: Google working on a fix] Google Pixel 3 owners seeing (or not seeing) missing text messages

First it was memory management issues, then missing photos and now it’s missing text messages, at least that’s what some Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL owners are seeing. First spotted by Android Police there are several threads on reddit with multiple respondents advising they too are seeing – or …

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Google releases November Security patch for Android – Pixel and Nexus updates now available

As expected, Google has this morning released the November security patch for Android, with updates available now for selected Pixel and Nexus devices. There’s two releases as per usual, one dated the 1st of November and the other the 5th of November, with fixes for Framework, Media Framework and System …

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