Taking Chrome OS screenshots will soon be just like your Android phone

Chrome OS has come a long way since its humble beginnings. It initially started as a cheap way to get online and have basic office suite functionality on a device resembling a laptop. They even started replacing netbooks for kids and students, although netbooks could still do more. Chrome OS has come a long way, […]


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The “Now Playing” feature on Pixel 2 phones uses AmbientSense to save your battery

Now that the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones are official, the “Now Playing” feature has gotten a lot of attention. Music playing in the background is automatically detected and identified on your lock screen. It basically takes Shazam to the next level. Google claims that the feature can work offline and won’t […]


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Google Pixel 2 finally adopts Bluetooth battery level reporting

It’s not uncommon for device manufacturers to build out features that eventually make their way back to AOSP, which then get adopted on Google’s Nexus/Pixel line and then to pretty much all other Android phones. That’s happened again, but this time with Bluetooth battery level reporting. In case you didn’t know, battery level reporting is […]


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The elusive “Dark Theme” is hidden (and disabled) in the Pixel 2

Google has been shying away from integrating a dark theme in it’s recent AMOLED Nexus and Pixel phones, despite a lot of interest from consumers. Unlike LCD, OLED technology doesn’t rely on a backlight to illuminate pixels, allowing black areas of a screen to be truly black as each individual pixel illuminates itself. This means […]


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You can now hold a Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at Verizon corporate stores

Starting today, Verizon Wireless corporate stores will have both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on display. I just visited my nearest location and sure enough, the Just Black and Kinda Blue Pixel 2 models were on display. Only the Just Black Pixel 2 XL model was displayed, but hopefully some Black and White […]


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