Home Screen Shortcuts Are the Best Android Feature You’re Not Using – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
The Android home screen is known for being highly customizable. There are third-party launchers, icon packs, and tons of widgets to choose from. But you may not know about one of the handiest home screen features: Shortcuts.
Google’s Pixel 6a And Pixel 7 Look Like Its Best Phones Yet – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Google had its yearly I/O event on Wednesday, where the company showed off a bunch of new hardware products and software features. Perhaps the most exciting reveals were the Google Pixel 6a and Pixel 7 series, which are coming later this year.
How to find songs that played near you with your Google Pixel – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
One of the worst things to happen is hearing a song play, thinking you’ll remember it to find later, only to completely forget. Fortunately, your Pixel has a feature called Now Playing. It lets you identify playing songs in the background so you can easily add any song you hear to your library. On top of that, you can find songs that played near your Pixel over a week ago in your Now Playing history. Here’s how to do it.
5 Reasons You Should Switch to Google Phone on Android – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Android phones are, well, phones at the core. You may not think much about the phone app that came pre-installed, but like many things in Android, it can be changed. You should try the Google Phone app.
Google, Apple, and Microsoft are working together to deploy passwordless sign-in – ByAndroid Authority
Passwords are one step closer to oblivion.
Google, Apple, and Microsoft are adopting the FIDO passwordless sign-in standard.
All three companies are committed to cross-platform implementation.
The new method should provide greater security over traditional passwords.
How to use call screening and adjust your settings on the Pixel – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
Hands down, one of the very best features to live on the Google Pixel is its call screening feature. The ability to discern a caller’s intention before even picking up is fantastic and makes handling calls and fighting spambots much easier. On the Pixel, these settings are fully customizable and allow you to change what kind of calls get screened. This guide will bring you through all of the basics.
What Is Wi-Fi Calling, and Should You Use It? – By Gaurav Shukla How-To Geek
If your home or office has spotty cellular coverage, Wi-Fi calling is a nifty little solution that can make your life a lot easier. Here’s everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling, and how to start using it.
Your Next Phone Needs To Be The Google Pixel 6 Pro–Here’s Why – By Rebecca Isaacs decider.com
Streaming and phones go together like peanut butter and jelly, or Oreos and milk–and finding the best phone to stream can be confusing with the influx of phones in the market. Stop all your searching and head straight over to Best Buy to pick up the latest flagship phone from Google. The Pixel 6 Pro is one of the best phones on the market right now, and it’s the best for streaming. Read on to find out why.
Answer calls on your Pixel without saying anything using Live Captions – here’s how – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
Did you know that you can carry on a phone conversation without saying anything into your phone? Well, you do now. Here’s how it works with Live Caption for calls on the Google Pixel.
How to Prepare Your Android Phone to Be Stolen – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
You’d probably be nervous walking around with $1,000 in your pocket, but that’s what many of us do every day with smartphones. It’s a good idea to be prepared if someone decides your Android phone is ripe for stealing.
How to reboot/restart your Google Pixel – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
No OS is absolutely perfect, and if you’ve spent anytime at all on a smartphone, you’ll know that sometimes you just need to reboot your device. This guide will take you through why you might want to reboot, and how to restart the Google Pixel on Android 12.
Gboard ‘Grammar check’ underlines are no longer exclusive to the Pixel 6 – By Abner Li 9to5Google
With the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, Google introduced a “Grammar check” capability in Gboard that “works entirely on-device to preserve privacy, detecting and suggesting corrections for grammatical errors while the user is typing.” It’s now appearing on other Pixel phones.
Google Pixel phones have a few tricks to improve copy and paste — here’s how they work – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
Being able to copy and paste text on your phone is vital to everyday usage. On Google Pixel, there are a few features that make the copy-and-paste process incredibly seamless. This guide explains how to copy and paste text on Google Pixel from just about any app and gives you a few copy-and-paste tips and tricks, too.
Pixel 6 Pro Review: Imperfectly Perfect – By Josh Hendrickson Review Geek
Google did it. The company released the “flagship” Pixel phone hardware tech junkies have been begging to see. Finally, the best camera software has great camera hardware, and all the other trimmings are there, too. On paper, it’s the perfect phone. And in practice? Well, the devil is in the details.
How to get the most out of your Pixel’s Now Playing feature – By Barbara Krasnoff The Verge
The other day, I was watching the documentary The Beatles: Get Back, which flashes on the screen the names of the songs being played and happened to miss the identification of a song I didn’t recognize. “What was that?” I asked my partner. He didn’t know either.