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Sam Byford / The Verge:
Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, its flagship phones that were released in October of last year   —  Less than a year after its unveiling  —  Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, its flagship phones that were released in October of last year.
Aug 6, 2020, 10:35 AMIn context
Eric Ravenscraft / OneZero:
Tests indicate wireless charging is much less efficient than cord charging; Pixel 4 charging tests showed wireless charging used 47% more power than cabled   —  We crunched the numbers on just how inefficient wireless charging is — and the results are pretty shocking
Aug 6, 2020, 5:50 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google releases Android 11 Beta 1 for Pixel phones, with updates to messaging notifications, ability for message threads to pop out in bubbles, and more   —  The Android 11 beta is available now for Pixel phones  —  Today, Google is releasing the Android 11 beta for Pixel phones.
Jun 10, 2020, 1:14 PMIn context
Taylor Lyles / The Verge:
Google updates Pixel 4 to require open eyes to use the phone's face unlock feature by default, with the option to disable it   —  Apple's had a similar feature since 2017  —  Google released an update for the Pixel 4 today requiring users to have their eyes open when using face unlock to open the phone.
Apr 6, 2020, 7:05 PMIn context
Manuel Vonau / Android Police:
Video of an alleged Pixel 4a reveals hole-punch front camera, 3.5mm jack, 60Hz 5.8" display with 443 PPI pixel density, Snapdragon 730, 6GB RAM, 3080mAh battery   —  Remember when a few pre-production Pixel 4 units fell off a truck last year and were extensively reviewed long before the official release of the phone?
Mar 10, 2020, 2:55 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google adds support to Pixel 4 for “firmly” pressing, initially as a way to expedite a long press, mimicking Apple's 3D Touch using just software   —  It also finally fixed the boarding pass problem  —  Yesterday, Google announced the latest “feature drop” for its Pixel line of Android phones.
Mar 4, 2020, 1:20 PMIn context
Mishaal Rahman / XDA Developers:
Android 11 boosts privacy with temporary app permissions, like “Allow Once” option in iOS, and requiring apps use Scoped Storage API, despite developer backlash   —  Ahead of schedule, Google today released the first Developer Preview of the next version of the Android OS: Android 11.
Feb 19, 2020, 2:20 PMIn context
Ben Gilbert / Business Insider:
Google's virtual assistant-powered robocall screening feature is coming to Pixel 4 this month and to all Pixel devices with Android 10 over the coming weeks   —  - Google's journey to end automated telemarketing — also known as “robocalls” — is taking another step forward this week …
Dec 10, 2019, 12:45 PMIn context
Shenaz Zack / The Keyword:
Google says it will add new features to Pixels in “feature drops”, starting this month with auto call screening on Pixel 4, a post-snap portrait mode, and more   —  Your phone should get better over time.  Your Pixel automatically updates regularly with fixes and improvements.
Dec 9, 2019, 10:15 AMIn context
Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo:
Google Ends Support For Original Pixel, Improves the Pixel 4's Smooth Display   —  With the calendar having recently turned over to November, Google has sent out updates to its latest phones with the Pixel 4 getting a handful of improvements.  However, anyone still rocking an original Pixel unfortunately got nothing.
Nov 5, 2019, 2:25 PMIn context

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