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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
Kellen / Droid Life:
Google Pixel 4 review: not competitive, as $800 is pricey for 64GB, Motion Sense is fiddly, no expandable storage or fingerprint reader, battery life is weak   —  We're four years into the Google experiment that is high-end Pixel phones.  Google has given us two, once again, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
Oct 24, 2019, 11:20 PMIn context
Joe Maring / Android Central:
The Pixel 4 and 4 XL support fast wireless charging on any Qi charger, unlike the Pixel 3, which needed Google's own Pixel Stand for fast charging   —  11W speeds seem to be supported on just about anything.  —  Updated October 22, 2019: So it turns out that the Pixel 4's wireless charging situation …
Oct 22, 2019, 9:10 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL review: fast face unlock, smooth display, and great still camera, but average video recording and battery life, and no ultrawide camera   —  There's a baseline for “fast enough” on Android phones, and the Pixel 4 more than hits it.  It might not be the fastest Android phone …
Oct 21, 2019, 9:17 AMIn context

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