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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
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google says it will update the Pixel 4 “in the coming months” with an option that requires open eyes for the phone's face unlock to be successful   —  In the meanwhile, learn how to use the lockdown feature  —  One of the headline features for the Google Pixel 4 is that it adds a new …
Oct 20, 2019, 9:30 PMIn context
Rita El Khoury / Android Police:
Google says it's aware iPhones can back up original quality HEIC photos to Google Photos for free, says it's a bug, after users wanted Pixel 4 to offer the same   —  After the Pixel 4's announcement, we were surprised to discover it didn't offer free original quality backups on Google Photos like its predecessors.
Oct 20, 2019, 6:35 PMIn context
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Verizon and T-Mobile say Pixel 4 won't support RCS messaging on their networks at launch   —  The rollout of RCS messaging has been an absolute mess - to the point where Google is actually taking things over from carriers.  Now, there's more bad news.  Google's Pixel 4 won't support RCS …
Oct 18, 2019, 10:50 AMIn context
Michael Potuck / 9to5Mac:
iPhone users who save photos as HEIC/HEIF may get free unlimited storage of photos at original resolution with Google Photos, unlike Pixel 4 owners   —  One of the unique selling points for the Pixel smartphone lineup over the last few years has been free unlimited storage of original quality pictures with Google Photos.
Oct 17, 2019, 6:35 PMIn context
Chris Fox / BBC:
Google confirms the Pixel 4's Face Unlock can allow access to users' devices even if their eyes are closed   —  Google has confirmed the Pixel 4 smartphone's Face Unlock system can allow access to a person's device even if they have their eyes closed.  —  One security expert …
Oct 17, 2019, 12:35 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Interview with Google execs about Project Soli, the tech behind Pixel 4's Motion Sense radar, and why they think gesture-sensing is not just a gimmick   —  Why does a phone need radar?  —  By now, you've heard: the new Google Pixel 4 has a tiny radar chip inside it, which allows you to swipe or wave your hand to do a few things.
Oct 16, 2019, 6:50 AMIn context

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