Google teases ‘something big’ for Pixel on May 7th

You won't have to wait until the fall for more news on Pixel devices. Google has posted a teaser promising that "something big is coming to the Pixel universe" on May 7th. The associated video clip is ultimately just a promo for Avengers: Endgame-t… …

See Brighter in the Dark with Pixel at CoachellaSee Brighter in the Dark with Pixel at Coachella

This weekend, Coachella festival-goers will wander the desert, heading to and from performances by some of their favorite artists. If you’re one of them, head over to Brighter in the Dark—a tech and music installation we created with Childish Gambino.The installation—a multisensory sight and sound experience that uses a mixture of light and music to give attendees a sneak peek into Childish Gambino’s creative world—uses the power of Pixel’s camera features to provide an interactive and Instagrammable moment for festival-goers.Fans can also swing by Brighter in the Dark to get a sneak peek of Childish Gambino’s  augmented reality (AR) app that…

Roses are red, violets are blue: six Pixel camera tips, just for youRoses are red, violets are blue: six Pixel camera tips, just for you

No matter what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, you’ll probably end up taking a few photos to celebrate or capture the moment—and that’s where Pixel’s camera comes in. Pixel 3’s camera has tools that can help you capture and get creative with your V-Day photos. Here are six tips for our beloved #teampixel.1. Virtual ValentinesPlayground is a creative mode in the Pixel camera that helps you create and play with the world around you. You can send a virtual Valentine, or make your photos and videos stand out with the new Love Playmoji pack and two sticker packs. Capture and…

Roses are red, violets are blue: six Pixel camera tips, just for youRoses are red, violets are blue: six Pixel camera tips, just for you

From Doodling to Design: A Q&A with Nicola FormichettiFrom Doodling to Design: A Q&A with Nicola Formichetti

Nicola Formichetti is a designer, stylist and bonafide fashion icon. He’s created some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring red carpet looks of the past decade—and now, he’s also the latest addition to #teampixel, thanks to his new collection of My Cases designed for Pixel 3 and Pixel 2 users.  Nicola’s effortless and cool style pairs nicely with the sleek phone design, bringing a bright pop of color to Pixel devices. We caught up with Nicola to learn more about what inspired him to create his My Case collection and how technology shapes his current work.What excited you about designing a…

Childish Gambino dances into Playground on PixelChildish Gambino dances into Playground on Pixel

Playground gives you the power to create and play through your Pixel camera using augmented reality. You can bring your photos and videos to life by adding interactive characters called Playmoji to what’s around you, and now there’s a new Playmoji inspired by recording artist Childish Gambino. You can add him to your photos or videos by simply pointing your camera and dropping him into the scene.Examples of Playmoji inspired by recording artist Childish Gambino. We worked closely with Childish Gambino and his music video choreographer, Sherrie Silver, to make sure the Playmoji’s dance moves rival those of Childish Gambino himself. By using…

Find more balance in your life this year, with help from GoogleFind more balance in your life this year, with help from Google

With our phones constantly buzzing and our inboxes filling up, it can sometimes feel like we’re always logged in. It’s easy to forget the importance of making deliberate choices about when we want to use our phones, and to know when we can take a much-needed break from screens.Looking for more balance in your life this year? Here are some tools that will help you better understand how you’re currently using your phone, get more out your tech and carve out time to be a little more zen in 2019.1. Take a look at your Digital Wellbeing dashboard.The Digital Wellbeing dashboard…

Find more balance in your life this year, with help from GoogleFind more balance in your life this year, with help from Google

Get more shut-eye in 2019 with help from GoogleGet more shut-eye in 2019 with help from Google

After a long day, it should be easy to hit the hay at night. But far too often, just as you’re about to drift off, you decide to check why your phone just buzzed…and you’re back to square one.According to the National Sleep Foundation, most adults should aim to get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night. Many of us, including yours truly, usually don’t get there.If you want a fresh start in the new year, here are some tech tips and healthy habits that will help you catch more zzzzs (and get better at counting sheep) in 2019.1….

Get more shut-eye in 2019 with help from GoogleGet more shut-eye in 2019 with help from Google

Use this App To Enable the Pixel 3’s Camera Features on Older Pixel Smartphone Models

Some of the most exciting new features on Google’s Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones are their new camera features, such as Night Sight (more accurate color- and lighting-enhancements for dark photos) and Top Shot, which helps pick the best photo among a burst of shots you’ve taken.Read more……

Use this App To Enable the Pixel 3’s Camera Features on Older Pixel Smartphone Models

[Update: Fix coming] Hilarious Pixel 3 XL bug adds a second notch to the side of the screen

Update 1: 2018/10/29 10:18am PDT Google just reached out to let us know that not only is the company aware of this highly anomalous behavior, but that a fix should be “coming soon.” If you
The notch on the Pixel 3 XL is probably one of the most derided smartphone features in history, or, judging by our comments section, the worst thing to ever happen in the history of the universe. Read More[Update: Fix coming] Hilarious Pixel 3 XL bug adds a second notch to the side of the screen was written by the awesome team at…

[Update: Fix coming] Hilarious Pixel 3 XL bug adds a second notch to the side of the screen

[Update: Accidental Google rollout, now reverted] Pixels have suddenly started activating battery saver when almost fully charged

Update 1: 2018/09/13 2:45pm PDT Not just Pixels? Update 2: 2018/09/13 4:47pm PDT Google experiment
Like most phones these days, Google’s Pixel devices have a battery saver mode that automatically kicks in when your charge level reaches a certain threshold. You can change the percentage at which battery saver activates, but apparently Google can do that, too. A substantial number of Pixel owners report their phones have suddenly switched to battery saver mode when almost fully charged. Read More[Update: Accidental Google rollout, now reverted] Pixels have suddenly started activating battery saver when almost fully…

[Update: Accidental Google rollout, now reverted] Pixels have suddenly started activating battery saver when almost fully charged