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RIP, Dual Selfie Camera Pixel Phones

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Pixel 3 XL Cameras

Google is changing a lot about its Pixel program with the release of this year’s Pixel 4. For the first time, they are introducing a rear camera setup that has more than one camera. We also believe that they may ditch fingerprint readers altogether to instead focus on … Read the rest

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Question: You Cool With No Fingerprint Sensor on the Pixel 4?

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Pixel 4 Face Unlock

Now that Google has confirmed an Apple-esque face unlock system for its next phone, we need to seriously consider the idea that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL may not have a fingerprint reader. If that’s the case, are you cool with that?

I bring it up because … Read the rest

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Google Shows Off Pixel 4 Soli-Powered Face Unlock, Gesture Controls

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Google Pixel 4

Google is continuing to hype the upcoming Pixel 4 via social media, this time showcasing the phone’s new face unlock feature, as well as Motion Sense gesture controls via the new Soli radar chip array.

In a brief video and a blog post, Google states that, “As you reach … Read the rest

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Google Would Love to Bring RCS to Your Phone, but US Carriers are Bad

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RCS Verizon ATT T-Mobile

If you assumed that your US carrier is the reason you haven’t been given access to RCS, which should be the future of SMS, you are probably right. Google’s Hiroshi Lockheimer said as much in a Tweet this weekend, while sharing news that they have fully rolled out the … Read the rest

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Pixel 3a Arrival Sure Helped Google Sell Some Pixel Phones

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Pixel 3a

During Google’s Q1 2019 earnings call in April, Google had to admit that they didn’t sell as many Pixel 3 phones as they had hoped. Instead of growth in their third year of Pixel phone releases, Q1 showed lower year-on-year sales, which is a wrong-direction type of trend.… Read the rest

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