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Is Google Pixel 2 the smartphone of the year?

Google Pixel 2 XLGoogle have shown off their next smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel 2 sets Google’s smartphones apart from Apple and Samsung’s offerings by offering more substance than style, utilising Google’s strengths to create an experience that goes beyond design changes or an upgraded display.

 Welcome to the Pixel 2

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL both have Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors connect to 4GB RAM. Internal storage comes in 64GB or 128GB offerings.

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Jelly – Check Out The World’s Smallest 4G Smartphone

Jelly Smallest 4G SmartphoneSometimes you want the smallest smartphone around – Which is why Jelly exists. Jelly is the world’s smallest 4G smartphone that’s got some decent hardware powering it.

Jelly Smartphone Is Small But Powerful

Let’s get straight to the specs. The processor is a Quadcore with 1.1GHz. Internal storage is 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM or 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM (For the Pro model). The battery capacity is 950mAh. The camera is an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. The display size is 2.45 inches, and the pixel resolution is 240×432. There are dual sim card slots and Jelly works on the 4G LTE network. The gadget has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, G-Sensor, Compass, and Gyroscope.

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Google I/O celebrates milestone with new features and future plans

Google IO 2017Google I/O kicked off with a celebration, commemorating the launch and growth of their Android device, which has now reached two billion active monthly Android users. Some new announcements were made for the special occasion.

More Progress With Android Integration

The biggest announcement at Google I/O was about the progress with integration of Android as the platform for multiple devices. While not as sexy as some of the others that were talked about, it is certainly the farthest reaching.

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Google vows to end Android Fragmentation with Project Treble

  • 14/05/2017 at 23:27 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Android LogoAndroid users have long had an issue with updates for their phones, something that Google has not found a way to fix despite all its efforts. Now, it looks like Google might finally have an answer to the problem of Android fragmentation called Project Treble.

What’s happened to Google is that the updating of Android OS is not very good. The newest version, Nougat, is only on 7% of all Android phones. More users are using Jelly Bean, meaning that any new features or functions that app developers can utilize are kind of useless. Also, if you think about the recent ransomware attack on Windows PC, it is important for users to have the latest updates for their security.

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What’s new in the latest Android Wear 2.0 Version

Android Wear 2.0Google has released an Android Wear before, and it was met with pretty positive reviews by both Google and wearable fans. Now they are announcing Android Wear 2.0, and they promise it will be the ultimate smartwatch on the market.

Better App Integration 

The big news is definitely the app use. In the past incarnation it had a decent interface. But some apps didn’t work well, or they were cumbersome on the less powerful device. Now that has been fixed. You can pick and choose your apps from their watch store, which includes an app to make calls directly from your watch. That’s right, the days of wrist communicators are finally here. Since it is based on a cellular connection you don’t have to have your phone on you to do it, either.

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China may be mining data from your smartphone through ‘backdoor’, experts warn

  • 15/11/2016 at 23:59 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Android LogoA new vulnerability has been discovered in hundreds of thousands of Android devices, which experts say is sending data back to China for unknown reasons.

The software was created by a Chinese company called Shanghai Adups Technology Company, and according to a representative for the tech developer, it has been installed on at least 700,000 devices worldwide. Security experts at the Virginia-based Kryptowire found the software running in the background when searching for more traditional vulnerabilities.

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Google Pixel is aiming the high end market

Google Pixel SmartphoneGoogle has finally released their own smartphone, the Pixel. Unlike the Nexus smartphone, this new family of smartphones is a Google only creation. Google are taking on Apple at their own game. It makes sense, as creating a smartphone and operating system specifically to work together helps get software and hardware functioning smooth.

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