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The latest Google Pixel Buds update fixes a very annoying problem

The latest Google Pixel Buds update fixes a very annoying problem

Google's second try at wireless earbuds is going a lot better than its first attempt, but that doesn't mean the Pixel Buds are perfect. Users have complained of issues like random disconnects and audio cutting out from the start. Google tried to address some of these bugs in last month's feature drop, and now the company is rolling out a new firmware update that should fix a very specific kind of audio cutout.

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Google Pixel Buds and other Fast Pair-enabled wireless earbuds start showing up in Find My Device

Google Pixel Buds and other Fast Pair-enabled wireless earbuds start showing up in Find My Device

Google released the second generation of its Pixel Buds earlier this year in the US. Despite being a significant step forward from the first gen, there were still numerous issues that make them hard to recommend. Now they're getting a little better thanks to new features to help find misplaced earbuds — and they aren't the only Fast Pair-enabled accessories showing up in the Find My Device app.

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Google's first Pixel Buds feature drop will arrive next month with fix for audio cut out problems

Google's first Pixel Buds feature drop will arrive next month with fix for audio cut out problems

The Pixel Buds have only just launched in Canada, the UK, and many more international markets, but the good news don't stop there: Google promises a feature drop update to the true wireless earbuds, according to information the company relayed to Forbes. Along with unspecified new capabilities, the update is supposed to finally fix the notorious audio cut out problems the Buds are plagued with, which Google already promised a month ago.

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[Update: Maybe not] Pixel Buds double tap controls for skipping tracks rolling out now

[Update: Maybe not] Pixel Buds double tap controls for skipping tracks rolling out now

Cody saw the signs for its impending release a couple weeks back, and now it's live. Double-tap to advance tracks on the Pixel Buds is apparently working in the tediously-long firmware version 1.1767.6040.G1-61495-545, according to 9to5Google.

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Google Pixel Buds review: Pass

Google Pixel Buds review: Pass

The Pixel Buds mark Google's first foray into personal wireless audio. I won't make you wait: it's not gone well.

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[Update: Bluetooth 4.2, AAC] Google Pixel Buds charge over USB-C, can use Assistant and do real-time translation for $159

[Update: Bluetooth 4.2, AAC] Google Pixel Buds charge over USB-C, can use Assistant and do real-time translation for $159

Now that Google's phones are ditching the headphone jack, it only makes sense that the company wants to sell you some expensive Bluetooth earbuds. At the press event today, Google announced the 'Pixel Buds', a pair of earbuds with Assistant built-in.

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Google App 7.13 beta brings back notification toggle to Assistant devices, prepares for commuting, kids, and Pixel Buds [APK Teardown]

Google App 7.13 beta brings back notification toggle to Assistant devices, prepares for commuting, kids, and Pixel Buds [APK Teardown]

An update to the Google app hit the beta channel yesterday and it brings back the Notification toggles for Assistant devices that had briefly appeared a few months ago. Also in tow are some visual tweaks and a revised list of the types of devices certain Assistant features work with. A teardown also turns up new commute settings, a few bits about getting your kids set up with Google Assistant and Home, and a pretty cool feature for the newly announced Pixel Buds.

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