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Unofficial Pixel 6 Pro video hands-on shows off that glossy back glass in all its glory

Unofficial Pixel 6 Pro video hands-on shows off that glossy back glass in all its glory

We've been (im)patiently waiting to get our hands on the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro since the surprise announcement back in August. Outside of a glass-covered display in Google's NYC store, we haven't even gotten to see it out in the real world. That's changing today, as our first real leak showing off an unofficial hands-on with the phone has finally appeared online.

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A new Pixel foldable prototype is reportedly codenamed 'Jumbojack'

A new Pixel foldable prototype is reportedly codenamed 'Jumbojack'

We've been hearing that Google is working on a folding phone for over two years now, and we're starting to see some evidence that it might just make it to a real device. Earlier today a leak indicated that an upcoming "bump" version of Android has code made specifically for foldables. Just a few hours later there's leaked news of a codename for a new Pixel device: "Jumbojack." That's different from the previously-leaked Google foldable, "Passport."

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Google's NYC store is the only place on Earth to see the Pixel 6 (right now)

Google's NYC store is the only place on Earth to see the Pixel 6 (right now)

Google has been teasing the Pixel 6 series ahead of its rumored launch next month for some time now. The company recently opened its first retail store in NYC, which is the perfect place to tease and promote the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro by giving customers the first clear look at the phones in real life.

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Download Google's colorful new Pixel wallpapers, here to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Download Google's colorful new Pixel wallpapers, here to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is here. Observed from September 15th to October 15th, it commemorates the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans and how they've helped shape the history of the United States. The month starts today because this marks the anniversary of the independence of several Hispanic countries, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and others. And if there's one company that doesn't shy away from these kinds of celebrations, it's definitely Google.

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Google's going public with its secretive Pixel Superfans group, and it has some open slots to fill

Google's going public with its secretive Pixel Superfans group, and it has some open slots to fill

We've known about Google's not-so-secret Pixel Superfans group since last summer. Made up of its most dedicated users, Superfans have gotten access to a bunch of perks, including some sweet wall art prints that arrived just in time for the holidays last year. If you think you have what it takes to join Google's group of Pixel die-hards, your time may have finally come.

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Pixel 5a teardown confirms Pixels are still very hard phones to repair

Pixel 5a teardown confirms Pixels are still very hard phones to repair

The Pixel 5a has finally been unveiled as Google's newest mid-range phone, and for the most part, it's very, very similar to the Pixel 4a 5G — at least from the outside. It comes with 5G connectivity, it's powered by the Snapdragon 765G just like the Pixel 4a 5G and even the flagship Pixel 5, and it features 6 GB of RAM and a 60Hz panel. You may be familiar with the components, but how is the 5a built? The phone has now been stripped down to its guts, and we have bad news for repairbility fans: it's still a tough nut to crack.

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Tensor brings major improvements to dictation, live captions, and more on the Pixel 6

Tensor brings major improvements to dictation, live captions, and more on the Pixel 6

Google's latest Pixel phones are the first to be powered by its Tensor SoC. There's still a lot to learn about both devices, especially regarding performance and battery life, but what we do know is pretty impressive. While Google has kept the basics of its new chip a mystery for now, it has shown off a couple of new tricks possible thanks to Tensor, including upgraded speech recognition.

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Pixel 6 vs. Pixel 6 Pro: What we know and what we don't (yet)

Pixel 6 vs. Pixel 6 Pro: What we know and what we don't (yet)

We finally got our first real look at Google's next flagship phones, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. It's been a long time coming, with leaks and rumors dating back to the first half of the year. Although it's still a few months away from release, today's announcement did give us some insight into what makes this phone tick, and more importantly, the differences between the Pixel 6 and its big "Pro" brother.

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Google is aiming for iPhone-like video quality with the Pixel 6's camera

Google is aiming for iPhone-like video quality with the Pixel 6's camera

Surprise — it's Pixel 6 announcement day, and we're still unpacking everything Google has detailed about its next flagship phone. While there's a whole lot left to learn between now and its eventual launch this fall, the cameras were unsurprisingly a highlight of today's various hands-on articles. And while we expect the Pixel 6 to be another mobile photography powerhouse, it also sounds like Google might've finally got video recording right.

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Google extends Material You's dynamic app icon themes to more of its apps in Android 12 Beta 3

Google extends Material You's dynamic app icon themes to more of its apps in Android 12 Beta 3

Android 12 Beta 2 first introduced monochrome icons for Google apps based on your wallpaper's colors, much like other interface elements as part of Material You or Monet. Beta 3 expands on these capabilities. It's the first release of Android 12 that introduces a user-facing toggle to turn on or off these themed icons in the Wallpaper & style app, and while it's at it, it's adding a ton more Google apps to the list of supported icons.

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