Black Friday 2017 – Amazon Echo & Google Home Discounts

Both Amazon and Goole are offering good discounts on their smart speaker products. On Amazon, you can pick up the new Echo and Echo Dot for £69.99 and £34.99, respectively. Amazon is selling the excellent TP-Link Plug for just £9.99 (usually £29.99) when bought with any Echo device. If you prefer the Google ecosystem then … Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL burn in problems being investigated

Over the past few days, the internet has been a flurry of reports of screen burn-in issues with the OLED display of the Google Pixel 2 XL. Alex Dobie, an executive producer at Android Central posted an image to twitter showing his Pixel 2 XL with a large grey overlay which clearly shows the navigation … Read more

Google disables touch-activated listening on Home Mini due to 25/7 recording issues

The Google Home Mini isn’t even being shipped yet, but one of the review samples sent to Artem Russakovskii from Android Authority had a serious bug with it that was recording sounds in his house 24/7. He noticed the bug because the device would flash its lights even if he hadn’t issued the OK Google … Read more

Google’s Launches Pixel Buds – Bluetooth Earbuds for Pixel 2

While I loathe the trend of ditching the 3.5mm jack, the most interesting product at Googles launch was their Pixel Buds, a pair of Bluetooth earbuds with a difference. It was inevitable they would release some earbuds if they ditched the 3.5mm, but thankfully the Pixel Buds look pretty good. These new earphones don’t just … Read more

Google announces Pixelbook convertible

  Google hasn’t released a tablet for a while now, and it looks like they may be giving up on Android in tablet form. Instead, they are focussing their efforts on the 2-in-1 market with the launch of the Pixelbook. Priced at from £999 it runs Chrome OS which can now run all your Android … Read more

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL Announced

The heavily leaked and hotly anticipated Pixel 2 and 2XL have finally been announced. The 2 phones are actually made by different manufacturers the Pixel 2 was made by HTC and the Pixel 2 XL by LG but design wise they are very similar, just different sizes. The smaller Pixel uses an FHD (1920 x … Read more

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Announced: First Phone Built Completely by Google.

Google has made a big deal about the launch of their 2 new phones, the Pixel and Pixel XL. They have gone as far as saying people will be talking about this for years. In reality, I am not too sure about that, the only interesting thing so far seems to be that it is … Read more

Google Home Believed to be $130 at Launch. 4K Chromecast $70

We heard about Google Home at the annual I/O developer conference, it is basically a smart spear in direct competition to the Amazon Echo. It is a logical step for Google too, Goole Music is a big service for them, and Google Now is a voice assistant they have been pushing hard the past couple … Read more

Android Nougat Now Available for Nexus Devices

Android Nougat has now officially been launched on Google devices and the over the air rollout should slowly be happening now. Unfortunately, the Nexus 4 and 7 will not be receiving the new update. If you are too impatient you can manually install it via one of the images, or an easier method is to … Read more

Google is building two Android Wear smartwatches with Google Assistant integration

Android Police is reporting that they have a very reliable source claiming that Google is currently building two Android Wear devices – possibly Nexus-branded – for release sometime after the latest Nexus phones are announced. One watch will be larger, sportier, and more fully-featured (LTE, GPS, heart rate), the other will be smaller and lack … Read more

Google / Huawei Nexus 6P Review

I recently had the pleasure of being invited down to London for a demo of the new Google Nexus 6P in a specially customised Mercedes Viano named the Nexus Shuttle. Even though the 3-hour train journey each way to get to London was a bit of a nightmare it was well worth it to get … Read more

Google Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X Smartphones Announced

Google has officially unveiled its new Nexus range of phones. This year they come in 2 models, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. Both are available to pre-order now. Typically, Google uses one manufacturer for its yearly devices, but this year the Nexus 5X Is developed by LG which the 6P is developed by Huawei. … Read more

Google Nexus 9 Tablet Announced

Following our previous posts about the Nexus 6 and the Nexus Player, Google have announced the latest refresh to its tablet line, the Nexus 9. The 8.9-inch Google Nexus 9 s the first Nexus 64-bit processor courtesy of Nvidia and its Tegra K1 system on a chip. The tablet-focused processor runs at 2.3GHz and is … Read more

Google Nexus 6 Phone Announced

The Nexus 5 was a huge hit for Google, it was a high specced phone at an amazing price, so there has obviously been a great deal of interest in the new Nexus this year. Rumours have been flying about regarding this 6 inch monster phone for a while and it appears a lot of … Read more