Google might have added a slew of new hardware products at its launch event Wednesday, but it quietly tucked away its Android Wear smartwatch section on the Google Store. Now, the Google Store doesn’t provide a link to purchase Android Wear products. Instead, you’ll have to head over to Amazon to purchase them.
So now that it is official, if you are buying a Pixel 2, you will have to deal with the fact that there is no headphone jack present on this device. This means that you either
stick to the USB-C earphones provided in the box purchase your own USB-C earbuds, use Bluetooth, or use the dongle that is provided. A Google employee recently took to the Google Forums, trying to explain the situation at hand. However, Google’s response is flimsy at best, and /r/quityourbullshit at worst.
Yesterday, Google announced a whole range of new hardware devices—including the new Pixel phones. The event really testified to how Google is really serious about pushing their in-house products. Today, it looks like that’s further being displayed on google.com.
You could call me a fanboy, but I am not a fan of the AOSP launcher. If you are aware of my ROMing needs, you can probably guess that I am a person who uses Nova Launcher. However, I tend to stick to Trebuchet at times, too. I don’t need too many customization options, but the state of the AOSP Launcher is pathetic, and it’s good to see serious competition in the launcher space.
Ever since the iPhone 7, there has been an addition to the list of things smartphones can usually endorse as features – the inclusion of a headphone jack. Not that Apple was the first to exclude what for years has been considered a mandatory part of any personal computing device from their smartphone. But because it’s Apple and the iPhone is the most popular phone in the world. So it sets the standard.
We’re live blogging Google’s Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Home Mini, and Pixelbook October 4th announcement. Follow the stream and our thoughts below. Live stream begins at 9 AM PT, 12 PM ET.
Initially, subscribing to Amazon’s Prime package meant that you get unlimited free deliveries, no matter your order amount. This was followed by the launch of various other services, which are bundled into your Prime subscription. As per our sources, Amazon’s Prime Music has finished beta stage trials in India and launch is imminent.
Wednesday, October 4th, we here at Pixel Spot will be running a live blog and we encourage you to tune in. We will cover the Google event and each of the products and services expected to be announced.
We are really excited about one of the hottest device launches that are going to happen this week. In fact, we will be covering it with a live blog on Wednesday morning. Today, we now have an idea of what the new Pixels’ home screen and phone bodies will look like, courtesy of Evan Blass on Twitter.
You fix one thing, you break another. Just when we thought the Yahoo Answers “infinite scroll” bug was done and dusted, it seems to have sprung back up again; this time, on Android.