Pixel Security: Better, Faster, Stronger

Posted by Paul Crowley, Senior Software Engineer and Paul Lawrence, Senior Software Engineer Encryption protects your data if your phone falls into someone else’s hands. The new Google Pixel and Pixel XL are encrypted by default to offer strong data protection, while maintaining a great user experience with high I/O…

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First comparison: Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus

Google and Apple are going head to head in a big way. There can be no doubt that Google’s new Pixel phones are all about competing directly with Apple and its iPhone. After years of letting hardware partners focus on specs and disparate features, Google has a top-of-the-line phone with…

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Best Car Chargers for Google Pixel

Looking to keep your Pixel charged on the road? Here are our favorite car chargers! We’ve all been there (some of us more than others): You hop in the car for a road trip or are on your way to work, you look at your phone, aaaand you’re at 33%…

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How to take a screenshot on the Google Pixel

How do I take a screenshot on the Google Pixel? The Google Pixel runs Android 7.1, which is pretty special. There are a whole bunch of new features, and there are rounded icons — for better or worse. If you’re using the new phone, you’re likely going to want to…

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A Guide To Waterproofing Your Google Pixel

So the Pixel’s not waterproof — there are workarounds! For most people, the Google Pixel’s lack of waterproofing isn’t a total dealbreaker, and most folks will pick up a Pixel or Pixel XL without giving waterproofing a second thought. Then there are those of us who have dropped our phones…

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