Living on the edge
This year we will see the end of the bezel, or at least phones with very slim ones.
Makes it more useful
Netflix is now available for Google’s Daydream VR platform. The app supports HBM and Hulu too.
Will make Google a cool billion
Beancounters at Morgan Stanley have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 5-6 million of Pixel and Pixel XL mobiles will be sold this year.
Things are not that bad yet
Troubled maker of smartphones HTC has denied rumours that it could be about to flog off its smartphone business.
Easier than the Galaxies, but that is not exactly difficult
The latest bare bones Android handset is actually easier to mend than the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Note 7 according to iFixit.
US first Snapdragon 821 device
It looks like that if you order the Pixel by Google Phone, you might get one in the US on October 20th. It looks like that first batch includes both the smaller 5-inch and 5.5-inch version and is tailored for the Verizon network.
Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones
According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.
Flagship price but no performance to match
Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.
Says final goodbye to affordable Nexus smartphones
Google has now severed its connection to the affordable Nexus lineup as it has unveiled two premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.