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Google Pixel 3 Lite and 3 Lite XL release date, rumours, features and news
Google Pixel 3 Lite and 3 Lite XL release date, rumours, features and news By Britta O'Boyle

Google is reported to be announcing a third device, dubbed the Pixel 3 Lite, also known as Sargo and Bonito. Here is everything we've heard so far. Read more

Google Fi users with Android phones now get to use RCS chat
Google Fi users with Android phones now get to use RCS chat By Maggie Tillman

The biggest advantage RCS has over SMS - and the reason it will be implemented in the first place - is users can send rich, verified messages. Read more

Google Pixel 3 problems: The bugs, the fixes and do they actually matter?
Google Pixel 3 problems: The bugs, the fixes and do they actually matter? By Chris Hall

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL users have reported a number of bugs with the phone. Here's a rundown of what they are and what's happening to fix them Read more

When is Android Pie coming to my phone? Details for Samsung, OnePlus, Huawei, and more
When is Android Pie coming to my phone? Details for Samsung, OnePlus, Huawei, and more By Chris Hall

The annual cycle of Android rolls on, with the latest version of the Google mobile software being called Android 9 Pie Read more

What is Google Assistant and what can it do?
What is Google Assistant and what can it do? By Maggie Tillman

How does Google Assistant work, what devices does it work on and what can Google Assistant do? Here's a complete rundown of Google's AI Read more

A Google Assistant microwave? Why not says Google in new device initiative
A Google Assistant microwave? Why not says Google in new device initiative By Stuart Miles

Google is to continue its push of getting Google Assistant on to even more devices with the announcement of a new initiative it is calling Google Assistant Connect Read more

JBL Link Drive adds always-on Google Assistant smarts to any car
JBL Link Drive adds always-on Google Assistant smarts to any car By Maggie Tillman

It can make any car with a cigarette lighter into a Google Assistant car. But the best part is it's not expensive and there's no distracting screen. Read more

Google smart displays: What devices are there and what do they offer?
Google smart displays: What devices are there and what do they offer? By Cam Bunton

Smart displays from Google rival the Amazon Echo Show - but what do they do? Read more

Best Christmas commercials 2018: Watch Google's amazing Home Alone Again and more
Best Christmas commercials 2018: Watch Google's amazing Home Alone Again and more By Rik Henderson

Watch Macaulay Culkin revisit his glory days in the Google Home ad, plus many more excellent festive commercials. Read more

Google Chromecast: How to set up Chromecast and get started with it
Google Chromecast: How to set up Chromecast and get started with it By Maggie Tillman

The whole purpose of Google's HDMI dongle is that it's easy: easy for you to watch a YouTube video on your phone and wirelessly fling it to your TV. Read more

Google Chromecast tips and tricks: 15 ways to enhance your streaming experience
Google Chromecast tips and tricks: 15 ways to enhance your streaming experience By Maggie Tillman

You can use Chromecast to magically turn on your TV, play motion-controlled games, stream locally stored video to your TV, mirror websites, and more. Read more

Google says it won't sell its facial recognition tech (yet)
Google says it won't sell its facial recognition tech (yet) By Dan Grabham

Google has criticised other companies for selling facial recognition tech - and says it "has long been committed to the responsible development of AI (artificial Read more

Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max and Hub
Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max and Hub By Britta O'Boyle

Get the most out of your Google Home, Home Mini, Home Max or Home Hub with our top tips and tricks, helping you master your voice-activated speaker. Read more

Google Home vs Home Mini vs Home Max vs Home Hub: Which Google Home speaker should you buy?
Google Home vs Home Mini vs Home Max vs Home Hub: Which Google Home speaker should you buy? By Adrian Willings

Our guide to Google's smart home speakers. Read our comparison of Google Home, the Home Mini, the Home Max and Home Hub to find which you should buy. Read more

Google moves up Google+ death date due to second security breach
Google moves up Google+ death date due to second security breach By Maggie Tillman

Google+ will shut down in April 2019, instead of the original plan of August, and the API for the website will stop functioning in 90 days. Read more

Google Pixel 3 Lite and Lite XL phones fully revealed in crisp 5K renders
Google Pixel 3 Lite and Lite XL phones fully revealed in crisp 5K renders By Maggie Tillman

Feast your eyes on the more affordable models coming to the Google’s Pixel 3 range. Read more

Google Home review: A better voice assistant than Amazon Echo?
4.0 stars Google Home review: A better voice assistant than Amazon Echo? By Maggie Tillman

Google Home has and continues to mature since it first launched. If you don't mind waiting for its full potential, it's the voice-assistant speaker to get. Read more

What are Google Home, Home Max, Home Mini and Home Hub and what can they do?
What are Google Home, Home Max, Home Mini and Home Hub and what can they do? By Maggie Tillman

This is everything you need to know about Google Home devices. What are they, how do they work and what devices work with them? Read more

Google Pixel 2 review: Clean, speedy Android in a minimal can
4.5 stars Google Pixel 2 review: Clean, speedy Android in a minimal can By Cam Bunton

With many of the Pixel 3's features coming to Pixel 2, it might be worth holding on to it a little longer. Read more

Google Pixel 3 review: Small yet mighty
4.5 stars Google Pixel 3 review: Small yet mighty By Cam Bunton

Is the Pixel 3 still the best small(er) flagship smartphone out there? Read more

Google wants to officially ditch Hangouts for RCS messaging in 2020
Google wants to officially ditch Hangouts for RCS messaging in 2020 By Maggie Tillman

The app will still be available as part of the G Suite’s Hangouts Chat for workplaces. But the 2020 end-date has been assigned for consumers. Read more

Google Assistant now lets you call Santa and reply to Broadcasts
Google Assistant now lets you call Santa and reply to Broadcasts By Maggie Tillman

Google is pushing out a tonne of new updates to Google Assistant, including some holiday-themed tricks for families to enjoy. Read more

Google Home Mini review: Great voice-assistant, not-so-great speaker
4.0 stars Google Home Mini review: Great voice-assistant, not-so-great speaker By Cam Bunton

The Google Home Mini, is a smaller model of the Google Home that takes a similar design approach with all the same features. Here is our review. Read more

What is Google Fast Pair and how does it work?
What is Google Fast Pair and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Did you know Google has also been working on a way to simplify connecting Bluetooth devices to Android phones? Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone
4.5 stars Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone By Chris Hall

Google has announced its new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, looking to take the fight to Apple and show the rest of the Android fraternity how it's done Read more

Google Pixel Slate review: Notebook power, notebook feels
4.0 stars Google Pixel Slate review: Notebook power, notebook feels By Chris Hall

This Chrome OS tablet is more like a notebook once the (sold separately) keyboard is attached. How does it compare to iPad and Android competitors? Read more

Google Glass returns, Enterprise Edition 2 appears online
Google Glass returns, Enterprise Edition 2 appears online By Rik Henderson

A new version of the augmented reality spectacles has been spotted online and a release could be imminent. Read more

Hey Siri, OK Google: How to summon Google Assistant through Siri on iPhone
Hey Siri, OK Google: How to summon Google Assistant through Siri on iPhone By Maggie Tillman

Companies - for some reason - think we will use their voice assistants if they are buried within a competing voice assistant. Read more

Best Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL accessories from Carphone Warehouse
Best Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL accessories from Carphone Warehouse By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've rounded up the best accessories for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from Carphone Warehouse Read more

Doubling up on Google Home: How and why to use multiple Google Home devices
Doubling up on Google Home: How and why to use multiple Google Home devices By Adrian Willings

You can use multiple Google Home devices around the home, we've got the details on how to do it and why it's worthwhile. Click here to read more. Read more

What is Google Call Screen and how does it work?
What is Google Call Screen and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Google has a new feature for Pixel phone users. It's called Call Screen, and it's designed to help you better understand who is calling and why Read more

Pixel 3 Lite leaks out, but what's with that C logo on the back?
Pixel 3 Lite leaks out, but what's with that C logo on the back? By Maggie Tillman

One of the more telling signs that this could be a fake is the logo on the back. It's a C, rather than a G for Google. Read more

What is Night Sight and when will my Pixel get it?
What is Night Sight and when will my Pixel get it? By Chris Hall

Everything you need to know about the Pixel night shooting mode Read more

What's new in Google's 'H' update to Wear OS?
What's new in Google's 'H' update to Wear OS? By Maggie Tillman

Google has announced a new update to Wear OS. It's simply called "H", and no, Google didn't explain what that means. Read more

What is Google One and how does Google Drive work?
What is Google One and how does Google Drive work? By Maggie Tillman

Google has launched its cloud subscription services beyond the US. Here we explain what Google One is, what it offers and where it is available. Read more

Pioneer's new S9 noise-cancelling headphones work with Google Assistant
Pioneer's new S9 noise-cancelling headphones work with Google Assistant By Maggie Tillman

Pioneer has added a new pair of noise-cancelling wireless headphones to its Scene Style range. And they support Google Assistant and hi-res audio. Read more

Why the camera on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL is so great
Why the camera on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL is so great By Pocket-lint Promotion

The latest phone from Google comes in two sizes, the Pixel 3 and the larger Pixel 3 XL and the camera is tremendous Read more

What is Google Files, how does it work, and do you need it?
What is Google Files, how does it work, and do you need it? By Maggie Tillman

Google is renaming Files Go, its files app for Android phones with limited storage. It's now called “Files by Google". Read more

Are Bonito and Sargo Google Pixel 4 codenames?
Are Bonito and Sargo Google Pixel 4 codenames? By Rik Henderson

A couple of codenames have appeared in official Google software that some believe could refer to the next Pixel phones. Read more

The top 8 reasons to buy the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from John Lewis and Partners
The top 8 reasons to buy the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from John Lewis and Partners By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Google Pixel 3 is here. Here's eight reasons to buy the Pixel 3 from John Lewis and Partners Read more

Sonos, smart assistants and stepping stones: Sonos CEO talks Google Assistant, Alexa
Sonos, smart assistants and stepping stones: Sonos CEO talks Google Assistant, Alexa By Britta O'Boyle

With the integration of Alexa and a move towards Google Assistant, how does Sonos sit with smart assistants and these rival platforms? Read more

How to get a free Google Home Mini speaker from Spotify
How to get a free Google Home Mini speaker from Spotify By Maggie Tillman

Free Google Home Mini deals are popping up left and right, and the latest example comes from Spotify. Read more

How to quickly delete your Google search data
How to quickly delete your Google search data By Maggie Tillman

Google will now allow you to review and delete recent search history within Google Search itself - rather than dig through settings. Read more

Your Google Play movies are being upgraded to 4K for free
Your Google Play movies are being upgraded to 4K for free By Rik Henderson

Google is upgrading back catalogue films in your digital library to 4K versions. And 4K films now cost less to buy. Read more

Best Pixel 3 and 3 XL cases: Protect your new Google device
Best Pixel 3 and 3 XL cases: Protect your new Google device By Britta O'Boyle

Here are a few of the best Pixel 3 and 3 XL cases we have found so far to keep your new Google devices looking as good as new. Read more

Google Assistant commands: Spooky questions to ask for Halloween
Google Assistant commands: Spooky questions to ask for Halloween By Maggie Tillman

Google Assistant can not only help you get things done, but it can also entertain you, especially around the holidays. Read more

How real-time translation works on Google Assistant headphones
How real-time translation works on Google Assistant headphones By Maggie Tillman

Google's Pixel Buds are no longer the only Google Assistant headphones to support real-time translation via Google Translate. Read more

Pixel 3 vs 3 XL vs iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max: Go Google or Apple?
Pixel 3 vs 3 XL vs iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max: Go Google or Apple? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the iPhone XS and XS Max against the best that Google has to offer in the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Read more

Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel: How have the Pixel smartphones changed?
Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel: How have the Pixel smartphones changed? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL against the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel and Pixel XL. How have Google Pixel handsets have changed? Read more

Google Duplex release date: How to place calls with the human-sounding AI
Google Duplex release date: How to place calls with the human-sounding AI By Maggie Tillman

Google is beginning to roll out its human-sounding Google Duplex technology to Pixel users in the US. Read more