Make no mistake, we’re most definitely a partisan group at 9to5Google when it comes to the Google Pixel 3. Being able to pick up a device that’s been created as Google intended is the core reason that the Pixel line is so revered — and that industry-leading camera is most definitely a reason too.
Made by Google 2018 Gift Guide: Best Google phones, speakers, accessories, and Chromebooks
With Made by Google now in its third year, it is simpler than ever to get or introduce someone into the ecosystem where Assistant and AI are central to the experience. Our best Google products gift guide comes in at all categories — like best phones, best speakers, best accessories, and best Chromebooks — and price ranges, making it especially easy to be treated this season or to treat others.
Google launches Pixel 3 ‘Unswitchables’ ad campaign to target iPhone users [Video]
Over the past few weeks, Google has been on an advertising blitz promoting the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. From Hardware Stores to pop-up experiences, the latest is a series of advertisements specifically aimed at getting iPhone users to switch by exploring different pain points.
Cam Compare: Pixel 3 XL Night Sight vs OnePlus 6T Nightscape [Video]
Thanks to some enterprising developers over at XDA, a modded Google Camera .apk file can be sideloaded onto OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T devices to give you a rudimentary experience of the Pixel 3 XL Night Sight on Oxygen OS. So with that in mind, we headed out into the freezing cold streets to see just how two of the newest specialist night-time camera modes fare against one another. Expand
[Update: Pixel 3 BOGO 50% off live] Google Store Black Friday: $99 Home Hub, $300 off Pixelbook, more
Made by Google is heavily advertising its latest lineup from Hardware Stores to pop-ups, but sometimes nothing brings in more sales than a good deal. The Google Store today has shared its Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers, with good deals beginning the week before.
Google Store will begin shipping Pixel Slate pre-orders late Nov/early Dec
Last week, Best Buy and Amazon began taking pre-orders for the Pixel Slate. The Google Store this evening has updated the order page with estimated shipping that puts the Chrome OS tablet on course for late November/early December availability.
[Update: Amazon too] Google Pixel Slate now available for pre-order at Best Buy and Google Store
The Pixel Slate is the only Made by Google 2018 product that has yet to be released, with the company only noting availability for later this year. Meanwhile, since the 10/9 event, a Best Buy listing has featured a November 22nd launch date, with the retailer today putting up the Chrome OS tablet for pre-order.
Meet the new brands joining Made for Google: Logitech, Skullcandy, and more
Made by Google 2018 saw the launch of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Google Home Hub, and Pixel Slate. Coinciding with this annual event, Google updated the list of brands taking part in its Made for Google program, giving us hints at accessories that are coming soon.
Hands-on: Google Home Hub’s display is a natural addition to the lineup [Video]
The Google Home Hub is Google’s very first attempt at a Smart Display and fuses the powerful functionality of the Google Home with a display for yet more use-cases. We’ve already seen a few Smart Displays from brands such as JBL and Lenovo, but unlike those options, Google’s first party design follows the design language of pre-existing Home devices and actually looks like something you would want in your home.
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Hands-on: Google Pixel Slate brings the true Chrome OS tablet debut [Video]
The Google Pixel Slate — being the first Chrome OS-powered tablet — was one of the stars of the show at the Google launch event. The touchscreen device takes the lessons learned from the Pixel C in 2014 and Google’s recent hardware experiences and fuses them into a standout flagship tablet device running Chrome OS for the first time.
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[Update: Google Camera 6.1] Pixel 3 camera adds AI-powered Top Shot, Night Sight, Google Lens
As we detailed hours before, the camera is a major focus of this year’s Made by Google flagships. In addition to a redesigned Google Camera 6.1 that includes real-time Google Lens suggestions, the latest Google Pixel 3 camera is gaining several AI-powered features.
Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL first impressions: Initially delightful in the way Pixel 2 wasn’t
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have finally arrived, and there’s not much to be surprised about in terms of specs on paper. All the leaks were spot-on. There’s no Pixel Ultra. So while we would — in a normal year — be barely processing where these phones sit in the market, analyzing how they compare to the competition, and talking about their looks (or lack thereof), we’ve had the luxury of already having done more of that than average. That said, what’s new as of today?
Google recaps Pixel 3, Home Hub, & Made by Google 2018 in 4 minutes [Video]
As 10/9 comes to a close, Google is recapping all of its announcements from Made by Google 2018 with a short, succinct video. Coming in at under four minutes, it features Google Hardware head Rick Osterloh and other presenters summarizing the key Pixel 3, Home Hub, and Pixel Slate aspects.
Hands-on: Google Pixel 3 & 3 XL, Google Home Hub, Google Pixel Slate, more [Video]
Google announced the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the Google Home Hub, the Google Pixel Slate, and a handful of other products today, and now we’re getting to see them in the flesh for the very first time. Here’s your first rough look at all these products straight from Made by Google 2018 in New York City.
[Update: More details] Brydge introduces G-Type keyboard for Google Pixel Slate
Coinciding with the announcement of the Google Pixel Slate, premium tablet keyboard maker Brydge has announced the new G-Type keyboard, as an alternative to Google’s official attachable keyboard accessory.
The Google Pixel Slate Keyboard is a premium, multipurpose accessory
Paired with the announcement of the Pixel Slate at the Made by Google event, Google has announced the attachable Google Pixel Slate Keyboard that puts the device squarely in the Microsoft Surface’s ballpark.
Google refreshes Pixelbook Pen with new blue color to match Pixel Slate
Google announced a stylus accessory for the Pixelbook last year aimed at drawing, taking notes, and quickly invoking the Google Assistant. To match the new Pixel Slate, Google has refreshed the Pixelbook Pen with a new “Midnight Blue” color.
Google announces Google Home Hub, its 7-inch Assistant Smart Display
With the Home Mini and Home Max in 2017, Google was able to inundate the market with affordable smart speakers, while offering an audiophile experience for the high-end. This year, the Made by Google lineup is gaining its first Assistant Smart Display with the Google Home Hub.
Google announces Google Pixel Slate, its first Chrome OS tablet w/ powerful specs, optional keyboard
In a shake up to their previous two-year release cycle, Google has revealed the Google Pixel Slate, a new Chrome OS tablet in the Pixel lineup, just one year after the release of the Pixelbook. And yes, the device is just as attractive as its name.
Google announces Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL w/ new design, wireless charging, Snapdragon 845, more
After months of leaks and speculation, Google has today announced its Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL flagship smartphones. The devices are pretty much exactly what we thought they were: a pair of well-specced premium Android phones made by Google itself, with slightly revamped external designs, iterative updates across the board, and powered by best-in-class software.
Google Event Live Blog + News Hub: Watch Google announce Pixel 3, Home Hub, Pixel Slate, and more
It’s October 9th and Made by Google 2018 has finally arrived. 9to5Google’s Google Event Live Blog + News Hub will be updated regularly throughout the day with the latest announcements from Google. The event kicks off at 11 am ET/8 am PT, so read on for quick links to our roundup coverage over the last few weeks, tweets from the ground, and all the latest news as it develops…
[Update: Starting soon] Watch Made by Google’s 2018 launch event for the Pixel 3, Home Hub [Livestream]
After several months of continuous leaks, Google is finally set to unveil the Pixel 3, Google Home Hub, Pixel Slate, and more. Made by Google 2018 kicks off at 11AM EST on October 9th and here’s is how to tune in to the livestream.