Google Pixel phone leaked before unveiling

Google’s own-brand phone revealed in promotional images by Carphone Warehouse before official unveiling on Tuesday Google’s new own-brand Pixel smartphones have been revealed a day before their official unveiling after Carphone Warehouse...

Google announces first smartphone Pixel – as it happened

Google launches iPhone rival emphasising Google Assistant as well as Daydream VR, Home smart speaker and more at live event Google Pixel phone launched to take on iPhone Google launches new Assistant and puts it at heart of Home 6.35pm BST...

Pixel is a direct challenge to Apple – and a referendum on Google

After fighting long proxy war the two tech titans are now in same arena, as Google bets big on its new phone brand transferring to a market dominated by iPhone Google has just launched a new smartphone, the Pixel, and for the first time this...

Google Pixel smartphone launched to take on Apple’s iPhone

Search company unveils first own-brand phone with 12 megapixel cameras and unlimited photo storage, pitting it directly against Apple Google Pixel phone launch – as it happened Google launches new Assistant and puts it at heart of Home Google...

Google launches WhatsApp competitor Allo – with Google Assistant

Google’s play for the future of chatbots and search includes smart replies, drawing on images, stickers and group chat Google has launched its latest mobile chat app, Allo, and with it Google Assistant – a chatbot that can be used in online...

Google cancels modular smartphone Project Ara

Company begins streamlining hardware businesses ahead of smartphone launch expected under its own Pixel brand Google’s ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone concept with interchangable components has been shelved. Reuters reports that Google...

Is it time to switch from iOS to Android?

With yet another iPhone in the pipeline, could it be time to make the change to Google’s operating system? These questions and answers may help you decide Apple is about to unveil its latest smartphone, likely to be called the iPhone 7. Plenty...

Android 7.0 Nougat review: longer battery life and faster operation

Subtle surface changes, including improved notifications and better multitasking, mask big improvements underneath in a solid step forward for Android Android 7.0 Nougat is the new version of Google’s mobile operating system, used by billions...

Android 7.0 Nougat: 11 tips and tricks

From speedier replies, settings and app switching to more emoji, hidden settings and a weird cat collecting game Google’s latest version of Android is already rolling out to the company’s Nexus and Pixel devices and will begin launching...

BlackBerry to stop making Classic smartphone, killing keyboards for good

Company to stop making device it hoped would entice users who prefer a physical keyboard, a symbolic shift away from handsets and toward software The smartphone pioneer BlackBerry will stop making its Classic model, the company said on Tuesday,...