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<p>When Google released Android 11 Developer Preview 1 last month, we detailed a new set of gestures code-named “Columbus” that allows you to double tap the rear of your device to start the Assistant, open the camera app, and more. At the time, we strongly suspected the feature was intended for Pixel phones rather than</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-pixel-3-pixel-4-double-tap-gestures-android-11-screenshots-recents/">Google tests new double tap gestures in Android 11 for taking screenshots and opening recent apps, possibly for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google tests new double tap gestures in Android 11 for taking screenshots and opening recent apps, possibly for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4

When Google released Android 11 Developer Preview 1 last month, we detailed a new set of gestures code-named “Columbus” that allows you to double tap the rear of your device to start the Assistant, open the camera app, and more. At the time, we strongly suspected the feature was intended for Pixel phones rather than […]

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Android 11 Developer Preview 2 adds Variable Refresh Rate support, Resume on Reboot, more

Although the spread of the COVID-19 disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 has slowed down the global economy, many tech companies have transitioned their employees to work from home (WFH). Google is one such company, and today, they acknowledged the difficulties facing many of us around the world. Today, the company announced a new Developer Preview of […]

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Here’s how Google designed the Soli RADAR gestures on the Pixel 4

Google introduced the revolutionary “Motion Sense” technology on the Google Pixel 4 devices. The feature uses a tiny Soli RADAR chip which detects hand gestures and uses them to interact with the phone even without touching it. The Pixel 4’s Soli motion gestures can be used to change tracks on a long list of music […]

<p>Two months after announcing the Pixel 4, Google announced the first Pixel Feature Drop. Instead of rolling out major new features individually, Google decided to wait to unveil new features and drop them all at hence in the same update. Hence, Pixel “Feature Drop.” The first one only added a few features such as auto-framing</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/pixel-feature-drop-second-features-list/">New Pixel Feature Drop adds Dark Mode Scheduling, Cards & Passes to Power Menu, and more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

New Pixel Feature Drop adds Dark Mode Scheduling, Cards & Passes to Power Menu, and more

Two months after announcing the Pixel 4, Google announced the first Pixel Feature Drop. Instead of rolling out major new features individually, Google decided to wait to unveil new features and drop them all at hence in the same update. Hence, Pixel “Feature Drop.” The first one only added a few features such as auto-framing […]

<p>Two months after announcing the Pixel 4, Google announced the first Pixel Feature Drop. Instead of rolling out major new features individually, Google decided to wait to unveil new features and drop them all at hence in the same update. Hence, Pixel “Feature Drop.” The first one only added a few features such as auto-framing</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/pixel-feature-drop-second-features-list/">New Pixel Feature Drop adds Dark Mode Scheduling, Cards & Passes to Power Menu, and more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

New Pixel Feature Drop adds Dark Mode Scheduling, Cards & Passes to Power Menu, and more

Two months after announcing the Pixel 4, Google announced the first Pixel Feature Drop. Instead of rolling out major new features individually, Google decided to wait to unveil new features and drop them all at hence in the same update. Hence, Pixel “Feature Drop.” The first one only added a few features such as auto-framing […]

<p>Today is the first Monday in March, a relatively uneventful day in most cases. In the technology world, however, the first Monday of a new month means new Android security updates. The March 2020 Android security patches include the usual bevy of fixes along with some specific fixes for Pixel devices. The update is rolling</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/march-2020-android-security-patches-google-pixel/">March 2020 security patches rolling out with fixes for Pixel devices</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

March 2020 security patches rolling out with fixes for Pixel devices

Today is the first Monday in March, a relatively uneventful day in most cases. In the technology world, however, the first Monday of a new month means new Android security updates. The March 2020 Android security patches include the usual bevy of fixes along with some specific fixes for Pixel devices. The update is rolling […]

<p>Back in December last year, Google introduced a new approach to bring feature updates for its Pixel series. Instead of rolling out new features whenever they were ready, the company adopted a more systematic approach and announced that it will be rolling out a new “feature drop” every three months alongside the Android security patches.</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-pixel-feature-drop-march-include-dark-mode-scheduling-quick-access-wallet/">Google’s Pixel Feature Drop for March may include dark mode scheduling, Quick Access Wallet, and more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s Pixel Feature Drop for March may include dark mode scheduling, Quick Access Wallet, and more

Back in December last year, Google introduced a new approach to bring feature updates for its Pixel series. Instead of rolling out new features whenever they were ready, the company adopted a more systematic approach and announced that it will be rolling out a new “feature drop” every three months alongside the Android security patches. […]

<p>The original Google Assistant was a Google Pixel-exclusive for many months from its launch in October 2016, until Google rolled it out for hundreds of millions of Android phones in 2017. Similarly, the new Google Assistant, which launched in October 2019 alongside the Google Pixel 4, remains a Pixel 4-only exclusive. It comes with new</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/new-google-assistant-g-suite-users-pixel-4/">[Update: Widely Rolling Out] The new Google Assistant is starting to show up for G Suite users on the Pixel 4</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

[Update: Widely Rolling Out] The new Google Assistant is starting to show up for G Suite users on the Pixel 4

The original Google Assistant was a Google Pixel-exclusive for many months from its launch in October 2016, until Google rolled it out for hundreds of millions of Android phones in 2017. Similarly, the new Google Assistant, which launched in October 2019 alongside the Google Pixel 4, remains a Pixel 4-only exclusive. It comes with new […]

Android 11 sideload

Personal Safety app from Android 11 on the Pixel 4 can be sideloaded to enable car crash detection on older Pixel phones

Android 11 is officially here and the first Developer Preview is now live for the Google Pixel phones. While Google hasn’t made many drastic changes to the UI (yet), there’s still a lot to look forward to in the latest version of Android. We have been busy taking a deep dive at all the new […]

<p>When Google announced the Pixel 4, one of the main things they showed off was Motion Sense. These are air gestures using Google’s proprietary Soli chip. It is basically a miniature radar chip built into the phone. At launch, it could control music by skipping tracks and it could detect when you were picking up</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/android-11-new-motion-sense-gesture-pause-music-pixel-4/">Android 11 adds a new Motion Sense gesture to pause music on the Pixel 4</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Android 11 adds a new Motion Sense gesture to pause music on the Pixel 4

When Google announced the Pixel 4, one of the main things they showed off was Motion Sense. These are air gestures using Google’s proprietary Soli chip. It is basically a miniature radar chip built into the phone. At launch, it could control music by skipping tracks and it could detect when you were picking up […]