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[Update: Supports Hotspot 2.0R1, No 2.0R2 Yet] The Google Pixel 2 Doesn’t Support WiFi Passpoint Which Would’ve Made Switching Hotspots Easier

Update 11/16/17: Google reached out to us to inform us that the Google Pixel/Pixel XL and Google Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL support WiFi Hotspot 2.0 R1, but support for WiFi Hotspot 2.0 R2 is still being worked on. WiFi Passpoint, also referred to as Hotspot 2.0, and is an improved method that wireless devices can […]

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[Update: LastPass Unaffected] Google is Threatening to Remove Apps with Accessibility Services from the Play Store

Update: LastPass has just responded to this news and states that there will be “no immediate impact” for their Android apps. Whether or not this means that other applications will be given leniency remains to be seen. Some of the most innovative applications on the Play Store are built on using APIs in ways that […]

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How to Unlock Bootloader and Root the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Many enthusiasts expected that achieving root on the first-generation Google Pixel would be just as easy as rooting Google’s Nexus devices, but that didn’t turn out to be the case. Android Nougat’s A/B partition system created a lot of headache for developers in the beginning, and the Pixel’s incompatibility with the most common exploits only added to […]

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Google was Working on a New Lift Gesture to Launch the Camera on Pixel Phones

Google is really proud of the camera prowess on its Pixel smartphone lineup, and for good reason. The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are receiving rave reviews from all over for the quality of the pictures these phones can take. Thus, it’s no surprise that Google would want to center many of their […]

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