Pixel 3’s end-of-life for updates should be a wake-up call for Google

Apple really has things going well for it when it comes to the iPhone. It almost controls every aspect of the device, from hardware to software. In addition to its clout in the tech and entertainment industries, this gives Apple the freedom to set the tone and pace for supporting its products, including software updates. That’s something that the Android world still has to embrace fully, and even Google is having some difficulty adopting longer support periods.

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Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will get one more update in 2022
Pixel 3

Any owners of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL should be on the lookout for an update next year, Read more

The Pixel 3 and 3 XL will get one final update early next year
Pixel 3

It’s almost time for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL to wave goodbye to updates. The two phones launched in October 2018, so following Read more

Google Pixel 6 is the first Pixel launch I’ve been interested in since the Pixel 3
Pixel 6

When the Google Pixel 3 launched, I was still only a few months old – in my tech writing career, Read more

Google Pixel 5a to make mid-range inroads – what you should know
Google Pixel 5a to make mid-range inroads – what you should know

The successor to Google Pixel 4a is going to be released this year and understandably it will be christened the Read more

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get one last update before retirement
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get one last update before retirement

Google rolled out a bumper crop of new features for its Pixel phones yesterday, but only for Pixel 3 range Read more

The Pixel 5’s best new photography feature hits older models
The Pixel 5’s best new photography feature hits older models

When Google announced the new Portrait Light feature for Photos on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, owners of Read more

How to get the screenshot button back on your Pixel phone in Android 11
How to get the screenshot button back on your Pixel phone in Android 11

You'll need to change your navigation. You might not have noticed many changes to Android 11 when you updated your Read more

Netflix adds another great reason to buy the Pixel 4a
Netflix adds another great reason to buy the Pixel 4a

The Google Pixel 4a won’t be available in the UK until October, but when it does arrive, users will be able to Read more

Google Pixel 4a vs Pixel 4 camera comparison: Is there a difference?
Google Pixel 4a vs Pixel 4 camera comparison: Is there a difference?

Minus that missing telephoto lens, not really (which is a very good thing) One of the wonderfully peculiar things about Read more

Pixel 4a: Google’s next smartphone release date confirmed
Pixel 4a: Google’s next smartphone release date confirmed

Google has finally announced a launch date for its long-awaited Pixel 4a, months after the phone was originally expected to Read more

Pixel 4a: Release date, specs, price and all the latest leaks
Pixel 4a: Release date, specs, price and all the latest leaks

Google unveiled the Pixel 3a last summer and we’re expecting it to be replaced by the Pixel 4a sometime this Read more

Leaked Pixel 4a benchmark results make for very pleasant reading
Leaked Pixel 4a benchmark results make for very pleasant reading

Today hasn’t been a good-news day for Google Pixel division, but leaked benchmark for the Pixel 4a make for slightly Read more