Google Pixel Buds Overview Updated September 14, 2021
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Google Pixel Buds Stories September 14
You can now use Pixel Buds and Galaxy Buds with Nintendo Switch; here’s how
With the latest update to the Nintendo Switch, you can now pair Bluetooth headphones including Google Pixel Buds and Samsung Galaxy Buds. Here’s how to get started.
Google Pixel Buds Stories August 25
The latest version of the Pixel Buds app for Android adds a home screen widget that Pixel owners may find particularly useful.
Google Pixel Buds Stories July 19
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 3
Google fixed the frustrating audio cutouts on Pixel Buds A-Series — Here’s how
Today, Google launched its widely-leaked, more affordable earbuds, the Pixel Buds A-Series. The $99 buds aren’t really all that different compared to their $180 big brother, but because of that, we have to address the elephant in the room: Does Pixel Buds A-Series suffer from the same audio cutouts as the originals?
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 23
The last update to Pixel Buds with an accompanying changelog came in September with a fix for audio cutouts, while that was preceded by a feature drop the month before. One upcoming new capability for the Pixel Buds could be the ability to see remaining battery life in hours on Android 12.
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 3
Google Pixel Buds Stories April 30
Google’s Pixel Buds were praised when they first came out for their comfortable design, awesome features, and more. In the year since, though, they’ve also been associated with infuriating Bluetooth connection issues and other things. So are Pixel Buds actually worth buying at their current $129 price?
Google Pixel Buds Stories April 11
Google Pixel Buds Stories April 5
Perhaps in an effort to bolster future Pixel Buds or AR products, Google recently acquired Dysonics, a 3D audio startup.
Google Pixel Buds Stories March 23
Two new devices have arrived for certification by the FCC, and they look a great deal like a new set of Google Pixel Buds.
Google Pixel Buds Stories March 6
What’s next for Google Pixel Buds?
The second-generation Pixel Buds are a little over 10 months old and gave Google a respectable pair of headphones following the original 2017 offering. Audio wearables are a very active category right now with rampant competition, and it would be smart for Made by Google not to wait 2-3 years before releasing another product, especially since there are many places they can take the line.
Google Pixel Buds Stories February 27
The folks at iOttie have crafted the “Made for Google” iON Wireless Duo, a 2-in-1 wireless charger designed to fit both the Pixel Buds and your favorite Android phone. Let’s take a closer look!
Google Pixel Buds Stories February 12
Almost a year after their release, the Google Pixel Buds are still one of the best options for those on Android wanting a solid pair of earbuds that compete well with Apple’s own AirPod series.
Google Pixel Buds Stories February 9
Google Pixel Buds Stories February 3
The latest update to the Pixel Buds app prepares to bring the ability to manually update to the newest firmware.
Google Pixel Buds Stories January 16
Google’s second-generation Pixel Buds offer a fantastic fit and comfort, but could it be better? That’s the question that Comply is aiming to answer with their foam tips for the Pixel Buds. Let’s check them out!
Google Pixel Buds Stories December 19, 2020
It looks like that you will soon be able to officially buy Pixel Buds compatible foam earbud tips directly from the Google Store after a listing inadvertently went live ahead of time on the online storefront.
Google Pixel Buds Stories December 14, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories September 16, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories September 14, 2020
Google’s Pixel Buds are really good wireless earbuds and one of the most attractive features is the excellent case. If white isn’t your thing, though, Nomad makes a leather case for the Pixel Buds that is definitely worth considering.
Google Pixel Buds Stories August 25, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories August 20, 2020
What color Pixel Buds are you buying? [Poll]
Months after the official debut, Google has finally released Pixel Buds in a handful of other colors. After the long wait, what Pixel Buds color are you picking up?
Google Pixel Buds are now available in Just Black, Oh So Orange, and Quite Mint
Google’s second-generation Assistant headphones first launched in the US this April and more countries followed last month. As promised, Pixel Buds are now available in colors other than “Clearly White” in the US Google Store.
Google Pixel Buds Stories August 17, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories July 13, 2020
A couple of months after arriving in the US, Google today finally debuted Pixel Buds in more countries around the globe. Are you buying a pair? Or did Google wait too long?
At the end of April, Google launched its 2nd-generation Assistant headphones alongside the Pixel 4 and Nest Mini in October. Initial availability was limited to the US, but Google today is bringing the new Pixel Buds Buds to the UK, Canada, and seven other countries as part of an international launch.
Google Pixel Buds Stories July 10, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 22, 2020
Catalyst introduces waterproof case for Google Pixel Buds
Our coworkers over at 9to5Mac have enjoyed the availability of IP67 cases from Catalyst for Apple’s AirPods line. Now, Catalyst is launching a similar waterproof case for the second generation Google Pixel Buds.
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 19, 2020
Here’s where Google Pixel Buds are currently in stock [Updated]
Google’s Pixel Buds were announced all the way back in October of 2019, but they just hit the market earlier this month. Quickly, the wireless earbuds disappeared from virtual store shelves at many retailers, but if you time it right you can still get your hands on a pair. Here’s where Google Pixel Buds are still in stock.
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 15, 2020
Microsoft’s Surface Earbuds support the same Fast Pair features as Google Pixel Buds
Google has offered up its Fast Pair standard for headphones on Android for a while now, but few companies have actually adopted it. Now, a few weeks after their launch, we’re reminded that Microsoft’s Surface Earbuds support Fast Pair on Android, just like Google’s Pixel Buds.
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 13, 2020
The 2nd-generation Pixel Buds are one of the first Google Assistant headphones to support the latest Fast Pair features. Find My Device integration is not yet available, but the latest update to the Android app provides more details on how you’ll locate Pixel Buds and other Bluetooth accessories.
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 10, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 9, 2020
Google today sent out a wide-ranging survey to some Pixel Buds owners. Some have encountered audio cutouts since receiving the headphones six weeks ago. A Google employee on the official support forum today acknowledged the issue and promised Bluetooth fixes for the 2nd-generation Pixel Buds in the coming weeks.
It’s been a month since I reviewed Google’s Pixel Buds, offering a bit more time to really get to know these earbuds. Coming off of the first week, my impressions were glowing, but time and an update have soured that a bit. After a month, I still thoroughly enjoy Pixel Buds, but I have a couple of big complaints.
Google Pixel Buds Stories June 8, 2020
Made by Google launched the 2nd-generation Pixel Buds six weeks ago today. Supply is still limited to the US and one color variant, while some have reported audio cutouts. Google this afternoon emailed Pixel Buds owners to take part in an extensive survey that does ask about any issues they may have experienced.
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 29, 2020
Google’s Pixel Buds launched to overall glowing reviews, but in the time since an issue has cropped up. A growing number of Pixel Buds 2 users are reporting random audio cutouts, especially when they’re outdoors.
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 27, 2020
Google’s Pixel Buds are pretty great wireless earbuds as we’ve mentioned in our recent review. However, they’re not perfect for everyone. For some users, though, this style of earbud requires a pair of foam tips. The good news? Pixel Buds technically work with foam tips. The bad news? Let me explain.
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 26, 2020
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 8, 2020
One of the best aspects of Google’s Pixel Buds is the software features they pack in. Like its Pixel phones, Google intends to improve that software over time by giving Pixel Buds “Feature Drops.”
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 7, 2020
It’s been around 3 years since Apple first launched its AirPods, the truly wireless earbuds that changed the game around wireless audio. In 2020, the market is flooded with hundreds of different options and, finally, Google is getting in on the game. After sweeping the first generation under the rug, the new Pixel Buds are finally here and, I’ve gotta tell you, they’re pretty sweet.
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 3, 2020
[Update: In stock again] Pixel Buds now available from Google Store
Google Pixel Buds Stories May 2, 2020
In this week’s top stories: the Pixel Buds app arrives in the Play Store, Google Meet to become free to use without G Suite, Lenovo’s affordable Chrome OS tablet IdeaPad Duet appears for pre-order, and more.
Google Pixel Buds Stories April 29, 2020
Google’s Pixel Buds launched earlier this week and, so far, we’re big fans! Just last night, though, as I went to charge my pair using built-in Qi charging, I noticed that the Pixel Buds charging case doesn’t work with Google’s own Pixel Stand!
The second-generation Pixel Buds were announced last October as an “idea of what ambient computing feels like.” From Google Assistant to Adaptive Sound, software is a key driver of the experience. Pixel Buds are now shipping with the original functionality in tow, but one “helpful experience” that could be coming are “attention alerts.
Google Pixel Buds Stories April 28, 2020
Google Store now shipping first Pixel Buds orders in the US
The first US orders for Pixel Buds are shipping from the Google Store today following their launch yesterday morning. It comes as the second-generation Assistant headphones are now delayed or out of stock at many retailers.