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October 2017 - May 2018

Google Pixel Buds Stories May 15

During I/O 2018, the Google app gained the ability to customize what notifications get sent to Assistant headphones. Today, Google is rolling out a number of new features to Pixel Buds, including new double and triple tap gestures, as well as the ability to easily switch between devices.

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Google Pixel Buds Stories May 10

Google’s hardware has been evolving a lot over the years, and with a spectacular offering last year, we’re all excited to see what’s coming this October. Now, an early report claims that Google is adding a smartwatch to its lineup this Fall…

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Google Pixel Buds Stories May 9

In March, our APK Insight of the Google app revealed upcoming capabilities for Pixel Buds like customizing the double-tap gesture and in-ear detection. Today, the Google app is adding a new setting for the headphones to customize and better control the notification experience.

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Google Pixel Buds Stories March 19

Earlier this month, our APK Insight of Google app 7.23 revealed that Pixel Buds might soon add the ability to customize the Double Tap gesture, among other new commands and possible in-ear detection. An update is now rolling out to the Pixel Buds that changes Double Tap to skip tracks.

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Google Pixel Buds Stories March 9

The latest beta version (7.23) of the Google app is rolling out this afternoon and it reveals a number of upcoming features for Pixel Buds. Namely, users will be able to customize controls like Double Tap, while a new Triple Tap gesture addresses a common complaint of these Google Assistant headphones.

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Google Pixel Buds Stories December 5, 2017

Leading up to Google’s October 4 event, we knew that Google was planning to introduce a pair of wireless earbuds that would compete with the likes of Apple’s AirPods. The key differentiator for Pixel Buds — besides Android optimizations — is the Google Assistant. They seemed more sophisticated and feature packed than the competition even with the wire connecting the buds.

As we wrote in the Pixel Buds’ review, these are the smartest earbuds you can buy, but with some clear flaws. Unfortunately, though, those flaws were enough for me to return my personal set and switch back to using AirPods with my Pixel 2…

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