Google Store Stories June 22

Google Store gets series of ‘Ideas + Info’ articles featuring Pixel and Nest tips

After launching a new retail location in New York last week, the online Google Store now has a series of “Ideas + Info” articles.

Google Store Stories June 15

Somewhat amusingly, Google Store Williamsburg is the announcement from I/O 2022 by the hardware division that is launching — so to speak — first, and here’s a virtual tour of it.

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Google Store Stories June 6

Compared to past generations, the Pixel 6 Pro has not seen many official discounts. The US Google Store is now discounting the Pixel 6 Pro by $100 to $799 for Father’s Day.

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Google Store Stories May 24

The US Google Store has long let you purchase Pixel phones unlocked through Google Fi or with Verizon. The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are now available through AT&T on the Google Store.

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Google Store Stories May 11

Google Store removes dedicated ‘Gaming’ tab, effectively burying Stadia, to highlight Pixel Buds

In the midst of Google I/O today and the plethora of Pixel product announcements, the Google Store has removed its dedicated “Gaming” tab, effectively burying Stadia listings in an effort to highlight the Pixel Buds Pro.

Toward the end of the Google Keynote at Google I/O 2022, Rick Osterloh mentioned that the company would be opening up a new Google Store location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This would be the second ever physical store location for Google.

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Google Store Stories May 7

For most of the world, Google Play Points is structured into four levels. Play Points users on the top Platinum tier are now being offered a hardware perk in the form of Google Store discounts.

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Google Store Stories May 1

No, you don’t actually have $500 of Google Store credit following erroneous UI tweak

As of late, the Google Store has undergone a few tweaks, but the latest change unfortunately results in people thinking they have $500 of store credit available to them. 

Google Store Stories April 22

The Google Store is now offering a new bundle that pairs the Pixel 6 and Fitbit Charge 5 at selected global online storefronts.

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Google Store Stories April 21

Following last week’s spotlight and initial discount, the Google Store is running a number of Nest smart home deals for Earth Day. 

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Google Store Stories April 19

Almost two years after the last revamp, the Google Store is getting a redesign that simplifies navigation and lays the groundwork for future products, most notably the Pixel Watch.

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Google Store Stories April 15

Made by Google opened its first permanent retail store last June. Since then, Google Store Chelsea has hosted a number of events and April will see a handful of sessions, including one about making Pixel Planters for Earth Day.

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Google Store Stories April 11

Following the last update two weeks ago, the Google Store this morning got another homepage refresh to “Celebrate Earth Day,” as well as deals on Nest thermostats.

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Google Store Stories April 7

Google Store UK spring sale offers £50 off Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, plus more discounts

The Google Store in the UK is offering a number of discounts on devices and accessories including the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro as part of a spring sale event.

Google Store Stories April 1

Google Store refresh gives more prominence to Pixel Pass

Google’s hardware storefront is rarely updated outside of product launches and the holiday season at year’s end. In the US, the Google Store is now being used to prominently advertise Pixel Pass.

Google Store Stories March 3

Google Store discounts Pixel 6 and 6 Pro by $100 when you buy with financing 

Before today, the US Google Store had yet to discount the Pixel 6 this cycle in a possible sign of consistent demand. Now, and for the next two weeks, you can get a $100 discount as statement credit when buying the Pixel 6 or 6 Pro through financing.

Google Store Stories January 31

The Pixel 4a will certainly go down as a beloved Google phone. With stock running low for months, the writing has been on the wall for this affordable Pixel from 2020. The Google Store today delisted the Pixel 4a. 

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Google Store Stories December 20, 2021

The Google Home Mini launched in October of 2017 and was replaced two years later by the Nest Mini. Despite that, the original affordable speaker has remained available for sale but is now finally out of stock on the Google Store.

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Google Store Stories December 13, 2021

While announced alongside the Pixel 6, pre-orders for the 2nd-gen Pixel Stand did not open until mid-November. The new Pixel Stand is now shipping and seeing wider purchase options this week.

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Google Store Stories December 9, 2021

With holiday buying in full swing, the Google Store is following its Black Friday offerings with a handful of new deals. The most notable provides boosted trade-in values for older iPhones when purchasing the Pixel 5a.

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Google Store Stories November 29, 2021

An issue with the Google Store checkout means that for some buyers, any store credit you have cannot be used with any current purchases.

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Google Store Stories November 25, 2021

Like in previous years, Made by Google is providing a “sneak peek” of holiday deals. The Google Store’s 2021 Black Friday sale will start a week before Thanksgiving, and the highlight is $50 off the Pixel 5a with 5G.

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Google Store Stories October 21, 2021

Google Store: Pixel 6 buyers that forgot to order Pixel Buds A-Series will still get the freebie

Pixel 6 pre-orderers in the US and Canada are entitled to a free pair of Pixel Buds A-Series earbuds. In the rush to order, some Google Store buyers forgot to trigger the offer. Google today told those customers that they will be getting the free headphones and don’t have to do anything but wait.

Google Store Stories October 20, 2021

Google Store opens waitlist if your desired Pixel 6 model is out of stock

Following yesterday’s ordering difficulties, the Google Store has remained in operation for prospective Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro buyers. However, if your desired Pixel 6 model is not available, a waitlist is now available.

Yesterday the Google Store went down amid the launch of the Pixel 6, finally allowing orders to be placed hours later only for excited fans and eager new customers to see shipping dates slip back for months. Now, the Google Store has updated Pixel 6 shipping times for many.

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Google Store Stories October 19, 2021

Pixel 6 trade-ins are worth up to $600, but Pixel 3 owners won’t even get $100

Trade-ins and financing are the name of the game for smartphones sold in the US, and Google is, of course, offerings those options for Pixel 6 buyers in its own Google Store. However, values aren’t all that impressive.

[Update: Fixed] It’s not just you, the Google Store is struggling amid Pixel 6 launch

The Pixel 6 is finally here and pre-orders are technically open, but unfortunately, the best place to buy a Pixel 6, the Google Store, is struggling to keep up with the launch.

Google Store Stories September 26, 2021

Despite being incorporated on September 4, 1998, Google has long celebrated its birthday on September 27. Shoppers in Europe can take advantage of a birthday hardware sale in their local Google Stores today.

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Google Store Stories September 24, 2021

For customers in the Asia-Pacific region, Google is marking its birthday a bit differently this year and using the occasion as an opportunity to promote its upcoming flagship phone. Purchasing something this weekend from one of three Google Stores will net you a discount when buying the Pixel 6 later this year.

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Google Store Stories September 19, 2021

Google has long marked its company birthday on September 27 — even though the incorporation took place earlier on September 4. In recent years, international Google Stores in Europe and Asia Pacific have run deals to mark this occasion. For its 23rd birthday, Google looks to be giving Store purchasers this upcoming weekend an unspecified “offer” on the Pixel 6.

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Google Store Stories September 15, 2021

Just this week, Google has teased the Pixel 6 from a long-dead Twitter account and with 10,000 bags of potato chips. Google Store Chelsea now has the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on display.

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Google Store Stories August 9, 2021

Google today announced a new Titan Security Key with USB-C and NFC as part of a refresh to its 2FA hardware lineup. 

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Google Store Stories August 3, 2021

On Friday, the Google Store introduced a permanent Chromecast with Google TV and Stadia Controller “package.” The Stadia Controller is now seeing a $10 price cut to $59.99.

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Google Store Stories July 30, 2021

With the launch of Stadia for Android TV last month, Google started offering a discount for those that purchased the Chromecast with Google TV and Controller together. The Google Store is making the Stadia Controller and Chromecast an official “Package” today and discounting Premiere Edition further.

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The Stadia for Android and Google TV app officially launches today — though we’ve been using it for a few days through a simple workaround. As part of that, the Google Store is offering a “special offer” that gives you a small deal when buying both the Chromecast with Google TV and Stadia Controller. 

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Google Store Stories July 28, 2021

Google is sending out a promo email to select users of older Google Home and Nest speakers to offer a discount of $25 USD on Nest Audio. The email, which went out this morning, encourages an “upgrade to Nest Audio” for better sound quality and marks down the original $99.99 price to $74.99.

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Google Store Stories July 13, 2021

Outside of Assistant displays and speakers, as well as thermostats and Wi-Fi routers, Google’s smart home lineup is quite old and due for an overhaul. Google looks to be laying the groundwork for that by selling out of the Nest Detect and removing product listings for the Nest Cam IQ Indoor and Outdoor.

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Google Store Stories July 9, 2021

Compared to previous generations, the rollout of Google’s 2020 phone lineup was much more staggered given world events. Pixel 5 and 4a 5G stock on the US Google Store is now fluctuating in a sign that supply might be limited or nearing the end.

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Google Store Stories June 30, 2021

The Fitbit Luxe was announced in mid-April but did not go on sale until earlier this month, and it’s now available at the Google Store. One advantage of buying direct is taking advantage of Google One cashback.

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Google Store Stories June 23, 2021

Some Chromecast with Google TV owners can get a Stadia Controller for 50% off

Stadia for Google TV officially launches today, and to celebrate, some Chromecast owners are getting a 50% discount on the Stadia Controller.

Google Store Stories June 21, 2021

Back in April, Google Workspace for Nonprofits became available with deals on plan upgrades. Google for Nonprofit users now have a new perk where they can get discounts on Google Store products, like the Nest Wifi.

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Google Store Stories June 20, 2021

Some Pixel Buds A-Series owners are getting a $10 Google Store credit

Announced at the start of this month, Made by Google’s latest earbuds went on sale last week. Some of those Pixel Buds A-Series buyers are now getting a $10 credit for the Google Store.

Google Store Stories June 18, 2021

Google will not restock Nest Detect after current inventory sells out

Google released a new batch of Nest Detect sensors to help existing Nest Secure owners expand their systems in March. In an email today, the company said the Nest Detect will no longer be available after the current inventory runs out.

Google Store Stories June 17, 2021

The first permanent Google Store just opened this morning, and the company has provided a few more details about logistics, like opening hours for the Chelsea location and how shopping works.

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Google Store Stories June 16, 2021

Tomorrow, the first permanent Google retail store opens its doors to the public in a project that the company has been working toward since 2016. Since there’s only one — with the company steadfastly not commenting on whether there will be more, here’s a tour of the site in New York.

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Google Store Stories June 14, 2021

Last month, Google announced that its hardware division would be opening a permanent retail location. Google Store Chelsea is now set to open this coming Thursday in New York City at 10 a.m. ET.

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Google Store Stories May 28, 2021

Ahead of the opening this summer, we got a sneak peek yesterday at the first Google Store in New York City. The company has said that the retail location is an “important next step” for its hardware division. For prospective visitors, what are you most looking forward to doing at a Google Store?

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Google Store Stories May 27, 2021

Stadia will make its retail debut at upcoming NYC Google Store [Updated]

Google’s upcoming retail store in New York City will mark the first time Stadia and its hardware are sold in an in-person store.

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