Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted: An Android Pie release schedule, Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 2, Microsoft 10 update snafu, everything coming to Netflix. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Here’s Every Phone Getting Android Pie (And When)
    Unlike iOS where everyone receives an operating system update at the same time, Android updates are a bit… scattered. Google devices always get the update first, but devices from other manufacturers can take weeks or months to receive an update if they do at all.
  2. Microsoft’s Windows 10 October Update Has Turned Into A Huge MessMicrosoft has announced the removal of the Windows 10 1809 release following numerous complaints about user files being deleted. Here’s what to do if you’ve already begun an install.
  3. Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL: Australian Pricing, Specs And Release Date
    Google has finally unveiled its Android smartphones for 2018 – the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There are a host of new hardware additions compared to last year’s phones, including a notched display on the XL. If you’re planning on grabbing a Pixel 3 or a Pixel 3 XL, here’s everything you need to know, including Australian pricing, release date and specifications.
  4. The Essential Android Apps For 2018
    Which Android app is worth a spot on your new smartphone or tablet? Trying to find the very best of the best is a challenging process, because there are millions of apps to pick from on the Google Play Store. Even if you just scan Google’s “top free” or “top paid” list on a daily basis, you’ll miss out on a lot of digital gems. Allow us to help you out with our freshly updated Lifehacker Pack for Android.
  5. Everything Coming To Netflix Australia This Week (Oct 8)
    October is shaping up to be a damn good month for Netflix releases, and this week is no exception. Here are the newly added shows and movies you can catch this week, October 8 to 14, on Netflix.
  6. The Most Googled ‘How To’ On The Internet
    Google recently released a visual breakdown of the most popular “how to” searches worldwide since 2004. Curiously, the top ten features such eclectic topics as kissing, weight loss and pancakes! Here are the top ten, ranked in order.
  7. How To Get The Pixel 3’s Coolest Features On Older Pixel Models
    Google officially unveiled the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL after weeks of rumours and, unsurprisingly, they’re packed with new features and hardware that make them an appreciable upgrade over not just Google’s past Pixel smartphones, but many of their competitors as well.
  8. Google Pixel 3 Phone Range: Everything You Need To Know
    In the history of worst kept secrets ever, Google’s Pixel 3 would have to be close to the top of the list. With the alleged theft of a shipment of phones trumping the infamous “found it in a bar” iPhone 4 leak, we know a lot about the Google flagship smartphone that will be announced during the wee hours of Wednesday 10 October 2018. Here’s everything we know about the Google Pixel 3 so far.
  9. Five Things Google Messed Up In Android Pie
    Android Pie has been around for a few weeks now and, while it’s been well received by most, it’s not perfect. While some features make sense, such as moving select top bar elements to accommodate the notch in the Pixel 3 XL, other “features” have been less popular. Here are some things Android Pie needs to get right sooner rather than later.
  10. Google Pixel 3 Vs Google Pixel 2: What’s Different?
    Google’s new Pixel phone isn’t so much a revolution as a solid improvement: like this year’s iPhones, Google is making incremental changes this year. If you’re wondering whether it’s worth going for the shiny new Pixel 3 over the now sure-to-be-discounted Pixel 2, read on.

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