The Google handsets that have started to receive the Android Security Update include the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P, the first generation Pixel handsets - the Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL and the newer phones the Google Pixel 2, and the Pixel 2 XL. The lawsuit alleges that it "compromises the phone's core functionality, preventing consumers from communicating by voice call and from using features like Google Assistant". In fairness, Anbar wasn't within his one-year warranty period when he reported the problem to Google, having purchased the phone in December 2016 and reporting the issue in January of this year. However, agents claim that the defect occurred in only 1 percent of products sold and assured its customers that they would be addressing the issue immediately.
Google is said to have blamed a "hairline crack in the solder connection on the audio codec". However, the lawsuit further states that even the replaced units were defected and the microphone issue persisted on the Pixel smartphones. Not to mention the majority of plaintiffs in the class action were no longer covered under their original warranty due to the intermittent nature of the flaw. A sizable number of Pixel and Pixel XL users began to report microphone issues after both phones launched in October 2016.
Rays announce plans to move to Tampa, but need money
Petersburg, where the Rays now play at Tropicana Field , Hagan said: "Ticket sales and corporate support have lagged". A deal agreed upon past year allowed the team to search for a new ballpark location through January 2019.
Specifically, Patricia Weeks of Florida and Waleed Anbar of California are taking action over Google's refusal to offer a refund or replacement for Pixel smartphones that are plagued with "defective microphones".
Google's direct communication with customers over the microphone issues appears to be limited to this page of its forums, where it advises persons with faulty phones to contact Google's support or authorized service partners if you're out of warranty. Pixel users can find this option under the Settings menu on their Pixel devices or simply by clicking on the Help Center.
Cavaliers, Isaiah Thomas take high road after Cleveland experiment didn't work
The trade deadline proved to be quite an event, resulting in a number of moves that could impact the landscape of the league. Isaiah Thomas (right), who was only traded to Cleveland Cavaliers by Boston Celtics last summer, is on the move again.
In response to Pixel 2 complaints, Google extended customers' standard warranties to two years but this does not apply to original Pixel owners.
Rep. Joe Crowley: House Dems not whipping votes on pending budget bill
President Donald Trump unexpectedly raised the possibility of closing things down again if he can't have his way on immigration. The federal government will shutter non-essential operations Thursday at midnight unless Congress passes a spending plan.