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Pixel Buds updated with gestures for skipping tracks and power controls

Pixel Buds updated with gestures for skipping tracks and power controls

Google's Pixel Buds are... divisive. That'll no longer be an issue with today's update: You can set a double tap on the right earbud to skip tracks.

During I/O 2018, the Google app gained the ability to customize what notifications get sent to Assistant headphones.

Lastly, Pixel Buds now work better when paired to multiple devices.

Google just updated is Pixel Buds so that they respond to more gestures.




The Google Pixel Buds are among the most curious launched recently by the Mountain View company accessories, which wanted to jump into the world of wireless headsets in an innovative and original way. Google has also updated the pairing of the Pixel Buds where users can now switch between devices easily just by selecting it from the Bluetooth menu on the device you want to connect to.

First up, you can triple-tap the right earbud to turn your Pixel Buds off or on, something Google says users have been requesting.

We didn't like the Pixel Buds in our review of them a year ago, thanks to a confusing Assistant experience, weird charging case, one-fit-for-all sizing, single Bluetooth connection, and the lack of controls like the ability to skip a track without voice.


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