Doubling the number of units shipped is a good step for Google even if you don't take that number at face value.
The bad news, however, is that Google Pixel devices have barely made a dent in the smartphone market, especially compared to the sales figures of Apple's iPhone.
As hinted above, Google could have more success in attracting consumers by expanding the availability of the Pixel line. Apple also has deals with all the major carriers in the United States, putting iPhones in even more retail locations with even more salespeople. Lastly, Google Pixel smartphones are only available through Verizon, while the iPhone models are available in all carriers. However, looking at the big picture, Google still has a lot of catching up to do.
One thing that's clearly impacting sales is distribution. While the numbers are not great in the global smartphone market, it shows steady growth for the company's lineup. Samsung, with a wider range of price points, is the smartphone sales leader with 317.3 million phones shipped in 2017, according to IDC. People are much more willing to buy a cheaper product, and Google's nascent hardware brand might have a harder time convincing people to pay top-dollar.
This April, millions of Christians all around the world will celebrate Easter, the holiest day in Christianity. Mix it with Shrove Tuesday, that Eve-of-Lent bacchanalia meant to be a last blast before the fasting begins.
The FBI informed the White House of these charges, which held up Mr Porter's application for a permanent security clearance. He had denied the allegations and alleged that he "was the victim of repeated physical violence" during his marriage.
If you ever pick up a pizza pie and don't finish it all in one sitting, we got some reheating instructions from a pro. Those items include everything from a medium two-topping pizza to an eight-piece chicken wing meal, and so much more.
This historic picture was taken on February 14th, 1990 (Valentine's Day) at the behest of famed astronomer Carl Sagan. As part of the probes mission to rendezvous with a KBO, the team was searching for forward-scattering rings or dust.
As the first immediate member of the North's ruling family to visit South Korea, Kim was swarmed by the local news media. Blue House spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom cited Moon as replying: "Let's create the environment for that to be able to happen".
The Reds endured a frustrating afternoon at St James' Park and were beaten 1-0 after a second-half victor from Matt Ritchie . Manchester United play Spanish giants Sevilla in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League clash on Wednesday.
And while playing the Suns helped revitalize the Warriors defense it also did wonders for a couple struggling players. They got outscored by 3.7 points per 100 possessions over that stretch, which was well below the league average.
The women's giant slalom was to feature 81 skiers, headlined by competition favourite Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States. Men and women shared race days at the 2006 Turin Olympics and 1998 Nagano Olympics, for example.
He said National Transportation Safety Board officials were expected at the crash scene to begin investigating the cause. The four survivors were airlifted to a Nevada hospital while crews were recovering the three bodies, authorities said.
Instead of a gentle glide, it slammed into the ocean at around 300 miles per hour , just over 300 feet from the floating platform. The Falcon Heavy core booster for instance missed its sea-based target and pretty much wrecked it in the process.
This was in line with President Rodrigo Duterte's armed forces modernization program. In 2014, the Philippines also bought eight Bell 412 helicopters from Bell Helicopter.
Issok: PSG ready for Real Madrid - Emery
The former United man was part of the PSG squad that blew away a 4-0 lead in the first leg to suffer a 6-1 defeat in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 last season.
Woods signals days of being warm and cuddly Tiger are over
Jordan Spieth will be looking to re-find his putting touch - he's now 193 on the strokes gained putting stats on the PGA Tour . The folks playing host to the Genesis Open this week got the hype going Monday posting a 60-second Q&A with Tiger Woods .
Robust IIP data points to manufacturing revival
Mel Stride, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, said: "The good news is that inflation is expected to fall this year". Core consumer price inflation - excluding food, energy, alcohol and tobacco - rose to 2.7 per cent from 2.5 per cent.
Google is bringing Instant one-tap replies to messaging apps
The project is still in very early stages of development, and not much is known about it, other than the fact that it exists. Reply will also have an auto-responder, plus a " do not disturb " mode for those times when you're on holiday, or driving.
Armed man killed after breaking into gaming YouTubers' home
Austin authorities indicated that "it was apparent that Giles' sole intent was to cause harm to someone who resides there". As police arrived on scene, a Lincoln sedan with New Mexico plates was seen backing out of the driveway to the home.
Zuma's future in Ramaphosa's hands
The occasion marked the first time Mandela addressed South Africans after 27 years in prison for opposing apartheid. The demonstrations would have been timed to coincide with a parliamentary vote of no-confidence on February 22.
Patriots Bringing Back Joe Judge Along With Josh McDaniels
These include roster construction, salary cap management, et cetera, which was extremely valuable in McDaniels' decision to stay. He has not picked up a football, but he is throwing balls, working on arm speed. "No, I'm not going to do any comments".
Chris Mazdzer Wins US's First Men's Singles Olympic Luge Medal
On Sunday, he'll try to win a historic medal for Team U.S.A using the same technique that has proven effective for him so far. But everything fell apart in the final run as Loch looked a shell of his self, unable to control his line down the hill.
President Trump signs spending bill
Paul, a fiscal conservative , used procedural tactics to block the Senate from voting on the bill before the midnight deadline. In floor speeches Thursday night, Paul lambasted his fellow Republicans for supporting a bill that will worsen the deficit .
Russia: Aircraft with 71 on board crashes near Moscow
Plane crashes are common in Russian Federation , where airlines often operate ageing aircraft in testing flying conditions. All 71 people travelling on a Russian plane which crashed near Moscow have been killed, according to Russian authorities.