Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature

Android Q has a native Desktop Mode – developers can test it now!

As pointed out by some eagle-eyed Redditors, the official page on which you can enroll for the beta only lists support for the 6 previous Pixel phones right now, but a note has been added that reads "Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL will be eligible in June".

In an interview, Google's Product Manager Soniya Jobanputra said that consumers spending almost as much as they are spending on the Pixel 3a (the sub-$500 segment) demand flexibility from their smartphones. And it now appears to be slowing down the Pixel 3a, as well as older Pixel smartphones. Nexus phones were never huge sellers, but they were sorely missed when the program ended back in 2016 with the release of Google's first Pixel phone.

The one that I read and took the advice to disable Digital Wellbeing on the Pixel 3 XL was from 9 days ago, and I've been without Digital Wellbeing since and it has absolutely changed my phone.

Many Pixel users over on Reddit have complained about how slow their smartphones have gotten.

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We're not sure what the logic behind this line of thought is.

If you own a Google Pixel, you can try desktop mode by enabling a simulated display in Developer Options.

Google's Pixel phone line has always been known for a few things. Just 17% of our respondents were categorical that the most leaked device in the history of smartphones ruined their enthusiasm for it because they knew everything there was to know beforehand.

No additional details are available, but smartphone makers have been caught in the past using designs from unreleased handsets in patent applications. Over the weekend, people in Washington D.C. noticed a new billboard ad that cleverly highlights the iPhone's subpar low light camera performance while also reminding folks that it's $600 more expensive than a Pixel 3a.

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