Google is releasing an update for its Pixel Buds A-Series wireless headphones, which will add a bass slider, volume compensation adjustment for better bass and treble response at low volumes, and a nice improvement in connectivity. (via Droid-Life). Since the Buds are only $ 99 (or free, if you got them with a Pixel 6 or 6 Pro pre-order), it’s nice to see Google adding new features through software updates.
As we learned earlier today, the Pixel Buds will have more control over bass response. Heads previously had a bass boost option, but now you can crank up the bass using a four-step slider, and you can even lower it a notch if that’s what you want. prefer.
Google also says that if the Pixel Buds A-Series can’t connect to the last device you used them with, they’ll try to revert to the device they were connected to before. For example, if you were to use the headphones with your laptop currently turned off, they might automatically connect to your phone when you remove them from the case if you had them connected to your phone before using them with your computer.
Google says the update, version 282, should be “rolled out in the next few days” and will install automatically if you’re using a Pixel running Android 10 or higher or if you’re using a phone with Android 6 or higher that has it. Pixel Buds app is installed (as long as it is allowed to see nearby devices). If you don’t like waiting for automatic updates, Google also provides instructions on how to manually check for an update.