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Android 4.4 factory images for Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 released despite no OTA updates

Android 4.4 factory images for Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 released despite no OTA updates

posted: 14 Nov 2013, 15:45

A couple days ago, Google began the rollout of the over-the-air (OTA) update of Android 4.4 KitKat to the Wi-Fi only versions of the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. Yesterday, we got the manual update packages...

Video shows the Nexus' line of phones evolution in looks and speed

Video shows the Nexus' line of phones evolution in looks and speed

posted: 06 Nov 2013, 01:58

The Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat are all the rage right now, and for a very good reason. The second consecutive offering from the Google and LG duo...

Nexus 5 camera compared against Nexus 4, spot the differences

Nexus 5 camera compared against Nexus 4, spot the differences

posted: 04 Nov 2013, 07:53

The Nexus 5 has finally arrived and we already know it offers top notch performance with the Snapdragon 800 system chip…

First ported Android 4.4 KitKat ROMs are already available for the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 (2013)

First ported Android 4.4 KitKat ROMs are already available for the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 (2013)

posted: 01 Nov 2013, 10:03

Given the growth in the Android dev space, not to mention the amount of hype surrounding the new Andoird 4.4 KitKat...

The evolution of Nexus: 5 years of change

The evolution of Nexus: 5 years of change

posted: 01 Nov 2013, 08:44

Google has taken us on quite the journey with its Nexus smartphones in the past five years. It all started in January 2010…

Nexus 4 is no longer sold on Google Play

Nexus 4 is no longer sold on Google Play

posted: 01 Nov 2013, 06:20

The Google Nexus 5 has finally arrived yesterday, on the very day of Halloween, but what some of you might not have realized is that along with its appearance on the Google Play store…

Google Nexus 5 vs Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy Nexus: specs comparison

Google Nexus 5 vs Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy Nexus: specs comparison

posted: 31 Oct 2013, 13:08

At last, the seemingly endless flurry of leaks and speculations has come to a halt as the Google Nexus 5 is finally official! And the smartphone is not looking bad at all now that we have its hardware and software specs...

Should you upgrade to the Google Nexus 5 (or not)

Should you upgrade to the Google Nexus 5 (or not)

posted: 31 Oct 2013, 13:04

Well, well, well, so you have an "old" Nexus 4, and you're wondering if it's worth the effort to make a switch to the new Nexus 5? Well, the fact that the newer device has a technological advantage is more than indisputable, but for some...

Best Google Nexus 5 alternatives

Best Google Nexus 5 alternatives

posted: 31 Oct 2013, 13:03

The newly-announced Nexus 5 is surely a big deal. While it's not necessarily an achievement of technology or engineering, its super-affordable price and stock Android OS do make it one very exciting proposition...

Probable LTE Nexus 4 passes through Bluetooth SIG

Probable LTE Nexus 4 passes through Bluetooth SIG

posted: 25 Oct 2013, 11:33

There have been rumors that Google may be introducing the Nexus 5 at a slightly higher price point (although Google Play's "accidental" posting don't support the idea), and adding in an official LTE variant of the Nexus 4 as the low-end model...

Google Nexus 5 delayed by government shutdown?

Google Nexus 5 delayed by government shutdown?

posted: 15 Oct 2013, 20:24

October 15th was rumored to be the day that both the Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 would be unveiled, but with only hours left in the day, that doesn't appear to be the case; still, the rumor network remains open for business and among the...

Rumor talks Nexus 5 price, and possible Nexus 4 LTE model

Rumor talks Nexus 5 price, and possible Nexus 4 LTE model

posted: 15 Oct 2013, 09:05

Remember back when Google redesigned the Nexus landing page and left open some room for speculation by labeling the phone section with the plural "phones"? We had hoped against hope that little clue would mean two new Nexus handsets...

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 3: iPad 5's screen, Lumia 1520, Nexus 5's design, updates for the Nexus 4 and more

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 3: iPad 5's screen, Lumia 1520, Nexus 5's design, updates for the Nexus 4 and more

posted: 26 Sep 2013, 10:23

It's time for another Q&A episode, and boy do we have some sizzling-hot topics to discuss this time! We've gotten questions about the iPad 5's screen, the Lumia 1520's screen,...

Passing the bar: a brief history of prototypes found on bar floors

Passing the bar: a brief history of prototypes found on bar floors

posted: 18 Sep 2013, 01:40

The word that an alleged prototype of the Google Nexus 5 was found on the floor of a bar the other day and photographed should not be a surprise to anyone who has followed the industry over the last few years; almost...

With the Nexus 5 looming, the Nexus 4 is sold out on Google Play for good

With the Nexus 5 looming, the Nexus 4 is sold out on Google Play for good

posted: 16 Sep 2013, 22:43

Just about 3 weeks ago, Google dropped the price of the Nexus 4 by $100. Last week, the 8GB model of the Nexus 4 sold out, and sources said that the device would not be coming back. This made perfect sense because...

8GB Nexus 4 sold out in Google Play, unlikely to return

8GB Nexus 4 sold out in Google Play, unlikely to return

posted: 03 Sep 2013, 00:04

We're actually a bit surprised that it has taken this long after Google dropped the price of the 8GB Nexus 4 to just $199. Maybe Google had more stock of the 8GB model than you might think. Still, it took just a touch under one week...

Recent Nexus 4 buyers have 15 days to get a $100 refund

Recent Nexus 4 buyers have 15 days to get a $100 refund

posted: 28 Aug 2013, 09:57

Yesterday, Google made some news by dropping the price of the already very inexpensive Nexus 4, but naturally that left open some questions about what would happen to those who had just purchased the Nexus 4 before the price drop...

Google cuts Nexus 4 price by $100, now starting at $199 on Google Play

Google cuts Nexus 4 price by $100, now starting at $199 on Google Play

posted: 27 Aug 2013, 20:41

The Google Nexus 4 was already one of the best deals available on its unlocked pricing, but a new price drop has brought it to the point where you might pick one up on impulse to be a backup device and no one would...

Google Nexus 4 gets update to fix security issues

Google Nexus 4 gets update to fix security issues

posted: 20 Aug 2013, 17:31

The Google Nexus 4 is getting a software update on Tuesday; this is a lightweight maintenance update that weighs in at a puny 1.8MB and is listed as software version JWR66Y. The information comes from T-Mobile's website which shows that the...

Qualcomm to blame for missing Nexus factory images, and Jean-Baptiste Quéru

Qualcomm to blame for missing Nexus factory images, and Jean-Baptiste Quéru "quitting AOSP"

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 18:39

It has been a pretty rough time for Jean-Baptiste Quéru recently. JBQ is (was?) the affable software engineer at Google who was maintained the images/binaries for the Android Open Source...

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