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Still hope for the Nexus 5 as Google starts testing Android N on the device

Still hope for the Nexus 5 as Google starts testing Android N on the device

posted: 10 Mar 2016, 02:01

Yesterday, when Google introduced the Android N Developer Preview, it announced that the new build of the Android OS was available for stock Android phones like the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6 and the Nexus...

Deal: the original Google Nexus 5 is available for $139.99

Deal: the original Google Nexus 5 is available for $139.99

posted: 09 Feb 2016, 20:36

Though the original Nexus 5 will celebrate its third birthday later this year, it still offers a decent array...

So, Mulder and Scully are using the Nexus 5 and 6 in the new X-Files miniseries!

So, Mulder and Scully are using the Nexus 5 and 6 in the new X-Files miniseries!

posted: 02 Feb 2016, 03:18

Watching the first episode, those among you with a keen eye may have already spotted Mulder and Scully using Nexus phones! More specifically, Duchovny's character rocks the original, two-years-old-and-counting...

Android 6.0.1 adds camera quick launch to Nexus 5, 6, 7, and 9

Android 6.0.1 adds camera quick launch to Nexus 5, 6, 7, and 9

posted: 07 Dec 2015, 17:39

As you should have already seen, the rollout of Android 6.0.1 has begun and the factory images are available for download. It is no surprise that the update adds new emoji, since that info had been leaked before, but the other...

Google VP says that LG is the best partner for engineering Nexus handsets

Google VP says that LG is the best partner for engineering Nexus handsets

posted: 13 Oct 2015, 09:31

Considering that LG has been the company behind three Nexus handsets, comments made by Google executive David Burke are not surprising. Burke, the vice president of Android engineering at Google, said in a video...

Android 6.0 rollout announced and factory images live for Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Nexus Player

Android 6.0 rollout announced and factory images live for Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Nexus Player

posted: 05 Oct 2015, 12:50

Today is the day that Google promised the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to start rolling out to Nexus users and while we have yet to hear about over-the-air (OTA) updates hitting devices,...

Google Nexus 5X: the specs review

Google Nexus 5X: the specs review

posted: 29 Sep 2015, 16:48

lthough the "revived" Nexus 5 doesn't feature the most powerful or innovative spec sheet on the market, it nevertheless packs some interesting and very promising technology, such as a Sony camera sensor that the company kept strictly for camcorders so far....

The Nexus wars! Google Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5: specs comparison

The Nexus wars! Google Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5: specs comparison

posted: 29 Sep 2015, 13:22

It has finally been announced – a Google Nexus that goes back to its 5" roots (5.2" to be exact), made again by LG. A lot of you may have felt disappointed by the Nexus 6 of 2014 due to its very niche class – a...

Nexus 5 standby time increases sharply after installing Android M

Nexus 5 standby time increases sharply after installing Android M

posted: 07 Jun 2015, 21:16

Android M is going to have a few interesting and exciting features. One of them is called Doze and is activated when your Android handset is inactive for a period of time. With Doze, the phone goes into a deeper sleep...

Google has a Nexus 5 with a fingerprint scanner

Google has a Nexus 5 with a fingerprint scanner

posted: 01 Jun 2015, 05:31

The Nexus 5 is now officially discontinued and there is no way to officially buy a brand new one in the United States. And yes, we’re upset that there is no regular-sized phone to represent the best of stock Android…

Android 5.1.1 OTA updates and factory images hit certain Nexus devices

Android 5.1.1 OTA updates and factory images hit certain Nexus devices

posted: 20 May 2015, 22:37

Google has had a busy day rolling out the Android 5.1.1 build to a few stock Android Nexus devices. Some of the phones and tablets received an OTA update and also had the Android 5.1.1 factory image posted. The latter...

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact topped the smartphone sales list in Japan from April 4th through the 10th

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact topped the smartphone sales list in Japan from April 4th through the 10th

posted: 16 May 2015, 12:38

GfK is the agency in Japan that publishes a weekly list of top smartphone sellers in the country. With Sony being a home town brand, and with the Japanese having favored the Xperia...

Nexus 5 camera app crashing after the Android 5.1 Lollipop update

Nexus 5 camera app crashing after the Android 5.1 Lollipop update

posted: 14 Apr 2015, 02:48

After having the Android 5.1 Lollipop update brick some Nexus 7 units, now users are reporting a bunch of Nexus 5 users have been reporting camera troubles following the Android 5.1 software OTA update...

7 old flagships that you can buy as great mid-range smartphones right now (March 2015)

7 old flagships that you can buy as great mid-range smartphones right now (March 2015)

posted: 30 Mar 2015, 09:28

The debate on whether it's better to buy an old flagship or a brand new mid-range smartphone is an old an undying one, as opinions seem to be, in most cases, split right down the middle. It is...

Nexus 6, Nexus 5 both receive latest version of the Android 5.1 Factory Image

Nexus 6, Nexus 5 both receive latest version of the Android 5.1 Factory Image

posted: 26 Mar 2015, 09:29

The Nexus 6 has received its third Android 5.1 Factory Image. Version number LMY47I replaces version LMY47E, which in turn was a replacement for version LMY47D. The Factory Image is used by those owning a...

LG once again is the rumor mill's guess as the manufacturer of the next Nexus handset

LG once again is the rumor mill's guess as the manufacturer of the next Nexus handset

posted: 19 Mar 2015, 09:19

A visit by Google engineers to LG headquarters this past Monday has the rumor mill buzzing that the manufacturer will be called upon once again, to produce a new stock Android Nexus handset. Earlier...

LG once again is the rumor mill's guess as the manufacturer of the next Nexus handset

LG once again is the rumor mill's guess as the manufacturer of the next Nexus handset

posted: 19 Mar 2015, 09:19

A visit by Google engineers to LG headquarters this past Monday has the rumor mill buzzing that the manufacturer will be called upon once again, to produce a new stock Android Nexus handset. Earlier...

Nexus 5 receives OTA update to Android 5.1

Nexus 5 receives OTA update to Android 5.1

posted: 18 Mar 2015, 23:13

One of our loyal readers has informed us that his Nexus 5 has been updated to Android 5.1. This isn't terribly shocking considering that Google had already released the Android 5.1 Factory Image for the LG produced stock Android phone. We actually...

Google posts Android 5.1 factory image for Nexus 5, OG Nexus 7 Wi-Fi and Nexus 10

Google posts Android 5.1 factory image for Nexus 5, OG Nexus 7 Wi-Fi and Nexus 10

posted: 09 Mar 2015, 21:41

Now that Android 5.1 has been officially introduced by Google, it is time to update the factory image for the stock Android Nexus devices. Today, three of the Nexus models have received the Android 5.1...

Now we find a Nexus 5 powered by Android 5.2; Sony Xperia Z2 powered by Android 420?

Now we find a Nexus 5 powered by Android 5.2; Sony Xperia Z2 powered by Android 420?

posted: 17 Feb 2015, 23:59

On Tuesday, we showed you a Geekbench benchmark test of the Nexus 5. What made it interesting was that the phone was running Android 5.1 while being put through its paces. Not that seeing Android...

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