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Report: Google dogfooding Android 4.4.3; next KitKat build just weeks away from public consumption?

Report: Google dogfooding Android 4.4.3; next KitKat build just weeks away from public consumption?

posted: 09 Apr 2014, 19:35

As March was winding down, we told you about Android 4.4.3 and warned you not to expect much more than a number of bug fixes. The number one fix deals with camera issues that has...

Android 4.4.3 coming soon to a Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 (2013) near you?

Android 4.4.3 coming soon to a Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 (2013) near you?

posted: 30 Mar 2014, 11:26

Recent leaks pertaining to Android 4.4.3 have been boiled down to specific versions of the update for the Nexus 5 handset and the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet. The version for the former is codenamed "Hammerhead" and carries...

Verizon now sells the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014, offers Google's Nexus 7 2013 for $49.99 on contract

Verizon now sells the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014, offers Google's Nexus 7 2013 for $49.99 on contract

posted: 13 Mar 2014, 23:21

Samsung's LTE-ready Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 can be purchased at Verizon for $699.99 outright, or $599.99 with a new contract agreement for 2 years...

Want ART on your Android 4.4 powered Nexus 5,4, 7 and 10? Here's how

Want ART on your Android 4.4 powered Nexus 5,4, 7 and 10? Here's how

posted: 01 Mar 2014, 14:52

You might recall that back in November, we told you how Android 4.4 features Android RunTime on an experimental basis. The runtime environment is actually disabled on Android 4.4 as the Dalvik VM continues to use its...

Asus shows off charging docks for the Nexus 7 (2013)

Asus shows off charging docks for the Nexus 7 (2013)

posted: 26 Feb 2014, 22:12

Asus has produced a video showing off a couple of new accessories for the Nexus 7 (2013). The Asus Dock for the Nexus 7 (2013) is built for the Nexus 7 only, and uses a built in USB port to recharge the tablet while the dock supports...

Best Buy offers deals starting Sunday for Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, HTC One and more

Best Buy offers deals starting Sunday for Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, HTC One and more

posted: 15 Feb 2014, 12:23

Looking to pick up an Apple iPhone on the cheap? On Sunday, Best Buy is offering $50 off the price of any iPhone model. The discounts will be in effect until February 22nd, which is...

Nexus 7 updated to support Verizon LTE

Nexus 7 updated to support Verizon LTE

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 20:50

It has been a really long road, but the Nexus 7 is finally going to make it to Verizon tomorrow; and, in preparation for the release, Google has pushed out a software update for the tablet that brings full support for Verizon's LTE network. And, when...

32GB Nexus 7 priced at $349.99, hits Verizon starting February 13th

32GB Nexus 7 priced at $349.99, hits Verizon starting February 13th

posted: 10 Feb 2014, 20:53

Last Friday, we told you that Verizon would be offering the Nexus 7 (2013) starting on February 13th, so it might not be much of a surprise when we tell you that this is now official. Verizon says that it will offer...

Nexus 7 (2013) may be available through Verizon on February 13th

Nexus 7 (2013) may be available through Verizon on February 13th

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 12:13

It has been a long and frustrating road for Nexus 7 users trying to use the LTE version of the tablet on Verizon. When Verizon purchased its C Block spectrum, which is used for its LTE network, it promised to run an "open"...

How to root, unlock, flash and tweak any Nexus device

How to root, unlock, flash and tweak any Nexus device

posted: 23 Jan 2014, 06:39

Gather round, gather round! Do you happen to own a relatively modern Nexus device? Great! Today, we'll be showing you how to very easily do a number of tweaks and changes on your Nexus smartphone or tablet with the use of a genius toolbox...

Take 25% off the price of a Nexus case from the Google Play Store

Take 25% off the price of a Nexus case from the Google Play Store

posted: 21 Jan 2014, 18:20

Need some protection for your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7? Now would be a great time to buy one of the protective cases offered offered on the Google Play Store. Why? Because for a limited time only, the cases are priced at 25%...

Info on Nexus 7 docks posted by Asus, but still no way to buy in the U.S.

Info on Nexus 7 docks posted by Asus, but still no way to buy in the U.S.

posted: 20 Jan 2014, 19:27

Accessories are something of a hit or miss when it comes to Nexus devices. There are plenty of 3rd party options for cases, docks, and other accessories, but the selection directly from Google or the actual device...

Ubuntu Touch drops Nexus 7 and 10 support, won't add Nexus 5 support yet

Ubuntu Touch drops Nexus 7 and 10 support, won't add Nexus 5 support yet

posted: 13 Jan 2014, 17:21

So far in its development, Ubuntu Touch has been focused on Nexus devices. Canonical has officially supported the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, 7, and 10, and has let the Ubuntu Community handle building support for other...

Best Buy offering 16GB Nexus 7 for $199 with $25 Google Play gift card

Best Buy offering 16GB Nexus 7 for $199 with $25 Google Play gift card

posted: 01 Jan 2014, 01:39

You say you want a 16GB Nexus 7? Well, Best Buy has the Wi-Fi enabled slate in black for just $199 and because you're a nice guy (or gal), the big box retailer will toss in a $25 Google Play gift card. Sound enticing?...

No place like home: Android 4.4.2 Factory Images posted for Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

No place like home: Android 4.4.2 Factory Images posted for Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

posted: 11 Dec 2013, 19:53

Consider Factory Images to be the 'Red Ruby' slippers for hackers and modders. Whenever you've lost you way and need to return home to the latest Android build, you put the Factory Images on...

KitKat India reverses field, will send out Nexus 7(2013) to contest winners

KitKat India reverses field, will send out Nexus 7(2013) to contest winners

posted: 11 Dec 2013, 15:05

Yesterday, we told you the heartbreaking story of 1000 contest winners in India (cue sad violin music) who thought that they had won the Nexus 7 (2013) courtesy of KitKat India. But when the tablet that the...

Official Nexus 7 folio case now available in Google Play

Official Nexus 7 folio case now available in Google Play

posted: 10 Dec 2013, 17:14

The Google Play Store just keeps getting new items in the devices section today. We've already seen two new Google Play Edition devices - the LG G Pad 8.3 and the Sony Z Ultra - as well as the new white Nexus 7. Now, if maybe you...

32GB White Nexus 7 now available in Google Play

32GB White Nexus 7 now available in Google Play

posted: 10 Dec 2013, 13:42

Today is shaping up to be a big day for the Google Play Store. We've already seen the release of the first Google Play Edition (GPE) tablet - the LG G Pad 8.3 - and the first GPE phablet - the Sony Z Ultra. Now, to go along with the new additions...

Indian KitKat contest winners get the shaft, receive last year's Nexus 7 and not the 2013 edition

Indian KitKat contest winners get the shaft, receive last year's Nexus 7 and not the 2013 edition

posted: 09 Dec 2013, 04:16

Very few of us can say no to a tasty KitKat treat, which is precisely why we got super-excited when we first heard of a contest, organized by Nestle and Google, which will allow a...

Google giving employees holiday gift of Nexus 5 or Nexus 7?

Google giving employees holiday gift of Nexus 5 or Nexus 7?

posted: 06 Dec 2013, 15:04

A published report on Friday, if true, is going to make a lot of people wish that they were employed by Google. According to the report, Google employees are getting a nice holiday gift this year from the company. A tie? A sweater?...

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