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Google's Project Fi now supports tablets, including two iOS models

Google's Project Fi now supports tablets, including two iOS models

posted: 15 Dec 2015, 22:55

Google's Project Fi hybrid MVNO allows users to use Wi-Fi Hotspots for voice, text and data. When out of range, subscribers are connected to either the Sprint or T-Mobile network. Project Fi members can choose from three...

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...

Asus Chairman explains why we didn't get a 3rd generation Nexus 7

Asus Chairman explains why we didn't get a 3rd generation Nexus 7

posted: 23 Oct 2015, 04:39

Asus chairman Jonney Shih sat down to talk with tech site Trusted Reviews and, among the things discussed, was a possible continuation of the Nexus 7 line. As you probably remember, Asus collaborated with Google on two...

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,...

Second-generation Nexus 7 updated to Android 5.1.1 by Verizon, includes Stagefright fix

Second-generation Nexus 7 updated to Android 5.1.1 by Verizon, includes Stagefright fix

posted: 17 Aug 2015, 12:43

The Nexus 7 tablet has been updated to Android 5.1.1 by Verizon. At the same time, the OTA update includes a patch to protect the slate from the Stagefright exploit. The latter uses a malicious...

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...

Nexus 7 yanked out of Google's online store

Nexus 7 yanked out of Google's online store

posted: 25 Apr 2015, 12:14

The Nexus 7 is no longer available from the Google Store. The stock Android slate recently ran into some major trouble when both the OG and second-generation model received the update to Android 5.0. Some of those who tried to update the slate found...

Android 5.0 update bricks Nexus 7 slabs

Android 5.0 update bricks Nexus 7 slabs

posted: 11 Apr 2015, 10:07

For some Nexus 7 owners (both the first and second-gen models), the thrill of updating their tablet to Android 5.0 quickly turned into horror when the update bricked their pride and joy. And to make matters worse, it seems that Asus and Google are not...

Android 5.0.2 factory image for the cellular enabled Nexus 7 (both generations) is now here

Android 5.0.2 factory image for the cellular enabled Nexus 7 (both generations) is now here

posted: 31 Jan 2015, 09:34

Google has finally posted the Android 5.0.2 factory image for the first and second generation cellular enabled Nexus 7 tablets. Earlier this month, the Android 5.0.2 factory image was made...

Android 5.0.2 factory images posted for Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2013) tablets

Android 5.0.2 factory images posted for Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2013) tablets

posted: 16 Jan 2015, 13:37

On Friday, Google posted factory images of Android 5.0.2 for both the Nexus 7 (2013) and the Nexus 10 tablets. Last month, the OG Nexus 7 received an update to Android 5.0.2 as well as a factory image for the...

Feedly updates its iOS and Android apps

Feedly updates its iOS and Android apps

posted: 17 Nov 2014, 10:25

News feed reader Feedly has updated both its iOS, and Android app. On the iOS side, the update optimizes the news reader for the 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6, and the 5.5-inch Apple iPhone 6 Plus. It adds iOS 8 sharing extensions, tagging, and improves the...

Android 5.0 makes Silent mode disappear on Android phones

Android 5.0 makes Silent mode disappear on Android phones

posted: 15 Nov 2014, 13:22

Those who have installed Android 5.0 on their Nexus handset, have discovered that the latest build of Android pulls off a magic trick. It makes the silent mode disappear. On a KitKat powered phone, turning down the volume to zero...

Wi-Fi bug affects Android 5.0 users

Wi-Fi bug affects Android 5.0 users

posted: 13 Nov 2014, 11:44

A mysterious Wi-Fi bug is affecting those using a device powered by the latest build of Google's open source OS. Reports have been coming into the developer-preview website, starting with a Nexus 5 that had trouble hooking up to a Wi-Fi signal. Since the...

Android 5.0 certified for both Nexus 7 tablets, release on track

Android 5.0 certified for both Nexus 7 tablets, release on track

posted: 20 Oct 2014, 19:08

We know that Android 5.0 Lollipop is on the way soon. Google said last week that the update would be coming to Nexus devices "in the coming weeks", and the SDK and preview images for the Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) have already...

Nexus 7 gets update to Android 4.4.4 one day after Google posts the factory image for the new build

Nexus 7 gets update to Android 4.4.4 one day after Google posts the factory image for the new build

posted: 03 Oct 2014, 02:01

The Nexus 7 (2013) has received an update to Android 4.4.4. This small OTA package is heading for your tablet, weighing just 2.4MB. The new Android OS build offers some minor bug...

Refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) now available at a steal

Refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) now available at a steal

posted: 22 Aug 2014, 09:11

A set of refurbished 2nd generation Nexus 7 tablets are now available at the tempting price of $129.99 from online retailer Woot! The factory reconditioned devices come with a limit of 3 per customer, which means you can even buy some...

Virgin America flight crews taking off with the Nexus 7

Virgin America flight crews taking off with the Nexus 7

posted: 16 Aug 2014, 20:57

Virgin America is outfitting its flight crews with an important piece of in-flight equipment, the Nexus 7 tablet. Called the "Crew Pad," the stock Android tablet will be replacing all other slates in the airline's fleet. Passengers...

Android 4.4.3 update now coming OTA to your Nexus device

Android 4.4.3 update now coming OTA to your Nexus device

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 18:21

Earlier this morning, we told you that Google had loaded the Android 4.4.3 factory images for the Nexus line up. This means that if your Nexus 5 got screwed up while you were modifying it, you can tap your heels three times, load...

Android 4.4.3 factory images released for Nexus models

Android 4.4.3 factory images released for Nexus models

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 06:14

For those whose Nexus device needs to find its way home, Google has released the Android 4.4.3 factory image for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. The release for the Nexus 7 (2013) does not include the version...

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...

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