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Nexus 7 yanked out of Google's online store

Nexus 7 yanked out of Google's online store

posted: 4 days ago, 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...

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...

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 image and OTA update now available for OG Nexus 7

Android 5.0.2 factory image and OTA update now available for OG Nexus 7

posted: 20 Dec 2014, 17:41

Less than a week ago, Google made the Android 5.0.1 Factory Image available for the Nexus 5. A few days before that, T-Mobile's Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 each received an update to Android 5.0.1. And earlier this month,...

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 Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 7 (2012) leaks - possibly final

Android Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 7 (2012) leaks - possibly final

posted: 12 Nov 2014, 02:07

A leakster has told the guys over at Android Police that Lollipop signed factory images for the Nexus 7 (2012) can be found on Google's servers. Their build is LRX21P, which the leakster claims is most likely...

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...

Google pushes out Android 4.4.4 to Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google pushes out Android 4.4.4 to Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 20:14

On Thursday, Google started sending Android 4.4.4 to stock Android models like the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. For those keeping score, the new build is KTU84P. Factory Images for the new build...

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...

Buy the Wi-Fi or HSPA+ Nexus 7 (2012) from Groupon for just $149.99

Buy the Wi-Fi or HSPA+ Nexus 7 (2012) from Groupon for just $149.99

posted: 06 Feb 2014, 01:59

Looking for a good deal on a 7 inch Android tablet? Groupon is offering the 32GB Nexus 7 (2012) in either Wi-Fi only, or 3G/4G (via HSPA+) over the AT&T or T-Mobile networks, for $149.99. That happens to be a 40% savings...

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...

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...

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...

Study shows that video playbacks look better on Android 4.3 than on Android 4.4

Study shows that video playbacks look better on Android 4.3 than on Android 4.4

posted: 30 Nov 2013, 15:04

A company called OptoFidelity conducted some tests using its own OptoFidelity VideoMultimeter and various versions of the Nexus 7 tablet. The tests revealed that video playbacks look better on Android 4.3...

$120 for the Nexus 7 2012? Yes, thanks to a limited offer on Groupon

$120 for the Nexus 7 2012? Yes, thanks to a limited offer on Groupon

posted: 27 Nov 2013, 03:55

It truly is beginning to feel like Christmas, or at least the flurry of promotions available today, and during the upcoming Black Friday get us in the appropriate kind of mood...

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...

How to manually update your Nexus 7 (both) and Nexus 10 to Android 4.4 KitKat

How to manually update your Nexus 7 (both) and Nexus 10 to Android 4.4 KitKat

posted: 13 Nov 2013, 16:54

Let's face it: waiting is for suckers. Google may have started the rollout of the Android 4.4 KitKat updates for its Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets, but the problem with a rollout is that you have to wait until...

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