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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...

Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 to start getting Android 4.4 tonight

Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 to start getting Android 4.4 tonight

posted: 12 Nov 2013, 20:21

Good news for (many) Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 owners! Google has officially announced that the Wi-Fi only versions of the Nexus 10 as well as the Nexus 7 (2012) and Nexus 7 (2013) are slated to start getting the update to Android 4.4...

Here is how much faster the 2013 Nexus 7 is, compared against last year's Nexus 7

Here is how much faster the 2013 Nexus 7 is, compared against last year's Nexus 7

posted: 26 Jul 2013, 07:12

The new Nexus 7 (officially listed as 2013 Nexus 7) brings a lot to the table. It is not just the first ‘Retina’ compact tablet…

Tablets break the 320ppi barrier: new vs old Google Nexus 7 specs and size review

Tablets break the 320ppi barrier: new vs old Google Nexus 7 specs and size review

posted: 24 Jul 2013, 05:21

The new Nexus 7 tablet by Google is already outed, and with its 1920x1200 pixels of resolution it sports the highest pixel density ever on a tablet. The 323ppi count is just north of the 320ppi mark...

Sales of second generation Google Nexus 7 could reach 8 million units in 2013

Sales of second generation Google Nexus 7 could reach 8 million units in 2013

posted: 12 Jul 2013, 01:04

According to Industry sources, the second generation of the Google Nexus 7 will be launched at the end of this month or early next month; these sources believe that there is a chance for 8 million units of...

Nexus 7 price slashed to $179.99, could this price cut come ahead of a new model?

Nexus 7 price slashed to $179.99, could this price cut come ahead of a new model?

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 08:03

The Google Nexus 7 has become the go-to tablet if you are looking for an affordable compact slate, and now, almost a year since its launch, it is becoming even cheaper…

Upcoming Nexus 7 tablet with record pixel density detailed in alleged live chat with Asus

Upcoming Nexus 7 tablet with record pixel density detailed in alleged live chat with Asus

posted: 01 Jul 2013, 02:26

A 7" 1980x1200 pixels screen has been confirmed, along with a Snapdragon 600 processor, 5 MP rear camera, 4000 mAh battery, and optional 4G connectivity get confirmed in an alleged live chat...

Android 4.3 update expected next month for

Android 4.3 update expected next month for "Google Edition" Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 28 Jun 2013, 00:11

The "Google Edition" of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to soon receive an update to Android 4.3; quick updates are one of the features of the phone, which is powered by stock Android. Leaked images of...

Is cheap memory killing off Google Nexus 7 units before their time?

Is cheap memory killing off Google Nexus 7 units before their time?

posted: 18 Jun 2013, 23:05

The older the Google Nexus 7 tablet gets, the worse it runs according to a number of the tablet's owners who are complaining about things like a terribly long 10 second lag just to orient the tablet correctly; one owner...

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