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Super-snappy Android for less than $100? Grab this refurbished Nexus 5X!

Super-snappy Android for less than $100? Grab this refurbished Nexus 5X!

posted: 11 Apr 2018, 08:52

The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were the last smartphones of the Nexus family, before the Google Pixel line took over. The concept behind every Nexus device was pretty simple — offer flagship specs and the pure, “by...

Google confirms Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P will not be updated to Android P

Google confirms Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P will not be updated to Android P

posted: 08 Mar 2018, 01:05

As a “bonus,” customers who own a Pixel C tablet should not hope to get the update since Google is not going to offer any Android OS upgrade going forward...

LG settles suit over bootlooping; class action members get $425 cash or $700 rebate

LG settles suit over bootlooping; class action members get $425 cash or $700 rebate

posted: 31 Jan 2018, 20:06

Members of the class action suit filed against LG over the bootlooping experienced on several of its devices have a decision to make following LG's settlement of the legal action against it. Those...

Android 8.1 factory images with January security patch now available for these stock Android models

Android 8.1 factory images with January security patch now available for these stock Android models

posted: 23 Jan 2018, 11:27

Factory images are useful for those who have no patience and won't wait for an OTA update to hit their handset. It also helps those who are customizing their device get back to the...

Project Fi subscribers with a bad Nexus 5X are receiving the Moto X4 Android One as a replacement

Project Fi subscribers with a bad Nexus 5X are receiving the Moto X4 Android One as a replacement

posted: 21 Jan 2018, 22:21

Google's hybrid MVNO Project Fi used to offer the Nexus 5X to its subscribers. However, a nasty bug led several units to bootloop, frustrating owners of those models that suffer with...

How to get Pixel 2's portrait mode on the original Pixel, the Nexus 6P, and the Nexus 5X

How to get Pixel 2's portrait mode on the original Pixel, the Nexus 6P, and the Nexus 5X

posted: 02 Jan 2018, 02:21

Here's how to get one of the hottest Pixel 2 features—the camera Portrait mode—working on last year's Pixel phones and even the Nexus 6P and 5X...

Google adds two extra months of security updates for Nexus 6P and 5X

Google adds two extra months of security updates for Nexus 6P and 5X

posted: 25 Sep 2017, 16:57

Both Nexus 5X and 6P have been previously confirmed to receive security updates until September 2018, but Google changed the end date earlier today. It appears the consumers who own the smartphones will continue to...

August security update goes live for Pixel and Nexus devices

August security update goes live for Pixel and Nexus devices

posted: 07 Aug 2017, 17:58

Along with the download files, Google published the security bulletin that sheds light on the what's changed. As usual, the update comprises of two security patch level strings to provide Google's Android partners with enough...

Google dialer on the Pixel, Nexus now shows you your location when you dial 911

Google dialer on the Pixel, Nexus now shows you your location when you dial 911

posted: 19 Jul 2017, 05:06

Google has just pushed an update for its Phone app — the stock dialer, which is used on its Pixel, Nexus, Android One, and Google Play Edition devices. Though, it should be noted that the update will be...

Android 7.1.2 Nougat update breaks fingerprint sensor for many Pixel and Nexus users

Android 7.1.2 Nougat update breaks fingerprint sensor for many Pixel and Nexus users

posted: 14 Apr 2017, 15:17

At the moment, the issue affects both the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, as well as the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. The cause of the problem hasn't been identified yet, and there's no workaround to make...

This guy got his Nexus 5X upgraded to 4GB RAM like it was nothing

This guy got his Nexus 5X upgraded to 4GB RAM like it was nothing

posted: 14 Apr 2017, 14:23

The Nexus 5x lives and the camera app now loads a bit faster. If only such services were available a few years ago, when a 512MB RAM phone was considered hot stuff!

LG G5, V20 and Nexus 5X added to LG bootloop class action

LG G5, V20 and Nexus 5X added to LG bootloop class action

posted: 11 Apr 2017, 04:12

LG devices' bootlooping issues initially began with the G4 and V10, though users of later models have also reported experiencing the issue. The class-action lawsuit against LG, however, has now officially been amended to also cover...

Android 7.1.2 allows users to decide where to display Live Wallpaper

Android 7.1.2 allows users to decide where to display Live Wallpaper

posted: 03 Feb 2017, 08:52

Handsets running Android 7.1.2 offer Live Wallpaper fans an option when it comes down to where to post the animated image. This choice is not available for Live Wallpaper on other builds of Android. Previously, if you...

Google Assistant might come to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P with next

Google Assistant might come to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P with next "major" update

posted: 02 Feb 2017, 18:46

Google's Android TV director, Sascha Prüter confirmed that the Nexus Player will receive will receive the new feature as well...

Is HDR+ on the Pixel the same as HDR+ on the Nexus? No, it's new and evolved!

Is HDR+ on the Pixel the same as HDR+ on the Nexus? No, it's new and evolved!

posted: 31 Jan 2017, 04:35

So, Google's camera app has always had this feature, called HDR+ — just like HDR, "but better", or at least that's what the name suggests. With the new Pixels, everyone has been raving about how awesome HDR+...

Pixel vs Nexus UI comparison: are there any major differences?

Pixel vs Nexus UI comparison: are there any major differences?

posted: 23 Jan 2017, 08:19

For years, Google partnered with various major smartphone manufacturers to build the Nexus devices — handsets that ran on Android and had no reskins, UI design changes, or extra features applied to them. This is what we've...

On Android 7.1.1, the Nexus 6P and 5X have an in-car Bluetooth issue unresolved since October

On Android 7.1.1, the Nexus 6P and 5X have an in-car Bluetooth issue unresolved since October

posted: 12 Jan 2017, 21:45

The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update brought a Bluetooth bug that's bothering Nexus 6P and 5X users for quite some time...

10 old flagships that you can buy as great mid-range, sub-$350 smartphones right now (December 2016)

10 old flagships that you can buy as great mid-range, sub-$350 smartphones right now (December 2016)

posted: 08 Dec 2016, 06:53

When you are aiming for a nice device without spending too much money, you generally have two choices — get a brand-new midranger that successfully walks the line between compromise...

Android 7.1 Nougat update for Nexus devices to be rolled out starting December 5

Android 7.1 Nougat update for Nexus devices to be rolled out starting December 5

posted: 29 Nov 2016, 10:08

The Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Pixel C are all eligible to get the Android 7.1 update next month...

Fingerprint scanner gestures might come to the Google Nexus 5X and 6P via a firmware update

Fingerprint scanner gestures might come to the Google Nexus 5X and 6P via a firmware update

posted: 01 Nov 2016, 13:14

Google is evaluating a firmware update for the Nexus 6P and 5X that should enable fingerprint scanner gestures...

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