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The Nexus family — a smartphone retrospective

We take a look back at the five Nexus smartphones that captured our nerd hearts As debate continues over whether we'll ever see a Nexus 6, or whether it'll be replaced by something else, like the rumored "Android Silver" program — and such conversations seem to happen around this time each year...
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Updated Android 5.0 Lollipop developer preview available for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

As promised, Google has just published an updated set of preview images for Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). The new developer preview is based on build lpx13d. The first "Android L" developer preview arrived shortly after Google I/O, and was updated in early August with...
Google makes Nexus 5 new again with free replacement

Google creates new free replacement program for damaged Nexus 5 phones

If you accidentally damaged your Nexus 5 smartphone, you can get it replaced for free thanks to Google's new Nexus 5 replacement program, which is similar to what rivals HTC and Motorola are offering. The program went live without any announcement or much fanfare, though devoted Nexus 5 owners...

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Update your Nexus to Lollipop using OTA packages

The first Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 became available yesterday, allowing owners of those devices to manually update to the latest version of Android. If you're looking for a slightly easier way to sidestep the waiting process and get Lollipop on your Nexus...
Lollipop updates

Android 5.0 Lollipop Nexus factory images are live — here's how to update!

New Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7, 10 and 9 Android 5.0 Lollipop is upon us! The Nexus 9 tablet tablet has been on sale for a good while, but today the first Lollipop updates have started to become available for Nexus devices in the form of factory images. At the time of...
Nexus 5 LP update

Nexus 5 getting Lollipop today, says Sprint

In a message on its community forum, Sprint claims that the Nexus 5 will receive its update to the "final" version of Android 5.0 Lollipop from today. The update to Android 5.0, build LRX21O, "will be rolled out to devices in batches," according to the carrier. While Sprint's track record on...
Lollipop Nexus 5

Updated Android 5.0 Lollipop developer preview available for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

As promised, Google has just published an updated set of preview images for Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). The new developer preview is based on build lpx13d. The first "Android L" developer preview arrived shortly after Google I/O, and was updated in early August with...
Seidio Convert with kickstand

Seidio Convert Combo with Kickstand case for the Nexus 5

This case probably won't take a bullet, but it feels like it would When you read most case reviews online, you see words like slim, form-fitting, or not bulky. This review doesn't use any of them, with good reason. The Seidio Convert Combo (with a metal kickstand) case for the Nexus 5 isn't...
Google makes Nexus 5 new again with free replacement

Google creates new free replacement program for damaged Nexus 5 phones

If you accidentally damaged your Nexus 5 smartphone, you can get it replaced for free thanks to Google's new Nexus 5 replacement program, which is similar to what rivals HTC and Motorola are offering. The program went live without any announcement or much fanfare, though devoted Nexus 5 owners...
Incipio Feather SHINE Ultra Thin Shell with Aluminum Finish for LG Nexus 5

Incipio Feather SHINE Ultra Thin Shell for the Nexus 5

Sometimes, you just want to keep the back of your expensive new phone from getting scratched up without putting on some thick case designed to survive the next world war. If you've got a Nexus 5, the Incipio Feather SHINE case for the Nexus 5 is a great way to do it. As the name implies, it'...
Nexus 5 on Android L

Google posts updated Android L factory images for Nexus 5, 7 with support for Google Fit

After a bit of speculation as to whether Google would be updating the Android L developer preview before it launched into a full product, Google has just posted new Android L images for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). This latest release, which carries the version number LPV81C (up from LPV79),...
Nexus phones

The Nexus family — a smartphone retrospective

We take a look back at the five Nexus smartphones that captured our nerd hearts As debate continues over whether we'll ever see a Nexus 6, or whether it'll be replaced by something else, like the rumored "Android Silver" program — and such conversations seem to happen around this time each year...
Android 4.4.4 update

Android 4.4.4 Release 2 for Nexus 5 published for Australia, New Zealand, and India

Google has posted the factory images for Android 4.4.4 Release 2 — but only for a few specific carriers in a few select countries. And only for the Nexus 5. The release, which carries a build number of KTU84Q, is available for download from Google's Android factory images page, is only good for...

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