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Android 'L' developer preview now available for Nexus 5 + 7

Preview of next Android version lands alongside SDKs As promised during the Google I/O keynote yesterday, Google has released developer preview builds for the next version of Android — currently known only as Android "L" — for developers to test on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013, Wifi-only). The...
Nexus 7 (2013)

Nexus 7 LTE now receiving tiny OTA to Android 4.4.4

Coming in a day after Google posted the latest Android 4.4.4 factory image, the Nexus 7 LTE is now seeing a small OTA update to bring the latest software as well. The update, which comes in at just 2.4MB, brings your tablet from 4.4.3 to 4.4.4 with very minor under-the-hood fixes. If you're...
Groupon offers a steal of a deal for 2012's Nexus 7

Groupon offers a steal of a deal for 2012's Nexus 7

If you're interested in snagging the original Nexus 7 from Google, circa 2012, then Groupon has a deal for you for both the 16 GB and the 32 GB WiFi-only variants. The 16 GB is now selling for $119.99 on the deals site while the 32 GB edition is just a tad more for $124.99, which may be the...

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Nexus 7 (2012)

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory image for Nexus 7 (2012)

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the WiFi version of the 2012 Nexus 7. This follows the rollout of the Android 5.0.1 on many Nexus devices recently. With the factory image up, an OTA update can't be too far away, and we'll keep you posted on AndroidCentral if...
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...
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...
Nexus 7 (2013)

Nexus 7 LTE now receiving tiny OTA to Android 4.4.4

Coming in a day after Google posted the latest Android 4.4.4 factory image, the Nexus 7 LTE is now seeing a small OTA update to bring the latest software as well. The update, which comes in at just 2.4MB, brings your tablet from 4.4.3 to 4.4.4 with very minor under-the-hood fixes. If you're...
Nexus 7

Android 4.4.4 factory image for Nexus 7 LTE now available from Google

Better late than never, Google has just posted the latest Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) factory image for the Nexus 7 LTE. Up until today the best you could get was Android 4.4.3, even though other Nexus devices had 4.4.4 available back in June. If you're not familiar with factory images, they're files...
Virgin America CrewPad

Virgin America takes Nexus 7 to the skies as 'CrewPad'

It looks like Virgin America will be outfitting crew members with new Nexus 7 tablets, with the slates being badges as the CrewPad. The new CrewPad, which is based on Google's Nexus 7 hardware, will replace existing tablets in the fleet and provide crew members with a more efficient way to...
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),...
Android L

Android L developer preview hands-on

Google surprised us yesterday with not just a new version of Android, dubbed Android L, but also the announcement of early preview builds to let developers get to grips with the new OS. Today, on the second day of Google I/O, we've finally gotten our hands on the Android L preview for the Nexus 5...
Android L images

Here are the L developer preview factory images

This part is important: The Android preview system image is not a stable release, and may contain errors and defects that can result in damage to your computer systems, devices, and data. The preview Android system image is not subject to the same testing as the factory OS and can cause your...
Android L preview

Android 'L' developer preview now available for Nexus 5 + 7

Preview of next Android version lands alongside SDKs As promised during the Google I/O keynote yesterday, Google has released developer preview builds for the next version of Android — currently known only as Android "L" — for developers to test on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013, Wifi-only). The...

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