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Nexus 7 Android 4.4.3

Nexus 7 LTE now has Android 4.4.3 factory image available from Google

While the spotlight may have shifted to Android 4.4.4 for many Nexus devices, the LTE-enabled version of the Nexus 7 now has its Android 4.4.3 factory image file available. The mobile-enabled versions of Nexus tablets often lag a bit behind the Wifi-only models when it comes to updates (for...
T-Mobile takes $24 off Nexus 5 price online

T-Mobile takes $24 off Nexus 5 price online

T-Mobile is running a special $24 discount promotion on the Google Nexus 5. This essentially takes the price of the Nexus 5 down to $372 with service from T-Mobile, even though said service doesn't require a contract. For comparison, the same 16 GB configuration of the Nexus 5 retails for $349...
Android 4.4.4

Google posts Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) factory images for many Nexus devices

Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10 all included — no sign of OTAs just yet Google has just posted Android 4.4.4 factory images for several Nexus devices, following up seemingly randomly after the very publicized release of Android 4.4.3, which has recently just finished rolling out OTA. The images have just...
Nexus 5

Nexus 5 down to £250 in the UK

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is once again selling the Nexus 5 SIM-free, and this time with a substantial discount. The 16GB Nexus 5 is now on sale for £249.95, around £50 off the Google Play Store price, in black, white and eye-melting 'bright red' color options. It's not the first time...
Android 4.4.3 on Nexus 7

Android 4.4.3 OTA updates hitting Nexus and GPe devices [Updated]

Over-the-air update files now available for multiple devices Following the recent release of Android 4.4.3 for Nexus devices in factory image form, the first over-the-air updates have started rolling out this morning. So far we've confirmed it's rolling out for the Nexus 7 2013 (Wifi), Nexus 5...
Android 4.4.3

Google releases Android 4.4.3 factory images for Nexus devices

New Android version brings redesigned Phone app along with anticipated bug fixes In an effort to create a balance in the force, Google has dropped the Android 4.4.3 image for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2013 (excluding the LTE version at present), Nexus 7 2012, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 on their downloads...
T-Mobile

T-Mobile says Nexus update we know is coming is coming today

Update: T-Mobile has also posted an update page for the LTE Nexus 7, which it identifies as Android 4.4.3, build KTU84L. We're still not seeing the update on any devices. Here we go again. T-Mobile says Android 4.4.3 is coming to the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 today. Bugfixes and security enhancements...
Look closely

Through the looking glass: The Nexus 5 under the microscope

Your phone is filthy and covered with scratches — but it still looks better than your computer monitor I chanced across my little USB microscope the other day while looking for a printer cable. I never found the printer cable, but I did keep the microscope on my desk because I knew I would find...
Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Chromecast now available in more European countries

Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Chromecast now available in more European countries

Google has greatly expanded the availability of their mobile products. The Nexus 5 smartphone, Nexus 7 tablet, and Chromecast have each added new countries to their lists. The Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 can now be purchased in Norway and Switzerland. The big winner here, however, are potential...
Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 now just $149 on eBay from Newegg

Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 now just $149 on eBay from Newegg

If you don't mind your gadgets refurbished, head over to Ebay and grab a 16 GB Nexus 7 2013 tablet for $149. Newegg is selling the tablet on Ebay for $50 less than what it is available for on its own store. A brand new 16 GB Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi model retails for $229, although you can get one for...
Nexus 5 Snap Case

The Nexus 5 Snap Case

It's plastic, and it protects your Nexus 5 A day after it first went on sale on Google Play, we now have the official Nexus 5 Snap Case in our hot little hands. It's a $29.99 plastic shell that fits onto the back of your Nexus 5, and it's available in five colors — black (which has that nice...
Nexus 5 Snap Case

Nexus 5 Snap Case now available on Google Play for $29

Google Play has just added yet another case offering for the Nexus 5, this time called the Snap Case. It's a hard-sided case (hence why it'd need to "snap" on) that fits around all sides of the Nexus 5, and is a harder-looking material than the previous Nexus 5 Bumper case. It's available in...
Nexus 7

Buy a Nexus 7, get £50 in Google Play credit

Google is teaming up with Asus to offer a £50 Play Store credit in the UK along with a purchase of the 16 GB Nexus 7 2013. Customers purchasing from a variety of UK retailers like Asda , Carphone Warehouse, Currys, Tesco and Very are eligible to receive the Play Store credit. While this doesn't...
Nexus

Android 4.4.3 changelog outs new Nexus devices: HTC 'Flounder' and Google's 'Molly' set top box

A detailed changelog for Android 4.4.3, a.k.a. KitKat Maintenance Release 2, has hit the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). And lurking within are tantalizing references to upcoming AOSP targets — likely future Nexus devices — alongside current products like the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7. First up,...
Nexus 7 FHD

Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 just $169 on eBay

Heads up, folks. You can get a black Nexus 7 2013 — of the 32GB variety — for just $169.99 on eBay today. It's refurbished, which means it's not brand-new. But you can't really beat this price. You get a 90-day warranty along with it. The question on the tip of everyone's tongue, however, is...
ARM Cortex

ARM anticipates 64-bit Android phones 'by Christmas'

'Big uptick in demand for mobile 64-bit products,' ARM EVP tells CNET With announcements earlier this year from chipmakers NVIDIA and Qualcomm, there's clear momentum building behind 64-bit processors in mobile devices. And in an interview with CNET today, ARM's executive vice president of...
Galaxy S5 and Nexus 5 cameras

Comparing cameras: Galaxy S5 versus Nexus 5

See if Samsung's latest can beat out Google's 6-month old entry Every time a new phone is released touting drastically improved camera hardware and software, we naturally jump at the opportunity to put it through its paces. We've done just that with the Galaxy S5, and it's clear that the phone...
SO BLUE

Google Tweets blue-themed Android dialer app, Internet goes wild

Someone manning the @googlenexus Twitter account was helping a user with an issue, and sent out a picture of the phone dialer app. Apparently, they're not using the same version of Android that the rest of us little people are using, and the new color theme has caused quite the uproar. @...
Seidio Ledger flip case for Nexus 5

Seidio Ledger Flip Case for Nexus 5

Extra protection and functionality for your Nexus 5, as long as the extra bulk is worth it for you   I'm not sure when it happened, but there's a renewed sense of value in having a larger smartphone case that can provide more than simple coverage for the sides and back of the device. It's no...
Nexus 5

Sprint: New Nexus 5 update rolling out today

Android 4.4.3 landing imminently? Sprint says a new firmware update will begin rolling out for the Nexus 5 from today. The carrier says this update will enable Sprint Spark on Bands 26 and 41, along with providing "miscellaneous Android updates." The Android build number to watch out for is...

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