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In video: HTC One M8 versus Nexus 5

In video: HTC One M8 versus Nexus 5

If you're after a more visual guide to the differences between HTC's new hotness, the HTC One M8, and Google's current stock Android flagship, the LG-built Nexus 5, you'll want to check out our hands-on comparison video above. When you're done, be sure to head on over to our full head-to-head...
Nexus 7 Sleeve

Select Nexus 7, Nexus 5 and Chromebook 11 cases are on sale in Google Play

Google has a slick 25-percent off sale on some Nexus (and a Chromebook) cases going on right now at Google Play. We saw these go on sale back in January, but if you missed your chance to pick one up you have a second chance. Here's what's on sale: Nexus 7 Sleeve ($22.49) Nexus 7 Case ($37.49)...
Nexus 5, HTC One M8

HTC One M8 versus Nexus 5

How does HTC's latest match up to Google's six-month-old Nexus? With the launch of the new HTC One M8 last week, the first major Android flagship of 2014 is finally upon us. And as we said in our full review of the phone, the M8 is one of the most impressive Android devices we've used. But...
Nexus 7 (2013) with discolored corners

Buying a Nexus 7 Folio case? Watch out for discoloration on your tablet

The 'Bright Red' Nexus 7 Folio is pretty great, except when it tarnishes your Nexus 7 One of Google's official Nexus 7 cases, the Nexus 7 Folio, came out back in December as it started to build up first-party case offerings for the tablet. It set folks back a cool $49, but when I reviewed it I...
Nexus wall charger

9 watt Nexus wall charger now available in Google Play

Nexus all the things Looking for a dedicated AC to micro USB wall charger? Google has your answer, and you can grab it from Google Play for just $15. It's a nine-watt charger, which means it's going to charge the heck out of your phones compared to their puny factory-issue chargers. And don't...
Nexus  5 and Nexus 7

Nexus 5 and 7 now available from Google Play in several new countries

20 countries now have access to both of the latest Nexus devices Along with the expansion of the Chromecast to a handful of new countries and Google Play Music and Movies coming to dozens of new countries, even more people can now also get their hands on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 directly from...
Friday Freebie: Win an Incipio DualPro hard-shell case for Nexus 5!

Friday Freebie: Win an Incipio DualPro hard-shell case for Nexus 5!

Need some extra protection for your Nexus 5? Here's your chance. We recently reviewed the Incipio DualPro hard-shell case for the Nexus 5, and found it to be extremely durable without adding an unbearable amount of bulk to the phone. The case is on sale from ShopAndroid, of course, but we also...
Nexus 7

UK retailer drops 16GB Nexus 7 (2013) to £150

Save £50 over buying one from Google Play A quick heads up for any Brits looking to pick up a 2013 Nexus 7 that Staples has a great deal on right now. The 16GB Wifi-only version is currently available for just £149.99, a £50 saving over buying one direct from Google Play. Better still, you can...
Verizon's Nexus 7 just $49 on contract

Verizon's Nexus 7 just $49 on contract

A quick heads up that Verizon's got its LTE-capable Nexus 7 listed at just $49 with a two-year contract. Not necessarily a route we'd recommend at this point, more than halfway through the tablet's cycle (assuming a refresh this year, anyway). But if you've just got to get one and are looking to do...
Incipio DualPro hard-shell case for Nexus 5

Incipio DualPro hard-shell case for Nexus 5

More bulk than your average slim case, but if you need the extra protection this is the way to go.   If you have a Nexus 5 — in particular the white model — you know it can be a bit slick in the hand and relatively easy to drop. That's whether you're predisposed to dropping phones (whether we...
Red Nexus 5

Bright red Nexus 5 lands on Canada's TELUS

Free on contract or C$500 outright Canadian residents wanting a Nexus 5 in one of their country's national colors can now pick up the "bright red" version of the phone from TELUS. The Canadian carrier is offering the current Nexus handset in red as well as the standard black, for free on a two-...
Nexus 5 camera

Google pinpoints Nexus 5 camera/CPU usage bug, fix coming in next Android release

But 'mm-qcamera-daemon' glitch may affect other KitKat devices too Google says it has fixes ready for reported high CPU usage connected to the Nexus 5's camera, according to a post by a Googler on the company's issue tracker. The bug can cause the phone's CPU to become maxed out — resulting in...
Asus outs a pair of charging docks for the Nexus 7

Asus outs a pair of charging docks for the Nexus 7

Plug it in or go wireless, the choice is yours If you've got a Nexus 7 (2013), then you know what it's like to charge it. You have to do crazy things like plug it in or set it on a tiny little pad to go inductive. Asus knows how much of a hassle this is, so today they announced the Asus Dock for...
Nexus 5

Grab a UK Nexus 5 for just £240!

Black 16GB in stock now at Carphone Warehouse, other colors on back order If you've been holding out on picking up a UK Nexus 5, Carphone Warehouse might just have given you the best reason there is to go out and grab one. As of right now, they will sell you one for just £240, the lowest price...
Nexus 7

Grab a deal on a UK 32GB WiFi Nexus 7 right now

£15 off list price and a free travel cover at Expansys If you're a Brit looking to pick up a 32GB WiFi Nexus 7 (2013) at the moment, it's worth pointing your browsers at Expansys. Right now you can snag yourself a £15 discount on the tablet as well as collect a free ASUS Travel Cover in one of...
LTE Nexus 7

Google posts factory image for latest LTE Nexus 7 update

Android 4.4.2_r2 now ready for flashing and disassembly If you didn't get the small OTA for the LTE Nexus 7 that went out the other day to enable support for Verizon's 4G network — or if you're the type who likes to tear things apart and see what's changed — Google has now posted a full factory...
Nexus 7

Pick up an original Nexus 7 32GB on Woot! for $149

Save a few bucks on the first-generation Nexus 7 if you're on a budget It seems there's always a steady stream of deals for last-generation device, and the Nexus 7 (2012) is up for sale on Woot! today for $149. That's a good price considering this is the 32GB variant, and while there isn't a 3G...
Nexus 7

Nexus 7 arrives on Verizon's online store for $249 on a two-year contract with free shipping

Additional $79 accessory bundle includes Chromecast, screen protectors and car charger Right on schedule, Verizon has listed the Nexus 7 (2013) on its online store. $249.99 and two years of your life gets you the 32GB LTE-enabled and fully Verizon-certified Nexus 7, which can be added to your...
Nexus 7

Nexus 7 LTE getting Verizon compatibility update

37MB file enables full compatibility with Verizon's LTE network, still Android 4.4.2 Your LTE-equipped Nexus 7 should be seeing an update today that adds "Full compatibility with Verizon's 4G LTE network" — though plenty of people are using it with no issues and no update. Build KVT49L is just...
Nexus 5

Grab a UK Nexus 5 for £285 for the next 3 days

Time to get your Groupon for a £15 saving over Google pricing If you're a Brit looking to pick up a Nexus 5, acting in the next 3 days could net you one for £15 less than Google's pricing. The deal has appeared on well known deals site, Groupon, and includes free shipping on your new phone. It'...

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