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Ahead of new rumored Nexus tablet announcement, custom HTC charging keyboard case leaks

Ahead of new rumored Nexus tablet announcement, custom HTC charging keyboard case leaks

Ahead of a rumored and hyped new Nexus announcement this fall, leaks are beginning to emerge for custom, official accessories for the Android slate as a result of a collaboration between HTC and Google. We are now seeing a custom charging keyboard folio case with flip cover, which looks similar...
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),...
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...
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...
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...
Nexus phones

Updating your Nexus — Everything you need to know

Nexus phones are easy to update by design — here's how to take advantage of that More people than ever own a Nexus device. From the introduction of the Nexus One in January 2010, and through the subsequent releases to the Nexus 6 in 2014, the numbers keep growing. Plus, we've got the Nexus 7...
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...

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