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Google posts its first Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 promo video

There's not a lot we haven't seen elsewhere today, but here's Google's first promotional video for the brand spanking new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Enjoy.
Nexus 4 Lollipop

Nexus 4 will get Lollipop, Google says

The humble Nexus 4 wasn't mentioned in the first draft of Nexus devices getting Android 5.0 Lollipop, but owners of the two-year-old LG handset needn't fear. According to Googler Sascha Prüter, the omission was an error, and sure enough the post has now been updated to reflect that change. The...
Nexus Player

Nexus Player is the first Android TV box

Alongside today's Lollipop announcement, Google took the wraps off the first Android TV set-top box. Made by ASUS and powered by an Intel CPU, the Nexus Player is shaped like an oversized hockey puck, and comes with a voice control-enabled remote. A Nexus game controller for the device will be...
Nexus Player

Nexus Player specs

The Nexus Player came a bit out of left field as Google's latest Android TV box, and it looks like a very interesting device at just $99. It doesn't have the highest-end specs inside, but it has more than enough to handle Android TV and you can't beat the size either. Here are the full specs for...
Nexus 6 set for all the major U.S. carriers

Nexus 6 set for all the major U.S. carriers

Even Verizon Alongside todays big Nexus 6 announcement comes something equally important for U.S. buyers. AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular. That's right, all the major carriers will be carrying the Nexus 6. Beyond the off-contract availability through the Play Store, Google...
Android Lollipop developer preview

Google will update Android 5.0 Lollipop preview images on Oct. 17

With Android 5.0 Lollipop finally unveiled, Google is set to release new preview images of Android 5.0 for Nexuses this Friday, October 17th. The new images will come alongside the Android 5.0 SDK. There's no indication of how "finished" these images will be, and they'll continue to hold the "...
Nexus 9

Google announces the new Nexus 9 tablet from HTC!

Google today officially announced the Nexus 9 tablet, and along with it the return of manufacturer HTC to the Nexus fold. This is the Taiwanese manufacturer's first Nexus device since the Nexus One started things in January 2010, and it's HTC's first tablet since the failed 7-inch Flyer in early...
Nexius logo

New Nexus at Super Mobility Week? Wait, no, that's Nexius

Google making a splash with Nexus branding at Super Mobility Week? Well, a quick glance at the above photo and you might have thought that. Instead, it turns out this company Nexius is walking that line of brand confusion quite nicely. And it also wants to "Transform your business ... through...
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...
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...

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