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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...
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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...
Red Nexus 5

Nexus 5 now available from Odin Mobile, speciality carrier serving the visually impaired

Odin Mobile sells wireless devices and service for the visually impaired, and just started carrying the Nexus 5. For $399, subscribers get the handset and a month of usability support over the phone, though you can skip the service and save $40. Devices are preloaded with a smattering of...
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...

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