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Kit Kat branches hitting the Android source tree, Nexus 5 factory images now available

Kit Kat branches hitting the Android source tree, Nexus 5 factory images now available

Jerry Hildenbrand 14

Source code is coming and computers will soon be crunching Google's Ed Heyl has announced on the Android Building Google group that the source code for Android 4.4 in now available from Google. We'll have two branches — one for the open-source contribution and one for the Nexus 5 itself, per Heyl. kitkat-dev for kitkat open source contributions kitkat-release the kitkat...

Sprint Nexus 5: $149 for 16GB on contract; preorders Nov. 1, available Nov. 8

Sprint Nexus 5: $149 for 16GB on contract; preorders Nov. 1, available Nov. 8

Phil Nickinson 63

Nexus is returning to Sprint. After skipping the Nexus 4 — and after suffering the pains of being a CDMA carrier with an openy phone in the Galaxy Nexus (it finally got Android 4.3 today) — Sprint has offered up its Nexus 5 plans. You'll be paying $149 on contract for a 16GB version (after $50 rebate). Pre-orders start Friday, Nov. 1. And, yes, it'll use Sprint's new "Spark" tech for...