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Android 5.1 Lollipop update allegedly coming in February 2015

Android 5.1 Lollipop update allegedly coming in February 2015

19 December, 2014 | comments (48)

Google freshly launched Android 5.0.1 update to fix minor bugs in its Nexus devices and now there are rumors floating around of the upcoming 5.1 release. According to information that's yet to be backed by solid evidence, the company is preparing...


Google and Verizon sign a global patent license agreement

Google and Verizon sign a global patent license agreement

16 December, 2014 | comments (0)

Google and Verizon Wireless entered into a patent cross-license agreement. The long-term deal between the search giant and the Big Red covers a broad range of products and technologies. Unsurprisingly, avoiding future patent litigation is...

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Google uploads Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5

Google uploads Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5

16 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Google's rollout for software updates has always been haphazard and unpredictable and the latest 5.0.1 update is no different. Some Nexus devices have received it already while others are still waiting. Last year's flagship - the Nexus 5 - is in the...

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Project ARA new prototype and marketplace in the works

Project ARA new prototype and marketplace in the works

15 December, 2014 | comments (31)

The Google ATAP division, in charge of project ARA, has recently released some exciting news regarding the current state as well as future plans for the revolutionary modular handset. A prototype of the latest circuit board can be found on the...

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HTC Nexus 9 now available at T-Mobile with LTE support

HTC Nexus 9 now available at T-Mobile with LTE support

12 December, 2014 | comments (4)

The HTC-made Google Nexus 9 tablet is now available in its LTE-capable form at T-Mobile. Hence, the 4G infused model of the Nexus 9 makes its debut, this being the first US carrier to offer it. The magenta carrier will give you one for $0...


Nexus 5 production stops, but you can still buy it

Nexus 5 production stops, but you can still buy it

12 December, 2014 | comments (24)

With the Nexus 6 already here to carry on the family legacy it is only natural that the days are numbered for the Nexus 5. But the LG Nexus 5 still has a lot of appeal as the last-available budget-oriented Nexus device, a long-standing tendency...

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Nexus 6 is available from the Play Store in the UK again

Nexus 6 is available from the Play Store in the UK again

11 December, 2014 | comments (13)

The Motorola Nexus 6 is once again out in the Google Play Store for the UK. You can order one, but there are caveats. First of all, only the blue 32GB model is actually available, while white units and ones with double that storage capacity are...


T-Mobile's HTC Nexus 9 gets delayed indefinitely

T-Mobile's HTC Nexus 9 gets delayed indefinitely

04 December, 2014 | comments (6)

The HTC Nexus 9 was supposed to arrive at T-Mobile sometime in early December, last we heard anything about this subject. Well, it's early December now, and the tablet is nowhere to be found at the magenta carrier. There's a reason for that, as...


AT&T is returning its Nexus 6 units to Motorola due to a bug

AT&T is returning its Nexus 6 units to Motorola due to a bug

21 November, 2014 | comments (32)

AT&T's Nexus 6 units are apparently affected by a software bug. This is so bad that the carrier is now telling its stores to return their initial shipments of the smartphone to Motorola in order for it to fix said software glitch. The info...


Sprint lowers Nexus 6 price, refunds those who paid more

Sprint lowers Nexus 6 price, refunds those who paid more

20 November, 2014 | comments (2)

Sprint started selling the Motorola Nexus 6 last week, but for some reason its price was higher than that asked by AT&T for the exact same device. While AT&T has been charging $249.99 for the handset when bought with a new two-year contract, for...


Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

19 November, 2014 | comments (90)

This year Google launched the Android One initiative, which has so far been comprised of three smartphones: the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream Uno. These all have the exact same innards, which were specified by...


Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of €599

Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of €599

19 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The Motorola Nexus 6 retail expansion continues in Europe and the latest country where the phone starts selling is Germany. There, pre-orders of the device are now available at Media Markt and Amazon Germany. The 32GB version of the phone...


Nexus 6 pre-orders start in the UK, shipping by December 1

Nexus 6 pre-orders start in the UK, shipping by December 1

18 November, 2014 | comments (17)

The Motorola Nexus 6 has gone up for pre-order in the UK today, weeks after the same happened in the US. The 6-inch phablet is thus firmly on its way to Europe. You can pre-order the handset from a few different places, and the earliest "ship by"...


Project Tango developer tablet arrives in the Google Play store

Project Tango developer tablet arrives in the Google Play store

13 November, 2014 | comments (22)

Google’s Project Tango tablet development kit quietly arrived in the Google Play store. The feature-rich slate in not available to purchase yet - it is listed as “not for sale at this time.” The Project Tango tablet is geared towards...

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Nexus 6 enters DxOMark Top 10 for camera performance

Nexus 6 enters DxOMark Top 10 for camera performance

13 November, 2014 | comments (55)

The Nexus 6 has had its camera tested by the folks over at DxOMark, and they've published the results. The first Nexus phablet got a score of 78, which nets it the sixth position in DxOMark's Top 10 for best mobile phone cameras. As we have told...


Nexus 6 lands at AT&T on Nov.18, T-Mobile on the 19th

Nexus 6 lands at AT&T on Nov.18, T-Mobile on the 19th

12 November, 2014 | comments (5)

The Motorola Nexus 6 is now up for pre-order at AT&T. This, of course, is no surprise, as the carrier unveiled yesterday that it would start taking pre-orders today. What was missing from that announcement, however, was a shipping date for the...


Nexus 6 out at Sprint Nov.14, AT&T starts pre-orders tomorrow

Nexus 6 out at Sprint Nov.14, AT&T starts pre-orders tomorrow

11 November, 2014 | comments (5)

The Nexus 6 may intermittently be available on the Google Play store, but so far we haven't heard anything related to release time frames from the US carriers that will sell it. This has changed today, as both AT&T and Sprint have made their...


Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

07 November, 2014 | comments (47)

If you have been living outside the US and have been itching to buy the new Nexus 6, Google has some good news for you. The Nexus 6 has gone live on 12 additional countries around the world, although it's not yet available for purchase. The...

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Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

06 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Although Google never revealed the exact date for the Android 5.0 rollout for the Nexus devices, unofficial sources had claimed that it should commence on November 3. In case you haven't noticed, it's November 6 today. So what happened to the...

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LG and Google announce global patent license agreement

LG and Google announce global patent license agreement

04 November, 2014 | comments (23)

LG and Google announced a global patent agreement. The cross-licensing deal is a long-term one and covers a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement covers the tech giant’s existing patents, as well as those that will be...

Tags: LG, Google