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Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

20 November, 2013 | comments (657)

After several restless weeks of waiting, Nexus 4 users are finally getting the Android 4.4 update seeded to their devices. The new update is build KRT16S, which includes a few additional bugfixes introduced with the original KRT16O build. The...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

14 November, 2013 | comments (6)

It turns out that the LG Nexus 5 will be hitting T-Mobile in the US early. Today, in fact, which comes almost a week ahead of what some leaks suggested. The Nexus 5 on T-Mobile's network isn't quite the same bargain as it is on the Play Store....


Google debuts ART in KitKat, aims to change Android

Google debuts ART in KitKat, aims to change Android

07 November, 2013 | comments (103)

Here's something you probably haven't even heard of yet. It's a little something that Google engineers have been working on for over two years, which will change the very way your Android smartphone runs apps. ART, which is short for Android...

Tags: Google, Android


T-Mobile Nexus 5 to launch on November 20

T-Mobile Nexus 5 to launch on November 20

07 November, 2013 | comments (7)

Ever since, Google unveiled its Nexus 5, the smartphone has been the talk of the town. As expected, initial stock of the Google Nexus 5 was sold out within a few minutes of going up on Play Store. If you are in the US, you can also get it...


Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

01 November, 2013 | comments (72)

The Google Play Store was out of Nexus 5 16GB stock a couple of hours after the device was officially announced. The 16GB units are still out of stock in the US Play Store. There are 32GB units available both Black and White but the bad news...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Android 4.4 KitKat official, aims to reach 1 billion users

Android 4.4 KitKat official, aims to reach 1 billion users

31 October, 2013 | comments (112)

Android 4.4 KitKat has been officially announced and as usual, the latest version of the Android OS debuts alongside the a new Nexus, the Nexus 5. So, what's new? Well, the 4.4 KitKat aims to reach the next 1 billion users and it will scale...

Tags: Google, Android


LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

31 October, 2013 | comments (152)

The leak storm is finally over, Google has just made the Nexus 5 official. The latest Nexus smartphone is manufactured by LG. It rocks a 4.95" LCD display with 1080p resolution, which adds up to a pixel density of 445 ppi. The good news keeps on...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Nexus 5 torn down in front of a camera

Nexus 5 torn down in front of a camera

31 October, 2013 | comments (35)

Here is another Google Nexus 5 leak. In case you aren't tired of seeing the smartphone leaking from pretty much every corner of the universe, here we have yet another set of pictures for you. This time the Nexus 5 poses in front of a camera with...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Nexus 5 hands-on video leaks, again

Nexus 5 hands-on video leaks, again

31 October, 2013 | comments (30)

This is getting embarrassing the Nexus 5 has leaked all over the place, even gone on preorder, and yet Google still hasn't officially announced it. Well, you might not be getting the official info on the Nexus 5 yet, but here's a lengthy hands-on...

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Google Nexus 5 aces BaseMark X gaming benchmark

Google Nexus 5 aces BaseMark X gaming benchmark

30 October, 2013 | comments (53)

If all the rumors and teasers are to be trusted, Google will be announcing the LG-made Nexus 5 this Friday. The flagship has leaked numerous times revealing all there is to know about its design, specs and even pricing. We've already seen...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


More Nexus 5 images leak, Sprint version confirmed

More Nexus 5 images leak, Sprint version confirmed

30 October, 2013 | comments (20)

The oft-pictured Google Nexus 5 built by LG has been making the rounds quite a bit over the past several months. It left little to the imagination in terms of appearance, specifications, software version, and even pricing. The only thing that's...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

20 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Google's Nexus 4 was announced and launched last year in just a single color version - black. The white edition surfaced many times but it didn't go official until May this year. The Nexus 5 announcement will supposedly happen on October 28 side...

Tags: Google, Android, Rumors, LG


Nexus 5 memory options and battery info leaks

Nexus 5 memory options and battery info leaks

18 October, 2013 | comments (122)

The upcoming Nexus 5 announcement is drawing near (just 10 days left to go) and the rumors are intensifying. Today we saw it briefly in the Google Play store and now information has surfaced detailing the memory and battery capacity of the upcoming...

Tags: Google, Android, LG, Rumors


Google Q3 earnings beat estimates

Google Q3 earnings beat estimates

18 October, 2013 | comments (23)

Google has released its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 reporting a revenue of $14.9 billion. This marks a 12% year-over-year growth compared to last year's Q3 performance. Motorola Mobility, which Google bought in 2011, marks a...

Tags: Google


Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 to go official on October 28

Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 to go official on October 28

16 October, 2013 | comments (43)

The official name for Android 4.4 - KitKat - was made official a while ago, but back then we got no release date or feature details. Last year Google announced the Android 4.2 and Nexus 4 on October 29, so many people are expecting an official...

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A slew of Sony devices hit the US, Xperia Z1 included

A slew of Sony devices hit the US, Xperia Z1 included

15 October, 2013 | comments (26)

Today marks the launch of several new Sony devices on the US market, namely the Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and the Sony SmartWatch 2. The 20.7MP Xperia Z1 flagship is for sale in Sony's online store for $649.99, although this...


Nexus 5 to be priced at $399, Nexus 4 LTE model in tow

Nexus 5 to be priced at $399, Nexus 4 LTE model in tow

15 October, 2013 | comments (95)

The Google Nexus 5 has already appeared in several leaked images and the recent appearance in a hands-on video has left nothing to our imagination. Now, the pricing details of the upcoming Google Nexus smartphone have made its way to the...


Google Nexus 5 leaks in new images

Google Nexus 5 leaks in new images

15 October, 2013 | comments (33)

The upcoming Nexus 5 has been pictured once again, this time in Russia. The new snaps show the characteristic Nexus logo on the back, which appears to be highly prone to fingerprints as well - something we didn't see in previous leaked...


Case-maker SPIGEN releases another image of Nexus 5

Case-maker SPIGEN releases another image of Nexus 5

10 October, 2013 | comments (20)

Case-maker SPIGEN leaked the Nexus 5 yet again with a nice photo of the back. It was no mistake either, the Google+ post is tagged #google #nexus5. The image shows the characteristic large circle around the back camera, which according to a...

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Nexus 5 release date and price leaked out of Japan

Nexus 5 release date and price leaked out of Japan

08 October, 2013 | comments (39)

The upcoming Google Nexus 5 has been leaked several times already, showing off what is expected to be the first Android 4.4 KitKat-running device. Now, new information out of Japanese retailer redstar reveals that the Nexus 5 will be hitting...