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Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

14 November, 2014 | comments (86)

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for LG Nexus 4 is now available for download from Android Developers. The build number of the release is LRX21T. Google took extra two days to release the latest Android build to its 2012 flagship...

Tags: LG, Android


Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

12 November, 2014 | comments (956)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to members of the Nexus product family. The latest firmware is available over-the-air or through factory image available for download. The Pure Google devices that are getting the Android 5.0 treatment...


Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

19 October, 2014 | comments (201)

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop recently, and while that is great news and all, unless you are among the minority that is on Nexus or Google Play edition devices, what you are really looking for is when the OEMs, or the OEM of your...


Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Google tipped to partner with HTC on an eight-inch Nexus tablet

Google tipped to partner with HTC on an eight-inch Nexus tablet

21 April, 2014 | comments (28)

According to a report in DigiTimes, Google will partner with HTC on a Nexus tablet with 8” display. The media quotes sources from “the upstream supply chain.” Should the rumor pan out to be the real deal, HTC will replace Asus as the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 get Android 4.3 today

Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 get Android 4.3 today

24 July, 2013 | comments (486)

Google officially announced the latest version of Android operating system, 4.3, at its event today. The newest version of Android is a minor upgrade over the currently present Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and brings restricted profiles, a few other...

Tags: Google, Android


New Nexus 7 brings WUXGA screen, quad-core Krait CPU

New Nexus 7 brings WUXGA screen, quad-core Krait CPU

24 July, 2013 | comments (68)

The Google event brought the new Nexus 7 2. It's a 7" tablet running pure Android 4.3 and improves the screen and chipset over the first generation Nexus tablet. The base price is set at $230, a little higher than the $200 that the first Nexus 7...

Tags: Google, Android


Google starts rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update

Google starts rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update

12 February, 2013 | comments (82)

Google has started rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update for its Nexus devices, as reported by several users online. The update is currently being rolled out the GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. As usual, there is...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


ASUS Padfone 2 will break cover on October 16

ASUS Padfone 2 will break cover on October 16

20 September, 2012 | comments (32)

ASUS has sent out "save the date" notes for the launch of its Padfone 2 hybrid device. The second generation of the quirky smartphone with a tablet suit will break cover on October 16 at events in Taipei, Taiwan and Milano, Italy. The...


Leaked specs could be showing a revamped Nexus

Leaked specs could be showing a revamped Nexus

21 August, 2012 | comments (56)

SamMobile.com have unearthed some specs of a peculiar Samsung device that has a model number I9260. The device is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, offering a 4.65" SuperAMOLED display but raises the bar with two Cortex-A9 cores clocked at 1.5...


Google releases Android 4.1 source code to AOSP

Google releases Android 4.1 source code to AOSP

10 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Google developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, also known as JBQ, has announced on Google Groups that Google is now releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean source code to Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The name of the tagged release is...


Flash Player downloads from Play Store to cease starting August 15

Flash Player downloads from Play Store to cease starting August 15

29 June, 2012 | comments (234)

Last year, Adobe announced that it is going to stop the development of mobile Flash Player for Android. Adding further nails in that coffin, Adobe has now announced that Flash Player won't be supported in Android 4.1. A prime example of this is the...


Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a healthy price reduction

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a healthy price reduction

27 June, 2012 | comments (57)

We already know that the Google Nexus 7 is arguably the sweetest way to get into the Android tablet realm. As powerful as it might be however, the slate cannot make phone calls. In on order to make sure you get that base covered in an appropriate...


Google Nexus 7 is now official, comes in July for $199

Google Nexus 7 is now official, comes in July for $199

27 June, 2012 | comments (107)

Google officially unveiled the Nexus 7 tablet at the Google I/O Developer Conference in San Francisco. Manufactured by ASUS, this is Google's first take on a tablet of their own brand. As the name suggests, the Google Nexus 7 features a 7"...