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Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

21 October, 2014 | comments (34)

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published a study on the smart wearables market, which shows that the Apple Watch is the most hotly anticipated device. 59% of people questioned said they are looking forward to trying the first Apple smartwatch. A...

Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon


Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

20 October, 2014 | comments (38)

Google and Motorola unveiled the Nexus 6 phablet last week. During the blog post announcement, we were told that pre-orders for the device would start on October 29. And this date has just been confirmed by none other than the phone's listing in...


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 (172)

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...


Nexus 9 gets priced in the UK as Amazon starts pre-orders

Nexus 9 gets priced in the UK as Amazon starts pre-orders

17 October, 2014 | comments (16)

The Google Nexus 9 tablet by HTC is now available for pre-order at Amazon UK. This comes mere hours after the big retailer listed the Nexus 9 for pre-order in the US. With this move, we get to find out how much the tablet will cost in the UK....

Tags: Android, Google, HTC


New Android Lollipop developer preview and SDK now out

New Android Lollipop developer preview and SDK now out

17 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Google has now outed updated Android 5.0 Lollipop preview images for both the Nexus 5 and the 2013 Nexus 7. The new developer preview is based on build LPX13D. The original developer preview for what was then only known as Android L was announced...

Tags: Android, Google


The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

16 October, 2014 | comments (58)

The Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 has been granted some water resistance, matching the Moto X (2014). And although Google doesn't point the water resistance out on its product page for the Nexus 6, Motorola does. Under "water resistance" on...


Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

15 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Motorola and Google made the Nexus 6 official earlier today, and we already know it's going to cost $649 if you choose to purchase the 32GB base model from the Play Store in unlocked form. Though if you were wondering about carrier support, this...


Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

15 October, 2014 | comments (234)

Without any sort of special event, Google has just announced the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop. The phone features a 6" 2560 x 1440 pixel display, which gives it a pixel density of 496ppi. The premium display...


Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

14 October, 2014 | comments (45)

If the latest rumor on the matter is to be believed, tomorrow we'll be treated to the official announcement of both the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet as well as the Nexus 6 phablet by Motorola. But don't expect a big event or anything like that - they'll...


HTC Nexus 9 has its name confirmed by Taiwan's FCC

HTC Nexus 9 has its name confirmed by Taiwan's FCC

06 October, 2014 | comments (14)

The next Nexus tablet will be made by HTC and will be called Nexus 9. This might not be new to you, but it's now been confirmed as fact by the NCC, Taiwan's equivalent of the FCC. Earlier today we told you that an HTC tablet with the model number...

Tags: HTC, Android, Google


Alleged HTC-made Nexus 9 gets FCC certification

Alleged HTC-made Nexus 9 gets FCC certification

06 October, 2014 | comments (7)

News about a rumored HTC Nexus 9 tablet has been relatively sparse since we first heard about a potential partnership with HTC earlier this summer. Now, following certification for the device from the US FCC authority, it appears that the Nexus 9 is...


Cyanogen reportedly declined acquisition bid from Google

Cyanogen reportedly declined acquisition bid from Google

02 October, 2014 | comments (52)

According to a report in The Information, Cyanogen Inc. rejected acquisition interest from Google. Google’s Android chief, Sundar Pichai reportedly discussed the search giant's interest in the small company in a recent meeting with its top brass....

Tags: Google, Android


Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

26 September, 2014 | comments (71)

According to a report in The Information, Google will require more of its apps to be preloaded on Android devices. Confidential contracts obtained by the media have revealed the upcoming change. Allegedly, Google will require up to 20...


Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

22 September, 2014 | comments (42)

After Google released the developer preview of the Android L on just the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7, those using the older Nexus 4 were left in the cloud of uncertainty, wondering whether their phone will get the final version when it releases later...

Tags: Google, Android


Android Silver program allegedly put on hold by Google

Android Silver program allegedly put on hold by Google

16 September, 2014 | comments (29)

According to a report in The Information, Google’s Android Silver program for high-end smartphones has been put on hold. Allegedly, some employees of the search giant have expressed doubt about the venture’s success. The Information reported...

Tags: Google, Android


Google launches Android One in India with three new smartphones

Google launches Android One in India with three new smartphones

15 September, 2014 | comments (142)

After announcing it first back at I/O 2014, Google today finally launched the first Android One devices in India. The first three phones to be launched are the Karbon Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream UNO. The Dream UNO is the...

Tags: Google, Android


Google to hold an event in India on September 15

Google to hold an event in India on September 15

01 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Google announced it is holding an event on September 15 in India after sending out press invites. The event is happening on Monday at 12AM with Google saying that more details will be revealed as the date draws near. The company is likely...

Tags: Google, Android


HP and Google discussed making an enterprise Nexus device

HP and Google discussed making an enterprise Nexus device

13 August, 2014 | comments (13)

According to report in The Information, HP and Google discussed making an enterprise-centric Nexus device. The two tech giants also talked over the past year about utilizing Google Now as a corporate tool. Google and HP primarily discussed...

Tags: HP, Google, Android, Rumors


Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

06 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Google Play Edition smartphones are out of the Play Store and in their place Google has the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 as well as LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live - both running Android Wear OS. It seems Google is done with the HTC One, Samsung...

Tags: Google, Android


Motorola could be working on a 5.9

Motorola could be working on a 5.9" Nexus smartphone

27 July, 2014 | comments (38)

Over the past few months we've seen much controversy about whether there will be another Nexus smartphone. That's because Google has been rumored to drop this program, and focus on Android Silver, which will incorporate a few devices from more...