How to get Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update instantly for your Google Nexus device

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Google last night started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update for select Nexus devices and it will gradually roll out to Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One) users over the coming weeks. Continue reading “How to get Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update instantly for your Google Nexus device”

HTC-made Nexus 2016 smartphones spotted in FCC, new images confirm two-tone design

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In past several weeks we have seen many leaks about two anticipated HTC-made Nexus devices codenamed Sailfish and Marlin for this year. Now in addition to those, the new leaked images by Android Police in a way confirm the alleged two-tone design, and these devices have also been spotted in FCC listing in the U.S, which makes it official that HTC is making the upcoming two Nexus smartphones for Google this year. Continue reading “HTC-made Nexus 2016 smartphones spotted in FCC, new images confirm two-tone design”

Google Nexus 2016 Photoshop color render by a Reddit user is worth a look

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A recent design leak of the upcoming Nexus 2016 by Android Police had suggested that Google might go for a completely new design language for the device with two-tone colors at the back. Now a Reddit user has recreated the colors theme which in our opinion Google should definitely consider. Continue reading “Google Nexus 2016 Photoshop color render by a Reddit user is worth a look”

Google won’t make its own Nexus phone, but will be “more opinionated” about design to OEMs: Pichai

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Google has no plans whatsoever to make its own Nexus phone, which is that the company still want other OEMs to make Nexus devices for them and Google would “thoughtfully add more features on top of Android” for Nexus. Continue reading “Google won’t make its own Nexus phone, but will be “more opinionated” about design to OEMs: Pichai”

Google rolls out March Android security update for Nexus devices

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Google has started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Nexus devices and also posted factory images as part of monthly Android Security release. The Android version is still at Android 6.0.1, but the latest update fixes several critical issues, including issues in Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Mediaserver and libvpx, Elevation of Privilege in Conscrypt, Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in the Qualcomm Performance Component, MediaTek Wi-Fi Driver and in Keyring Component. Continue reading “Google rolls out March Android security update for Nexus devices”

Weekly Roundup: Apple iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and more

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This week was all about two big tech giants launching their flagship smartphones in India. While Google started pre-booking its 2015 Nexus smartphones in the country, Apple on the other hand started selling its new iPhones towards the week end. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Apple iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and more”

Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P coming to India on October 13, with Play Music subscription?

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Google has confirmed the launch of two new Nexus flagship smartphones – the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P – in India next week on October 13. Both the devices were unveiled at an event last week in San Francisco alongside the all new Pixel C tablet, Chromecast (2015), Chromecast Audio and more. Continue reading “Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P coming to India on October 13, with Play Music subscription?”

Google planning two new Nexus smartphones launch on September 29: Report

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Google is reportedly set to unveil the two new Nexus smartphones later this month on September 29. Continue reading “Google planning two new Nexus smartphones launch on September 29: Report”

Google releases Android 5.1.1 factory images for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2012 (3G), Nexus 7 2013 (LTE)

Google has released factory images of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2012 (3G), and Nexus 7 2013 (LTE) devices. The OTA update should also start to roll out for these devices now.

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Google Nexus 5 Photo Gallery

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Our good friend Michael Hell might not be blogging actively here but he still loves gadgets and shiny new phones. He brings us this awesome photo gallery of the just announced Google Nexus 5 made by LG which has gone on sale in several countries including Austria where he managed to get one. The Nexus 5 is coming soon to India as well and even the price has been revealed. The packaging looks pretty similar to the one found on the Nexus 7 2013 which seems like the new design language for the new Nexus lineup. Here we are going to take a look at the wonderful white version of the Nexus 5. There is a black version available as well. It will be available in both 16GB and 32GB capacities. The Nexus 5 is the first device to ship with Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. Continue reading “Google Nexus 5 Photo Gallery”

Samsung Galaxy Nexus will NOT receive Android 4.4 KitKat – Google

samsung-galaxy-nexus-android-4-4So, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will not receive the Android 4.4 KitKat update if Google’s own FAQs are to be believed. The second Samsung-made Nexus device was actually the first device that came packaged with Play services and hence a subsidized price. The prices of the Galaxy Nexus got even lower just before the Nexus 4 was announced and hence managed to ramp up adoption in the mean while. It is safe to assume that this Nexus device is popular, but the cold hard truth is Google doesn’t update its Nexus device beyond the 18 month period. The Nexus S was the first victim, which also faced several hardware constraints, but this is the first time there are no hardware constraints but the update cycle will just not help the good old Galaxy Nexus out.

Read more – Google Nexus 5 announced, Nexus 5 shows up on Indian Play Store with prices and a coming soon tag.

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The New Nexus 7 2013 – What’s new? Should you upgrade?

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The new Nexus 7(2013) launched just within the last 24 hours but a lot has been already said about it thanks to the various leaks and pre orders that went live even before it went official. That said, the full specifications are finally revealed and we have gone through the completely to see if this is really worth the upgrade. Well, is it? Should you upgrade from your old Nexus 7? Lets find out.

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