Tag Archive: Nexus


Protect your Nexus 6P without the bulk for just $18.87 today

The Nexus 6P is a rather large phone, which means that most won’t want to add a protective case and bulk it up, but Seidio’s Surface case is a perfect compromise. You won’t make the phone much bigger but still get great protection, and right now you can pick one up for just $ 18.87.

Instant Tethering now available for Pixel and (some) Nexus owners

Tethering – in case you aren’t familiar with the term – means being able to use your Android phone like a wireless models, usually for another Wi-Fi only device like a tablet. This gives you internet access on the go, regardless of your location. However, you’ll usually have to go through a few steps to […]

Google just made tethering dead simple on Pixel and Nexus devices

Instant Tethering is coming to save your tablet’s internet.

Google has just turned on a feature called Instant Tethering, allowing Nexus and Pixel phones and tablets to share internet connections automatically, as long as they are connected to the same Google profile.

Announced on the company’s support forum, the feature is a part of the new Google Play Services (so it may not be available for everyone just yet) and can be accessed through the Settings  [Read More…]

Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P might get Google Assistant with next, big update

The Google Assistant is currently an exclusive of the Pixel and Pixel XL, but that is bound to change very, very soon. According to information coming to us via 9to5Google’s senior editor, Stephen Hall – it appears that Google is planning to bring the Assistant to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P with the next […]

Android 7.1.2 adds fingerprint ‘swipe for notifications’ to Nexus 5X (and probably Nexus 6P)

A small but useful gesture is coming to older Nexus devices.

The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P inherited a few of the Pixel’s biggest features when they were upgraded to Android 7.1.1 last year, but one thing the popular devices didn’t receive was the ability to swipe down from their rear fingerprint sensors to open the notification shade — a minor but popular convenience on the Pixel.

Now, despite assertions from Googlers that it may  [Read More…]

Android 7.1.1 was the end of the line for Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

This could be the end of the line for two of 2014’s Nexus devices.

Update: Google has since confirmed to Android Central that neither device will receive Android 7.1.2, but security updates will indeed continue to arrive.

With the release of a small maintenance release, Android 7.1.2, in beta yesterday, speculation kicked up around the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 missing from the list after being included on previous beta releases. At the same time, the Nexus 6P  [Read More…]

Android 7.1.2 now available in beta for Nexus and Pixel devices

A new version of Android 7.x Nougat is rolling out now!

Android 7.1.2 is rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices through Google’s beta channel, according to a post on the company’s developer blog.

Called “the next maintenance release” for Android 7.x Nougat, Google says that “refinements,” including “bugfixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users.”

Google says the beta, like all previous versions, is compatible with Pixel, Pixel XL,  [Read More…]

Android One in the U.S. could signal the rebirth of ‘Nexus’

Glitzier mid-range Android One phones for the U.S. might be ‘Nexuses’ in all but name.

Android One is supposedly coming to the U.S. this summer, according to a report from The Information. On the face of it, that doesn’t seem all too exciting. Android One — the range of low-cost phones from less-known brands, aimed at emerging markets — hasn’t been a huge success. So who cares about a handful of low-specced, plasticky, entirely forgettable telephones arriving  [Read More…]

Add a thin case to your Nexus 6 for just $3 today!

The Nexus 6 already pushes the size limits for what many are comfortable with, so adding a bulky case to it isn’t something you’ll want to do. Amzer’s Pudding TPU case will help keep your phone protected from scratches and dings without the bulk. The thin case can be yours for just $ 3 today, which is a savings of 70%.

Protect your Nexus 5 for just $4 today!

Still holding onto your Nexus 5 and want a case to keep it protected? If so, check out Cruzerlite’s SPI-Force case for two great layers of protection without an extreme amount of bulk. Right now you can pick one up for only $ 4, which is a savings of $ 16.