Tag Archive: Nexus


Grab a thin Nexus 6P case for just $3.95 today!

Looking for a case for your Nexus 6P but don’t want to make it any bigger or bulkier? If so, check out Amzer’s Pudding TPU case for a great thin layer of protection for the phone. It won’t add bulk, and the cutouts allow for easy access to the buttons and ports. Today you can pick one up for just $ 3.95.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Nexus family reportedly landing on December 6

Back when Google announced the Android 7.1 Nougat update not so long ago, the search giant also mentioned the build will become available for Nexus devices in December. Now Vodafone Australia has published an update advisory for last year’s Nexus 6P which reveals that the Android 7.1.1 update for the smartphone on December 6. According

Android 7.1.1 set for Dec 5 release on Nexus + Pixel devices

Vodafone Australia lets slip the launch date for the next version of Android.

Google has already stated on a few occasions that the final release of Android 7.1.1 Nougat will take place in early December, but now we have a tentative date to work with. Vodafone Australia has published an update advisory for the Nexus 6P, saying the OTA to Android 7.1.1, build NMF26F, will start to hit the Huawei-made phone from December 6 local time.  [Read More…]

LG gives full refunds for Nexus 5X units affected by particular hardware failure

It seems like some owners of LG’s last year’s Nexus 5X are experiencing some problems with their handset. According to several reports on Reddit, some Nexus 5X devices are affected by a hardware malfunction that causes the device to enter a boot loop. Naturally, users faced with this issue took advantage of their warranty and

Final Android 7.1 Developer Preview build released, Nexus 9 added to Beta Program

The second and final Android 7.1 Developer Preview is here.

Just a couple days over a month since the first Android 7.1 Developer Preview was released, we now have Developer Preview 2 available for Nexus phones and tablets to get a near-final taste of the latest software. Those who have enrolled in the Android Beta Program for their compatible device — which now includes the Nexus 9 — will receive Developer Preview 2 this week via an OTA update.

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Google needs to bring back the Nexus lineup to appease its loyalists

Fact: I am going to get more negative comments than positive comments for this post. It’s an opinion piece. I’m okay with it. The Nexus program was a project run by Google to partner with manufacturers in order to deliver pure Android to smartphones and tablets. It was started in 2010 where it created phones that

Why you should care about picking the right charger for your Google Nexus 5X, 6P, Pixel and Pixel XL

With the new standard in USB-C, we all thought we would have one plug to rule them all. Physically that is coming true with the fully reversible C plug, but there is even more confusion and fragmentation now that Google and other Android manufacturers use two different charging standards. I find the use of two

The closest your Nexus camera will get to Pixel performance is being publicly tested

Maybe you can keep that Nexus just a little longer now.

Google’s Pixel cameras are outstanding, and a lot of it has to do with some downright clever software in the new camera app. That zero shutter lag experience is one of those things you don’t know you care about until you see someone else with it, and when you combine that with the overall quality of the images you get from a Pixel it’s easy  [Read More…]

ZTE looking to fill the Nexus void

With the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL a few months ago, Google has also killed the Nexus line. While the Pixel phones stick close to stock Android, the pure Android experience has died alongside the Nexus, leaving a lot of users to regret the decision. Furthermore Google’s new phones boast premium price tags,

Nexus 6P vs. Pixel XL (Smartphone Showdown)

I’ve always been a compulsive upgrader; I upgraded to every new Nexus phone, I rooted it before I even installed Facebook, and I installed daily ROMs (and switched ROMs about once a week). Over the years, however, I’ve seen a shift in my taste – I prefer consistency and convenience to being on the buggy,