Tag Archive: Nexus


Google brings spam call protection to some Nexus and Android One phones

Google is rolling out an update for the Android phone app that will warn you about spam callers. The update, currently for Nexus or Android One phones on Marshmallow, lets you block and report these numbers.

From Nexus on Google+:

Today, we’re beginning to update your Google Phone app with spam protection on #Nexus and #AndroidOne devices to warn you about potential spam callers and give you the ability to block and report these numbers. If  [Read More…]

You can save $100 on various Nexus 6P models at Newegg right now!

Newegg is currently offering $ 100 off the Nexus 6P in all storage capacities, dropping the price of the base model down to just $ 399. Whether you’ve missed out on previous deals, or are getting excited for the upcoming release of Android Nougat, you won’t want to pass up on this special. You’ll have your choice of multiple colors for each size, so you can pick the one that you prefer.

This deal won’t last  [Read More…]

This thin Nexus 6P case is just $3.95 today!

The Nexus 6P is already on the larger side, and adding a case to keep it protected and making it bigger is not an idea many are fond of. Amzer’s Pudding TPU case adds a nice thin layer of protection to the phone so you don’t have to sacrifice the size for keeping it safe. Right now you can pick one up for 60% off, making it just $ 3.95.

Nexus 5X price cut to £169 at Carphone Warehouse

Cheapest UK price yet for the LG-made Nexus.

We may be rapidly approaching new Nexus season, but there’s still time to pick up a great deal on last year’s models — specifically, the LG-made Nexus 5X, which has already been discounted by various U.S. retailers. And now Brits can get in on the action, with Carphone Warehouse selling the 5X for £169 SIM-free.

That gets you a 16GB Nexus 5X in ice blue. Stump up  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3 vs Nexus 6P

OnePlus and Google, partnered with Huawei, have targeted a similar audience with their affordable, high-end phones. Both the OnePlus 3 and the Nexus 6P offer premium build quality, features and specs at nearly half the cost of the likes of Samsung and LG, along with a near stock version of Android out of the box.

Grab a 32GB Nexus 5X for $290 at Groupon right now!

If you are in the market for a Nexus 5X but don’t want to pay the full price for one, you’ll want to check this deal out. Groupon is offering the unlocked 32GB version for just $ 290, a savings of more than 30%. We’ve seen a number of deals on the Nexus 5X lately, and while this may not be the lowest price it has been, it is still a great deal.

Groupon is also  [Read More…]

Charging your Nexus on the go with the Monoprice 10,000 mAh USB-C battery

Nexus fans deserve a battery pack made just for them, too.

External battery packs that support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 or 3.0 standards are quite easy to find, but when you’re looking for one that can do 5V/3A output for the latest Nexus phones’ “Rapid Charging” your options are … limited. Monoprice is well known for its accessories of all kinds, and amongst its stable of Select Series external batteries it offers a USB-C version perfectly  [Read More…]

A Nexus 5X from Project Fi is the best $199 Android phone you can get

Sometimes it’s better to find the right deal than go straight to a “cheap” phone.

A few weeks ago, my mother’s scratched, cracked and generally destroyed Moto X 2014 finally gave up the ghost — the screen turned off, and it wasn’t coming back on again. Being that she bought it at a discount already, it wasn’t worth paying upwards of $ 150 to have the screen replaced. Instead, she sent me looking for the best  [Read More…]

Seeing a Spanish update message on the Nexus 7 (2013)? Don’t install it just yet

Several users are receiving an update message in Spanish on the Nexus 7 (2013) configured for English. The update includes the July security patch and comes in at 12.1MB, but the description is in Spanish and it looks like there isn’t a way to clear the update notification. According to Google’s issue tracker, the update is being received by users across regions.

Per the discussion in our forums, Google is aware of the issue:

Just got  [Read More…]

Project Fi gets crazy fast roaming speeds while the Nexus 6P gets a massive discount

Traveling abroad as an American comes with a choice: hop from hotspot to hotspot and hope you can get decent enough speeds to actually use your phone, buy a sim card in the country you’re traveling to and use the local network, or incur massive overages (unless you’re on T-Mobile). Well, Project Fi is making