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Just a few weeks into 2016, a new rumor has hit the web that places HTC as the frontrunner as manufacturer for this year's Google Nexus devices. HTC would create a mid and high-end Nexus device.
Users of Google's Project Fi cellular service can now add up to nine internet enabled devices to their existing voice plans, without paying for an extra connection.
We recently took a look at the Nexus 6P, Google's latest flagship. And now we're examining its smaller brother, the 5X. Is it really an affordable flagship as Google claims? Read on to find out.
Google will release a new update to Nexus devices next week which will introduce a new font as well as new and updated emojis for the system's keyboard. The update will be delivered over-the-air.
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Google has started rolling out a security update for all currently supported Nexus smartphones and tablets to fix various vulnerabilities that were reported by researchers.
A few engineers responsible for the design and building of the Nexus 6P and 5X took to Reddit to answer some questions about the decision to omit wireless charging, and the meaning behind their names.
A new report claims that a new set of vulnerabilities, dubbed Stagefright 2.0 in the Android OS may be affecting more than a billion users and every device is susceptible to malicious attacks.
Google's latest devices, which it unveiled today, will come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed - but the update will begin rolling out to many of its existing Nexus devices on October 5.
Google is holding its long-awaited Android 6.0 Marshmallow event today, at which it will also unveil two new Nexus handsets, with a new version of its Chromecast expected too - and you can watch live.
Google is expected to launch the Nexus 6P and 5X flagship devices at its upcoming event. However, now even more details about the former have leaked online, alleging a 3,450 mAh battery and more.
The colors in which Google's new 5.7-inch Nexus 6P flagship will be offered were revealed yesterday, and now those of the smaller Nexus 5P have emerged too - including a rather unexpected option.
New images show the color options of the 5.7-inch device, and confirm the 'Nexus 6P' and 'Nexus 5X' naming - but an Amazon listing has also revealed some less-than-flagship specs for the smaller 5X.
Google has sent out invites for an event in San Francisco on September 29, at which it will formally launch Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and unveil its new Nexus flagships - hero devices for its new OS.
We already know plenty about Google's new flagship phones - showcase devices for Android 6.0 Marshmallow - but now another detail has emerged: they will reportedly be called 'Nexus 5X' and 'Nexus 6P'.
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Qualcomm claims that its next-generation Snapdragon 820 SoC - featuring its new custom-designed 'Kryo' 64-bit CPU - will offer up to twice the performance, and twice as much battery life, as the 810.
Google is reportedly preparing to announce its new flagship-class Nexus phones - the showcase devices for its latest OS release, Android 6.0 Marshmallow - on September 29 in San Francisco.
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Photos have emerged purporting to show Huawei's new 5.7-inch Nexus flagship in the flesh for the first time - and along with a fingerprint reader, they also reveal the handset's unusual rear styling.
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Google is expected to launch two high-end Nexus phones as showcase devices for its new Android 'M' release, and one of those devices - a 5.2-inch LG handset - has apparently been caught on camera.
While it is still most likely a couple months away, it looks like Google could be prepping two new Nexus devices that will be produced by Huawei and LG.
Google says "Android was built from day one with security in mind" - but there's clearly room for improvement, as the company has announced new monthly security updates for its Nexus devices.
Details have been revealed about the new Nexus range-topper from Huawei, which is said to include a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, metal body, and Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 820 processor.
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The latest rumor has indicated that Google might not release a new Nexus tablet this year and may instead go ahead with two smartphones allegedly made by LG and Huawei.
As part of Google's latest quarterly report, the company's chief financial officer revealed that a portion of its earnings were impacted by a "decline" in revenues from its Nexus range.
The Google Store is the new home for the company's latest and greatest devices, which have now been removed from its Play Store - but it seems that its Nexus 5 has finally reached the end of the road.
The newest version of Google's mobile OS is now rolling out to Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices. It brings bug fixes and new features such as Device Protection, HD voice support and dual SIM capabilities.
Google's Nexus program is set to get a new manufacturer as a latest rumour has revealed that the next smartphone will be made by a Chinese OEM with a probable launch in the second half of the year.
After Google confirmed that production of its Nexus 5 had ended in December, the device disappeared from its Play Store - but it's now available to buy again, albeit temporarily, and at full price.
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Google has confirmed that production of the Nexus 5 has ended, and with limited stocks remaining at various retailers, it won't be long before the device is completely sold out.
You might be waiting for the Android 5.0 update to show up on your device but that OS version is already old news as the newer 5.0.1 bug-fixing build has started to show up on AOSP and Nexus images.
Security researchers, developers and hackers tried their luck in exploiting various devices and OS(s) in HP's annual Pwn2Own event. A prize pool of $425,000 was distributed among the winners.
Google says that "dessert is served", as it announces that it has started rolling out a delicious treat to owners of its Nexus devices, in the form of the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update.
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Manufacturers are starting to detail their plans to roll out Lollipop to existing devices, including Sony, HTC, Motorola and NVIDIA, and more info has emerged on when Nexus devices will be updated.
Android 5.0 has been announced, although not all devices will get the new OS. Google's Nexus range will get the update first - but just which Nexus devices will actually get a lick of the Lollipop?
Previously known as 'the L release', Google has today announced Android 5.0 Lollipop, which will launch on a trio of new devices first, before heading to the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 "in the coming weeks".
An image, which is said to show HTC's new Nexus 9, has been revealed - just ten days before Google is supposedly due to officially unveil the device, alongside the Nexus 6 handset from Motorola.
A video of Android L running on the Samsung Galaxy S5 has leaked online, showing off the yet to be launched Android update skinned with Samsung's own TouchWiz UI on top.
Google is reportedly planning to change Android's distribution terms for vendors in order to push more in-house apps on devices, that already are filled with redundant apps and features.
The long-awaited Nexus 9 tablet, built by HTC, and Nexus 6 handset, from Motorola, are said to be launching on October 15 or 16, followed shortly after by the rollout of Android L to other devices.
HTC is getting ready to launch its Nexus 9 tablet, expected sometime next month. The Nexus 9 is the result of a partnership between HTC and Google aimed at replicating the Nexus 7's previous success.
Android fans are eagerly awaiting the next Nexus device from Google. Luckily, a new device has popped up on a benchmarking site that could indicate what the device might entail upon release.
Some have claimed that the upcoming Android Silver program will mean the end of Nexus, but Google says that is "totally wrong", adding that "it wouldn't make sense" to stop making Nexus devices.