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After making its latest OS version available for the Nexus Player last week, Google has now released factory images of Android 5.1.1 for the Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) Wi-Fi models, and the Nexus 10.
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.
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".
Some owners of Nexus devices are reporting numerous issues and bugs since updating to Android 4.4.3, the latest version of the OS, which is intended to fix bugs and improve stability and performance.
Google's series of Nexus smartphones and tablets including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 will start receiving the KitKat 4.4.3 update starting May 23 to address some bugs.
Google says the Android 4.4 update will start rolling out to Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10 tablets today, but owners of the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 cellular versions will have to wait a bit longer.
Google seems to already be hard at work with Samsung to bring users the next Nexus 10 tablet. The device may only get a slight bump in specs and launch in October alongside Android 5.0, Key Lime Pie.
PrimeSense, the company behind the Kinect sensor, have demonstrated a similar sensor designed for tablets that can capture 3D maps of areas and objects, and it's one tenth the size of the Kinect
A new extrapolation of data conducted by a freelance analyst indicates Google's Nexus 10 tablet may not be selling very well, with Microsoft's Surface RT tablet possibly selling better.
As predicted, Canonical has officially announced plans to launch a tablet version of its Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, with a number of features made especially for the larger touchscreen.
With the success of Google's Nexus 7, the Nexus 10 is attractive to consumers looking for a 10-inch Android tablet. However, Google wants to persuade developers into developing tablet-friendly apps.