Neowin News Feed for: Nexus Neowin News Feed for: Nexus en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google silently killed custom ‘My Case' program with Pixel 3a launch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the launch of the Pixel 3a, Google decided to shut down its custom case-making web application. My Case and Live Cases allowed users to create custom phone cases using any image, art or location. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Sun, 19 May 2019 19:56:02 +0000 Owners of faulty Nexus 6P devices can get up to $400 for their troubles <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google and Huawei have agreed to a settlement in which they will pay up to $400 to owners of faulty Nexus 6P devices, which experienced bootloops and unexpected shutdowns after an Android update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:44:01 +0000 Android Security Bulletin for April details fixes for Pixel and Nexus devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s security bulletin for April details fixes for Pixel devices which include stability improvements to the modem and audio speaker during calls, among other things. The images are available now. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:20:01 +0000 Android 8.1 Oreo rollout for Pixel and Nexus devices will begin today <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One week since the release of the final Developer Preview of Android 8.1 Oreo, Google is set to roll out the final bits of the mobile operating system to supported Pixel and Nexus devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:30:01 +0000 Google reportedly ends out-of-warranty Nexus 6P replacements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Some users realized last week that Google was replacing out-of-warranty Nexus 6P devices with the Pixel XL, but a recent revision of this policy has blocked this apparent loophole. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:40:02 +0000 Google is swapping Nexus 6P for Pixel XL devices as warranty replacements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Owners of faulty Nexus 6P devices are reportedly being offered Pixel XL smartphones as warranty replacements. The reports vary, from occurring regularly in the US and Canada, to never in Australia. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usen Joshua O. ) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:34:02 +0000 Google updates its support timeline for Pixel and Nexus devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has updated its support pages to reflect when its Pixel and Nexus devices will lose their telephone and online support. While some will expire shortly, others have coverage until 2019. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 09 Jun 2017 22:02:02 +0000 Android O update expected in August; likely the last major OS update for Nexus 5X and 6P <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is expected to release Android O for its Pixel phones first, starting in early August, followed by supported Nexus devices. It&#039;s likely to be the last major OS update for the Nexus 5X and 6P. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:28:01 +0000 Google makes its June security update for Android available for Pixel and Nexus devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has issued its June security update for its Pixel and Nexus devices. The update secures discovered vulnerabilities with the OS. Android partners have also been informed of the vulnerabilities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:48:01 +0000 Samsung's mobile web browser now available for some Pixel, Nexus, and other Android devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s Internet Browser comes pre-installed on its Galaxy devices, but it&#039;s now also available to download for some non-Samsung devices, including Google&#039;s Nexus and Pixel range, among others. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:50:01 +0000 KISS partners with Google to produce limited edition Pixel and Nexus cases <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has just released its latest Live Cases for the Pixel and Nexus devices in partnership with KISS. The iconic band has 12 limited edition cases that are now available for purchase. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 03 Jun 2017 04:56:01 +0000 Google releases May Android security update; new Pixel and Nexus factory images available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has wasted little time in publishing its latest monthly Android security bulletin, and releasing new factory images and OTA binary image files for its supported Nexus and Pixel devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 01 May 2017 19:27:28 +0000 Pixel and Nexus owners reporting issues with fingerprint reader after Android 7.1.2 update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears that some Google Pixel and Nexus owners are experiencing issues when it comes to their fingerprint readers after updating to Android 7.1.2. Unfortunately, there currently isn&#039;t a solution. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 15 Apr 2017 20:14:01 +0000 Google releases March Android security update; new Pixel and Nexus factory images available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has published its March security bulletin for Android, and the latest patches are rolling out via an OTA update. New factory and OTA images are available for supported Nexus and Pixel devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:44:01 +0000 LineageOS builds now available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Moto G4, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest builds for Lineage OS - based on CyanogenMod - are finally available. However, they only support a handful of devices right now, with more handsets to be added soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:08:02 +0000 'Instant Tethering' is a new feature rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new feature is rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices with Android 7.1.1 called &#039;Instant Tethering&#039;. It allows devices to share an internet connection automatically using a common Google account. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:34:01 +0000 Google will finally release Android 7.1.1 Nougat for the Nexus 6 in early January <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Google will finally begin rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the last of the company&#039;s supported Nexus devices in early January, the Motorola Nexus 6. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:22:01 +0000 Google to begin rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat to Nexus devices on December 6 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While many manufacturers still haven&#039;t upgraded their devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, Google will release Android 7.1.1 - the very latest version of the OS - to eligible Nexus devices on December 6. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:18:01 +0000 LG to issue full refunds to customers with faulty Nexus 5X handsets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apparently, LG is sending out emails to some customers who own a faulty Nexus 5X device plagued by the boot loop issue, offering them a full refund as a means for compensation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:12:01 +0000 Google takes out Night Mode on Nexus devices with latest Android 7.1 Nougat preview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest preview of Android 7.1 Nougat does away with one basic feature on non-Pixel devices: Night Mode. It&#039;s unclear if Google will bring it back or is just reserving it for Pixel phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:22:01 +0000 You can get Google Assistant on Android Nougat devices, but it's not worth it <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Clever folks have found a way to bring Google&#039;s new Assistant to a large number of devices, as long as they&#039;re running Android 7.0 Nougat. But it comes with some big side effects. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:12:02 +0000 7 Days: A week of Microsoft Surface anticipation, Google galore, and Samsung's fiery fiasco <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From Yahoo hoo-ha and Toyota&#039;s auto-bot, to Windows phone woes, Oculus magic, Paint reimagined, Edge updates, R.I.P. Nexus, and bye-bye Band, it&#039;s our regular roundup of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 08 Oct 2016 18:17:22 +0000 Pixel sells its soul; Verizon models will need carrier approval for software updates <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;re in the market to buy a Pixel phone, you might want to steer clear of devices sold by Verizon. The carrier will preinstall its own apps and have control over the phones&#039; software updates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 07 Oct 2016 10:30:01 +0000 Android Nougat has landed for the Nexus 9 LTE <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Nexus 9 LTE is finally receiving Android 7.0 Nougat. The new OTA updates are available to download through the Google&#039;s developer website. The update is quite large, at 860MB. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:36:01 +0000 R.I.P. Nexus: Google signals end of Nexus line; says it will "continue to support" devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following the launch of its new Pixel phones today, Google told Nexus users that they &quot;played an integral role&quot; in the company&#039;s journey, but says it will &quot;continue to support&quot; Nexus devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:46:01 +0000 Google releases October 2016 security update for Nexus devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google today released a new Android security update for Nexus devices, for the month of October, 2016. Factory images are available, but Nexus users can wait for the OTA update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:18:02 +0000 Upcoming Google Pixel XL gets leaked again in video render <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The upcoming Pixel smartphones from Google have been leaked numerous times. Now the larger of the two devices, Pixel XL, has been leaked one more time, in images and video, revealing the phone&#039;s size. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:32:01 +0000 Google's new 7-inch Nexus tablet will reportedly run new Andromeda OS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Google is reportedly planning to launch a premium notebook next year as a showcase for its new Andromeda OS, it looks like the new Huawei-made Nexus tablet could be the developer device for it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:12:01 +0000 Google may announce Android/Chrome OS hybrid 'Andromeda' on October 4th <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s been a source of speculation for a year, but Google might take the wraps off a new Android/Chrome hybrid OS on October 4, when the company is also expected to rebrand Nexus to Pixel. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:48:01 +0000 Google's Pixel smartphones suffer 3 leaks in 12 hours: more photos and pricing info <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In what has become a daily tradition, Google&#039;s upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have been leaked once again. This time in no less than 3 leaks, showing the two devices and sharing pricing info. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:50:01 +0000 More images showing Google's upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones pop up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A number of images purportedly showing the upcoming Google devices have been leaked on the internet. While only showing the front plates of the devices, the new images offer a very close-up look. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:32:01 +0000 Android 7.0 Nougat factory images and OTA files now available for Nexus 6P <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nearly three weeks after kicking off the release of Android 7.0 Nougat to Nexus devices, Google has posted updated images for the Nexus 6P online which also include the latest security updates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sat, 10 Sep 2016 07:12:01 +0000 Microsoft's Lumia 640 found to be the best phone to use on a weak signal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Aalborgs University in Denmark conducted a study, finding out which smartphones perform best on a weak signal. It concluded that Microsoft&#039;s Lumia 640 blasts other phones in signal performance. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:44:01 +0000 Google will reportedly release a successor to the Nexus 7 tablet <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report states that Huawei is working on a new 7-inch tablet for Google. The device would be the first tablet to be released by Google in such a form factor since the 2013 Nexus 7. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 05 Sep 2016 22:18:01 +0000 New Pixel and Pixel XL phones from Google rumored to launch with Android 7.1 Nougat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is expected to launch new Nexus smartphones this fall, albeit under the Pixel brand. While many of their specs are already known, the OS they&#039;ll be running is rumored to be Android 7.1 Nougat. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 05 Sep 2016 13:20:01 +0000 Google's Pixel and Pixel XL handsets rumored, once again, to sport identical cameras <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new credible report reinforces previous rumors, suggesting Google&#039;s upcoming Pixel XL and Pixel handsets, successors to existing Nexus devices, will feature identical, powerful cameras. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 05 Sep 2016 12:40:01 +0000 Google expected to announce Pixel phones, Daydream VR headset, and more on October 4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>October 4 looks set to be a pretty big day for Google, as it&#039;s reportedly planning to unveil a 4K Chromecast, its own virtual reality headset, and two new Android phones - the Pixel and Pixel XL. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:04:01 +0000 R.I.P. Nexus? New handsets will reportedly 'put the Google brand front and center' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Have we reached the end of the line for Nexus? The two devices expected to launch in the next few weeks will reportedly ditch the Nexus brand, in favor of a stronger focus on Google&#039;s brand instead. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:36:01 +0000 New renders offer a clearer look at HTC's new Nexus 'Sailfish' handset <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A set of renders provides a further look at &#039;Sailfish&#039;, the smaller of HTC&#039;s new Nexus handsets, showing its unusual rear design, Nexus Launcher UI, a range of colors, and no external branding. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:33:54 +0000 Google's upcoming Nexus devices could be priced starting at $449 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although the official announcement is yet to come, we pretty much have a good idea of what to expect with Google&#039;s upcoming Nexus devices. Today, we also get potential pricing for the units. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:54:01 +0000