The latest preview of Android 7.1 Nougat does away with one basic feature on non-Pixel devices: Night Mode. It's unclear if Google will bring it back or is just reserving it for Pixel phones.
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If you'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' software updates.
The Nexus 9 LTE is finally receiving Android 7.0 Nougat. The new OTA updates are available to download through the Google's developer website. The update is quite large, at 860MB.
Following the launch of its new Pixel phones today, Google told Nexus users that they "played an integral role" in the company's journey, but says it will "continue to support" Nexus devices.
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.
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's size.
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.
It'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.
In what has become a daily tradition, Google'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 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.
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.
The Aalborgs University in Denmark conducted a study, finding out which smartphones perform best on a weak signal. It concluded that Microsoft's Lumia 640 blasts other phones in signal performance.
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.
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'll be running is rumored to be Android 7.1 Nougat.
A new credible report reinforces previous rumors, suggesting Google's upcoming Pixel XL and Pixel handsets, successors to existing Nexus devices, will feature identical, powerful cameras.
October 4 looks set to be a pretty big day for Google, as it's reportedly planning to unveil a 4K Chromecast, its own virtual reality headset, and two new Android phones - the Pixel and Pixel XL.
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's brand instead.
A set of renders provides a further look at 'Sailfish', the smaller of HTC's new Nexus handsets, showing its unusual rear design, Nexus Launcher UI, a range of colors, and no external branding.
Although the official announcement is yet to come, we pretty much have a good idea of what to expect with Google's upcoming Nexus devices. Today, we also get potential pricing for the units.
Earlier today, we reported on the first leaked images depicting one of the upcoming Nexus devices for this year. Now, both Nexus phones have shown up at the FCC for their certification.
Google is working with HTC on two new Nexus devices, expected to be unveiled later this year. While the phones' specs were leaked previously, this is our first real look at the design of the Sailfish.
HTC is expected to unveil two Nexus devices later this year. Now the smaller of the two, codenamed Sailfish, has supposedly had some of its specs leaked thanks to a benchmarking tool.
The new 'Nexus Launcher' replaces the Android app drawer with a new design, and removes the full-width Google Search bar, along with other changes - and it may be exclusive to the new Nexus handsets.
The final version of Android Nougat could begin rolling out to supported devices - which might not include the Nexus 5 - as soon as August, according to tweets posted by reliable leakster, Evan Blass.
Google is updating Nexus and Android One devices with a new spam caller detection feature, which marks potential telemarketers and spammers and allows users to block and report these numbers.
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According to a credible report, Google might be getting ready to unveil a couple of smartwatches, powered by the new Android Wear 2.0 and offering Google Assistant integration.
HTC's new Nexus handsets - codenamed 'Marlin' and 'Sailfish' - will reportedly share a near-identical design revealed in a new image, and they may eschew Nexus and HTC branding in favor of a 'G' logo.
A series of credible rumors have pegged this year's Nexus phones' specifications. According to them, there will be two devices, with 5.5-inch -Marlin- and 5-inch- Sailfish- screens.
Sources have claimed Google is moving to manufacturing its own smartphones, making it more like Apple in its smartphone strategy - but it's expected to continue supporting Nexus-branded smartphones.
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Google has posted clearer information on its Nexus support site to make it easier for owners to find out how long they can expect to receive Android OS updates and security patches for their devices.
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Despite rumors that HTC would the only company responsible for this year's Nexus phones, Huawei has announced it's working on at least one Nexus handset, looking to recreate last year's 6P success.
A teardown of the latest Google Photos APK reveals a number of interesting new features on the way with the most notable being free unlimited and uncompressed photo and video storage for Nexus owners.
A video has surfaced showing what seems to be an older build of Windows 10 Mobile running on Google's Nexus 5X phone. This could be another in the list of unsupported devices that runs Windows 10.
Previously, if you wanted to flash an update to your Nexus device, it meant losing all of the data on your phone. This will no longer be an issue, as Google is now offering OTA images.
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After departing from Lenovo recently, former Motorola president Rick Osterloh is now returning to Google to take charge of the company's unified hardware division as a Senior Vice President.
Google has delisted its made in 2014 Nexus tablet, the HTC Nexus 9, from its online stores across the world and will only be selling the Pixel C tablet wherever it was previously available.
According to sources, HTC is building two Android N devices for Google's Nexus program. The Nexus devices, dubbed S1 and M1, could become HTC's tipping point in regaining needed marketshare.
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HTC has reportedly signed a three year exclusive deal with Google to make Nexus devices. According to the rumors, HTC will make two Nexus phones later this year, a 5" and 5.5" offering.
In order to increase revenue from its Nexus hardware devices and improve Android's reputation, Google is said to be increasing its control over the program, and reducing OEM involvement.
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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.