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.
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Google began rolling out its monthly Android security patches to supported devices today. Those devices include all three generations of the Pixel devices, and for the last time, the Nexus 6P and 5X.
Google has announced that Android Auto now supports wireless connectivity on select devices with Android 8.0 Oreo such as the company's Pixel handsets, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P in North America.
In today's round of unsurprising news, Google has confirmed that the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C will not receive the next major update to Android that was announced today, called Android P.
Google has updated the official support page for the notorious Nexus 6P and 5X by extending official support for these devices by a couple of months, after revising its replacement policy.
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.
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.
While Android Beta users will receive the final version of Oreo today, the general rollout won't begin immediately. Here are the devices that will get the Android 8.0 update in the coming weeks.
Having confirmed that the name of its next major OS update will be Oreo, Google is now pushing the final version of the update to those in the Android Beta Program, and published new system images.
Google has published its latest monthly Android security bulletin, and released new system images and OTA files for supported Nexus and Pixel devices, targeting a range of vulnerabilities in the OS.
For owners of the bootloop issue affected Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X devices, we got some good news for you. A developer has created a fix that can reportedly bring the dead handsets back to life.
Google has published its latest monthly Android security bulletin, and released new system images and OTA files for supported Nexus and Pixel devices - but some devices got the update two days ago.
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.
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't a solution.
A law firm is currently investigating the possibility of bringing a class-action lawsuit against Google, on behalf of customers who purchased the Nexus 6P, due to two major flaws with the device.
Google began its Android 7.1.2 rollout last week, but devices running preview builds have remained stuck on the beta. Now, Google has started upgrading the Nexus 6P from the beta to the final build.
Today, Google announced the next major iteration of its mobile operating system, Android O, also releasing a Developer Preview build. Here's how you can install it on a supported device right now.
Over three weeks after the first beta build was released for the Nexus 5X, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, and Nexus Player, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat preview is finally available for the Nexus 6P.
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.
Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1, saying that it "brings many of the cool features of Pixel to everyone". Here's the list of Nexus and Pixel devices that will get the new version first.
While many manufacturers still haven'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.
Google may have given a glimmer of hope for Nexus 5X and 6P owners with regard to the fingerprint gestures of Android 7.1 that aren't supported due to firmware limitations of last years Nexus devices.
Google today introduced new group plans for its Project Fi cellular network. Pricing doesn't change at $15 per line, but the company promised to continue selling the Nexus 5X and 6P.
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.
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.
With new Nexus handsets expected to be announced in the next few weeks, big discounts are popping up on the current models. The Nexus 6P is available with up to 27% off from two major US retailers.
At Huawei's MateBook event yesterday, the firm noted that while it's successful in China - as well as other markets - its brand is not known in the United States, and the company plans to change that.
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.
Google has announced availability of its third Android N Developer Preview, saying that it now offers 'beta quality', and assuring devs that they can feel confident to use it on their main devices.
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.
Google has introduced new customizable cases for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P called Live Cases. Other than showing a photo on the back, what makes it unique is that it can interact with the device.
For a limited time, Google is offering $50 off the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P in the Google Store. Unlike some previous sales, the deal does not require a Project Fi Activation.
Google has released a system image of its next update for the Nexus 6P, which will deliver connectivity and performance improvements, along with various bug fixes, and an OTA rollout is expected soon.
Google has again dropped the price of its Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X handsets. The promotional discount will coincide with Valentine's Day and be a limited time offer.
The Nexus 6P - Google's high-end Android handset, built by Huawei - has previously been seen in gold, but only as a 'Special Edition'. Now, though, the gold model is becoming more widely available.
As part of a new festive promotion, you can now get $50 off Google's Android 6.0 Marshmallow flagships, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P - and you'll even get free next-day shipping.
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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.
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Google has emailed some customers who pre-ordered its new Android flagship, the Nexus 6P, informing them that shipment of their handsets has been delayed by up to two weeks, and offering a $25 refund.