Android M Nexus 5 Doze Battery Test

Android M’s new battery-saving delivers amazing results in early tests

By on June 8, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

Android M’s new battery-saving delivers amazing results in early tests

One of Android M’s cool new features is meant to improve the overall user experience concerns battery life. Announced on stage last week during the opening keynote of Google I/O 2015, Doze will put apps in a deep sleep status and will supposedly have a significant impact on battery life. Now, a first round of early testing shows that the feature already works, even though Android M is only available in an early beta version of Google’s latest mobile software. More →

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2015 Nexus 5 Fingerprint Sensor

Google video drops possible hints about what the next-gen Nexus 5 will look like

By on June 1, 2015 at 2:36 PM.

Google video drops possible hints about what the next-gen Nexus 5 will look like

Google unveiled Android M last week during Google I/O and showed off key new features such as fingerprint scanner support and fast USB-C battery charging. The search giant did not mention anything about new Nexus hardware during its developers event, but the company already has a Nexus 5 that sports a fingerprint sensor. More →

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Nexus 5, 6, 9 Android M Release Date Download

Want to try the Android M preview? Get it on these 4 devices right now

By on May 28, 2015 at 5:25 PM.

Want to try the Android M preview? Get it on these 4 devices right now

Google’s Android M update will be available in developer preview mode starting with Thursday, but not all existing Nexus device owners will be able to install it. After unveiling the main features of the new operating system, Google revealed that Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player owners will be able to try out Android M Developer Preview later today. However, older devices such as the two Nexus 7 tablet models or the Nexus 10 will not get Android M today.  More →

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Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Download

New Lollipop update released for Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 – find the download links right here

By on May 20, 2015 at 4:16 PM.

New Lollipop update released for Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 – find the download links right here

Google has begun rolling out the latest version of its Lollipop operating system to a few new Android devices this week, including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 tablet with LTE capabilities. If you own any of these devices, you should be able to download the 5.1.1 update over-the-air in the coming days, but we’ve included direct links below if you’d rather not wait.

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iPhone Vs. Android 2015 Nexus 5

I’m still very tempted to switch to iOS – here’s what Google could do to pull me back

By on May 15, 2015 at 10:50 AM.

I’m still very tempted to switch to iOS – here’s what Google could do to pull me back

Earlier this month, I wrote about my extreme frustration with the Android upgrade process. Essentially, I do not understand why it should take more than six months (and counting!) to get the latest Android software out to a flagship phone that’s been released within the past two years. When my two-year carrier contract expires in September, I will be buying a new phone off-contract and the iPhone 6s is going to look very tempting. However, there is something Google can do to pull me back from the brink: Release a 2015 version of the Nexus 5. More →

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Google Nexus 5 Sales

Google stops selling one of the best Android phones of all time

By on March 12, 2015 at 8:45 AM.

Google stops selling one of the best Android phones of all time

All good things must come to an end and we’re very sad to learn that Google has officially stopped selling the Nexus 5, which should go down as one of the best Android phones ever made. Google has told The Verge that “while some inventory of Nexus 5 still exists (with our retail and carrier partners), our focus is on the Nexus 6 at this time.” The Verge has also found that you can no longer buy the Nexus 5 through any official Google channels, which means Google has for all intents and purposes stopped selling the phone. More →

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Nexus 5 Google Play Stock

The Nexus 5 is back in stock on Google Play, and still a tremendous deal

By on February 3, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

The Nexus 5 is back in stock on Google Play, and still a tremendous deal

The Nexus 5 might not be the number one choice anymore for smartphone buyers looking for a new device, but the 2013 Nexus handset could still be a dependable and affordable option for anyone interested in purchasing a brand new handset. Android Police reports that the handset is back in stock on the U.S. Google Play Store. More →

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Google Nexus 5 Stock

The clock is ticking on Google’s classic Nexus 5 [updated]

By on December 11, 2014 at 12:45 PM.

The clock is ticking on Google’s classic Nexus 5 [updated]

Google has recently launched the Nexus 6, its best and biggest smartphone to date, but the device is also pretty expensive when purchased for full price, especially compared to previous Nexus models. Luckily, for budget Nexus device buyers, Google still has the more affordable Nexus 5 in stock, but that’s about to change in the future. More →

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Android 5.0 Download

Here’s everything you need to install Android 5.0 on your Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and more right now

By on November 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM.

Here’s everything you need to install Android 5.0 on your Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and more right now

The world has Android 5.0 fever, and while most Android device owners will have to wait until next year at the earliest to get Lollipop on their phones and tablets, enthusiastic Google fans don’t have to wait another minute. We told you earlier this week that near-final versions of Android 5.0 Lollipop had been made available for some Android devices, including the Google’s “pure” Nexus 5 and Nexus 4 smartphones, as well as one version of the Nexus 7 tablet.

Well, thanks to the XDA Developers forum, the latest version of Android 5.0 can now be downloaded and installed on those devices and many others. More →

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Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP for Nexus 5

How to install Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 right now

By on November 5, 2014 at 9:10 AM.

How to install Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 right now

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update isn’t officially available for the Nexus 5, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 just yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t install it already on some of these devices, as some developers over at xda posted on the forums AOSP-based Lollipop builds for the Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Wi-Fi Nexus 7 (2013) version. More →

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Nexus 6 vs. Nexus 5 vs. Nexus 4

Check out the gigantic Nexus 6 compared to every Nexus phone ever made

By on October 22, 2014 at 7:40 AM.

Check out the gigantic Nexus 6 compared to every Nexus phone ever made

The Nexus 6 is Google’s latest Android smartphone and its biggest handset to date, as the company has never made Nexus phablets so far. The device is almost the same size as the iPhone 6 Plus, and even bigger than the Galaxy Note 4, according to recent comparisons. To further show how big the Nexus 6 really is, Phone Arena compared it to every Nexus handset ever made, from the original Nexus One to last year’s Nexus 5. More →

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Nexus 5 with Android 5.0 Lollipop

Yes, there is a smaller Lollipop-running Nexus smartphone that you can buy from Google

By on October 16, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Yes, there is a smaller Lollipop-running Nexus smartphone that you can buy from Google

Google on Wednesday announced three new Nexus devices, including a first Nexus phablet, a tablet and a media player, alongside Android 5.0 Lollipop, but the company did not launch a smaller Nexus handset that some fans would have wanted. However, that doesn’t mean that a smaller Nexus version capable of running Lollipop won’t be available from the Google Play Store this year. More →

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