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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Google Nexus 6 Size Advertising

Nexus 6: Another reason why Google might favor phablets over smaller phones

By on May 22, 2015 at 7:10 PM.

Nexus 6: Another reason why Google might favor phablets over smaller phones

Google surprised Android fans who were anxiously waiting for a new Nexus smartphone last year by only launching one new handset, a 6-inch Nexus 6 phablet that proved to be too big for some users. The correlation between the gadget’s name and its screen size might help explain why Google had to release a phablet last year. Google may have also done it to show developers what apps running on a vanilla version of Android look on a phablet, though.

That said,  there might be one other reason behind Google’s decision to only launch a bigger Nexus phone in 2014. More →

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HTC One M8, Nexus 6, YotaPhone 2 Deals

Great deals: 3 top-shelf Android phones are cheaper than ever right now

By on May 13, 2015 at 1:11 PM.

Great deals: 3 top-shelf Android phones are cheaper than ever right now

One of the great things about top Android smartphones is that the older they get, the more affordable they become, since newer models come along and retailers start cutting the price of the older handsets. So if you’re not really interested in buying one of the latest Android flagships available in stores right now, you can always look for a better deal a top-shelf model that’s a year old or even just a few months old. More →

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Huawei and LG Nexus 6 Successors

The new Nexus phone you wanted last year might launch in 2015

By on May 11, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

The new Nexus phone you wanted last year might launch in 2015

Multiple rumors originating from China have claimed that Huawei might be one of the companies shortlisted by Google to make its 2015 Nexus smartphone. Others said that two smartphone makers will release new Nexus handsets this year, noting Huawei and LG as the possible candidates. A new report now indicates that for the first time ever, Google may indeed launch two Nexus smartphones this year, with LG likely making the Nexus phone many fans wanted to see released alongside Motorola’s Nexus 6. More →

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Huawei Nexus 6 Successor Rumors

Leak claims Google’s next-gen Nexus phone will pack an amazing 2K Samsung display

By on May 8, 2015 at 11:25 AM.

Leak claims Google’s next-gen Nexus phone will pack an amazing 2K Samsung display

A new report from China reinforces an older series of rumors that said a Chinese Android smartphone maker would make one of the upcoming Nexus 6 successors. In fact, the report claims that the device will be manufactured by Huawei with some key help from Korean consumer electronics titan Samsung. More →

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Project Fi Invites and Setup

First Project Fi invites are already coming in

By on May 6, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

First Project Fi invites are already coming in

Google has started sending out Project Fi invites to some of the users who applied to get one, a happy customer revealed on Reddit. Google’s wireless carrier initiative was officially unveiled a few weeks ago, with the company setting up a special registration page where interested subscribers could sign up for invites. More →

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Google Project Fi Android App

Google’s exciting Project Fi carrier app is now available in the Play Store… with a catch

By on April 30, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

Google’s exciting Project Fi carrier app is now available in the Play Store… with a catch

Google last week officially announced everything there is to know about its wireless carrier initiative. The company even started taking registrations for Project Fi, with invites supposed to soon roll out to interested users in the U.S. Meanwhile, users looking to check out how the Project Fi wireless service will look like can already download the official application on their smartphone, Android Police reports, but there’s a huge catch: you have to own a Nexus 6 smartphone. More →

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Google Project Fi Wireless Sign Up

How to sign up for Google’s daring ‘Project Fi’ wireless service right now

By on April 23, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

How to sign up for Google’s daring ‘Project Fi’ wireless service right now

Dedicated Android fans know by now that Google finally announced the one product many fans may have been dreaming off, a virtual mobile network that’s ready to offer affordable plans and, most importantly, cheap data. However, Project Fi, using network access purchased from T-Mobile and Sprint, won’t be immediately available to anyone looking to change carriers. Instead, an invitation system is in place, and you’ll have to wait your turn to get in. More →

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Nexus 6 Custom Cases

Nexus 6 leak hints at the existence of a mysterious ‘Google Workshop’ for custom cases

By on April 15, 2015 at 9:30 PM.

Nexus 6 leak hints at the existence of a mysterious ‘Google Workshop’ for custom cases

This hasn’t been the best week for Google news, but amid all the chaos of the purported antitrust violations, a leaked photo may have revealed a neat program that will make Google device owners very happy. Android Police reports that a Googler shared a post on Google+ last night exhibiting a custom Google Maps case for the Nexus 6.

This might not sound like news, but the case looks strikingly similar to those featured in the MapMe section of Google Workshop, a still unreleased service that Android Police originally unveiled last year.

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