Tag Archives: Nexus

Android 7.1.1 Nougat will likely hit Nexus devices on December 6

Amid the ongoing Nougat update frenzy in the smartphone realm, it appears Nexus owners will, once again, be blessed with bragging rights for running the latest and greatest Android version. This is all thanks to Google and the decision to thankfully continue supporting the Nexus line with bleeding-edge AOSP builds, even after the company threw its glove into the smartphone ... Read More »

The Nexus 4 is getting some CyanogenMod love with 14.1 nightly builds

If you are the type of person, who tends to form attachments to particular tech and don’t really feel like moving on or upgrading regularly, then chances are you have already found your perfect phone years back and are still with it. If that is the case and taking into account you are currently on a tech-centric site, chances are ... Read More »

‘Night mode’ (eye strain reduction) could make a return on Nexus devices

Many were upset that ‘Night mode’ went missing on the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X once the Android Nougat 7.1 beta OTA was installed. After much buzz about the omission of Night mode, Ian Lake from Google spoke about why the feature went missing: “it requires driver support that is no present on Nexus devices,” This was about a couple ... Read More »

Hardcore,fans,mourn,the,death,of,Nexus,by,denouncing,the,Pixel

It seems Google would like people to think the Pixel is the first phone it has ever produced with its “Made by Google” ad campaign. The most devoted fans of the Android platform have never seen it that way. To them, the Nexus phones were about “pure Android,” but now they’re suddenly finding their phones have been demoted. Google has ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Nexus 9 LTE

If you recall, last month, Google said that the Nexus 6 and LTE Nexus 9 will get Android 7.0 in a few weeks. Inline with that, the Nexus 6 started receiving the update earlier this week. The good news is that now the HTC-manufactured tablet has also officially started getting Nougat. The update bumps the build number to NRD90R, and ... Read More »

PCWorld Show Episode 29: Samsung Note7 recall, Google to ditch Nexus for Pixel

Samsung’s recall of the Note7 just keeps getting worse and Jon, Jason, and Gordon are here to help you make sense of it. On tap: Jason gives us the latest on just how bad the Note7 recall is and what may have gone wrong. Is Google about to announce new Pixel phones and drop its beloved Nexus line? Does anyone even care? Researchers ... Read More »

Android device updates: August security patches are on their way for Nexus devices

The Android update world slowed to a crawl this week. But there was plenty of other news to get our attention, with Samsung showing off the Galaxy Note 7 and several new rumors about all the new software tricks in the upcoming Nexus phones. Each week, we compile all the major software updates to hit the ecosystem, including phones and ... Read More »

New Nexus app launcher leaks with detailed screenshots, wallpapers too!

Android Police got their hands on some really convincing GIFs that show an allegedly redesigned launcher to debut on this year’s new Nexus Marlin and Sailfish handsets. We still don’t know much about the handsets themselves except for a couple of mock-ups here and there. The launcher in question could be reflective of the final release, but is subject to ... Read More »

Record: Specifications leak out for HTC-built ‘Marlin’ Nexus cellphone

The trendy fish tale related to Nexus devices tells us about a giant Marlin that can quickly rule the Android sea. A brand new Report offers Specifications approximately what need to be the bigger of the approachingpair of Nexus telephones to be built in partnership with HTC. Advertising Quad-core, Qualcomm processor (specific chip not certain) 5.5-inch quad HD (2560×1440) AMOLED ... Read More »

HTC Nexus 2016 (codenamed Marlin) now spotted on Geekbench

As you might already realize, a couple of HTC-made Nexus smartphones are scheduled for this 12 months.While certainly one of them is internally code-named Sailfish (stated to be the successor to ultimate year‘s LG Nexus 5X), the opposite one consists of a code-name of Marlin. Each devices have already had their specifications leaked, and now, the Marlin has been noticed ... Read More »