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July 04, 2012

Oh noes! Google Nexus 7 suffers from display issues

It’s not all glitz and glamour for the Nexus 7. Some of you may already know this but, the product engineers at Asus were given only four months by Google to produce a working tablet. Yes, just four short months. Even Asus’ Chairman Jonney Shih wasn’t sure whether they’ll be able to overcome the challenge […]

June 28, 2012

Google Nexus 7 tablet is official, made by Asus

So it’s official — the Google Nexus 7 tablet is formally introduced in partnership with Asus. And, it will come with the newly announced Android 4.1 Jellybean.

November 27, 2012

Android 4.2.1 update rolls out for Nexus 4, 7 and 10

A few weeks ago, the Android 4.2 Jellybean update was released for the latest Google Nexus devices. It was expected to add some improvements however, that update has caused an issue with the device’s Contacts app. To squash that bug, Google has rolled out the Android 4.2.1 update.

May 31, 2012

Google Nexus Tablet is a 7-inch Asus Transformer?

At the CES 2012, Google CEO Eric Schmidt mentioned that a Nexus tablet is in the works and that it should surface after 6 months. At same event, a 7” tablet was seen in the NVidia and ASUS booth that features a quad-core 1.2GHz Tegra 3 processor, 1280×780 resolution, 1GB RAM and 16GB storage capacity.

July 03, 2014

Upcoming HTC Nexus tablet to have 5GB of RAM?

Rumors have been going around of an 8.9-inch Nexus tablet to be manufactured by HTC. We’ve previously reported on some of its alleged specs, but a newer leak suggests that there is a possibility of seeing the Nexus tablet equipped with a large 5GB RAM.

June 22, 2014

9-inch HTC Nexus tablet reveals specs ahead of launch

About two months ago, we‘ve posted a rumor of an 8.9-inch Nexus tablet that HTC might be manufacturing. Those rumors weren’t far off as another leak shows exactly that, while also having a list of specs and even pricing to go with it.

June 20, 2014

Google releases Android 4.4.4 KitKat to Nexus devices

Google has released factory images of Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 to fix security flaws.

June 13, 2014

Photo Showdown – Cherry Mobile Flare S2 VS Google Nexus 5

As some of you may know, the Cherry Mobile Flare S2 carries the same camera sensor used in Google Nexus 5. We did a little test to see if this sub-Php5K smartphone can really produce the same quality of photos with a Google-branded device.

June 06, 2014

Toshiba Encore 7 announced, Win8.1 tablet for USD150?

The launch of the first Google Nexus 7 back in 2012 has undoubtedly paved the way for cheaper Android tablets in the market. Toshiba is trying to replicate that same game plan, but it’s doing so in the Windows tablet section. Folks meet the Toshiba Encore 7, a Windows 8.1 tablet with a 7-inch display […]

June 04, 2014

Android 4.4.3 now rolling out to Nexus and GPe devices

Yesterday proved to be a big day for Apple as the company released the latest iteration of their mobile OS. Not to be outdone by their rival, Google also began seeding factory images of the revamped Android KitKat version 4.4.3 for all supported Nexus and GPE devices.

May 17, 2014

Android KitKat update for Nexus devices is coming

It seems like Nexus owners won’t be waiting much longer to be upgraded to Android 4.4.3. According to reports, the KitKat update will be rolling out to Nexus smartphones and tablets starting the end of next week.

May 17, 2014

Google Nexus 6 might not be coming at all

“There is no Nexus 6. Farewell, Nexus” This is according to the famous tipster @evleaks who just tweeted this a few hours ago. Following this is another entry saying, “Don’t worry, there’s a silver lining to this cloud…” Could it really be the end of the well-loved Nexus line for the introduction of Android Silver?

May 08, 2014

Cherry Mobile outs Flare S2, Sony IMX179 sensor in tow

Cherry Mobile has recently announced the latest addition to the famous Flare family, the CM Flare S2 which is touted to provide better images courtesy of the Sony IMX179 image sensor; the same sensor that powers the Google Nexus 5’s 8MP rear camera.

April 15, 2014

Oppo Find 7a gets TWRP custom recovery

The Philippines is one of the first few countries to see the Oppo Find 7a as it is not yet released in the United States. After a week of its local launch, a TWRP custom recovery is now supported by the device thanks to developers. Now, users of the Find 7a can manually backup and […]

April 06, 2014

Gionee Elife E7 Review

Not so long ago, Gionee arrived in the Philippines with their flagship phone – the Elife E6. It did really great for a first timer, but some people weren’t able to take the slow processor for the price. After that, we were positive that its successor, the Elife E7, will strengthen the company’s hold here […]

March 11, 2014

Nexus 10 2 rumored to be HTC-made with 2k display

Apart from the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8, a bigger device by Google may also make its appearance on the upcoming I/O event. The Google Nexus 10 2 is speculated to have a 2K screen resolution, reinforced display, and could be manufactured by HTC.

March 11, 2014

Nexus 8 to run Intel Moorefield and Android ‘Lollipop’?

There are reports of a new lineup of Nexus devices to be launched at Google’s I/O event. Included in this supposed list is the Nexus 8 which, according to sources, possibly exchanged Qualcomm’s Snapdragon for Intel’s 64-bit quad-core processor and an updated Android version.

March 10, 2014

Google Nexus 6 concept image – how thin is enough?

While surfing the Internet, I came across this concept photo of the upcoming Google Nexus 6. I’m sure you’ve scrolled past everything by now and initially checked the photo before reading anything else. As you can see, it is mighty thin.

February 01, 2014

Huawei to launch MediaPad X1 7.0 LTE tablet

Huawei isn’t exactly the first company to come in to mind when it comes to Android tablets, and their recent efforts didn’t help either in establishing a firm foothold in the tablet scene. But we think that’s about to change with the upcoming MediaPad X1 7.0 which is touted to go toe-to-toe with the Nexus […]

January 02, 2014

Google Nexus 5 Review

I’m not going to lie; I’m a huge fan of Google’s products – and that includes the Nexus, which is probably why I dropped my Nexus 4 for the Nexus 5 in just 9 months. Of course though, that is not without rational reason: the Google Nexus 5 packs a top-tier Snapdragon 800 CPU, much improved cameras […]

December 16, 2013

Google Nexus 5 in the flesh, first impressions

I posed a question to mostly everywhere in social media and to everyone I know – should I drop my Nexus 4 for the Nexus 5? Apparently, this article is the answer to that question. I got the Google Nexus 5 for a few major reasons: the 1080p IPS LCD display, the Snapdragon 800 CPU […]

December 06, 2013

Nexus 5 receives much-needed camera update

When Nexus 5 was released, it was critically acclaimed. Though the camera might be a tremendous upgrade from the Nexus 4, it is still not as great as what users want it to be. So Google has the Android “KitKat” 4.4.1 for you.

November 26, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & iOS 7 compared!

The latest version of Android has finally reached our Nexus 4 – 4.4 KitKat! Basically, coverage about the new Android treat has been out since the Nexus 5′s announcement already, so figured that this time, we could compare it to its biggest & most talked about competitor, iOS 7.

November 14, 2013

ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 Review

ASUS set really good standards on what a 7-inch Android tablet should be with the Google Nexus 7. Now that they have to launch their own 7-incher under the Nexus shadow, they needed something that can shine in its own right without getting burned by its pure-blooded cousin. The company’s answer is the ASUS MeMO […]

November 07, 2013

Nexus 5 gets a high repairability score

Here we are patiently waiting for the Nexus 5. Early adopters of the said device here in PH will probably have it from the grey market or directly from the Play Store (or wherever it is available). With that, official local warranty is out of the question but what if it breaks down too early […]

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