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June 28, 2014

Android Silver won’t replace Nexus after all

If you’re worried that the rumored Android Silver program will replace Google’s flagship Nexus line, worry no more as a report states that Dave Burke, head of Android engineering and the Nexus program, tells us otherwise. Continue Reading

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March 22, 2014

Google Nexus 8.9 releases June, features 2K+ display?

Google is said to be in the process of releasing an 8.9-inch variant to add to its well-received Nexus lineup. The Nexus 8.9 could feature a display with more than 2K resolution and will hit store shelves some time in June if alleged reports prove true. Continue Reading

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February 27, 2014

Google Now Launcher now on Play Store

Since Nexus 5 was launched last November 2013, it had an exclusive launcher that no other Google devices officially have. Three months after that, all Nexus and Google Play Edition smartphones can now have the same experience!
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January 21, 2014

Basemark OS II, a new cross-platform benchmarking tool

While benchmarks doesn’t really translate real-world user experience, most of us still wish to know the prowess of our gadgets. Comparison between Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices is a struggle since only a few benchmark tools are available for the three major mobile platforms. Enter the Basemark OS II.
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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 with OIS, a 1080p IPS LCD display, 4G LTE & Android 4.4 KitKat, all of which are enough to tempt me into buying in.

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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 & the 8 megapixel camera packed with optical image stabilization.

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November 01, 2013

Google Nexus 5 now official!

Everyone probably saw it coming as it’s one of Google’s worst kept secrets. The Nexus 5 made by LG now makes it to the limelight, packing a 5-inch 1080p IPS display, a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU with Adreno 330 graphics and Android 4.4 KitKat.

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October 17, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & Google Nexus 5 to launch Oct 28?

Google is very clever with teasing their upcoming products. One example of this is putting Android versions in the time on Nexus devices (Nexus S – Gingerbread 2:30, Nexus 7 – Jellybean 4:10 and so forth). Now, KitKat’s Twitter page seems to be making signs towards an October 28 launch for the long-awaited Nexus 5 & Android 4.4.

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September 04, 2013

This could be the Google Nexus 5

Just recently, Google announced that Android’s next version will be 4.4 & named KitKat, marking a brand partnership between Nestle & the search giant. However, in the promotional video of putting up Android’s KitKat statue, a mystery phone was spotted carrying LG & Nexus logos on the back.

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July 24, 2013

2nd-gen Google Nexus 7 2013 sells for $229

The 2nd-generation Google Nexus 7 is now up for pre-order on Best Buy, pre-empting the official announcement later tonight. Packing a 7-inch full HD display, a quad-core Snapdragon CPU, 2GB RAM and Android 4.3 Jellybean, the Nexus 7 v2 starts at $229.

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May 31, 2013

HTC One Nexus materializes, available on June 26

After Google and Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 Nexus this month, HTC denied that it was working on a Nexus version of their flagship phone, the HTC One. We guess you can’t trust everything the company says, can we? The Nexus version of the HTC One is real folks.

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May 28, 2013

White Nexus 4 announced, no LG Nexus 5

The LG Nexus 4, Android’s flagship phone, is going to get a white paint job this week, starting with Hong Kong on the 29th. The new color option will slowly roll out in select markets worldwide, and the price is expected to be the same.

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May 16, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Nexus to retail for $649 on June 26

Google is re-introduing the Samsung Galaxy S4 and will package it as Nexus-like variant running on vanilla Android OS. That means there is no TouchWiz, just plain stock Android UI. This confirms our earlier report of the Galaxy S4 Google Edition.

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May 08, 2013

Who should make the next Google Nexus smartphone?

Google IO is coming in a week, and while we’re expecting Google Glass, few unconfirmed Motorola rumors, and the next iteration of Android OS, there’s also the Nexus line.

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May 06, 2013

Android 4.3: What We Want To See & What To Expect

Several reports are circulating that the next version of Android will actually be Version 4.3 and will still be called Jellybean. So, what happened to Key Lime Pie? Indulge us for a bit, and join in the discussion. Here are the things we want to see and the stuff that you can possibly expect in Android 4.3.

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October 30, 2012

What’s New in Android 4.2?

Google released their family of Nexus devices regardless of the suspension caused by Hurricane Sandy. Along with the announcement of the LG Nexus 4, the Samsung Nexus 10 and the 32 GB & Mobile Versions of the Asus Nexus 7, Google also unveiled the next version of Android.

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