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Turns out Android 4.4.2 also patched up Nexus devices’ nasty SMS vulnerability [CHANGELOG]

A few weeks ago we told you guys about a nasty little vulnerability on Nexus devices that, if exploited, could cause some headaches as a result. Things like connectivity issues, to freezing and random reboots could all be achieved after receiving a malicious Flash SMS on your Nexus. While this didn’t sound like anything other […]

Android 4.4.1 coming soon to Nexus and Google Play edition devices [RUMOR]

It’s been about a month since Android 4.4 KitKat first dropped onto the scene. Since then, the update has had it’s fair share of hiccups, causing issues on some devices like the Nexus 4 that eventually lead to release of the KRT16S build. What’s next? Well, we’ve seen reports of users having problems with Exchange […]

SMS exploit can remotely reboot Nexus handsets

An SMS vulnerability could be exploited to perform denial-of-service type attacks on Nexus devices, taking a users phone offline. Google was alerted of the issue, but why haven’t they fixed the problem?

Download the Nexus 4′s Android 4.4. KitKat (KRT16S) OTA directly from Google

It was only on Tuesday we told you guys about the new and improved Android 4.4 KitKat build (KRT16S) rolling out to the Nexus 4. Sure you could wait around for the over-the-air update to get pushed to your device, but if it’s one thing I’ve learned about Android users over the years, it’s that […]

Android 4.4 KitKat KRT16S OTA rolling out to Nexus devices, Factory Images and Binaries updated too [DOWNLOAD]

A new bugfix build, KRT16S, has been made available for Android 4.4 KitKat. Google is currently pushing the code to AOSP and has already published a new batch of factory images and binaries for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (all variants), and Nexus 10. Additionally, you’ll be happy to know that many users are reporting […]

Official Nexus wireless charger now available on Google Play for $50

Right in time for the holidays, the official Nexus wireless charger has just hit the Google Play Store. The wireless charger is compatible with both the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 handsets, as well as the Nexus 7 tablets. The best part is the wireless charger comes with the Nexus branding, letting the world know […]

Android 4.4 KitKat OTA rolling out to Nexus 7 & 10, Nexus 4 update imminent

Nexus devices aren’t always top of the smartphone heap in terms of specs, but even so, there are a number of reasons Android evangelists prefer the Nexus series. Not only are new Nexus devices first to launch with the latest and greatest Android OS version, but older Nexus devices are also first to enjoy updates […]

Android 4.4 KitKat coming to Nexus 4,7,10 and Google Edition devices over the “next few weeks”

The Nexus 5 will be in our hands very soon, but what if we don’t want the new Nexus phone? When will we get Android 4.4 KitKat? Very soon if you own a Nexus or Google Edition device!

Google finally launching an LTE-enabled Nexus 4?

Is there a chance the LTE-enabled Nexus 4 will be announced alongside the upcoming Nexus 5? That sure seems likely at this point. It doesn’t change the fact that if the new version does debut, it was the device we should have seen a year ago.

Ubuntu Touch OS launching Oct. 17, ready for supported Android devices

The stunning Ubuntu Edge smartphone may not be making it to market, but Canonical is not stepping back. Ubuntu Touch OS is almost ready and will be launching this October!

Nexus 4 16GB is officially sold out on Google Play, the new Nexus 7 LTE as well

We’ve been receiving reports all day about the Nexus 4 16GB selling out in some of our reader’s Google Play Stores, but thought it might have been a fluke. Sure enough, our page monitor updated us to its change in status, with our own listing in the Play Store now showing Google is “out of […]

Nexus 4 8GB sold out in Google Play, and it probably isn’t coming back

It looks like the Nexus 4 8GB and 16GB have been selling like hotcakes ever since Google dropped the price by $100 in the Google Play Store. That’s not surprising since that steep price drop made the best value in smartphones even cheaper at price points of $200 and $250, respectively. Now, the 8GB version is officially out of stock.

Bought a Nexus 4 on or after August 12th? Google’s offering you a $100 refund

If you bought a Nexus 4 within the past couple of weeks, you’ll be glad to know that a $100 refund is waiting for you. Find out how you can get a good chunk of your money back from Google following the latest price drop.

Nexus 4 price drops $100 in the Play Store! 8GB now $200, 16GB for $250 contract-free

Egad! Straight out of left field, Google/LG just dropped a huge surprise on us. We’re still a few months away from the rumored “refresh” but Google’s not wasting anytime. They’ve dropped the price of the Nexus 4 in the Play Store by around 25% or more in: Australia: $249 Canada: $199 Germany: €199 Spain: €199 […]

Android 4.3 system dump leaked from a Nexus 4 bought on Craigslist, available to flash now

Holy mackerel! Someone was able to buy a Nexus 4 that had Android 4.3 pre-installed on Craigslist, and now the full system dump is available for download. Those with an unlocked Nexus 4 can also flash this in .zip form — come and get it!