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Sprint Nexus 5 update brings more Spark bands, “miscellaneous Android updates”

The Now Network, formally known as Sprint, is pushing out an upgrade to their Nexus 5 this morning. Build KTU48F is in tow, with the biggest known change being the enabling of Sprint Spark bands 26 and 41.

Best Android Phones [April 2014]

It’s April, don’t be the fool that buys some joke of an Android phone. As manufacturers push their major spring handset launches, the question of which is best takes on a whole new level of relevancy.

Android 4.4.3 starts making the rounds, said to fix battery draining bug

Android 4.4.3 has been spotted making the rounds. According to sources, the update — which is said to address 4.4.2′s battery draining camera bug — could come sooner rather than later.

Google addresses Android 4.4.2 camera bug, says fix arriving in a future update

There’s a nasty little bug some users have been experiencing since updating their Nexus 5′s (and other devices) to Android 4.4.2. The big involves the camera application in Android 4.4.2 that when either opened by the user or triggered in the background from another app (Skype for instance), causes the device’s CPU to max out, […]

Whoopi Goldberg is the Nexus 5′s unlikeliest of spokespersons, puts it to the test live on air

In perhaps what could be Google’s most unlikely of spokespersons, comes Sister Act star Whoopi Goldberg straight out of left field. The story actually starts late last week when Whoopi took to Twitter to announce her new found love interest: the red Nexus 5 “Google Phone.” As some pointed out, the tweet was actually sent […]

Bright red Nexus 5 now available on Google Play

Heads up, folks. The red Nexus 5 is real, and currently live on the Google Play Store. We’ve been following the red colored variant since it first leaked back towards the end of last month. Since then, we saw it appear in and outside its packaging, followed by semi-official press images and finally, tipped to […]

Red Nexus 5 press image leaked, looking pretty official

The red Nexus 5 has been leaked so many times — first in blurry cam photos, followed by much clearer shots of the device unboxed — it’s beginning to look like this really is a thing. Today, leakster @evleaks posted a beautifully rendered press image of the red Nexus 5, exactly how it will appear […]

Red Nexus 5 said to launch February 4th

From unlikely rumor to solid reality, it looks like we definitely are going to see this red Nexus 5 at some point in the very near future. New leaks have suggested that the alternative color option is set to launch in the Google Play Store beginning February 4th. Sprint is also expected to offer the […]

Red Nexus 5 allegedly appears again, this time in and outside its packaging

While the Nexus 5 probably isn’t going to be offered in 6 new colors anytime soon, it does appear as if LG could soon start offering the device in a new red color. According to these pics taken from inside an LG warehouse in the UK (we saw the Nexus 5 break its cover in […]

New Nexus 5 colors tipped in second, slightly more believable leak

Yesterday we saw what amounted to a fairly dubious leak suggesting Google would soon launch the Nexus 5 in a variety of new colors. One of those colors has turned up in a second leak featuring an image of a product sample of the purported handset.

This video showing the Nexus 5 in 6 new color options looks highly suspect…

There’s a video making the rounds the evening. In the vidjya, someone in their parent’s dank, dark basement is browsing the Nexus 5′s familiar listing on Google Play, clicking through 6 new color options for the device: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. As we all know, currently, the only options available to anyone […]

Get 25% off select Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 accessories from Google Play [DEALS]

Google is offering 25% off select accessories for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 over in the Google Play Store. Here’s a quick rundown of the cases, as well as a look at the prices you can get them for after the discount.

Ubuntu Touch dropping support for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 2012 and Nexus 10; won’t support Nexus 5

Don’t look now, but Canonical has announced some unfortunate news for those who were hoping to get Ubuntu Touch on some rather recent (and even new) Android devices. Engineers have confirmed that they are dropping official support for three different Nexus devices.

Grab T-Mobile’s Nexus 5 for $0 down (that’s $16.50 per month) [DEAL]

T-Mobile’s Nexus 5 might be a bit more expensive than the one you can find in the Google Play Store, but it’s still a good option for those who aren’t interested in paying the full $350 bill for this device up front. The device has become even cheaper through Magenta, with the carrier now offering it for $0 down at an off-contract price of $396.

Nexus 5 appears to be shipping with physical design changes

Has Google tweaked the design of the Nexus 5? Subtle changes suggest they have, including new speaker grills and tighter-fitting buttons.