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Android L Developer Preview goes live in AOSP for Nexus devices

While the vast majority of us wont be able to do much with this, the Android L Developer Preview has officially gone live in AOSP. The best part? Even the Nexus 4 and 7 (2012) are getting some love.

Best Android Phones [July 2014]

As July opens with few new handset releases or announcements, our monthly ranking of the best Android smartphones available begins to settle into its groove. Read on for our full rankings.

Pop the champagne: the Nexus line is officially here to stay

Probably the best news we heard all day, the Nexus line is here to stay. This coming from the head of the Nexus program and Android engineering. Excited we’ll see a Nexus 6 later this year along with Android L?

Factory images for Android L Developer Preview now available for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013)

Factory images for the Android L Developer Preview are now available for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi). Have at it, folks!

Google’s stock Android ‘Email’ app arrives in Play Store for Nexus and GPe devices

Hey, look what just popped up on Google Play! It’s the stock Android “Email” app, now available for download. Well, for Nexus and GPe devices anyway.

Best Android Phones [June 2014]

As June begins we enter a period of calm during the smartphone release cycle. Flagship handsets from HTC, LG, and Samsung have all been announced and released to some extent while little else remains on our radar. So what are our picks for the best of June 2014?

T-Mobile Nexus devices getting Android 4.4.3 today

T-Mobile has announced that several of their Nexus devices — including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and 2013 Nexus 7 — should be getting Android 4.4.3 starting today.

Official super slim Nexus 5 Snap Case now available on Google Play

Can’t say we were expecting any new Nexus 5 accessories today, but the new super slim Snap Case just hit Google Play. Offers minimal protection for $30.

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 […]