Nexus 5 News
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?
Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) LTE now available at T-Mobile retail stores starting today
You might remember last Thursday when the Nexus 5 officially became available for sale via T-Mobile’s. That was for pre-order and Google’s latest flagship wouldn’t be shipping until the 20th. Today the Nexus 5 has arrived at T-Mobile retail locations around the US, which means you can finally hop on over to your local retail […]
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 […]
Nexus 5 hardware review
We’ve had our Nexus 5 for a little over a week now, making sure we’ve had enough time to get well acquainted with the device. During this time, we’ve taken the Nexus 5 out on dates, slept with it, got real nice and schmoozy with the phone. While I can’t show you video of the […]
Hands-on: Spigen Ultra Fit case for Nexus 5 [VIDEO]
With the Nexus 5 coming and going on Google Play, we’d be willing to guess that more than a few of you purchased the phone as an early Christmas gift to yourself. Whether you already received yours or are still waiting for your shipment to arrive, you’re probably going to want to protect your new […]
Nexus 5 now available from Sprint — get it for as low as $50
After instant saving and rebates, Nexus 5 is available for as low as $49.99 from Sprint’s website. The off-contract price, however, is $100 more expensive than buying direct from Google. Are you picking up one of the first devices to be compatible with Sprint’s 1 gigabit Spark network?
Google Search update arrives on Nov 13th, upcoming features detailed
When Google blindsided the world with the release of the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat, we couldn’t shake the feeling that things may have been rushed on Google’s end. After finally receiving the Nexus 5 and playing around with KitKat firsthand, our initial experience only further reinforced that sentiment. Recently reviews for the Nexus […]
T-Mobile Nexus 5 launch going down November 20th?
Leaked documents suggest T-Mobile will be looking to launch the Nexus 5 November 20th. We still don’t have a price to cling onto just yet, but we imagine T-Mobile’s Simple Choice installment-based payments will make the initial cost of entry very easy to swallow.
Nexus 5 camera review
It’s a curse that’s long plagued Nexus devices: piss poor camera performance. While the blame has never rested solely on Google’s shoulders — OEMs are the ones skimping on camera hardware after all — the stock Android camera software didn’t do much to help matters. With the Nexus 5 now available on Google Play, the […]
How has battery life on the Nexus 5 been for you? [FORUM TALK]
Early reviews of the Nexus 5 revealed some really weird battery claims. Many folks say battery life is great one day, but poor the next. Others say it’s been just as fine as it’s been on the Nexus 5, if not better. Whatever the case may be, reports are all over the place and we’re […]
Nexus 5 boot-up animation and the Android 4.4 KITKAT easter egg [VIDEO]
It’s always interesting to see what Google decides to do in terms of the bootup animation for the latest Nexus devices. It’s even more interesting to see the easter eggs they plant within the OS (often activated by double tapping some menu option). You know we just had to get a look at all of that once we were finished groping our Nexus 5 units for the first time.