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Chainfire brings Auto-root tool to 6 more Nexus devices with Android 5.0 Lollipop

Chainfire began the root train for Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 9, and now that the upgrades are out for most other Nexus devices you will be happy to know that more have joined in on the fun. Six devices in all can now enjoy rooted Lollipop goodness thanks to Chainfire’s auto-root tool.

Android 5.0 Lollipop has begun rolling out to most Nexus devices

Here it is, folks. The moment you’ve all been waiting for. If you own a Nexus device, that is. The official Android Twitter account has just sent out a tweet to say the Lollipop rollout has “started and will soon be available on most Nexus devices.”

Most Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 models are now out of inventory on Google Play

Can’t say this 100% foreshadows imminent Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 announcements, but the latest Nexus phone and tablets are no longer in stock on Google Play.

Deal: Nexus 7 2013 going for $130 on eBay

Looking for a quick deal on a 2013 Nexus 7? This isn’t the first time they’ve gone on sale, nor will it be the last time, but in case you’re ready to commit to one now then you’ll love this eBay deal from Newegg.

Deal: Woot.com has the refurbished 16GB Nexus 7 for $130 [Today Only!]

Looks like Woot.com has a few more Nexus 7 units than they can carry. The company has yet again put the device on sale as their daily deal. You’ll get a refurbished version of the 16GB model for just $130.

Deal: get a refurbished Nexus 7 2013 for $140 today only

The Nexus 7 2013 is still one fine tablet despite it being outclassed by more juicy options in recent weeks. If you don’t mind having one that may have been owned by someone else at one point in the past Woot is giving you a chance to get it on the cheap.

Android Deals: 50% off Nexus 7, Anomaly series on sale, free Breaking Bad and more

What if I told you I could point you toward savings of over 50% on a 32GB Nexus 7 tablet? You’d probably jump right on that deal and stop reading this article altogether, but I insist you don’t do so just yet. There are plenty of more discounts to be had, including savings on the excellent Anomaly series of games as well as an Emmy season nod to Breaking Bad.

Best Android Tablets [July 2014]

The launch of several new tablets this month has led to a bit of a shakeup at the top of our Android tablet rankings. Where do newcomers like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S and a refreshed LG G Pad lineup land? Read on to find out.

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 Tablets [June 2014]

May proved to be a slow month for tablet releases, and as such, there hasn’t been much change at the top in our latest roundup of best Android slates. Still, the extra time to reflect and releases on the horizon have provided reason to reconsider our overall rankings.

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.

Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 hits eBay for just $150 [DEAL]

If you’ve been looking for the perfect time to score a steal on the 2013 Nexus 7, this is it. Newegg on eBay has refurbished units of the tablet for just $150.

UK users will now get £50 in Google Play credit when buying a Nexus 7 until June 1st

Quick heads-up on a deal for folks in the UK who might be interested in getting a Nexus 7 soon. Google and ASUS are now offering £50 in Google Play credits for folks who buy a Nexus 7.

iPad Air wins Best Tablet at Mobile World Congress, and it wasn’t even there

Interesting fact: the iPad Air won Best Tablet at MWC 2014 despite not being in attendance. Here are 5 tablets we feel are more deserving of MWC’s Best Mobile Tablet award given their performance and, you know, that they were at MWC.

Verizon’s Nexus 7 now available online

Verizon finally made the news that they were going to be selling their own version of the Nexus 7 officially official. It’s not the newest device on the block, because it’s been out for quite a long time, but it’s great knowing that you can now get it in Verizon 4G LTE flavoring.