Looking back: A brief history of Google’s Nexus devices

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Sometimes when a smartphone is released, it is very easy to tell what the manufacturer was aiming for. Unlike some popular lines of smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S series or HTC’s One series, Google’s Nexus line has received some interesting feedback over the years. Does ...

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Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls for KitKat

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There are plenty of options when looking to run a custom ROM on your Android device and one of the most popular, besides CyanogenMod, is Paranoid Android. Official PA ROMs only support Nexus devices, so if you don’t see your device in the downloads, it’s not supported by the main ...

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Rumor: Nexus line coming to an end in 2015?

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If true, this may be sad for many, but according to @eldarmurtazin on Twitter, Google will be killing off the Nexus line by next year in favor of Google Play Edition devices. The Nexus program has been around since January 2010 when the HTC Nexus One was announced. All Nexus devices have been ...

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Poetic Slimbook Case for Google Nexus 5 for $3.95 (80% OFF)

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Protect that brand new Nexus 5 smartphone with one of these Poetic Slimbook Cases. These guys are warrantied for three years, provide front and back protection, and don’t add much bulk whatsoever. Head over to Amazon and you’ll find this guy going for less than $4 right now, a ...

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Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 seeing Android 4.4 KitKat updates

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Those of you with an Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 are advised to keep an eye on your notification bars for software updates. According to the Android team, the 4.4 KitKat update has begun trickling out to both tablets. Actually, to be clear, this is more than two tablets as the 2012 and 2013 versions... ...

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Android 4.4 to hit Nexus 4, 7, 10, and Google Play edition devices in coming weeks

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Officially making its debut today, Android 4.4 KitKat will make its way to older devices in the next few weeks. Specifically, the Nexus 4, 7, 10, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play edition devices area already promised from Google. What’s not, however, is the 2011 flagship ...

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Nexus 4 LTE chatter resumes with Bluetooth SIG listing

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Google may be ready to soon debut a new 4G LTE version of the Nexus 4 smartphone, if you put stock into today’s chatter. An LG-E960 spotted at the Bluetooth SIG this week has people talking up the potentially refreshed Android handset in the form of a LTE-capable Nexus 4. While there are ...

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Might Google refresh the Nexus 4 with LTE for Android 4.4?

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Here we go again with yet another Android 4.4/Nexus rumor… Google could be readying a refreshed version of the LG Nexus 4 with LTE support and have it ready to go with Android 4.4 KitKat. The rumor suggests that instead of introducing one new model this fall, Google will tweak the current ...

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Google out of 16GB Nexus 4 inventory

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Looks like Google has sold through inventory of both the 8GB and the 16GB versions of the Nexus 4. Boy, that stinks, right? We sure hope they get some more in stock soon.  Who knows when the next model of Nexus is ready to come along? All sarcasm aside, this is just seems to further... Read More

Cruzerlite shaves 25% off Nexus 4 cases

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So you’ve heard about the new, lower price for the LG Nexus 4 and now you’re ready to jump on the no-contract handset. Good for you – you’ll love the phone! The Cruzerlite team has quickly followed the price drop with one of their own. Starting immediately and running ...

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LG Nexus 4 price slashed by $100

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With the price drop and looming anniversary of the Nexus 4, one might be correct to assume a successor is inbound.

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Key Lime Pie build surfaces in Chromium bug tracker

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The first signs of a new version of Android have surfaced through Chromium, suggesting that Google is already testing something fresher than 4.3 Jelly Bean. A user on the bug tracker recently indicated that he tested multiple devices, including a Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 running a KRS36B build of ...

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Motorola rumored to be making a cheaper Nexus 4-like phone

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According to the Spanish tech site ADSLZone, Motorola is making a less expensive phone in the spirit of the Nexus 4. Rumors concerning the American manufacturer’s plans say that the upcoming device will play host to high-end hardware like a quad-core processor, without the high-end price. ...

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New Android 4.3 versions found on Nexus devices

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According to a report by Myce.com, Android 4.3 versions JWR66D and JWR53F have been spotted running on Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 devices. If you break down the build numbers (JWR66D and JWR53F,) this is what they tell us: ‘J’ tells us that they are Jellybean builds from the second quarter ...

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Android 4.3 surfaces yet again with Nexus 4 leak

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An LG Nexus 4 running Android 4.3 has been spotted a mobile conference taking place in Thailand this week. As you can see from the images here the Nexus smartphone looks to be running a brand new JWR45B build which is still considered Jelly Bean. Also of particular note is that the camera ...

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