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Google promises a fix to the Nexus 5 ‘mm-qcamera-daemon’ CPU bug

If you own a Nexus 5 then you may have run into a very strange bug that involves the ‘mm-qcamera-daemon’ bug which takes up CPU and consequently drains the battery.

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Source code for Android “L” preview is now available in AOSP, Nexus 4 and 7 (2012) included

Android L preview is hot at the moment. Everyone is talking about it and we can’t wait for Google to release it when it’s done, hopefully this Fall. Google released

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First Impression: Android L On My Nexus 5

Yesterday during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced the latest version of Android, simply named L. The actual name for the latest OS version has yet to be announced, but

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Android L developer preview live now!

Android L was announced yesterday at Google I/O without a code name and without a version number. What was announced was a developer preview to be released the following day,

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Easily root your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5 with Geohot’s towelroot

If you’ve been waiting for a way to root your AT&T or Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5, the wait is over. Today developer George Hotz, aka Geohot, released a solution that’s

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Nexus 5 reduced to £250 in the UK

If you were on the fench about buying a Nexus 5 then a recent price reduction in the UK may tempt you into hitting that purchase button. The 16GB Nexus

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Nexus 5, 7 and a Chromecast are now available in even more European countries

Google keeps on expanding the Google Play hardware offering’s reach, and now the LG Nexus 5, Asus Nexus 7 and a Chromecast can now be purchased in even more countries.

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Life Pure XL By Blu, Why I’m Trading In My Nexus 5

I originally made the jump from the Galaxy S 4 to the Nexus 5 as a result of my love for AOSP based ROMs. I felt it was silly for

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Sprint Rolling out KitKat 4.4.3 update to Nexus 5

A new update is out today for the Nexus 5 on Sprint.  This update version (KTU84F) brings about various bug fixes, and also enables the device to work on Sprint’s

Accessory Reviews

EasyAcc leather flip case for Nexus 5 review

Flip cases serve a decent purpose in the smartphone world, offering more functionality than protection. They certainly aren’t for users that have a habit of dropping their devices often. But

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

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

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Nexus 5 ‘Always-On’ compatible with Ok Google command

The Moto X has a great feature which allows Google Now to be triggered with a simple ‘Ok Google’ voice command, which is made possible due the device always listening

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Nexus 5 Camera CPU bug fix coming soon

If you’re a Nexus 5 owner then you’ll know about the bug which causes the phone’s CPU to be maxed out when using the camera, resulting in high battery drain.

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Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls for KitKat

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

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Samsung Galaxy S5 versus LG Nexus 5

The Samsung Galaxy S5, introduced at Mobile World Congress 2014, will likely go on to become one of the top-selling Android smartphones of the year. And why not? It’s the