Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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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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UPDATE x2: Nexus 10 out of stock on Google Play

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For a few months, Google’s 10-inch tablet, the Nexus 10, has only been available in a 32 GB model in the Google Play Store since the 16 GB model has been out of stock, but today inventory has finally run out completely. Seeing as how Google never replenished stock of the 16 GB model, ...

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DEAL: Woot selling factory refurbished Nexus 7 2013 today only for $189 and $219

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If you missed all the recent discounts on the newest model of the Nexus 7, today Woot has the flagship 7-inch tablet at a discounted price. The devices Woot has for sale today are the black 16 and 32 GB models and are “factory refurbished for $189 and $219 respectively. These aren’t ...

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Nexus 5 now shipping with slightly altered physical appearance

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Over at XDA Developers forum, some new owners of the Nexus 5, and those that returned theirs for defects, are reporting that their devices are slightly different from those that originally shipped at launch. According to XDA member shinral, some devices had noisy buttons, a protruding SIM card ...

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Google bows trio of Nexus 5 ads

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Google has dropped a threesome of advertisement teasers for the Nexus 5 on the YouTube channel, each touting a different aspect of the phone. Specifically, these short 15-second clips are nothing all that new those who follow the Android space closely. Still, the average user and typical ...

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11 key differences between the Moto G and the Nexus 5

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Now that the Moto G and the Nexus 5 are both official, we thought we’d take a look at some of the key differences between the two devices. At first blush, they share a few things in common. Sure, they’re both offered (or will be) direct to consumer in unlocked, contract-free ...

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New Nexus 7 ads: sad puppies and all-nighters

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Check out the two videos embedded below which are used to promote the Nexus 7 and its Google Now features. One focuses on a guy who looks to get home for his dog Boomer while the other one centers around all-night reading and coffee. Both feel like they’re shortened versions of a longer ...

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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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Nexus 5, Android 4.4 alleged to launch on October 15

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New chatter surfacing today suggests that Google could be but days away from introducing the next-generation Nexus smartphone. Presumed to be the Nexus 5, the phone is expected to be the first to power Android 4.4 KitKat. We’ve previously heard that Google was shooting for mid-October for ...

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Full list of Nexus 5 specs seemingly confirmed

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What’s one way to help legitimize hardware details and rumors for an upcoming smartphone? Ask blogs to take down photos and information as it pertains to an unannounced handset. Such was the case this past weekend when Android Police published a post that had a service manual, specs, and ...

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Nexus 5 pricing rumored to be half that of iPhone 5S

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The Nexus 5 will not only rival the iPhone 5S in hardware performance, but it should be half the cost of Apple’s flagship device. At least that’s what a source close to TechRadar said earlier this week. The Nexus 5 is expected to debut and ship by the last week of October and should ...

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Android 4.3.1 update hitting Nexus 7 LTE

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An Android 4.3.1 Jelly Bean software update has started rolling out to the Nexus 7 LTE, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear as to what is in the JLS36I build however its 16.6MB file size could be telling. Considering the small size we’re inclined to believe it’s minor ...

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Google may drop Asus for Nexus 7 2014, source claims

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Google will be moving away from Asus for the next-generation of Nexus 7 tablet, says Digitimes source. After spending the last two years working together on the 7-inch tablet experience, Google may split from Asus and choose another vendor. It’s unclear why Google might opt for a new ...

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Nexus 5 camera may allow for refocused images

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Just recently, we saw a clear picture of the upcoming Nexus 5 – which will be the first ever Android 4.4 powered smartphone. Nexus 5 should be good enough to compete with the Android flagships in the market, and now it seems Nexus 5 will have what it takes to be the best Nexus yet.... Read More