Google is sending out OTA updates for the Nexus 6 which downgrades the OS to Android 7.0 Nougat, from the initial Android 7.1.1. This move is not going down well with Nexus 6 users.
Apps/Software March 16, 2017
Google may release Android 7.1.2 Nougat publicly in the beginning of April for its Nexus and Google Pixel devices. Unfortunately, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will not benefit from the update.
Apps/Software March 14, 2017
The Nexus 6 recently got the Android security patch for March, which broke SafetyNet and Android Pay. Google found a temporary workaround and re-uploaded the OTA file and factory image, and Android Pay is now working again.
Google March 11, 2017
Google has announced a confirmed list of compatible devices that shall receive the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update. The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, however, did not make the cut.
Apps/Software February 2, 2017
Several Nexus 6 owners are now complaining that the much-awaited Android 7.1.1 Nougat update appears to have sabotaged their speakerphones. They are now currently relying on a temporary fix to carry out phone conversations.
Google January 12, 2017
Google's modem patch for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P smartphones prohibits any hacker from accessing the USB. This is a step toward fixing the latent vulnerabilities of these Android Nougat smartphones.
Apps/Software January 10, 2017
Finally available is the Android 7.1.1 update for the Nexus 6, arriving at the heels of a previous delay caused by a last-minute bug. Files necessary for the update can be found on Google’s Android developer site.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 6, 2017
Google Pixel and Nexus users still experienced battery and connectivity issues even after downloading the Android 7.1.1 operating system. There are troubleshooting steps you can do on your own before having your phone repaired or replaced.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2016
Google has now announced that an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update is scheduled for the Nexus 6, arriving early January. A Nexus 6-specific bug delayed the software update, but everything is in tip-top shape now, according to the company.
Apps/Software December 28, 2016
Moto Deutschland has revealed when the Android 7.0 Nougat update will hit select Motorola handsets. We clue you in on when the update will arrive to the Nexus 6, Moto Z Play, Moto X and Moto G4 series.
Apps/Software December 8, 2016
The Nougat-based CyanogenMod nightly builds are now adding support for more devices. Users will still have to bear some missing features as development is still on-going.
Apps/Software November 18, 2016
Android 7.1 Nougat may arrive on older Nexus devices such as Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and more by December. The software update will bring a variety of new features to mobile phones.
Apps/Software October 30, 2016
Android 7.0 Nougat is finally landing on Nexus 6 smartphones in a hefty OTA update. The solid revamping of Google’s OS paired with the decent specs of the Nexus 6 should breathe new life into the phone.
Google October 4, 2016
Verizon may be rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to the Nexus 6 on Sept. 12. The Nexus 6 was released in late 2014 and it currently runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Apps/Software September 10, 2016
Google fixed the data connection problems the Nexus 6 has been having since early August. The data outage caused by GPS was experienced by Nexus 6 users across the world.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 10, 2016
If you're experiencing LTE data connection issues on your Nexus 6, you are not alone: T-Mobile confirmed the issues are affecting users worldwide. A Google engineer also acknowledged that Google is aware of the issue and is looking into the matter.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 5, 2016
Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 owners should install the latest update from Android as soon as they get it. The unusual mid-month security patch comes to solve a vulnerability caused by a rooting application that messes with the Linux kernel.
Apps/Software March 21, 2016
Motorola’s Chief Marketing Officer, Adrienne Hayes, spoke about the formative experience of working on Google’s Nexus 6. The partnership with the search engine company caused the product to flop, and the blame is shared equally by Motorola and Google.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2016
Google has officially retired the Motorola Nexus 6, as the Android phablet is no longer available for purchase from the Google Store. Those still interested in the device, however, can check out retailer offers while they still last.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 9, 2015
An unlocked 32 GB version of the Motorola Nexus 6 is being sold for only $279.99 on eBay. While the smartphone is over a year old, it is still one of the best Nexus devices currently out in the market.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 26, 2015
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is finally being pushed out OTA style to Nexus 6 owners on the T-Mobile network right now. It will take a while before everyone gets it, but at least it is on the way.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2015
The T-Mobile variant of the Nexus 6 smartphone is poised to get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update as it has been approved by the carrier. The update is anticipated to roll out to users soon.
Apps/Software November 21, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, LG G4 and Motorola Droid Turbo 2 are some of the best smartphones that feature wireless charging. While phones support wireless charging, customers still have to purchase a charging pad.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2015
Spreading much cheer this Diwali are some incredible limited period gadget deals that are on offer from e-commerce sites. Let's take a look at the best smartphone and tablet discounts available.
Gadgets November 10, 2015
Amazon is currently offering a great deal on the unlocked Nexus 6, which can be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The retailer has priced the 32 GB model at $349.99 and 64 GB variant at $399.99.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 28, 2015
Now on an $80 price drop, the Nexus 6 is packed with updated mobiles features including a 5.96-inch Quad HD Gorilla Glass screen and a 13-megapixel rear camera.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 14, 2015
Another $299 deal for the Nexus 6 32 GB is on eBay yet again, and like before, the device is selling like hotcakes. Get your hands on one now while supplies last.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 7, 2015
Google published the factory images for Android 6.0 Marshmallow for its Nexus devices, but users who want a slightly easier way to update may also use the OTA links.
October 6, 2015
Google launched the Nexus 6P that packs in impressive features. Nexus 6 owners may want to upgrade but let us see if the latest Nexus device is worth upgrading.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 2, 2015
The 32GB unlocked Nexus 6 smartphone is available for $299.99 on eBay. The deal is a limited period offer and only valid till stocks last.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 1, 2015
Nexus devices will be getting Android M, aka Marshmallow, next week, the week of Oct. 5. Google announced the news at a major press event today.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2015
Nexus 6P is expected to launch on September 29, along with Nexus 5X and Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Here is a quick comparison of the Nexus 6 and the rumored specs of Nexus 6P.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 27, 2015
Expansys USA is offering the Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 at $369. The device comes unlocked and can be used with AT&T, T-Mobile and other GSM carriers and prepaid subsidiaries.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 25, 2015
Google’s Nexus 6 and Nexus 5 are expected to be the first smartphones to receive Android Marshmallow when it rolls out in early October, says a popular Canadian wireless carrier.
Apps/Software September 25, 2015
The Nexus 6 is now available for only $299 on eBay in what seems to be the best deal we’ve found on the flagship Nexus yet.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 23, 2015
The Moto X Pure Edition unofficially works on Google's Project Fi, reports say. To date, Google and Motorola have not yet made any announcement on any plans for the device to officially support Fi.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2015
Amazon has slashed the price of the unlocked Motorola-built Nexus 6 phablet, well below Google's current price. You can score the 32 GB option for $349.99 or the 64 GB variant for $399.99.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 4, 2015
Amazon has cut the price of the unlocked Nexus 6 (32 GB) for T-Mobile or AT&T to just $490, marking a massive discount of $369.93 (43 percent) for the Motorola-made Nexus phablet.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 27, 2015
Verizon has just begun to allow customers to take their non-Verizon smartphones and have them activated for Verizon. The initiative will cover Apple's iPhone and Google's Nexus 6.
Business August 26, 2015
A new video demoed how the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ seemed to have a slower performance as compared with the Nexus 6 in terms of resuming the pre-opened apps.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2015
A concept video for Google's upcoming Nexus 5 2015 has been posted on YouTube. The creator has used all of the latest leaked information regarding the smartphone to create the video.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 20, 2015
The third developer preview for the newly unveiled Android 6.0 Marshmallow is said to be close to the final product. Users that had Developer Preview 2 installed on their Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 8 or Nexus Player can easily install the latest software.
Apps/Software August 19, 2015
Google has confirmed that the next mobile operating system will be called Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Here is a quick guide on how to install preview 3 for the operating system on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player.
Apps/Software August 18, 2015
It turns out Google is offering quite a few nice perks to Project Fi subscribers, not the least of which is the ability to get a replacement for your broken Nexus 6.
Gadgets August 13, 2015
Google has uploaded the LMY48I factory image to fix the Stagefright vulnerability in several Nexus devices. T-Mobile Nexus 6 owners, however, are warned not to flash the update to their devices.
Apps/Software August 7, 2015