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Chrome OS Instant Tethering Now Works With Other Android Phones

Chromebook users might soon be able to use the Instant Tethering feature with other non-Google Android phones. Currently, Instant Tethering only works with Nexus and Pixel phones.

Gadgets January 29, 2019

Google Turns On Android Auto Wireless For Pixel And Nexus Devices

Google recently enabled Android Auto wireless connectivity for some of its products. A total of six handsets from its Pixel and Nexus lineup are now compatible with seven head units from JVC and Kenwood.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2018

Google Investigating Android 8.1 Bug Causing Swipe Issues On Pixel And Nexus Phones

Some Google Pixel and Nexus owners have been experiencing some lock screen issues following the Android 8.1 Oreo update, where the phone does not always register swipes. Google is now looking into the matter and should fix it soon.

Google January 12, 2018

How To Download Android Oreo On Your Pixel Or Nexus Phone Right Now And Why You Should

Android has officially unveiled Oreo, the next major update after Nougat. It’s not available for everyone yet, but you can download it now if you have a compatible device.

Apps/Software August 23, 2017

Google Pixel Freezing Issue Fix Now Available As System Images, OTA Files Go Up For Download

Google has made the Nexus and Pixel system images and OTA files for June 2017 available for download, and the best part is, the update fixes the freezing issue found in certain Pixel devices.

Google June 6, 2017

Google Pixel And Nexus Owners Report Fingerprint Sensor Issues After Installing Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update

After updating to Android 7.1.2 Nougat, owners of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones encountered issues with the fingerprint sensor. Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners are also impacted.

Apps/Software April 15, 2017

Google Outs January Security Patch For Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P And More

Google has released its January security patch for select Nexus and Pixel devices. The latest monthly patch addresses 95 vulnerabilities that can potentially execute remote code operations on Android devices.

Apps/Software January 5, 2017

How To Use Your Pixel Or Nexus Smartphone With Google's Project Fi: Quick Guide And Practical Tips

Project Fi is Google’s answer to a cheap mobile network service that boasts a wide coverage and faster speeds than its field competitors. Here how to set it up.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 25, 2016

Google Pixel Sound And Vision Explained: How The Phone By Google Delivers A 'Confidently Minimal Experience'

In the Pixel smartphones, Google aims to deliver simplicity and quality that also reflect Google's values. The implementation of user experience has been complemented by elements that establish the Pixel identity.

Google November 21, 2016

Google Pixel Factory, OTA Images Go Up For Download

Google has made three builds available for both the Pixel and Pixel XL handsets. These files could provide insights regarding these devices difference with models of the Nexus line.

Google October 21, 2016

Nexus Devices To Receive Android 7.1 Nougat Revealed, Developer Preview Coming Before October Ends: Here's Google's Game Plan

Google has announced that it will roll out the Android 7.1 Developer Preview later this month. Some of the features it will bring are Daydream VR, app shortcuts, image keyboard support and more.

Apps/Software October 12, 2016

Verizon First To Unbox Google Pixel, Pixel XL Smartphones In An Ad [Video]

Verizon got to unbox both Google Pixel and Pixel XL in a two-minute promotional advertisement. It is the exclusive carrier partner for both devices, which will begin shipping on Oct. 20.

Google October 5, 2016

Google Releases October Android Security Update: Download Links

Google has released the Android security patch for October, available now for a number of Nexus devices. To get it right away, here are the download links for the Factory Images and the OTA Images.

Google October 3, 2016

Google Pixel XL/Nexus Marlin Price Details Revealed Ahead Of Launch

Google is expected to debut two new smartphones that won't be Nexus handsets and instead will be part of its Pixel brand. The 5.5-inch Pixel XL will reportedly be priced at $649, according to a new leak.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2016

Google Nexus/Pixel Sailfish 360-Degree Video Shows Off Smartphone's Design And Features From All Angles [Video]

Google is preparing to unveil two new smartphones in the coming weeks that will be part of its Nexus lineup or the first in its Pixel series. One of those handsets, codenamed Sailfish, can be seen in a new 360-degree video.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2016

Google Pixel XL AKA HTC Marlin Shows Up On Geekbench, Confirms Dropped Nexus Name, Snapdragon 820 And 4 GB RAM

The highly anticipated Google Pixel XL or HTC Marlin has been spotted on Geekbench, and it's packing in some pretty impressive specs and, as expected, the latest Android 7.0 Nougat.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 5, 2016

Google Is Dropping The Nexus Brand For Smartphones: Marlin, Sailfish To Be Named Pixel, Pixel XL

Google is said to be launching the long-rumored Marlin and Sailfish smartphones without the Nexus branding. Instead, the Android-powered devices will be named the Pixel and the Pixel XL.

Google September 2, 2016

Google Nexus Smartphones To Get Project Fi's Wi-Fi Assistant Feature

Google announced that it is extending Wi-Fi Assistant, which used to be an exclusive Project Fi feature, to all Nexus devices. Roll out to users is set to come in the next few weeks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 27, 2016

Forget Android 7.0, New Nexus Smartphones Coming Preloaded With Android 7.1 Nougat

The upcoming Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish from Google will reportedly come preloaded with Android 7.1 Nougat and not Android 7.0. Screenshots show that Android 7.1 is already being used in the wild.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2016

Here's How To Download Android 7.0 Nougat For Nexus Devices

Google has released the Android 7.0 Nougat to Nexus devices. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you download the latest Google OS for your compatible Nexus tablet or smartphone.

Apps/Software August 23, 2016

Leaked Pictures Of HTC Nexus 'Sailfish': Google Used An Interesting Design For The Upcoming Smartphone

Android Police has acquired leaked images of one of Google's upcoming Nexus smartphones, codenamed 'Sailfish.' The internal specifications of the device have also previously been revealed through an AnTuTu benchmark.

Google August 15, 2016

Verizon To Carry Two New Nexus Smartphones Without The Nexus Brand Name

Verizon may carry both the upcoming Nexus smartphones. However, the carrier may rename the mobile phones, which are expected to be launched in September this year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 5, 2016

2016 Google Nexus Devices May Rock New Launcher: Screenshots Show Intriguing Changes

Google is said to be planning a new Nexus launcher for its Nexus devices. The company may make changes to the launcher before it is finally launched.

Google August 2, 2016

Google Nexus Android Phone App Gets Spam Call Protection With Latest Update

Google will make it easier to deal with spam callers after the latest update to Android reaches certain handset owners. The feature will be welcomed by both the consumer and enterprise sector, but there is a catch.

Apps/Software July 26, 2016

HTC Nexus Marlin Image Leaks And Confirms Android 7.0 Nougat And 128 GB Storage Option

Details regarding HTC's upcoming Nexus smartphones have been leaking at a steady rate. The latest is an image of the Nexus Marlin and some new information about the device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 25, 2016

Nexus Smartwatches On The Way? Google Said To Be Working On Its Own Android Wear Devices

Google is said to be working on two Android Wear smartwatches. Codenamed Angelfish and Swordfish, the devices could possibly carry the company's Nexus brand.

Wearable Tech July 7, 2016

HTC 'Marlin' Specs Leak, Revealing Large Nexus Powerhouse

Rumors about the upcoming Nexus phones manufactured by HTC reached the media, and they are optimistic. The Nexus Marlin and Sailfish are purportedly bringing powerful specs and various form factors to the table.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2016

HTC Nexus Smartphone Code-Named 'Sailfish' Specs Leak

Google has reportedly partnered with HTC to build its next-generation Nexus smartphones. Specs for a handset believed to replace the Nexus 5X, code-named 'Sailfish,' have leaked.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 24, 2016

Huawei To Build 'Nexus Again This Year': Here's What You Need To Know

Huawei is making a Nexus phone again, says a company executive. Rumors suggest that Google may launch three Nexus smartphones in 2016: two made by HTC and one manufactured by Huawei.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 4, 2016

HTC To Build The Next Two Android N Nexus Devices Codenamed M1 And S1: Report

Latest reports have surfaced claiming that HTC is presently baking the next two Android N Nexus devices with codenames M1 and S1. Here's what we know so far.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 28, 2016

New Nexus 6P Spotted On Geekbench: Snapdragon 820, 4 GB RAM And Running On Android N

An unreleased Nexus 6P was spotted on Geekbench, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, has 4 GB of RAM and running on Android N. Is the device a refresh of the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, or an entirely new device?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 28, 2016

Android Bug Leads To Could Not Start Messenger Error Message: How To Bypass It

Users of Google Messenger and Facebook Messenger are complaining of a bug that causes the app to close. Accessing the app again is also cumbersome as users notice an error on the screen that says ‘Could not start messenger.’

Apps/Software April 19, 2016

Google Introduces My Live Cases: Customize Snap Cases For Your Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 Or Nexus 6P

Google reawakens Live Cases. This time, Nexus owners can choose their own design and show off creativity in customizing their snap cases.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 15, 2016

Hidden Code Hints Android N Developer Preview May Expand To Non-Nexus Devices

An HTML coding hints at the possibility of the Android Beta Program getting extended to the non-Nexus users, who will then get an opportunity to test out the Android N Developer Preview, a right solely enjoyed by the Nexus users until now.

Apps/Software April 12, 2016

Google Rolls Out Android April Security Patch For Nexus Devices: Here's What You'll Get

Nexus devices received the Android April security update, which does not bring new features but keeps devices up to date from vulnerabilities. The OTA update should reach all Nexus devices in about a week.

Apps/Software April 5, 2016

How To Go Back To Android 5.0 Lollipop From Android 6.0 Marshmallow Problems: Downgrade Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, LG And Motorola Smartphones

Many smartphone owners would like to go back to Android 5.0 Lollipop from issues they are experiencing with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Here’s how to get started on downgrading some of the most popular Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, LG and Motorola devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2016

Curious About Android N? Here's How To Join Google's Android Beta Program

Google recently opened its Android Beta Program, where techies can test out the newest Android N preview builds. If you want to play around with the newest operating system from Google, here's how to join the beta party.

Apps/Software March 10, 2016

HTC 2016 Nexus Will Come With 3D Touch Display, Run On Android N: Rumor

A rumor says the HTC 2016 Nexus will feature a 3D Touch display and have Android N out of the box. It looks like pressure-sensitive screens will become the standard for Android devices in the foreseeable future.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 5, 2016

Waiting For A New LG Nexus? Sorry, LG Says It's Not Happening

LG officially confirmed that it has no plans for a new Nexus smartphone this year. Instead, the company wants to focus on its own brand, likely putting its efforts on promoting the newly unveiled LG G5.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2016

Google To Follow Apple's iPhone/iPad Blueprint By Building Nexus Smartphones And Tablets On Its Own

Google is reportedly planning to follow Apple's philosophy. The company will reportedly develop and build its Nexus devices in-house with total control over hardware and software.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 2, 2016

Google's Next-Generation 2016 Nexus Smartphones Codenamed HTC T50 And T55

HTC has reportedly been chosen by Google to build its next-generation Nexus smartphones. Codenames and display sizes have leaked from a reliable source.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 20, 2016

Google Reportedly Tapping HTC To Build Two Nexus Smartphones For 2016

HTC may have won the task of producing the next line of Nexus phones, according to reports. This may just be what the struggling company needs right now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 19, 2016

Nexus Users Running Android Marshmallow Having Trouble Syncing Apps: Here’s A Temporary Fix

Some Nexus users running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and up have reported a syncing issue that delays the appearance of notifications from Gmail, Inbox and a few other apps. A new feature in the operating system could be the cause of the problem.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 4, 2016

You Can Now Purchase The Nexus 6P Tax-Free From The Huawei Website

The Nexus 6P is cheaper with Huawei. Over the Chinese company's U.S. website, customers can get around paying taxes and even get free shipping for the device that should arrive at their doors before Christmas if they order now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 8, 2015

Some Nexus Users Complain Of Muted Display Colors After Android Marshmallow Update

Some Nexus users are encountering muted display colors after updating to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The blacks now look like light greys after the update.

Apps/Software December 8, 2015

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