Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

Like clockwork, Google has started rolling out the June Android security update for supported Pixel and Nexus devices. The list of devices that are compatible for the new update includes the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P smartphones as well as the Pixel C tablet. The June security patch fixes 20 issues dated … Read more Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week … Read more Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

October Android Security Update Released for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Just like every other month, Google has now released the monthly security update for the month of October as well. The over-the-air (OTA) rollout of October monthly security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices, which are supported by the search giant itself, has already been started and should show up soon on the devices. Further, the California-based … Read more October Android Security Update Released for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Update Files Now Available for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google is finally making the OTA files for Android 8.0 Oreo available for compatible Nexus and all Pixel devices. The company launched Android 8.0 Oreo last week, and at the time, factory images only meant for developers were made available apart from OTA updates for those in the Android beta program. Now, it has listing the Nexus and Pixel … Read more Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Update Files Now Available for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google May Release Android 7.1.2 Nougat To Nexus, Pixel Devices On April 3

Google may release the 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. It’s been six weeks since the Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta was released by Google to a few Pixel and Nexus handsets and … Read more Google May Release Android 7.1.2 Nougat To Nexus, Pixel Devices On April 3

Android 7.1.1 Nougat will likely hit Nexus devices on December 6

Amid the ongoing Nougat update frenzy in the smartphone realm, it appears Nexus owners will, once again, be blessed with bragging rights for running the latest and greatest Android version. This is all thanks to Google and the decision to thankfully continue supporting the Nexus line with bleeding-edge AOSP builds, even after the company threw … Read more Android 7.1.1 Nougat will likely hit Nexus devices on December 6

The Nexus 4 is getting some CyanogenMod love with 14.1 nightly builds

If you are the type of person, who tends to form attachments to particular tech and don’t really feel like moving on or upgrading regularly, then chances are you have already found your perfect phone years back and are still with it. If that is the case and taking into account you are currently on … Read more The Nexus 4 is getting some CyanogenMod love with 14.1 nightly builds

‘Night mode’ (eye strain reduction) could make a return on Nexus devices

Many were upset that ‘Night mode’ went missing on the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X once the Android Nougat 7.1 beta OTA was installed. After much buzz about the omission of Night mode, Ian Lake from Google spoke about why the feature went missing: “it requires driver support that is no present on Nexus devices,” … Read more ‘Night mode’ (eye strain reduction) could make a return on Nexus devices

Google’s Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

When Google released the Huawei-built Nexus 6P in 2015 it won rave reviews from critics, but the teardown experts at iFixit suggested DIY types should stay away. The phone achieved a measly 2 out of 10 repairability score. But this year’s Android flagship is much friendlier towards anyone that wants to perform repairs on their … Read more Google’s Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

Hardcore fans mourn the death of Nexus by denouncing the Pixel

It seems Google would like people to think the Pixel is the first phone it has ever produced with its “Made by Google” ad campaign. The most devoted fans of the Android platform have never seen it that way. To them, the Nexus phones were about “pure Android,” but now they’re suddenly finding their phones … Read more Hardcore fans mourn the death of Nexus by denouncing the Pixel