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The 2014 Google, Nexus, Android collection
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The 2014 Google, Nexus, Android collection

I love Google, Android, ChromeOS, if Google makes it, I’ve probably got one – or am attempting to get one. After receiving the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012) and Nexus 10 I took a family photo which seemed pretty popular. Over the last two years I’ve collected a fair few more Android Reference devices and I decided to put them[Read More…]

in Chrome Devices, Chromecast, Other by at 7:23 pm on January 13, 2015
Galaxy Mini 2 Giveaway – Winner
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Galaxy Mini 2 Giveaway – Winner

A while back we announced the Galaxy Mini 2 giveaway to give you, our readers the chance to win the Galaxy Mini 2 we were given by Vodafone as part of our Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge. The competition called for you to submit stories on the most spectacular way you’ve destroyed your phone. We had a lot of entries[Read More…]

in Competitions and Giveaways by at 9:30 am on November 17, 2012
Google dropping Nexus S and Motorola XOOM from AOSP
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Google dropping Nexus S and Motorola XOOM from AOSP

If you missed out on ordering a Nexus 4 or 10 yesterday to replace your aging Nexus S or XOOM, prepare to be dealt another painful blow – Google are dropping support for these devices from AOSP, and they will not be updated (officially) to Android 4.2. While it’s unlikely to win any speed contests, my Nexus S has always[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates, Phones by at 11:05 am on November 14, 2012
Android 4.2 hitting AOSP now, Factory images for some Nexus devices now available
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Android 4.2 hitting AOSP now, Factory images for some Nexus devices now available

We’ve barely had the dust settle on the frenzy that was the Nexus sale that occured yesterday and Google is now pushing Android 4.2 source to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and they’ve also updated their Google Developers page with Factory images for various Nexus devices. In the announcement on the Android Building Group, Jean-Baptiste Queru advised that the[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates by at 5:47 am on November 14, 2012
Galaxy Mini 2 — Review
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Galaxy Mini 2 — Review

When Vodafone won the Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge it was a great day for Vodafone, it meant that Nexus S owners got their Jelly Bean upgrade within 2 weeks of the factory image being available on the Google Dev homepage, it also meant that Vodafone were free and clear of supplying a Galaxy Mini 2 to us to review and give away.

in Phones by at 7:52 pm on October 19, 2012
Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S getting OTA update to 4.1.2
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Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S getting OTA update to 4.1.2

My poor old Nexus S has had more ROMs installed on it than leaks about an LG Nexus have appeared, but news reached us that OTA updates were pushing from the first release of Jellybean to 4.1.2 so I decided to flash back to the original, vanilla Jellybean from the Google Dev page to see how long it would take.[Read More…]

in Phones by at 11:17 am on October 18, 2012
Google adds 4.1.2 factory images for ‘Yakju’ Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S and Nexus Q to Developers page
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Google adds 4.1.2 factory images for ‘Yakju’ Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S and Nexus Q to Developers page

Yesterday saw the release of the Android 4.1.2 factory images for the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus on to the Google Developers page, whilst technically you can flash the ‘takju’ build to a GSM Galaxy Nexus it is generally the build for the unlocked Galaxy Nexus sold through the devices section of the Play Store in the US. Today Google[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates by at 9:14 am on October 12, 2012