Post Tagged with: "Nexus"

Is Huawei Manufacturing the 2015 Nexus 7?

Is Huawei Manufacturing the 2015 Nexus 7?

In the past years Google has shared around the manufacturing of the Nexus devices with nearly all major OEMs. Now with Chinese manufacturers starting to release decent high end Android phones 2015 could be the year that Google teams with a Chinese manufacturer for one of its Nexus devices. Yesterday Gizmochina posted a rumour from a Weibo source that Google[Read More…]

by 8:51 pm on February 28, 2015 17 comments News
Android 5.1 appears in our logs and on Indonesian Android One phones, on Nexus 5, 6, 9

Android 5.1 appears in our logs and on Indonesian Android One phones, on Nexus 5, 6, 9

Get excited folks, we’ve got another tasty treat coming our way from the Google candy factory. Android Police reports that Indonesian Android One devices, released earlier today, have been confirmed to be running Android 5.1 out of the box. Android Police did some digging through their server logs and discovered a few reports of LMYxx builds. We’ve done the same[Read More…]

by and 9:25 pm on February 4, 2015 31 comments Android One, News, OS Update
Nexus 6 – Review

Nexus 6 – Review

The Nexus 6 was announced 10 weeks ago by Google and here in Australia it is still a rarity. It is available at JB Hifi and some Good Guys stores if you are lucky. I can tell you from experience that it can be difficult to find one not already reserved. We have all watched our comrades from the US[Read More…]

by 11:54 am on February 2, 2015 19 comments Phones, Reviews
Nexus 6 confirmed to be in Australia; in stock at JB HiFi stores today

Nexus 6 confirmed to be in Australia; in stock at JB HiFi stores today

Google’s much awaited Nexus 6 has arrived in Australia today, with JB HiFi nation-wide confirming that stock is, indeed, available. We first received a tip on Twitter from Brisbane reader Andrew who told us that he’d just bought a Nexus 6 from JB HiFi’s Brisbane store. A few quick phone calls later, and we’ve confirmed that JB HiFi stores around[Read More…]

by 4:02 pm on December 18, 2014 39 comments News, Phones
Nexus 6 launch in Australia: A tale of fast and lucky, and slow and woe.

Nexus 6 launch in Australia: A tale of fast and lucky, and slow and woe.

If you’ve been waiting today to get your hands on a Nexus 6, I’m sorry to say the chances are above about 95% that you’ve missed out. Since we announced the availability in Australia via the Play Store this morning, we’ve seen stock levels replenished three times, and each time, the stock has sold out within a short while. As[Read More…]

by 6:51 pm on December 11, 2014 31 comments Discussions, News, Phones
Nexus 6 is now SOLD OUT in the Australian Play Store

Nexus 6 is now SOLD OUT in the Australian Play Store

Update Thurs 8:30am: Stock is already exhausted, with the Play Store advising users to check back soon. Well done all you Nexus buyers that got in early! Update 6:30am: As you can see above, the Nexus 6 is now available for purchase online via the Play Store. At this stage only the 32GB Midnight Blue version is available for $869, although[Read More…]

by and 8:32 am on December 11, 2014 14 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Since Google started rolling out the over-the-air (OTA) updates for Android 5.0 Lollipop to Nexus devices, many users have been regularly checking for a system update – many Australians, to no avail. Telstra users are reporting that the update is being blocked, even on phones that were not sold by the carrier. The issue is affecting Nexus 4 and Nexus[Read More…]

by and 11:39 am on December 4, 2014 135 comments Carriers, News, OS Update
Ausdroid Podcast 127 – Nexus 9s all round

Ausdroid Podcast 127 – Nexus 9s all round

Welcome to episode 127 of the Ausdroid podcast! Having had a bit of time to examine our Nexus 9s (which finally arrived, for Dan and Jason), the team gives some thoughts and feelings about the device. We’re also taling about Lollipop, Material Design and the new wave of Android Wear watches! To round things out we’ve a quick discussion of[Read More…]

by 7:18 am on November 19, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, Podcast, Smartwatch
Android Lollipop OTA updates start appearing – download links here

Android Lollipop OTA updates start appearing – download links here

With Android 5.0 pushed to AOSP and factory images now appearing, it’s time to turn our attention to the over-the-air (OTA) updates that should soon be winging their way to our devices. You can of course wait to receive your update in due course, or you can download the update and install it yourself via the sideload method. Here’s the[Read More…]

by 3:38 pm on November 13, 2014 60 comments OS Update, Phones, Tablets
Google advises Android Lollipop is coming

Google advises Android Lollipop is coming

With rumours circulating that Android Lollipop updates will begin today, Google themselves have just announced that Lollipop is on the way for Nexus devices. US Carrier Sprint first tipped the news this morning, and in a tweet from the Android Twitter account, Google has advised that the rollout has started : #AndroidLollipop rollout has started and will soon be available[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on November 13, 2014 1 comment OS Update