Post Tagged with: "Nexus"

Report: Google to give LG another shot at the Nexus program – possibly a phone or tablet

Report: Google to give LG another shot at the Nexus program – possibly a phone or tablet

Google is talking to manufacturers about the next Nexus phone, like many things in this industry, that’s just fact. With a general October/November timeframe for announcement/release, the new Nexus phone is always hotly anticipated and a report out of Korea is pegging LG as the manufacturer they’re talking to. The report is based on a 16 day visit by Google[Read More…]

by 10:15 am on March 20, 2015 28 comments Manufacturer, Rumours
Asus Nexus Player

Nexus Player and Gamepad Now Available at B&H, Ships to Australia

B&H Photo Video in America have a large catalog of Android devices and now have the Nexus Player and Gamepad for Nexus Player in stock. The best part of this is, they ship to Australia! If you have searched eBay or other retailers, you are likely to pay upwards of AU$210. At the B&H landing page we get a new[Read More…]

by 8:39 pm on March 12, 2015 10 comments Accessories, Android TV, Deal, News
Google updates Device Assist app with new tips, rich media and availability – now available in Australia

Google updates Device Assist app with new tips, rich media and availability – now available in Australia

Google’s Device Assist app, which offers tips and proactive help with issues on Nexus and Android One handsets has received an update today with a few new features, but the headline feature is that it’s now available in more countries including Australia. The Device Assist app will analyse your phone or tablet when you first load up the app, offering[Read More…]

by 4:48 pm on March 12, 2015 0 comments Apps
Future Nexus phones to feature USB Type C connector

Future Nexus phones to feature USB Type C connector

Google unveiled their new Chromebook Pixel 2 this morning, and one of the headline features is the USB Type-C connector that’s included. As an industry standard, USB Type-C is coming in a big way and as Product Manager, Adam Rodriguez says in Google’s USB Type-C intro video, it’s coming to Android phones in the near future. The new USB Type-C[Read More…]

by 8:15 am on March 12, 2015 14 comments Other
Further rumours emerge surrounding Huawei as maker of the next Nexus

Further rumours emerge surrounding Huawei as maker of the next Nexus

Rumours surrounding Chinese telecommunications and device manufacturer Huawei being tapped by Google to be the hardware partner in manufacturing a Nexus device are growing, with a market research analyst apparently confirming the rumour on Chinese social media site Weibo. Kevin Yang, Director of China Research at iSuppli, a research analysis firm has apparently ‘confirmed’ the rumour which emerged a few[Read More…]

by 3:59 am on March 5, 2015 8 comments Manufacturer, Rumours
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 24 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