Post Tagged with: "Nexus"

Huawei to Build the Next Nexus Phone
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Huawei to Build the Next Nexus Phone

When rumours first emerged touting Huawei as manufacturer of the next Nexus device we all assumed that it would be the Nexus 7 that Huawei would be making. Barely a month went by when we had “confirmation” from a Chinese analyst that Huawei was in fact working with Google on a Nexus device. Today, another Chinese analyst with connections, has[Read More…]

in News by at 10:28 pm on May 8, 2015
Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE receive Android 5.1 Lollipop
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Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE receive Android 5.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1 is making its way to more and more Nexus devices by way of factory images, with the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE now supported. Now, it doesn’t matter what you’ve done to your device’s firmware, you can restore back to a stock Lollipop image and get the best of what Google intended. The[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates by at 3:58 pm on April 15, 2015
Report: Google to give LG another shot at the Nexus program – possibly a phone or tablet
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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…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours by at 10:15 am on March 20, 2015
Asus Nexus Player
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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…]

in Accessories, Android TV, Bargains, News by at 8:39 pm on March 12, 2015
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…]

in Android One, Apps by at 4:48 pm on March 12, 2015
Future Nexus phones to feature USB Type C connector
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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…]

in Other by at 8:15 am on March 12, 2015
Further rumours emerge surrounding Huawei as maker of the next Nexus
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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…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours by at 3:59 am on March 5, 2015
Is Huawei Manufacturing the 2015 Nexus 7?
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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…]

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

in Android One, News, OS Updates by and at 9:25 pm on February 4, 2015
Nexus 6 – Review
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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…]

in Phones, Reviews by at 11:54 am on February 2, 2015