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Device Archives: Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 is a device made by made by LG (click to view other devices from LG).

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June security update for Nexus devices is now live – OTA’s, Factory images and of course a security bulletin

It’s June, so as we’ve seen every month since Google announced they would be announcing monthly security vulnerabilities and releasing patches for them, Google has released their monthly security blog, as well as updated the factory images for supported Nexus devices and also added OTA files for them as well. …

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Google unleashes new Factory Images for Nexus devices including new Emoji and December security updates

Google has released new factory images for their current range of Nexus devices on their developers site. As promised last week by Hiroshi Lockheimer, the current head of Chrome, Android and Chromecast at Google, the update includes the new emoji we’ve been waiting for, as well as the latest updates …

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Google releases November security update – issues new Factory Images for Nexus devices.

Google has today released their November security update for Android, the monthly update to address reported issues and vulnerabilities. There’s seven updates addressed in the November update, two are listed as Critical, four as high and a single moderate severity update. Google says that the severity rating is ‘based on …

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Google to push Android 6.0 to selected Nexus devices next week – will your Nexus get the update?

At their Nexus event this morning, Google spoke a lot about the coming update. The features have been talked about by Scott earlier this morning, but include great animations, improved lockscreen and app drawer which surfaces your most recent apps, the awesome power-saving Doze feature and more – all of …

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Telstra advises Stagefright fix for Sony, Samsung and Nexus phones currently in testing

After announcing they were testing the Android 5.1 update for the HTC One M9 which included fixes for the Stagefright vulnerability, Telstra has today advised they have a number of other updates in testing that also address the issue. The Software update announcement from Craig at Telstra lists devices from …

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Nexus Factory images for Nexus 4, 5, 6, 7 (2013) Wi-Fi, 9 and 10 to developer page

Last nights announcement that Google would be releasing a security update for a range of Nexus devices has come through this morning with factory images being posted to the Google Developers page. Of the devices promised, only the Nexus Player factory image is missing, with updated factory images with build …

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Google will begin monthly security updates for Nexus devices starting this week

Starting this week, Nexus devices will begin receiving monthly OTA security updates says Google. The announcement has been made via the Official Android blog, by Lead Engineer for Android Security Adrian Ludwig, and Venkat Rapaka, Director of Nexus Product Management, who point out that Google has been notifying Android manufacturers …

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Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 to receive maintenance release to resolve Stagefright vulnerability starting today

The Stagefright security scare made a lot of headlines and Google has assessed the vulnerability and deemed it worthy of a maintenance update for their two currently supported phones, the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6. According to US carrier Sprint, a maintenance update – build LMY48I – will begin deploying …

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