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Device Archives: Nexus 9

The Nexus 9 is a device made by made by HTC (click to view other devices from HTC).

The Nexus 9 (codenamed Volantis) is a tablet computer co-developed by Google and HTC that runs the Android operating system. It is the fourth tablet in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices marketed by Google and built by an OEM partner.

The device is available in two storage sizes, 16 GB and 32 GB, and in two variants – WiFi and LTE. Along with the Nexus 6 mobile phone and Nexus Player digital media device, the Nexus 9 launched version 5.0 (“Lollipop”) of Android, which offered several new features, notably a modified visual appearance, and the complete replacement of the Dalvik virtual machine with ART.

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Google releases September Android Security Bulletin – updates included in Oreo update for most supported devices

The September Android Security Bulletin has been released, announcing all the issues resolved by Google, based on reports from researchers and internal findings. The list contains, as usual, two levels of patch: 1st of September and 5th of September, with the 5th of September patch including all the 1st of …

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Google releases January security update for Android – patches for Nexus/Pixel devices now available.

As expected, Google has today released the January security update for Android, with patches released for Android and updates for Pixel and Nexus devices now available. As with previous releases there’s two levels of patches available, with a January 1st patch and January 5th patch available, with the January 5th …

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Google advises Nougat OTA update for Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE will arrive ‘in the coming weeks

The Nougat update for Nexus devices hasn’t exactly gone smoothly with many Nexus owners still waiting on the update. Chief among those waiting are owners of the Nexus 6 and the LTE version of the Nexus 9, but you can relax because Google says the update is still coming. It’s …

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Google has started posting Nougat Factory Images, OTA updates and Binaries

With the official launch of Nougat we’ve been seeing devices enrolled in the Beta program start receiving Over The Air (OTA) updates to the full Nougat release. For everyone else, Google has just started posting Factory Images and OTA updates for their Nexus devices. There’s only a few Factory Images …

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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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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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