Tagged with: Nexus

Report: Google to Announce Nexus 8, Android 4.5 in July

Report: Google to Announce Nexus 8, Android 4.5 in July

On Wednesday, Google’s head of Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai announced that the Mountain View-based giant will host the I/O 2014 developer conference on June 25-26. In an attempt to find out whether we’ll get to see the next Android iteration at I/O we got in touch with a person familiar with the matter who revealed ...

Rumor: Google to Discontinue Nexus Line of Phones in 2015

Rumor: Google to Discontinue Nexus Line of Phones in 2015

Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin said on Twitter that the Nexus line of devices will be discontinued in 2015, replaced instead with a new brand spawned from the current Play Edition family. Google has launched various Play Edition devices this year, including the HTC One, the Samsung Galaxy S4, the LG G Pad 8.3, the Sony Z ...

Report: Google Could Launch a ‘Nexus TV’ Android Set-Top Box in 2014

Report: Google Could Launch a ‘Nexus TV’ Android Set-Top Box in 2014

Google isn't giving up its living room ambitions. The company is said to be working on a "Nexus TV" device that will run Android, stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, and play a selection of video games. The rumor comes from The Information's Amir Efrati, who cites an anonymous Google employee. The ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 4, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 4, 2013

Last week, Google unveiled its newest flagship phone, the Nexus 5, and it’s the most Google-y phone ever… and I mean that in a good way. The phone runs the latest version of Android, version 4.4 KitKat, but it also runs on a new “launcher” app that unites the phone around Google’s services. The Nexus 5 aims to ...

Google Unveils the Nexus 5, Available for Purchase Immediately

Google Unveils the Nexus 5, Available for Purchase Immediately

Google’s latest flagship phone, the Nexus 5, runs on a new “launcher” app that unites the phone interface around Google services. It’s kind of like how Facebook Home reshapes Android phones around Facebook services — but for Google itself. The goal for the phone is to deliver “the right information, when you ...

Google Donates 17,000 Nexus 7 Tablets to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Google Donates 17,000 Nexus 7 Tablets to Hurricane Sandy Victims

A year has passed since Hurricane Sandy came ashore, but the northeastern US is still feeling its impact through closed facilities and lost jobs. Google hopes to tackle some of those longer-term challenges by donating 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets to the New York State Community Action Association. The non-profit will primarily ...

Report: Nexus 5 to Launch on November 1, Also Available in White

Report: Nexus 5 to Launch on November 1, Also Available in White

Ah, the not-so-mysterious Nexus 5. We’ve seen leaked photos, a leaked video and product shots accidentally published to Google Play, so it’s fair to say we know Google’s new smartphone is coming soon, but the wait could be over by November 1 — according to the latest leak.Ever-prolific leak meister @evleaks tweeted ...

Report: Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 Likely to Be ‘Always Listening’

Report: Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 Likely to Be ‘Always Listening’

Among the many leaked screenshots, videos and lists of specifications for the Nexus 5, the most interesting anticipated feature to me is the rumored “always listening” functionality. After all, most of the hardware and user interface tweaks are expected improvements in Google’s flagship phone: a better camera with ...

Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat: Rumor Roundup

Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat: Rumor Roundup

With Google's stock of the Nexus 4 now officially depleted, the company's next flagship Android phone should be arriving within a matter of weeks — perhaps just days. We've already seen the so-called Nexus 5 in various FCC filings, leaked photos, and on Google's own Mountain View campus. And while we've got a fairly good ...

Report: Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat to Launch on October 15

Report: Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat to Launch on October 15

The Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat are less than a week away, according to new rumours. Word on the street is that the new phone and next Android update explode onto the scene together on 15 October -- next Tuesday. That date comes from whispers around the campfire at Google Launchpad, a fortnight-long event run by ...