It’s been over a month since Google officially introduced Android 5.1, and thanks to some information found within an Android audio latency topic page, Google is hard at work on Android 5.1.1.
A couple of references to Android 5.1.1 have been found on the aforementioned page, noting an unannounced update to the newer software for both ... Read More »
If you’re itching to try the newly-announced Android 5.1 and you’ve got a Nexus 5, Nexus 7 , or Nexus 10, you can do so right now.
Google has uploaded the factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi) , and the Nexus 10. ... Read More »
In December and January, Google released the Android 5.0.2 factory images for the 2012 Nexus 7 and 2013 Nexus 7 models respectively, leaving out the cellular-connected variants altogether.
That changes on Friday, January 30, though, as Google has officially updated its developer portal to indicate that both the 2012 and 2013 variants of ... Read More »
It’s that time of the year again. Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, the smell of cinnamon and spice fill the air, football is on the TV and you’re trying to figure out what to get your brother for the holidays. Fear not, Android and Me reader, you’ve come to the right place.
Whether ... Read More »
With the introduction of the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player came great joy. But we’ve also suffered a big loss in the wake of the good news. Take a look at the new Google Nexus page, ... Read More »
Google seems to always have some trouble with releasing factory images for devices. Quite a few images have been delayed for weeks or even months, while others get them immediately. Luckily, most people will have no need for them, but those who do were out of luck.
This was the situation with the Read More »
Google introduced the Open Automotive Alliance with the goal of standardizing the infotainment experience in vehicles for use with Android. Google and its partners are working on a way to integrate your Android device into the infotainment system, making it more powerful and safer to use. However, Toyota is off ... Read More »
Accessories for Nexus devices have been somewhat of a disaster in recent times. The Nexus 7 2012 dock was leaked several times and I badly wanted one, but it was released a good 8 months after the Nexus 7 itself. By that point, I was so burned out from waiting that I didn’t even want ... Read More »
The Nexus 7 2013 LTE may be a Nexus device with no carrier branding or loyalty, but its latest update is giving it some Verizon-specific goodies. The tablet is now receiving an update that’s based on 4.4.2, weighs in at 37MB and will improve connectivity for those who managed to get their tablet running on ... Read More »
The story of the Nexus 7 LTE on the Verizon network is a very interesting (and annoying) one. It all started when the Nexus 7 LTE launched. The device came equipped for both GSM carriers, and in a big surprise, Verizon LTE compatibility. However, when folks tried activating the tablets on Verizon’s network, it didn’t ... Read More »