A software update is now rolling out to some Nexus-branded devices that will bring them up to Android 6.0.1. It’s not a huge update, but for those that prefer to use emoji over words, it’s worth getting excited about.
The update, which has started rolling out, will bring with it 200 new emoji, including the oft-requested taco, the ... Read More »
Google’s Nexus line has long been the epitome of Android for bloggers and enthusiasts. But according to a new report from The Information, Google could be looking to build its own smartphone without any manufacturer help. With the Nexus line, Google has always partnered with a manufacturer to create a Nexus phone that ... Read More »
Double tap to wake is a feature a few modern phones have out of the box, and I’m sure it’s a feature you get so used to that you can’t live without it. Unfortunately, most phones don’t have it. But the Nexus 6P does, to an extent.
System updates have long been a sore point for Android and its fans, as manufacturers have often been painfully slow and carriers further delay updates to add their own bloat and annoying features. But with Nexus devices, you often get updates first, regardless of what carriers want, since they have historically been unlocked and free ... Read More »
The Nexus line of devices have historically been fantastic developer devices because of their fast updates, availability of source code, and easy bootloader unlock and root methods. This has also attracted all the phone modders, who love tinkering with their devices and creating new software for them.
Unfortunately, things might be moving away from that ... Read More »
While the Nexus 5X and 6P went up for pre-order for a while now, people haven’t had the chance to get their hands on the devices yet. A lot of us are patiently waiting for the devices to arrive. But there are a few unboxing videos for the devices already up, and they offer insight on ... Read More »
Once a new version of Android is released, we typically see announcements from device manufacturers which lay out which of their devices will be updated. But we rarely, if ever, see the same sort of news coming from a service provider. T-Mobile is changing that expectation by launching an Android Marshmallow software update page ... Read More »
Not too long ago, Google said that it would be sending out the official release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow to supported devices. Right on schedule, the newest version of Android is now making its way out to Nexus-branded devices, which should make plenty of owners happy.