This weekend a rumor started circulating that suggested Motorola was working with Google on a 5.9-inch Nexus device codenamed Shamu after its massive size. While there wasn’t a whole lot of evidence to support the rumor, more sources are coming forward today to say they’re hearing the same thing.
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Last month, rumors suggested that HTC might contribute to Google’s Nexus program in 2014 with a new 9-inch tablet codenamed “Volantis.” Now the rumor mill claims that HTC may not be the only manufacturer building a Nexus this year.
We didn’t see a new Nexus 7 , 8 or 10 at this year’s Google I/O, and with rumors of the program’s demise and replacement by Android Silver looming, things weren’t looking good for future Nexus devices. Thankfully Dave Burke, Android engineering and Nexus program lead at Google, has spoken with ... Read More »
Considering the recent rumors surrounding the Nexus program and Android Silver, the program rumored to replace it, today’s news shouldn’t come as much of a shock. But it’s worth diving into anyway. Android Police is reporting that after reaching out to LG’s Communications Director Ken Hong, they can confirm LG is not making the next ... Read More »
It’s about time! Google has finally released Android 4.4.3 to the world, and now the factory images and binaries are available for many of the recent Nexus devices. These factory images are available to users of the Nexus 5, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi), Nexus 7 2012 WiFi and Mobile, and Nexus 10. It’s ... Read More »
Android is one of the most unique operating systems. Created by Google, Android is an open-source operating system that’s free for manufacturers to license and use in their devices. The concept isn’t a new one, but Android is set apart by its popularity. The OS has been picked up by nearly every major phone manufacturer and ... Read More »
Get your pen and paper ready, folks, because today I’ve got a couple of new codenames that you’ll want to make a note of.
A changelog for Android 4.4.3 was discovered in the Android Open Source Project today, and buried deep within the .txt file are references to a couple of ... Read More »
It’s been awhile since we’ve been able to talk about a new Nexus device. Over the past several months, since the release of the Nexus 5, we’ve heard rumors on everything from a new Nexus 8 tablet coming out eventually, to a new Nexus 10 making an imminent appearance, to Google ending the Nexus program ... Read More »
Google’s Nexus line of products has long been popular with Android purists thanks to its vanilla build of the mobile OS and speedy updates. The Nexus devices have gained even more attention in recent years in no small part due to Google’s aggressive pricing on phones like the Galaxy Nexus and ... Read More »
We’ve seen several hints of an upcoming Android update in recent weeks, but so far there’s been no real evidence of what goodies that upgrade might contain. That’s changing today, though, as Google has tweeted an image that hints at one tweak that ... Read More »