Following a shameful reveal of the Nexus 5 that Google should have keeping secret against all odds, a rumor suggests the search giant will unveil the latest Nexus flagship along with Android 4.4 KitKat on October 14.
It looks more and more likely that LG will make the Nexus 5 as a device that is very similar to the one inadvertently leaked by Google last week was revealed by the FCC.
And just like that, Chromebooks and Chromeboxes have become mainstream. I presume, since Google and Intel have earlier today unveiled four, count’em four new Chrome OS-based computing machines, including two manufactured by newcomers Toshiba and Asus.
As a loyal, longstanding fan of the Discovery Channel show “MythBusters”, I’m sad to say I find no pleasure whatsoever in being able to debunk one of the stronger popular beliefs as far as the tech-focused media is concerned.
Though the Moto X has only been around for, what, a few weeks now and AT&T is the only carrier to offer it in a fully customizable outfit, it’s probably not too early to call it a flop. Okay, semi-flop. A sleeper hit at the very best.
Following Google’s unforeseen announcement of Android 4.4 KitKat, the Nexus 5 floodgates opened once again, far more furiously and apparently with stronger evidence supporting the rumors than ever before.
Well, Google just put the kibosh on all the speculation about Key Lime Pie. The next Android version will instead be called KitKat, kicking off a new tradition of naming Android releases after chocolates as total Android device activations cross the one billion mark.
Alcatel officially unveiled two new Android smartphones in the market. These include One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini which quietly appeared on Alcatel website.
Google’s second-generation Nexus 7 tablet has gone live on the Google Play Store in UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Japan, ending its US and Canada exclusivity.
Motorola has revealed on its website that the Developer Edition of the Moto X is coming soon, with an unlocked bootloader and 32 gigs of built-in storage.
After rolling out minor upgrades to both Nexus phones and tablets over the last few days, Google has now released newer versions of the factory images for each device.
The multi-touch issue that was found to be affecting some Nexus 7 (2013) units is being given the boot via an update to build JSS15Q, which is currently rolling out over-the-air.
For the first time since May 2011, Yahoo sites got more visitors than Google for the month of July 2013.
A minor security update has begun rolling out to the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 over the air, supposedly to fix the Bitcoin vulnerability that was recently discovered in Google’s mobile OS.
Ever felt helpless after reading a post or comment on Google+ because it was in a language you couldn’t understand? Well, that won’t be the case anymore thanks to the addition of built-in translate support on Google’s social network.
Google Maps has been updated with the ability to alert users to real-time incidents, as a result of the company’s acquisition of mapping service Waze earlier this year.
Google is working on bringing parental controls to its Chrome browser for desktop, along with support for multiple accounts that can work without being connected to a Google profile.
Like any good soap opera, the story of the Nexus 5 is advancing sluggishly and encounters spectacular twists and turns with each new episode. Rumored to be manufactured by Motorola about ten days back, the N5 appeared to leak yesterday complete with familiar LG branding.
Windows Phone users will be able to use the official YouTube app by Microsoft again starting today, a little over a month after Google complained and got the app removed from Windows Phone’s app store.
So the Nexus 5 is to be co-manufactured by Motorola (or shall we say manufactured by Google alone?), the next-gen N7… is a long way down the road and the follow-up to the first ever Nexus 10 will be built by Asus.