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This Could Be the 2015 Nexus 5

As we approach closer to the end of the year, we’re getting a more detailed look at the much rumoured 2015 iteration of the Nexus 5. This time around, it came from none other than Marques Brownlee aka MKBHD. Appearing first in Nexus Indonesia Google+ community, this could be our first glance of LG’s new Nexus 5.

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Nexus 6 Officially Available in Malaysia for RM2,199; Nokia 105 with Official Warranty Spotted

After a long, long wait, the Nexus 6 is finally available in Malaysia officially. First appearing in SIRIM’s database about five months ago, the pure Android smartphone will retail for RM2,199 here. Interestingly, the recently announced Nokia 105 seems to have reached our shores as well.

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Some Nexus 6 Owners Experiencing Signal Issues

If you’re a Nexus 6 owner, you might want to take note. Several owners of the flagship Google device are apparently experiencing signal issues. They are reporting that no mobile data connection is available on their device and rebooting the phone only fixes the issue temporarily. This sure doesn’t look good.

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Nexus 4 Surprisingly Receives the Android 5.1 Lollipop Update

It appears that the Nexus 4 will also be receiving the Android 5.1 Lollipop update, which is pretty surprising. As the Nexus 4 was released back in November 2012, it wasn’t supposed to receive any further update as it has passed the 18 months update window set by Google itself.

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Android 5.0.X Lollipop Update Reportedly Bricking Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

If you own a Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 device and have not updated to any version of Android 5.0.X Lollipop yet, don’t hit the update button or attempt to flash it. Multiple users of these two Nexus devices are reporting that any Android 5.0.X Lollipop update is bricking their device. It appears the Android 5.0.2 […]

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Android 5.1 Lollipop Now Available for Nexus 5 via OTA

If you own a Nexus 5, you’ll be happy to know that Android 5.1 Lollipop is now available for the smartphone via OTA. This is especially useful for users who are not familiar with ROM flashing or those who just don’t want to risk bricking their Nexus 5 smartphone.

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Nexus 5 No Longer Available on the Google Store

If you’re a big fan of stock Android and is currently on the fence about getting the Nexus 5 or the newer (and more expensive) Nexus 6, you’d have to make your decision pretty quickly now. The Google Store – a new web store for Google’s devices – no longer have the Nexus 5 listed.

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Next Nexus Smartphone Could Be from a Chinese Manufacturer

The next Nexus smartphone from Google might just be built by a Chinese manufacturer. All Nexus smartphones to date have always been developed by established brands outside of China, such as LG, Motorola, and of course, Samsung. If the successor to the Google Nexus 6 will be coming from a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, it could indicate a shift in […]

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Nexus 6 Officially Coming to Malaysia, Appears in SIRIM’s Database

The Nexus 6 has showed up in SIRIM’s database, indicating that a Malaysian launch is very likely for the new Nexus device. Being the first Nexus smartphone with a flagship-level asking price, it marks Google’s new pricing strategy.

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Apple Basically Ruined Nexus 6’s Integration of a Fingerprint Sensor

Most of us are aware of the rather weird dimple on the back of the Nexus 6, but ex-Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has revealed that it was meant to be a fingerprint sensor. This indicates that even Google considered incorporating the technology that was made popular by Apple.

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Nexus 6 Back Cover Popping Out, Some Caused by Expanded Battery

The Nexus 6 is quite a difficult smartphone to get your hands on currently due to stock shortages, but this latest issue with the phone could deter potential buyers. Multiple users of the Nexus 6 have reported that the back cover is popping out, revealing the innards of the smartphone.

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Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for Nexus 7 2012 Quietly Released

Google is definitely hard at work this festive season. We have reported just last week that Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is available for the Nexus 5, and now, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the Nexus 7 2012 – the very first Nexus 7 model – has been made available on Google Developers’ website.

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Nexus 6 Encryption Takes a Huge Toll on Performance

Android 5.0 Lollipop introduces full device encryption, and for those who are receiving the update by OTA, it won’t be enabled by default. However, devices shipped with Android Lollipop, such as the Nexus 6, will have the encryption turned on by default. In benchmarks done by AnandTech, it seems that full device encryption comes at the price […]

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Lollipop Goodness Arriving On Nexus Devices Now

Google has joined in the fray to deliver the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its phones. The update is being pushed today to Nexus devices, right after the update for the LG G3 and Moto X started rolling out earlier this week.

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Android Silver Programme Apparently Dead

Google’s Android Silver programme was originally reported as an effort to bring the stock Android experience to high end smartphones. It was intended to be more inclusive of OEMs and allow the company to properly deliver what they think people should be getting out of the operating system. However, it appears that the programme has […]

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Google Now Launcher Now Available for Most Android Devices

Always wanted to download a launcher for your Android phone but don’t know which to pick? Well, here’s one more for you to add to your list as Google makes its Google Now launcher available for almost all Android devices.

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Google Is Reportedly Dropping The Nexus Brand

New information has surfaced to add to the growing rumours that Google is planning to alter its smartphone strategy. This would involve a shift to drop the Nexus brand of phones and replace it with a set of smartphones that closely adhere to Google’s specifications of what an Android experience should be. Currently known as […]

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Hands On, Unboxing & First Impressions: The Motorola Moto G

The phone that is getting everyone talking right now is the Motorola Moto G. Packing a really incredible amount of features into a very well designed body with a very decent and competitive price tag, there are no surprises there. The Moto G stock is in high demand with orders coming in thick and fast. […]

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Study Traces Android Vulnerabilities To Manufacturer Modifications

Researchers have discovered that the greatest risk to Android devices comes not from the OS, but from the additional apps that are installed by manufacturers. The study found that of the number of vulnerabilities caused by manufacturers is anywhere from 64% to 85%. The study examined the permissions used by pre-installed apps and looked for […]

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Google Nexus 7 Review

The list of tablets that I would consider owning is very short. For one, it tends to exclude anything under 10-inches. Which is almost everything that has been made in the last year or so. The only exception would be the Nexus 7, or so I thought. More after the break

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