Jide release Remix OS 2.0 updates for Nexus 9, Nexus 10, and Ultra Tablet

The company behind Remix OS, a custom version of Android that brings desktop-style features to the mobile operating system, have released new builds for three devices. For the first time you can now install Remix OS 2.0 on the Google Nexus 9 and Nexus 10 tablets. And Jide has also released a new stable build […]

Android 6.0 ported to the Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2012)… with mixed results

Google recently released Android 6.0 for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. But the company also released the source code for the latest version of Android, which means companies like Sony, Samsung, Motorola, and HTC will start offering Android 6.0 updates for some of their phones and tablets […]

Remix Mini Android PC raises over $1 million on Kickstarter

What if Android was designed as an operating system for laptop and desktop computers rather than for smartphones and tablets? Then it would probably look a lot like Remix OS. This custom version of Android was developed by Chinese startup Jide, a company founded by former Google employees. Earlier this year they launched a tablet […]

Google releases Android 5.0 for Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10

Google has released Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Nexus 5 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet, and WiFi-only Nexus 7 tablets (both the 2012 and 2013 models). Over-the-air updates are starting to roll out, and you can download factory images straight from Google (although installing a factory image will overwrite your data). Google says updates for the […]

Google releases Android L preview source code for Nexus 7 (2012) and later

Google has added code for the Android L developer preview to the Android Open Source Project, and that includes code for all recent Nexus devices including the Google Nexus 7 2012 and 2013 editions, the Nexus 10, and the Nexus 4 and 5 smartphones. This follows the release of factory images for the most recent Nexus 7 […]

Deals of the Day (11-21-2013)

One of these days Google’s going to get around to introducing a next-generation Nexus 10 tablet… maybe. For now, you can score a pretty good deal on last year’s model if you shop for refurbished models. A 32GB Nexus 10 normally sells for $499, but Woot is selling the 10 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel […]