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Google Nexus 5 is “no longer available for purchase”

Google launched a new store for hardware this week, showcasing the latest phones, tablets, Chromebooks, and other devices. One thing you won’t find in the new Google Store? The Nexus 5 smartphone. You can still pick one up from some third-party retailers, but according to a page on the Google Store, “The Nexus 5 is […]

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Google Nexus 5 is getting its Android 5.0.1 update

It’s been a couple weeks since Google released Android 5.0.1 for a handful of devices including Nexus phones and tablets. Now it looks like the Nexus 5 smartphone is next in line for the update. Google will probably release a factory image soon, but both Sprint and T-Mobile have issued notices suggesting that an over-the-air update […]

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Google Nexus 5 smartphone is an endangered species: no more are being made (updated)

The Google Play Store recently stopped selling red and white Nexus 5 smartphones. Soon the black model could disappear as well. TechRadar reports that production of Google’s 5 inch Nexus smartphone has ceased. That means once the remaining inventory is gone, it won’t be replaced. The Google Nexus 5 features a 5 inch, 1920 x […]

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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 […]

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Google releases Android 5.0 SDK and Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 preview images

The first phones, tablets, and TV boxes with Android 5.0 software should begin shipping in a few weeks, and Google will begin rolling out Android 5.0 as an over-the-air updates to owners of recent Nexus devices soon. To help developers get their apps ready, Google has released the software developer kit for Android 5.0 Lollipop. […]