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Lilbits 311: The Samsung Galaxy View 18.4 inch tablet cometh

The Samsung Galaxy View is expected to launch sometime this month, and while Samsung still hasn’t officially unveiled the 18.4 inch tablet, SamMobile happened upon some promotional images that give us a pretty good idea of what to expect. We still don’t know the price or the official launch date though. Here’s a roundup of […]

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You can charge a Nexus 5X from a Nexus 6P (or vice versa)

Google’s latest Nexus phones have different screen sizes, display resolutions, processors, and starting prices. But they also have a lot of things in common: they both run Android 6.0 Lollipop, they both have the same 12.3MP rear cameras and Nexus Imprint fingerprint sensors. And they both have USB Type-C ports. While those ports only support […]

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Google is giving out Project Fi invites to anyone (in the US) today

Project Fi is Google’s phone service that leverages WiFi hotspots as well as Sprint and T-Mobiel’s networks to route your calls and data over the best available signal. Google launched Project Fi in April, but up until now only one phone has officially been supported: the 2014 Google Nexus 6. That changes this month. Both the […]

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Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5 (2013) benchmarks and initial performance notes

The Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones are the first members of the Nexus family to feature fingerprint sensors. They’re also the first to feature USB Type-C ports and the phones also have better cameras and bigger batteries than their predecessors. But how do they stack up in terms of performance? I’ve only had a […]

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Nexus Imprint fingerprint authentication (video)

While smartphone makers have been including fingerprint sensors on Android handsets for a little while, Android 6.0 is the first version of Google’s mobile operating system to feature native support for fingerprint authentication. To highlight the feature, Google developed a new fingerprint sensor system called Nexus Imprint for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones. You […]

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Some folks in the UK already have Nexus 5X smartphone

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is apparently selling some Google Nexus 5X smartphones a bit early. While Google hasn’t officially started shipping the phones in the US yet, some customer that have placed orders from Carephone Warehouse have already received the smartphone. Others have managed to just walk into a store and buy one off the […]

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Google explains why Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P lack wireless charging and other design decisions

Google’s new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphone should begin shipping in October. Want to know what the P and X in the names stand for? Premium and neXus. Have some other questions? A team of Google developers that worked on the phones are answering questions in a Reddit “ask me anything” session. Here are […]

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Google launches Nexus 5X smartphone with a 5.2 inch screen for $379

Google’s Nexus 5X is a smartphone with a 5.2 inch, 1080p display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor. It’s also one of the first Nexus phones with a USB Type-C connector and a Nexus Imprint fingerprint sensor. The Nexus 5X is available from the Google Store for $379 and up, and it should begin shipping […]