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Next-gen Nexus phones could have USB Type-C, fingerprint readers (leaks)

Another day, another set of rumors/leaks regarding Google’s next-gen Nexus smartphones. The company is expected to release two models this year: a 5.2 inch model manufactured by LG and a 5.7 inch phone made by Huawei. We’ve seen plenty of leaks regarding these phones (including some with contradictory information). Now @onleaks has posted a new […]

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Google Nexus 6 is on sale for $150 off (starting at $499)

The Google Nexus 6 is a smartphone with a big, high-resolution display, a fast processor, and support for the latest Android software. But it also has a high price tag. While Google has offered the last few Nexus smartphones at about half the price of a typical flagship phone, the Nexus 6 sold for $649 […]

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Google Nexus sales are down (which isn’t that surprising)

Google makes most of its money through advertising and web services, but the company also brings in money through “other revenues” and sales of devices such as Nexus phones and tablets. So when Google reported its earnings for the latest quarter, the company noted that revenue is up year-over-year in just about every area. But […]

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Google Nexus 6 with Android 5.1 now available from Verizon

Most major US wireless carriers have been selling the Google Nexus 6 smartphone for months, but there’s been one holdout… until now. Verizon has announced that it will begin selling the 6 inch smartphone March 12th for $250 when customers sign a 2-year contract or for $27.08 per month when they use the Verizon Edge […]

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Lilbits (3-06-2015): Will you need a Nexus 6 to use Google’s cellular network?

Google plans to launch a wireless network soon — but it won’t be a rival to AT&T or Verizon. Instead, Google’s Sundar Pichai has said it’ll be a small-scale effort to test new technology that lets phones seamlessly transition from WiFi to 4G LTE. How small scale? Well, it’s not clear what geographic markets the […]

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Android 5.0 supports 3rd-party screencast apps

Want to record a screencast on your Android phone or tablet? If you’re running Android 4.4 or earlier you may need to use the android SDK (or root your device). But starting with Android 5.0 Lollipop screen recording doesn’t require any special privileges. So developers can create third-party apps that let you record a screencast with the […]

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First look: Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player (unboxing)

Google’s latest Nexus smartphone is the company’s biggest and fastest yet, with a 6 inch, high-resolution display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor. The latest Nexus tablet sports an 8.9 inch screen and and NVIDIA Tegra K1 64-bit processor, making it one of the first devices to ship with that CPU. And the new Google […]

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Pre-orders begin for Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player

Pre-orders are now open for Google’s latest Nexus devices including the company’s 2014 Nexus phone, tablet, and TV box. The Nexus Player and Nexus 6 are available from the Google Play Store, with $99 and $649 prices, respectively. You can also opt for a 64GB version of the Nexus 6 for $699. The Nexus 9 […]