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Sprint Nexus 5 Receives Android 5.0.1 Update

12/15/2014, Google may have stopped producing more units of the Nexus 5 but that doesn’t mean software support for this smartphone has come to an end. Sprint has announced today that it is rolling out Android 5.0.1 for Nexus 5. This is the first incremental...

Google Confirms Nexus 5 Production Has Stopped

12/11/2014, The Nexus 6 may be the flagship smartphone in Google’s arsenal but the company has been selling Nexus 5 alongside this device. We reported earlier today that both red and white version of Nexus 5 are no longer available for purchase through the Play...

Red, White Nexus 5 Reportedly No Longer Offered By Google

12/10/2014, The Google Nexus 5 is offered in three different colors – black, white, and red. Now Google is still selling the Nexus 5 which is a cheaper and smaller alternative to the Nexus 6, and if you had your eye on the Nexus 5 and were thinking about...

Google Posts Android 5.0 Lollipop Factory Images For Nexus Devices

11/12/2014, Earlier today the factory image for the Nexus 7 (2012) tablet was leaked. Basically for those unfamiliar, this is the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the tablet which Google will eventually be rolling out to the masses. Well the good news is that it looks...

Sprint Nexus 5 Android 5.0 Update Released

11/12/2014, It has been over a week since Google announced that it was rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop. Obviously the first crop of devices to receive this new update would have been the company’s own Nexus smartphones and tablets. Even though the update was...

Nexus 5 Reappears On Google Play After Brief Disappearance

10/24/2014, The recently announced Google Nexus 6 smartphone is a beautiful phone. It looks good and the specs are pretty amazing. Unfortunately the phone is not following in the footsteps of other Nexus handsets and is priced above $600, which is the asking price...

Nexus 5 Camera Battery Draining Bug To Be Addressed In Android L

10/08/2014, Nexus 5 owners, have you ever noticed that your phone’s camera appears to be draining a lot more battery than it should? This is apparently not the first time this has happened as earlier this year, there were reports that the camera app had a bug that...

Android L Tested On Nexus 5 (Rumor)

09/30/2014, Is it true, that the yet unreleased Android L mobile operating system is currently undergoing testing over on the Nexus 5? That seems to be the case, as the Chromium issued tracker on the Chromium web site does point to Lemon Meringue Pie build LRW87D...

Nexus 5 Reportedly Listed As Being “End Of Life” By Sprint

09/26/2014, The Nexus 5 handset is almost a year old now and with the next-gen Nexus reportedly on the way, we guess it doesn’t come as much of a surprise to learn that Sprint could be ending their support for the Nexus 5 device. This is according to the folks at...

Google Reportedly Replacing User-Damaged Nexus 5 Units For Free

09/03/2014, When it comes to getting a free replacement for your phone, chances are that will only happen if it is due to a manufacturing defect. This also means that generally speaking if you were to damage your phone yourself, such as dropping it, running it over...

Google Now Launcher Goes Beyond Nexus

08/03/2014, Late last year Google released the Android 4.4 KitKat powered Nexus 5. The new software came with something called the Google Now Launcher. It wasn’t a part of the actual core software but a standalone app launcher for the Nexus 5. A few months...

Android L’s Project Volta Improves Nexus 5 Battery By 36%

07/03/2014, One of the changes that Google will be making with Android L will go beyond just the material design language that they keep talking about, but they will also be making changes under the hood, such as Project Volta. For those missed out on Google’s...

Yellow Nexus 5 Mentioned In Google Play Store

06/26/2014, The Nexus 5 might have been around for more than half a year now, and it does seem to hold up pretty well to the rest of the other high end devices out there. We do know that the Android L preview system image for the Nexus 5 as well as the larger sized...

Android L Preview System Image For Nexus 5 And Nexus 7 Released

06/26/2014, Yesterday during its I/O 2014 keynote Google showed off Android L. It is the next major update for the Android platform. While it won’t be publicly released until later this year, Google showed off some of the new features and improvements yesterday...