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Nexus 5X, 6P Security Updates Extended Until November 2018

09/25/2017, Due to the growing number of devices in Google’s hardware portfolio, we guess it would be quite a monumental task if Google were to try and support every single one of them for years on end, which is why like with most manufacturers, Google usually...

Nexus 6P Android Oreo Release Likely On September 11th

09/03/2017, When Google initially released Android 8.0 Oreo, the firmware update was released to devices that were currently enrolled in the Android beta program. When the update was launched to the public, it was made available to Pixel owners first. It hasn’t...

A Potential Fix For The Nexus 5X Bootloop Has Been Found

07/26/2017, The bootloop issues plaguing Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P owners are pretty infamous to the point where last year LG reportedly refunded customers who tried to send their devices in for a repair. However the good news is that if you are still holding onto your...

Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Will Not Support AptX

07/13/2017, For the longest time ever, a lot of our devices were wired. Keyboards and mice were wired, headphones were wired, speakers were wired, charging cables were wired, but nowadays we’re starting to see more wireless options. However there are still some...

For $60, This Guy Upgraded His Nexus 5X’s RAM To 4GB

04/14/2017, Unlike computers where getting an upgrade in RAM, GPU, CPU, cooling, and storage is a piece of cake, upgrading one’s smartphone is pretty rare. This is because for the most part it is a delicate process that not many shops are willing to undertake, and...

Nexus 5X Gets Pixel’s Fingerprint Gestures

02/02/2017, When Google was listing some of the best features of its new Pixel smartphones late last year, it mentioned that users can just swipe down on the phone’s fingerprint sensor to open their notifications panel. Google hasn’t expanded this feature...

LG Offering Refunds For Faulty Nexus 5X Handsets

11/28/2016, A couple of months ago we reported that some users who owned the LG Nexus 5X handset were experiencing boot loop issues. For those unfamiliar, basically this means that their phones were stuck in a constant state of booting, and this seemed to happen only...

Google ‘Evaluating’ Fingerprint Gestures For Nexus 5X/6P

11/01/2016, You might recall that sometime last month it was reported that in the latest Android 7.1 Nougat update, Google was bringing features like Night Light and fingerprint swipe gestures to its Pixel devices, and will also be skipping over the Nexus 5X and...

Google’s Pixel Camera App Is Now Available For Nexus Devices

10/14/2016, With the launch of the Pixel phones, Google is trying out something different and that is feature exclusivity. This means that there are some features on the Pixel phones, such as Google Assistant and the camera app that won’t be available to non-Pixel...

Nexus 5X Users Stuck In Boot Loops After Android 7.0 Update

09/21/2016, We can only imagine the thrill and excitement that one gets when a major OS update is released for their phones. We’re sure that Nexus 5X owners felt the same when Android 7.0 Nougat was made available for them, but in some instances, that experience...

Your Nexus 5X/6P Wall Chargers Could Fry Other USB-C Devices

08/04/2016, There has been a bit of controversy regarding USB-C cables/chargers. Unlike micro-USB which has been around for a while, USB-C is still relatively new which means that some OEMs are getting it wrong in terms of being compliant. Unfortunately it seems that...

Google Lists End-Of-Life Dates For Its Nexus Handsets

06/22/2016, The advantage to buying a Nexus handset is that you’re kind of buying a phone from the same company that makes its operating system. This means that in terms of support you can contact Google, and also future Android updates are more or less guaranteed...

Google Introduces Limited Edition Live Cases By Jeff Koons

05/10/2016, Last month Google introduced Live Cases for their Nexus handset lineup. For those unfamiliar, these are cases that are completely customizable in which users can head on over to Google’s website, select a photo or pick a location on a map, and use that...

2016 Nexus Smartphones Release Date, Specs, Features & News

05/10/2016, It has been a while since Google came out with new Nexus-branded smartphones so naturally the world is looking forward to the new handsets. There have already been all sorts of rumors and leaks concerning the new devices even though nothing has been...