Tag Archives: Nexus

Android N Beta Program OTA ‘Soft Bricking’ Some Nexus Devices; Fix Available

Google last week released the Android N Developer Preview earlier than expected offering developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The Mountain View giant also announced Android Beta Program which will allow users to test the new version, and receive new builds as an OTA update. Some Nexus users are reporting that after trying to ... Read More »

Nexus 6P Update Brings Performance Improvements and More

Soon after Nexus 5X received a performance update, Google has rolled out a similar update for the Nexus 6P. The new update for the Huawei Google Nexus 6P deals with performance issues apart from bringing other minor improvements. Google confirmed the new update in a Reddit post and said, “The fixes for this build are similar to the ones mentioned ... Read More »

HTC Signs 3-Year Exclusive Nexus Manufacturing Deal: Report

There have been recent reports about HTC manufacturing the next Nexus device this year in collaboration with Google. Now, a new report from China claims that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has signed a three year contract with HTC to make Nexus devices. If this comes out to be true, we may see HTC unveiling its Nexus devices as platform lead ... Read More »

Google Nexus 5X Update Brings Performance Fixes, Connectivity Improvements, More

Google is addressing the performance issues on the LG Nexus 5X smartphone. The Mountain View-based company has rolled out an update alongside the Security Patch Level of March 01, 2016 to take away some glitches that were crippling an otherwise decent high-end smartphone. The Mountain View-based company took to Reddit to assure users that it has been listening to their ... Read More »

Google Releases March Android Security Update for Nexus Devices

Google on Monday has released Security Patch Level of March 01, 2016 for Nexus devices. The monthly Android security update squashes more than a dozen vulnerabilities on Android including Keyring, a Linux security hole, which according to reports, affected 66 percent of all Android devices. Google said the source code patches for these issues, meant for OEMs and other makers ... Read More »

HTC’s Rumoured 2016 Nexus Phones Tipped to Sport ‘3D Touch’ Technology

Google last year introduced a native fingerprint API for Android 6.0 Marshmallow letting a range of OEMs add the standardised technology to their own smartphones. In Android, we have already seen Huawei Mate S smartphone featuring pressure-sensitive display technology. However, that is still limited to as far as the software implementation goes. This time, with Android N, Google is rumoured ... Read More »

LG Says Won’t Launch a Nexus Smartphone This Year: Report

LG at the ongoing MWC trade show in Barcelona has confirmed that it won’t release a Nexus phone this year. A LG spokesperson confirmed plans to CNET, and added, “LG needs to focus on its own brand.” The news may come as a surprise to LG Nexus 4, Nexus 5, or Nexus 5X users, considering that the Nexus phones made ... Read More »

Nexus Users Start Receiving Fix for Gmail Notification Bug

Several Nexus users for months have been facing issues that restricted their devices from getting notified about incoming mails on Gmail. Google has finally confirmed that a fix has started rolling to Nexus users that will fix the missing Gmail notification bug. Many users took to Google’s support forum, Reddit, and AOSP tracker page to report the issue on their ... Read More »