Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week […]

BlueBorne Attack Fix Rolling Out With September Android Security Update for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has finally released official system images for the September Android security update, after reports of OTA updates already being rolled out started coming in earlier this week. The September Android security patch can now be installed on compatible Nexus and Pixel devices, and it’s crucial that you download it, as it brings along the fix for the […]

Android 7.1.1 for Nexus 6 rolling out again

If you remember, back in March, Google pushed a downgrade OTA to Android 7.1.1-powered Nexus 6 units (forcing them back on to version 7.0.) following reports that the March update broke Android Pay. Now, several months after that, the device has started receiving the update again. Keep in mind that you need to be on the most recent Android […]

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch HIGHLIGHTS The new Android 7.1.1 will be available via OTA It will be rolling out to compatible devices over the next few weeks Android 7.1.1 brings new emojis, GIF support, and more After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 […]

Nexus 5X Users Experiencing Boot Loop Issues Being Offered Full Refund by LG

HIGHLIGHTS Nexus 5X users began complaining of the issue in September Google is no longer selling the Nexus 5X smartphone LG says it does not have the relevant part in stock to affect repairs LG USA is reportedly offering full refunds to users experiencing boot loops on their Nexus 5X smartphones. While normally the process […]

Blizzard Announces New Heroes of the Storm Heroes, Nexus Challenge, and More at BlizzCon 2016

Blizzard Announces New Heroes of the Storm Heroes, Nexus Challenge, and More at BlizzCon 2016 Blizzard at the BlizzCon 2016 added two new faces to its PC multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), Heroes of the Storm. World of Warcraft’s Varian and Ragnaros will be seen as the new heroes. Varian is the first multi-class hero […]

Nexus 6 Users Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update, October Android Security Update Released

HIGHLIGHTS The October security update resolves more than 40 issues This security bulletin has two security patch level strings Factory Images and OTA images are live After promising the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE devices would get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in “the coming weeks” in the middle of September, Google has finally […]

Google Project Fi’s Wi-Fi Assistant Feature Now Available to Nexus Users

HIGHLIGHTS The Wi-Fi Assistant feature was first exclusive to Project Fi users The feature can now be used on all Nexus smartphones Project Fi is active only on Nexus 6P, Nexus 6 and Nexus 5X smartphones Google is introducing a nifty feature for all Nexus users to help them save precious data. The company is […]

2016 Nexus Phones Tipped to Get Animated Home Button, Night Light, and More

HIGHLIGHTS New animation tipped to be associated with Google Assistant The home button turns into four coloured dots in animation Animation reported to stop working when Google Now is turned off According to leaks, Google will be introducing a ‘flowery’ new animation to the home button on the onscreen navigation keys with the rumoured new […]