Google's new Nexus 10 could arrive soon, as a new tip-off from Twitter-based "uberleakster" @evleaks suggests LG is building the new tablet.
LG V510 is the device's manufacturing code name, apparently. And it appears that @evleaks got his hands on what looks like an entry from a supply chain database.
The LG V510 tablet is indeed a Nexus device. [via tip] pic.twitter.com/hhKZ2B9NtQ-- @evleaks (@evleaks) December 8, 2013
Android-based Google TV has struggled to find its footing, but the planned reboot of Google's Web-enabled television box next year could come with a familiar name.
The set-top box could be called Nexus TV, tying the Google TV redo to the company's successful line of flagship Android phones and tablets, according to a report Friday in The Information (subscription required).
The report also says that Google will be re-launching Nexus TV sometime in the first half of 2014, which follows Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai's statement to CNET that there would be a Google TV announcement … Read more
One good thing about the tablet wars is that there can be more than one winner. Even for a longtime iPad user such as myself, there's a lot to like about the Nexus 7.
You'll like the device even more after you've tweaked a few of its default settings. Here are a handful of customizations guaranteed to make your use of the Nexus 7 more enjoyable.
Set or change your default apps When you choose a file on your Android tablet, you're prompted to select an app to open it in. To set your selected app … Read more
Nexus 5 owners hoping to snap better pictures will get some help from Android 4.4.1.
Due to launch in the next few days, the latest Android update is geared toward fixing and enhancing the Nexus 5's picture-taking ability, The Verge said on Thursday. Speaking with Google's Director of Engineering Dave Burke, The Verge learned that the changes fall into different categories.
The Nexus camera's autofocus, exposure, and white balance have been improved, reducing the motion blur that often cropped up in photos under certain conditions. The camera app is a second quicker, giving Nexus 5 … Read more
Google's Android ecosystem will be breathing down Apple's neck in 2014, according to IDC, which offered predictions for 2014.
Google Play/Android downloads and revenues "are making dramatic gains and the app ecosystem value gap will be significantly narrowed" with Apple in 2014, according to IDC. That was one of the predictions published Tuesday, among a bevy of predictions for 2014.
Here's what IDC said:
The mobile device onslaught will continue in 2014 with sales of tablets growing by 18% and smartphones by 12%. The Android community, led by Samsung, will maintain its volume advantage … Read more
Bogdan Alecu, a system administrator at Dutch IT services company Levi9, reportedly found that the vulnerability can occur when an attacker sends about 30 so-called Flash SMS messages -- messages that appear immediately on the phone's screen on arrival -- to the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 4, or the Nexus 5. If the messages aren't promptly dismissed, … Read more
Everybody wants a tablet. And thanks to some insanely good Black Friday-week deals, everybody can have one. Big ones, small ones, even Windows RT ones. Check 'em out:
My tablet is cheaper than yours I still don't get why people have such strong feelings about Google's Nexus tablets, but they certainly are popular. And if you don't mind last year's model, they're now officially cheap as well.
While supplies last, Groupon has the first-generation Google Nexus 7 (16GB) for $119.99 shipped and the Google Nexus 7 (32GB) for $149.99 shipped. (Click the Options … Read more
It's been more than three weeks since the Nexus 5 made its way onto the market, and the momentum hasn't stopped. Here in the US, the black and white 16GB models sold out quickly after their launch (though both are now back in stock), and the Google Play store in India also experienced a shortage within hours of posting the phone.
True, the handset does have its faults (which we'll get to), but despite its drawbacks, the Nexus 5 is still an excellent device for the reasons we list below. Of course, if you have other reasons why you like it (or even hate it), be sure to let us know in the comments.… Read more
Odin Mobile added LG's Nexus 4 smartphone to its lineup, the company announced on Monday.
The Android smartphone is the most feature rich handset that the newcomer carrier stocks for its customers, who are blind or have limited vision.
Preloaded with Android 4.4 KitKat, Odin Mobile's version of the Nexus 4 comes with a home screen widget that will help install up to eight featured apps intended for blind users, including Google's talking dialer and Braille helper tool, a currency identifier, and a walkie-talkie app.
In addition, the carrier will pair an expert, who is also … Read more