Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Nexus 5: 7 Reasons to Buy the Galaxy S5

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As we inch closer to the Samsung Galaxy S5 release in April, consumers are starting to weigh the Galaxy S5 against the opposition which includes the Nexus 5, Google’s current Nexus smartphone. With those consumers in mind, we take a look at some reasons why one might want to consider buying the Galaxy S5 over […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Nexus 5: Reasons to Buy Nexus 5

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In just a few short weeks, the Samsung Galaxy S5 release date will arrive in countries around the world. This means that countless consumers are currently weighing the Galaxy S5 against the current cream of the crop, a list that includes Google’s current Nexus smartphone, the LG-made Nexus 5. Last month, Samsung announced the all […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Release Rumored

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An Android 4.4.3 KitKat update release is reportedly on the way as a well known insider says that an Android 4.4.3 build KTU72B is currently in testing and should hit HTC devices at some point in the future. In November, Google pushed out its last Android 4.4 KitKat update in the form of Android 4.4.2 […]

New Android KitKat Update Appears as Android 4.4.3 Remains MIA

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A new Android KitKat update build has been spotted on board the Nexus 5 though it’s not clear what the update might be. With Nexus 7, Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and Nexus 5 users desperately needing a bug fix and with Android 4.5 update rumors swirling, the discovery of this new build is extremely intriguing. […]

Nexus 5 & Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4 Battery Bug Fixed by Skype

A Skype 4.7 for Android update fixes a KitKat Battery bug on the Nexus 5 and Galaxy Note 3, until Google can deliver an Android 4.4.3 update.

An annoying Android 4.4 bug causing bad battery life on the Nexus 5 and Galaxy Note 3 should be fixed thanks to a new version of Skype out on the Google Play Store today. Users should update Skype on Google Play immediately and read on for an important change in group chat notifications, and how […]

Nexus 7, Nexus 4, Nexus 5 Android 4.4.3 Update Desperately Needed

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The Nexus 7, Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and Nexus 5 Android 4.4.2 KitKat update rolled out in November, bringing fixes and even camera enhancements to Nexus 5 users. Since then, Google has made a lot of promises but it has yet to deliver a new Nexus 7, Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Nexus 5 Android […]

Nexus 5 Problem Identified, Google Working on Fix for Battery Life

Google is testing fixes fora big Nexus 5 problem that impacts battery life.

An annoying Nexus 5 problem that causes high processor use and poor Nexus 5 battery life is identified and Google is working on fixes for a Nexus 5 update. Over the past several months users complained of bad Nexus 5 battery life, eventually nailing down a problem with apps accessing the camera and a process […]

New Nexus 6 Details Leak Ahead of Launch

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New Nexus 6 details emerged again today as yet another source claims that Google will once again be working with LG, the company that designed both the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 5. Over the past week or so, we’ve started to see Nexus 6 rumors emerge at a surprising rate. With the Nexus 5 […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Nexus 5 Video

The Samsung Galaxy S5 and Nexus 5 displays are similar, but Samsung packs in extra features.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 will soon arrive on store shelves as a flagship Android smartphone that can compete with the best Android smartphones on the market, including the Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 is made by LG, but is just as much a Google product. Unlike many Android smartphones sold at U.S. carrier stores and […]

iPhone 6 vs. Nexus 5: What We Know So Far

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Google’s Sundar Pichai claims that a Nexus 6 won’t be arriving in the first half of the year which means that the Nexus 5, Google’s current Nexus smartphone, is going to be on shelves for the foreseeable future. That means that consumers are going to be weighing it against smartphones from 2014 including Apple’s 2014 […]

Nexus 6 Details Emerge Thanks to Google

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Google’s Sundar Pichai took questions at Mobile World Congress and the company’s Android head reportedly had a lot to say. In fact, Pichai revealed some Nexus 6 details narrowing the Nexus 6 release date for those interested in the follow up to the current Nexus smartphone, LG’s Nexus 5. On Halloween, Google announced the Nexus […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Nexus 5: 5 Key Differences

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When the Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in April, it’s going to face stiff opposition and not just from the iPhone 5s either. The new Galaxy S5 will have to fend off Android competitors as well including Google’s Nexus 5, its flagship Nexus smartphone and a device that many consider to be the best Android smartphone […]

Google I/O 2014 Date Set for June 25-26

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Every year Google gathers thousands of developers, gamers, and Android enthusiasts for one major event, known as Google I/O, and today we’ve learned when we can expect it to kick off in 2014. Google’s man in charge of Android, Sundar Pichai, confirmed today that the annual Google I/O developer event will take place this year […]

Nexus 5 Problem Driving Users Crazy

The Nexus 5 camera is improved with the Android 4.4.2 update.

A Nexus 5 problem related to the device’s troubled camera and one that appears to be related to software rather than hardware is driving owners crazy. Fortunately, Google says that it is working on a fix for the issue in an upcoming update though the company is careful not to reveal which update it might […]

Google Turns Contacts into Relationships, Lets you “Call Mom”

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Voice controls and search on mobile devices is nothing new, but Google Search has continued to improve with each and every update, that it is now becoming one of the most powerful and useful features of Android. As if Google didn’t automate enough things or know plenty about us already, the newest Google Search update […]

How to Save Google Maps for Offline Use

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These days many smartphone owners use Google Maps for navigation and directions almost daily, simply because it’s so easy and convenient. However if you’re like me, you’ve been frustrated by a lack of cell phone service or signal while traveling at some point. Thankfully Google Maps has a feature built-in where we can save maps […]

Google Search Update Hints at Upcoming Google Now Launcher

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As many Android users know, Google has been spending a lot of time and effort on Google Now and Search, not to mention made it a key feature on the Nexus 5. Originally called the Google Experience Launcher, Google could be preparing to release a launcher to the Play Store. Launchers take over the look […]

Red Nexus 5 Now Available on Google Play Store

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Initial reports two weeks ago suggested Google was planning an approach similar to Motorola with the Moto X, and could soon be allowing users to select custom color options for its popular flagship Nexus 5. While we don’t see that happening, today they’ve delivered one new color variant. Following multiple leaks over the past few […]

Android 4.5 Concept Shows a Better Out of Box Experience

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Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat software is only 3 months old, but it’s never too early to start imagining the future. As such, designers and developers have already started dreaming up what’s next for Google with renders and concepts for the next software release. Android 4.5 Licorice (or Lollipop) is already on designers minds, and this […]

Red Nexus 5 Gets More Official in Latest Leak

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This week was full of Nexus 5 leaks showcasing a new color option possibly coming soon from Google, and now we have the best look yet. An official press render right from Twitter. Earlier this week multiple rumors surfaced that Google was preparing to offer its flagship smartphone in possibly as many as eight different […]