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Android 5.0 Lollipop: Everything you need to know

Android 5.0 Lollipop: Everything you need to know

By 15 October 2014

Google has announced Android 5.0 Lollipop, making its debut on the new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices. This latest iteration comes a year after Android KitKat was released. Initially announced at Google I/O, the Android L Developer Preview has been live... >>

Google puts Android Silver idea for premium devices on hold, likely for good

Google puts Android Silver idea for premium devices on hold, likely for good

By 16 September 2014

It looks like Android Silver isn't happening after all. The Information has reported that Google's Android Silver idea is "on hold", and some employees have even quietly expressed "serious doubts" about its success potential. Google's own devices all... >>

HTC Nexus X tablet shown with 192-core Nvidia 64-bit Tegra K1 processor

HTC Nexus X tablet shown with 192-core Nvidia 64-bit Tegra K1 processor

By 27 August 2014

The new Nexus X tablet, made by HTC, has leaked showing its 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 innards. The tablets appeared on a CPU-Z report running the Tegra K1 Denver at 2.5GHz. The chip was previously rumoured to appear on HTC's Nexus tablet. This processor... >>

Google Nexus Foo 10.3-inch tablet may bring a new Nexus naming format

Google Nexus Foo 10.3-inch tablet may bring a new Nexus naming format

By 11 August 2014

The latest tablet from Google in its Nexus line has leaked sporting the new naming format dubbed Foo. The device leaked on a GFXBench test measuring the device and showing off its specifications. This will be the first time a Nexus tablet has been given... >>

Google Workshop will let you create custom Nexus cases and wallpapers, reveals leak

Google Workshop will let you create custom Nexus cases and wallpapers, reveals leak

By 1 August 2014

Google is developing a Moto Maker-like experience for Nexus device cases, it's claimed. According to Android Police, Google is "exploring a tool" - presumabely a new page linked from the Google Play Store - that would allow you to order custom cases and... >>

Google and Motorola 5.9-inch Nexus phablet might launch later this year

Google and Motorola 5.9-inch Nexus phablet might launch later this year

By 29 July 2014

Google and Motorola are working on a 5.9-inch Nexus phablet, it's claimed. Both Android Police and The Information have claimed that Google isn't done with the Nexus line just yet and has even started work on a new Nexus device in the Android Open Source... >>

Android Silver incoming as Google Play edition phones vanish?

Android Silver incoming as Google Play edition phones vanish?

By 9 July 2014

Android Silver is thought to be Google's new version of its Google Play edition handsets. While it's still a rumour it's looking more likely as Google Play edition handsets start to vanish from the Play Store. Google Play Edition handsets are made by... >>

Android One announced by Google for smartphone uptake in less developed countries

Android One announced by Google for smartphone uptake in less developed countries

By 25 June 2014

Google has unveiled its new Android One initiative, aiming to bring smartphones to less developed countries. Google will qualify vendors so OEMs can build handsets more easily. This will mean quality handsets that are essentially Google endorsed. Software... >>

Google I/O 2014: What to expect from the annual developer conference

Google I/O 2014: What to expect from the annual developer conference

By 24 June 2014

The mighty Google has sent out the invites and is about ready to kick off its annual developer conference, Google I/O, this week. The event will start on 25 June and feature plenty of announcements. From what we know so far, rumours and what we've been... >>

Meet Volantis, HTC's potential 9-inch Nexus tablet

Meet Volantis, HTC's potential 9-inch Nexus tablet

By 23 June 2014

HTC may soon unveil a Nexus tablet called Volantis, or Flounder, according to a source of Android Police. The HTC Volantis should feature an 8.9-inch screen with a 2048 x 1440 resolution for 281ppi. It'll be powered by an Nvidia Logan 64-bit Tegra K1... >>