This week has been filled with lots of Android 7.0 Nougat-y goodness, and the train isn’t showing any sign of stopping. Google started the rollout of Android Nougat earlier this week, began distributing factory images for the update on Tuesday, and an unofficial build of Nougat popped up for the Nexus 5 yesterday. Now, we have another. How does an unofficial ROM of Android Nougat for the Nexus 7 (2013) sound?…
When Google began rolling out Android Nougat earlier this week — and began distributing factory images for the update just yesterday — one long-supported device was notably left out: the Nexus 5. Android developers across the web saw an opportunity with this omission, though, and have already begun distributing early builds of Android 7.0 Nougat for the LG-made device…
Once exclusive to Project Fi, a new data saving Wi-Fi Assistant feature is rolling out to all Nexus devices in North America and some European countries. If you have a Nexus phone, the feature will allow you to easily connect to public Wi-Fi networks that Google has deemed to be fast, with an extra layer of security provided through a VPN…
It was only yesterday that Google announced the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat, and it was only today that factory images started popping up. Now, the web is already abuzz with speculation about when the next version of Android, presumably Android 7.1, will be released, and what it will bring.
By way of website & app analytics, info from the well-informed David Ruddock, and speculation from guy-who-leaked-the-Nexus-Launcher Nate Benis, it seems that 7.1 might be coming soon — alongside the new Nexus phones — and it might be the first regular maintenance release for Android Nougat…
Google has now started the rollout the final build of Android 7.0 Nougat to Nexus devices everywhere, and in most cases that means you’ll just be installing an over-the-air update on the phone itself with a few taps. But if for some reason you might want to start completely fresh and install one of the factory images that Google provides, we’re here to help you do that.
If you have the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, or Pixel C (or the General Mobile 4G Android One device), there’s a fresh build of Android 7.0 Nougat now — or soon — available for you to install. Be warned however, as this process might be a bit overwhelming if you’re not familiar with using a command line. If that doesn’t sway you, keep reading…
Update: Nexus 5X and 6P devices enrolled in the Dev Preview are now receiving a 50MB OTA to Android 7.0. Some Nexus users who have just signed up for the Beta Program are immediately receiving a 1.1GB OTA to the final version of Nougat.
Android 7.0 is a significant update to Google’s mobile OS with multi-window support, redesigned notifications, and many underlying performance optimizations. After the developer preview which dropped earlier this year, Google has today announced that Nougat factory images and OTAs are rolling out today for current Nexus devices and the Pixel C.
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TENAA, China’s telecom regulator, is a common place to find upcoming Android devices in the Chinese market and today a new Huawei smartphone has passed through. The alleged Huawei Mate S2 follows the company’s recent design philosophy, but this new design definitely looks, familiar….
After getting our first, blurry look at Google’s upcoming Nexus devices, more new images of the alleged smartphone have hit the web. These new images confirm the previously leaked metal and glass design and according to Android Police, this is the smaller of the two devices, “Sailfish”.
Specs, features, and even renders of this year’s upcoming “Nexus” devices have already been leaked. But until now, the Sailfish and Marlin had yet to be photographed. Now, an anonymous Twitter account has posted an image of a purported 2016 Nexus that looks very similar to previous descriptions and mockups of the device(s)…
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Unlike the Motorola-made super-big Nexus 6, the most recent Nexus phones — the Nexus 6P, and its brother the Nexus 5X — have embraced the traditional unlocked Nexus way of life and have been unavailable to purchase through carriers. That’s seemingly going to change again with the 2016 “Nexus” phones, which according to both a leaked system image and the famed leakster Evan Blass, are going to once again be available locked via carriers such as AT&T and Verizon…