The next Nexus phone faces a bit of a naming dilemma – where do they go after the Nexus 6? Can’t go Nexus 7 because that already exists, and any reduction in number would seem like a step back in generation. Whatever Google decide to call the next Nexus, a new report suggests that the manufacturer behind the device is LG.
Codenamed ‘N000′, sources report that Google engineers recently visited LG headquarters in South Korea to discuss the device, which also reportedly carries the name ‘Nexus 7′, but take that with a pinch of salt.
If true, this would be the third Nexus device made by LG in the lineup. Would you like to see a third LG Nexus device?
Android 5.1 is now rolling to several Nexus devices and it can take up to a couple of weeks for all devices to receive the update. We know that most of our readers are just too damn impatient to sit and wait that long, so here are the direct links (from Google) for the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7 (2012) Wi-Fi.
You can download these Zip files and easily flash them. If you need a refresher or you’re new to it, just hit up our very extensive guide on how to manually flash OTA updates.
Downloads links after the break.
(Note: The Nexus 5 has two downloads for those that are current on LRX21O Android 5.0 or LRX22X Android 5.0.1)
Nexus 5 (hammerhead) From LRX21O to LMY47D (5.1)
Nexus 5 (hammerhead) From LRX22C to LMY47D (5.1)
Nexus 7 (2012) WiFi (nakasi) From LRX22G to LMY47D (5.1)
Come comment on this article: Android 5.1 OTA updates now available to download and flash for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2012) Wi-Fi
Google has posted brand new Android 5.1 factory images for several Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5, Nexus 10, and the slightly older 2012 version of the Nexus 7. If you’re ready to start flashing them on your device, hit the right link below and follow our guide to flashing factory images on your Nexus device.
Come comment on this article: Android 5.1 factory images are live for Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012), and Nexus 10
Owners of the Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE can get their hands on Android 5.0.2 immediately. Google has posted the factory images for the latest version of Android for those two tablets. Prior to the update, the software on the tablets was Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P). This version goes by LRX22G. The update arrived on other devices in mid-December and includes general fixes and minor changes.
Click here for directions on how to manually install the Android 5.0.2 update.
Source: Google Developers
Come comment on this article: Factory images of Android 5.0.2 available for Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE
Google is hard at work pushing Google for Education, and their next step is to offer Android tablets preloaded with Education services to schools in the UK. These tablets are customized for the curriculum used in the UK school system and offer great ways to manage time and get students more involved.
Schools have an option of which tablets they want to buy, some of which include the Nexus 7 and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4. The tablets seamlessly link together for classrooms and have access to Google’s Education app store and are preloaded with Google’s work apps like Drive, Docs, and Sheets.
Early results from schools that were piloting these tablets have been mostly positive, so these services are clearly doing what Google set out to achieve.
source: Google for Education
Come comment on this article: Google to bring Android tablets with Google for Education to UK schools
Last week Google released factory images for the Android 5.0.2 update for the Nexus 7 2013 WiFi and the Nexus 10. The OTA update is now available for the Nexus 7, so you can manually update your device yourself.
We have the download link below, but if you aren’t sure of what you’re doing or you just need a refresher, be sure to check out our very extensive guide on how to do it. The Nexus 10 OTA is still not available, but I would expect a link to become available within the next day so stay tuned if you’re rocking a Nexus 10.
Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi (razor) From LRX22C from LRX22G (5.0.2)
Come comment on this article: You can now download and install the Android 5.0.2 OTA update on your Nexus 7 2013 WiFi, Here’s how
Whenever you talk about a Google device, it’s hard to know where to assign credit: Google, or ASUS, the company actually building the thing in the first place. The second generation Nexus 7 may have cost $30 more than its $199 predecessor, but that cash seems to have all gone to make the hardware even better. When Brad Molen played with it, he said that it had an “incredible display” and “strong overall performance.” We figure that hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of you picked up one of these slates, so why not head across the Rubicon and into our forum to talk about your experiences?
Source: Engadget Product Forums
After the original Nexus 7 received in update to Android 5.0.2, we were left wondering whether any other devices would be updated to the elusive software version, or indeed, what it actually fixed. Google has today released more Android 5.0.2 factory images for the 2013 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi and Nexus 10 which leaves the Nexus 9 […]
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Google has just posted Android 5.0.2 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 10 and 2013 Nexus 7. Until now, the only images that were available were for the 2012 Nexus 7. The build number on today’s images is the same as last month’s LRX22G. Google hasn’t posted any change log, but we aren’t expecting big changes in the new firmware.
The images are available on Google’s developer site and should begin to rollout over-the-air soon. If you don’t want to wait, however, you can check out our guide on installing factory images here, and download the image via the source link below.
Source: Google Developers
Come comment on this article: Google releases Android 5.0.2 factory images for Nexus 10 and 2013 Nexus 7
The all-new Android operating system, 5.0 Lollipop, was officially released on November 3rd and it has already been rooted. While rooting has been available for Nexus devices running Lollipop ever since the developer preview, it hasn’t been easy… until now.
XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire, has already updated his famous CF-Auto-Root downloads to include an Android 5.0 root for the entire Nexus line. That means the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013), Nexus 9, and Nexus 10 devices running 5.0 can easily be rooted.
For those of you who don’t know what CF-Auto-Root is, it is essentially the go-to method for beginners who are not well-versed in rooting. You can check out the officially CF-Auto-Root page here.
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