GOOGLE NEXUS 5 Posts on XDA

First Impressions with Android L Developer Preview

It's now been several hours since the release of the Android L Developer Preview Images. Undoubtedly, many of you reading this have already loaded the preview firmware onto your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 (2013). However, not everyone is lucky enough to own one of these devices--and even if you have an N5 or N7 by your side, you may...

[OTA Captured] Android 4.4.4 KTU84P OTA Now Live for the Nexus 5!

Earlier today, Google shocked us all by making the Android 4.4.4 KTU84P factory images available for (most of) the current generation Google Nexus fleet. Not too long after, the fine folks over at FunkyAndroid did what they do best, and they showed us everything that's changed in this latest update. Now, the OTA updates have begun trickling out to current...

Android 4.4.4 KTU84P Factory Images and Driver Binaries Available for Nexus Devices, Source Code Now Live

Well, that was unexpected! After dozens of leaks leading up to the eventual release of Android 4.4.3, Android 4.4.4 has suddenly arrived without so much as a moment's notice. The update itself has not yet begun rolling out to actual end user devices, but just like what we saw with 4.4.3 KTU84M, the factory images have been...

[OTA Captured] Android 4.4.3 OTA Now Live for the Nexus 5!

Just yesterday, Google made the Android 4.4.3 factory images available for the current generation Google Nexus fleet. Then earlier today, the WiFi-only variant of the N7-2013 started receiving its incremental OTA. Now the update has arrived for the Nexus line's latest flagship smartphone, the Google Nexus 5.Naturally, today's OTA comes in at the same KTU84M build number as...

Android 4.4.3 Factory Images and Driver Binaries Here for the Nexus 4, 5, 7 (Both), and 10, Source Code Now Live

It's here, folks! After a false alarm a few months ago, several rumors along the way, and update documentation courtesy of T-Mobile earlier today, we now have Android 4.4.3 for the current generation of Nexus devices.Today's builds come in at KTU84M for the Nexus 5, and KTU84L for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 7 (2013), and...

Android 4.4.3 to Begin Rolling Out to Nexus 4, 5, and 7 (2013), According to T-Mobile [Update: They’re Here!]

Update: They're here for the Nexus 4, 5, 7 (both), and 10! Head over to this post to get in on the action!You may recall back in the middle of April, Sprint erroneously stated that Android 4.4.3 would begin rolling out to the Nexus 5. We now know that this didn't quite come to pass, as all of our...

Nexus 5 Gets Highly Functional Firefox OS Nightlies

Google's Android dominates the mobile technology landscape, with practically every new device announced and released in the past couple of years sporting the OS. Because of this, it's understandable to forget the existence of other options such as Mozilla's Firefox OS. It pops up to remind you that it's still kicking every once in a while, with the...

Google Glass gets KitKat and Rooted Bootloader, Android 4.4.3 KitKat for Google Nexus 5 Soon – XDA Developer TV

Android KitKat for Google Glass has been rolled out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that Android 4.4.3 is being rolled out to the Google Nexus 5 (sort of) and that HTC Sense 6 has...

Fix the Ambient Light Issues on Your Google Nexus 5 using Xposed

The Google Nexus 5 is a great and rather popular device. This LG-produced flagship should receive a 4.4.3 update pretty soon, which will hopefully fix all of KitKat's remaining bugs. This upcoming version of Android will be the third hotfix released since the launch of Android 4.4 KitKat alongside the Nexus 5 itself back in late...

HTC Sense 6 Ported to the Nexus 5

The Google Nexus 5 is regarded as having everything an Android user needs or wants: timely updates, fantastic specs, and a fabulous design. However, one could beg to differ by saying that it being a Nexus device means that it naturally would not have UI of other devices, such as Samsung’s TouchWiz or HTC’s Sense....

Android 4.4.3 KTU84F to Begin Rolling Out to Nexus 5 Today (Update: Not Quite)

You may recall that we've seen quite a few Android 4.4.3 test builds pop up recently. But now, at least according to US third-place carrier Sprint, it will finally begin rolling out some time today--at least for the Google Nexus 5.The update was first spotted by XDA Forum Member GiantJay, who noticed a new build on...

Always-On Listening Mode Proof-of-Concept Demoed on the Nexus 5

When the Moto X was first announced, many were skeptical about the supposedly flagship device with less than flagship specifications. Then as time went on, it gradually became clear that the Moto X wasn't exactly about raw hardware specs. Rather, the device's innovative features were its selling points.We've already seen various Active Display-like implementations for other...