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LG Adjusts Google Nexus 5 Production to Fix Speaker and Button Issues

For the most part, the Google Nexus 5 is an utterly fantastic device---and an even better value. The device delivers top tier specs, as well as the latest and greatest in Android, all in a slim and attractive package.While the Nexus 5 is largely a success, not everything is perfect with the device. At launch, the device...

Android 4.4.2 KOT49H Source Code Released, Factory Images for Nexus 4, 5, 7, and 10

Just two days ago, we wrote about how Android 4.4.2 was rolling out to the most recent Nexus devices. This was only four days after the Android 4.4.1 roll out. And earlier today, we took a quick look at what changed from 4.4 to 4.4.2. Now, we're glad to report that the Android 4.4.2 source...

Android 4.4.1 / 4.4.2 KitKat Nexus 5 Update Review – XDA Developer TV

The Google Nexus 5 has only been out a short while. Our friend Jordan has reviewed it and even went so far as to show us how to root the device. During that time, the software developers at Google were coding so hard and so fast that the keyboard vending machines at Google started running...

Google Rolls Out Android 4.4.2 for Nexuses, OTAs Captured

Google likes surprises---we all know that. Four days after releasing the Android 4.4.1, they decided to push out Android 4.4.2, which is a bugfix release of a bugfix release. It's probably one of the fastest releases in the history of the company. A full list of improvements is still unknown, and hopefully we will notice what...

CyanogenMod 11.0 M1 Released for Current Nexus Devices

Ever since the release of Android 4.4 KitKat, we knew that it was only a matter of time before custom ROM developer teams started incorporating the goodies into their own builds. Accordingly, the CyanogenMod team stated their plans to release their Android 4.4-based CyanogenMod 11 once work on CM 10.2 had finished. Approximately one month...

UPDATED: Android 4.4.1 Update for the Google Nexus 4, 5, 7 (2013 LTE) Now Live, OTAs Captured

Just two days ago, we talked about how Android 4.4.1 was undergoing internal testing at Google. Then earlier today, we received word of some of the new camera improvements that would be coming with the latest version.Now, the official Android 4.4.1 OTA has started making its way to the Google Nexus 5 in the form of an...

Android 4.4.1 to Bring Massive Upgrade to Nexus 5 Camera

Ever since the release of the highly anticipated Google Nexus 5, the device has earned nearly unanimous praise from the tech industry. Much of this has been well deserved, as the Nexus 5 features bleeding-edge internals at a wallet-friendly price. Unfortunately the camera quality, while much improved over its predecessor Nexus devices, still leaves much to...

Create Your Own Magnetic Dock for the Google Nexus 5

You know those hidden magnets underneath the rear panel of the Google Nexus 5? Well, it was quickly determined that their purpose is to align the phone with the official Qi charger by Google. Unfortunately, however, Google's official Qi charger is rather pricey at $50, close to five times the cost of a generic Qi charging mat. Furthermore,...

Android 4.4 Released for HTC One Dev & Unlocked Models, Nexus Devices Vulnerable to SMS DoS Attack! – XDA Developer TV

The HTC One Developer and Unlocked models are now receiving Android 4.4 KitKat! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week's news is the announcement that the Google Nexus line of devices is vulnerable to Denial of Service attacks and...

Google Confirms Android Will Get RAW Imaging and Burst Mode

One thing that's lacking in Android devices is the ability to capture and save RAW image files and take multiple pictures with burst mode. Sure some devices feature burst mode, but it's not built into the default Android camera application. This is about to change in the future, as Google spokesperson Gina Scigliano confirmed early...

The Evolution of Android – Part II

Android is six years old now. One week ago, we presented the first part of the Android story. Now, it's time to continue the journey. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away---located in Mountain View, the first version of the operating system dedicated for tablets was born. Google called it 3. 0 Honeycomb and presented it...

VZW Moto X Gets Android 4.4, OmniROM Out for Nexus 5, Motorola Restores Developer Edition Warranties! – XDA Developer TV

In an interesting twist, the Verizon Moto X is among the first to get the Android 4.4 KitKat update! 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 there is a KitKat-based OmniROM available for the...