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Could the Nexus Program Come to a Halt This Year in Favor of Android Silver?

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There are a few things that we as Android geeks look forward to every year. One of these things is undoubtedly the unveiling of new Google Nexus devices. And who’s to blame us? After all, with a Nexus device, you’re generally getting top notch hardware (with the exception of their cameras) at a bargain basement price. But beyond that, you’re also getting the promise of expedient Android version updates to keep up with newer generations of devices—well unless you’re rocking a Galaxy Nexus.

You may recall that over the past two weeks, we’ve seen a few hints at the names and code names of a few allegedly upcoming Nexus devices. This began when we saw “FlounderR. . . READ ON »

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Nexus 6 and 8 Names Appear in Chromium Code Review

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Over the past week, we’ve seen a couple of hints that shed light on what we can expect from the next generation of Nexus devices. This started when we first saw “Flounder” appear in the Chromium issue tracker. And then later that day, courtesy of the Android 4.4.3 changelist, we learned that HTC will be manufacturing this device. Curiously, we also saw “Google Molly” appear in the changelist. And thanks to some sleuth work by XDA Senior Member farmerbb, we can assert that Molly may be a set-top box running the next iteration of Google TV.

Now, two names have appeared in the Chromium Code Review two weeks ago, perhaps indicating the name of two upcoming n. . . READ ON »

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