Nexus

  • Is the iPhone 6 actually a 2012 Google Nexus 4 in Apple clothing? 5 days ago

    There was a time when Apple was the trend setter and Samsung earned for itself a reputation for being the fast follower. But then that was quite some time ago. The tech world has evolved fast and even a giant like Apple is struggling to find its feet. At Apple's...
  • Google's 'Nexus 6' smartphone could be a 5.9-inch jumbo device from Motorola; likely to come in November July 28, 2014

    New York: It looks like global smartphone makers are betting on bigger screens in 2015 and Google cannot be far behind. Google's next flagship Nexus phone could be a huge 5.9-inch model called "Shamu". According to media reports, Motorola is currently collaborating on a new device with Google. The device is in...
  • Is HTC making the next-gen Nexus tablet? June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: If an Android Police report is to be believed, HTC is working on the next-gen Nexus tablet. Codenamed the HTC Volantis (or Flounder), the tablet will measure 8.9 inches diagonally, and will come with 2GB of RAM and front-facing stereo speakers. The device is expected to come powered...
  • HTC-made Nexus 8 tablet to be released in the third quarter of 2014: Report April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: HTC, which manufactured the first Nexus smartphone for Google, has once again joined hands with the company to produce another Nexus device, but this time it's for a tablet. According to a report from DigiTimes, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is working in joint collaboration with Google to manufacture...
  • Is Google working on the sub-$100 Nexus smartphone? April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding high on the success of its Nexus devices, Google reportedly is planning to introduce a budget-friendly Nexus smartphone. Citing a report from Asia, BGR says, the device won't be a high-end model, it instead will be an entry-level device that would sell for under $100. It is expected...
  • Odisha: BJP demands apology from Naveen, claims BJD-Cong secret nexus February 8, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: BJP on Friday alleged the results of Rajya Sabha elections in Odisha exposed a "secret understanding" between BJD and the Congress and sought an apology from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the humiliating defeat of Padma Vibhusan Raghunath Mohapatra in the biennial polls. "The Rajya Sabha elections have exposed the...
  • Red Nexus 5: LG, Google add a third colour to the showcase Android phone February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Nexus 5 is the first Google phone to be offered in red. The Nexus 5, manufactured by LG in partnership with Google, is now available in three colours - white, black and red. The red Nexus 5 will be available on Google Play starting this month in India...
  • Will Google discontinue the Nexus lineup in 2015? January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In what comes as a shock, Google reportedly will discontinue its Nexus lineup next year, and may replace its popular Nexus lineup with its Play Edition family. Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin, who has a proven track record when it comes to providing insider information, gave away the...
  • Rajan's report card in 2014 February 14, 2014

    There are four elements of the report card that we would write in December 2014. How much has year-on-year CPI inflation declined? Did the exchange rate hijack monetary policy? Has the bond-currency-derivatives nexus started thriving, with liquidity and market efficiency? Has substantial implementation of the Indian Financial Code taken place?...
  • Wireless charger for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 priced at Rs 3,299, coming soon to India January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has announced the launch of the Nexus Wireless Charger for the Indian market. The device is listed as "Coming soon" on the Google India Play Store, and is priced at Rs 3,299. The universal Nexus Wireless Charger works with Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 5, and Nexus 4. With...
  • Rise of the 'phoneix': LG's remarkable resurgence in 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: "LG! Why would I even buy an LG phone?" is an oft repeated exclamation that many of us would have heard. Such disparaging remarks are indicative of many things that haven't been quite right with the South Korean electronics giant in the smartphone scene. But 2013 has brought...
  • Google Nexus 5 review: A worthy successor to the Nexus 4, but... December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: It's been two weeks since we posted our first impressions review of the Google Nexus 5 soon after it landed on Indian store shelves. After an extensive and exhaustive use, here's an extensive and (what I believe) exhaustive review of the phone. The thing that attracts me the most...
  • Google to launch Nexus set-top box with focus on gaming in 2014: Report December 8, 2013

    Mumbai: While we haven't yet seen a Google TV running a stripped-down version of Android, a new report says a Nexus-branded set-top-box is incoming. Information magazine has the story of Google's plans to launch a set-top box in the first half of 2014. The TV-connected hardware will have a heavy focus...
  • Google likely to announce refreshed Nexus 10 today December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Google is likely to put an end to all the speculation around the newest iteration of the Nexus 10 today. All those who have been wondering which company has finally built the refreshed Nexus 10 or when it will reach markets, may not have to wait any longer. News...
  • Researcher exposes Google Nexus phones' vulnerability to SMS attacks November 30, 2013

    Mumbai: A new SMS vulnerability found in Nexus phones can force the phone to malfunction, restart, freeze or even lose network. According to PCWorld, the issue was first pointed out by a security researcher Bogdan Alecu who said that the Galaxy Nexus lineup including the latest Nexus 5 are susceptible...
  • Android 4.4 KitKat review: Incremental but crunchier November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: An operating system version named after a candy bar I grew up eating (and still occasionally do), Android 4.4 KitKat, is the biggest Android release since Android 4.1 appeared about a-year-and-a-half ago. I had to wait a little before the OTA could make its way to my Nexus...
  • Google Nexus 5 review: Not revolutionary, but delivers basics at an excellent price November 23, 2013

    New York: You don't get a lot of frills with Google's new Nexus 5 phone. There's no fingerprint reader, no waterproof covering, no sensor to detect eye movement or hand gestures. What you get is an Android phone that's very good at the basics - for an excellent price. The phone...
  • Google Nexus 5: First impressions review November 22, 2013

    New Delhi: LG announced the launch of the Google Nexus 5 in India a couple of days ago and I got my eager hands on a unit. The brief initial experience was enough to take a note of its new design and improved features. The Nexus 5, which Google has manufactured...
  • Google's new Nexus 7 launched in India, available on Play Store at Rs 20,999 onwards November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Alongside the Nexus 5 smartphone, Google has also launched its new Nexus 7 tablet in India. The new Nexus 7 tablet is now available on the Google India Play Store. The tablet comes in two models - 16GB and 32GB. Google is selling the 16GB WiFi only variant...
  • Nexus 5 goes on sale on Google Play Store in India; 16GB for Rs 28,999, 32GB for Rs 32,999 November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Not only LG India stores, the Nexus 5 is now available for purchase on the Google Play Store in India. Google is selling the 16GB model for Rs 28,999, while the 32GB model is available for Rs 32,999. The phone comes in two colours - black and white....
  • Nexus One to Nexus 5: Evolution of the Nexus smartphones November 19, 2013

    The growing popularity and wide acceptance of the Nexus 4 have made the recently launched Nexus 5 the much-desired Android smartphone. With the phone goes on sale in India, we bring you how the Nexus smartphones have evolved over a period of time. The Nexus 5 is the fith-generation Nexus...
  • Google Nexus 5 (16GB) now available at LG India stores for Rs 29,999 November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Google-LG Nexus 5 smartphone has finally made its way to India. The smartphone comes in two models - 16GB and 32GB - but the 16GB model is currently available in India at Rs 29,999, Rs 1000 more than what Google has quoted for the Indian market....
  • Will the Google Nexus 5 make the Nexus 4 a sweeter deal? November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: That the LG-Google Nexus 5 is coming to India very soon and that too with attractive price tags could make the previous generation of the Nexus phone - the Nexus 4 - even more appealing for prospective buyers. But this is subject to LG continuing with sales of...
  • Google rolls out Andorid 4.4 KitKat update for Nexus 7, Nexus 10 November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Having already shipped its latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS with the Nexus 5 smartphone, Google has now announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10 devices. Shedding some light on the rollout process, Google said, "the Nexus 4 and Nexus...
  • Google Nexus 5 likely to be available in India by November end November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Google Nexus 5 smartphone is likely to be released in India by the end of this month. The phone is listed on the e-commerce site Snapdeal.com, which claims the phone will be released in the fourth week of November. The phone, on Monday, was available for...
  • Did Google inadvertently post an image of the unannounced Nexus 8 tablet? November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: It appears that Google is no longer doing a good job at keeping the veil of secrecy around its upcoming devices. The recently-launched Nexus 5 made an unannounced appearance in a video shot during the Android KitKat lawn statue unveiling at the Google headquarters, and Google accidentally gives...
  • Google Nexus 5 (16GB) available online for Rs 31,807 November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: While the Nexus 5 smartphone is still listed as "Coming soon" on the Google India Play Store, the phone (16GB) is available online on an e-commerce site at an inflated price. The online store is selling the 16 GB Nexus 5 at Rs 31,807, while it is officially...