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Google I/O 2016 live blog: Android N, mobile VR, and new Nexus smartphones?

Google I/O 2016 live blog: Android N, mobile VR, and new Nexus smartphones? We’ll be live blogging the whole thing, so make sure to check back here when the keynote begins.Back in March, Google released an early developer preview of the next version of Android.

OnePlus 3 vs. Nexus 6P: More than the sum of their parts

OnePlus 3 vs. Nexus 6P: More than the sum of their parts Google is on the verge of releasing new Nexus devices, but in the meantime the Nexus 6P has been on sale more and more often.The Nexus 6P and OnePlus 3 both have an aluminum unibody shell, and they’re almost exactly the same thickness (7.

How to install the Android 7.1 developer preview on your device

How to install the Android 7.1 developer preview on your device These phones run Android 7.The Pixel phones have some exclusive features, including built-in Google Assistant, the new Pixel Launcher, and fingerprint sensor gestures.

Why you should (or shouldn't) root your Android device

Why you should (or shouldn't) root your Android device There were several apps and tools that could root almost any Android phone or tablet, and you’d be ready to truly master your device in mere minutes.Gaining root access on Android is akin to running Windows as an administrator.

Google might bring the Pixel's exclusive Assistant to the Nexus 5X and 6P

Google might bring the Pixel's exclusive Assistant to the Nexus 5X and 6P In one fell swoop last October, Google launched its new Pixel phones and killed off its beloved Nexus devices.9to5Google's Stephen Hall says he was recently told Google might bring the Pixel's Assistant to the Nexus 5X and 6P in a future update.

No self-respecting tinkerer should be without the Nexus high-tech workbench

No self-respecting tinkerer should be without the Nexus high-tech workbench Are you a maker, tinkerer or some other word that ends in “er,” who requires a garage workstation to do your thing?If you answered yes to both of these questions, you will probably fall head over heels in love with the Nexus workbench, a new Kickstarter project which launched on Tuesday.

Here's why you shouldn't rush out and update your Google Pixel or Nexus

Here's why you shouldn't rush out and update your Google Pixel or Nexus According to multiple reports on Google's Pixel and Nexus product forums, the latest Android 7.2 Nougat update cripples the fingerprint sensor on the Pixel/Pixel XL and Nexus 5X/Nexus 6P, rendering them useless.

5 annoying Nexus 6P problems, and how to fix them

5 annoying Nexus 6P problems, and how to fix them The Nexus 6P is by far the best Nexus phone ever, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect.My Nexus 6P has good Bluetooth audio performance on my Mazda CX-5, but there is no sound when placing a call until shortly after the person (or voicemail) answers.

How to install the Android M (Marshmallow) Developer Preview on your Nexus device

How to install the Android M (Marshmallow) Developer Preview on your Nexus device Google is offering the preview for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and the Nexus Player.However, if you want to live life on the cutting edge with Android M, that’s the price you’ll have to pay.

9 Nexus 9 problems and how to fix them

9 Nexus 9 problems and how to fix them The partnership that kicked off the Nexus series has reformed to launch the Nexus 9 tablet, and as you’d expect, it’s a powerful and highly desirable gadget.A number of Nexus 9 owners have encountered a strange issue while charging the tablet.

Google specifies when Pixel and Nexus devices will stop seeing Android updates

Google specifies when Pixel and Nexus devices will stop seeing Android updates One of the more unfortunate aspects of Android is the issue of system updates.Fortunately, Google has taken the due diligence of posting a list of when owners of various Pixel and Nexus devices will receive their final system and security updates.

Google Ends Android Nougat Beta, Promises Android O Beta 'Soon'

Google Ends Android Nougat Beta, Promises Android O Beta 'Soon' Now, Google says a full beta test of Android O will begin soon, and that means the Android Nougat beta is now closed.The current build of Android O (which has neither a name nor a version number) is an early alpha of the platform.