HTC 10 Design Influence On Nexus – Would Google Give Way?

With LG and Huawei saying their goodbyes to the Nexus project, all eyes are on HTC now as the company is reportedly signing on to take manufacturing responsibilities for the 2016 Google Nexus flagships. The deal, which is at the moment still unofficial, raised some eyebrows because it sees HTC being on the project for Read more about HTC 10 Design Influence On Nexus – Would Google Give Way?[…]

Pure Android HTC M9, Galaxy S6 Would Have Killed Nexus 5X, 6P

The Android community is constantly abuzz with all things pure Android today. That wasn’t exactly the case a few years ago, but now carrier bloatware has become more of a cardinal sin for smartphones and quick updates are key to competitive advantage. Due to frustration with how long carriers nowadays take to seed OS and Read more about Pure Android HTC M9, Galaxy S6 Would Have Killed Nexus 5X, 6P[…]

Nexus 6P Follow-Up Could Involve Moto X Influence

Motorola wasn’t faring too well in the smartphone arena until the Motorola Moto X lineup was introduced. Its most popular offering has been the Moto X Pure Edition which is basically a pure Android take on Moto X Style. At the time of its introduction, former Google employee Rick Osterloh was in charge of Motorola. Read more about Nexus 6P Follow-Up Could Involve Moto X Influence[…]

Sony Xperia X vs Nexus 5X: Mid-Range Takedown!

Since the death of the Sony Xperia Z5, the focus for the company has shifted to the mid-range and budget segments with the release of the Sony Xperia X and XA. The X Performance is still some distance away, so the spotlight would be on the X for time being. As mid-range devices improve on Read more about Sony Xperia X vs Nexus 5X: Mid-Range Takedown![…]

Google Nexus 2016 Confirms HTC – Going Back To Square One

This has been a long time coming, but when Evan Blass says it’s true, there’s hardly a chance that it’s not – HTC is going to be responsible for the 2016 Nexus devices. Google, as secretive as it usually is with most things Nexus, has been mum about the whole news of HTC taking over Read more about Google Nexus 2016 Confirms HTC – Going Back To Square One[…]

Nexus 5X, 6P Update For Faster Camera Performance!

Let’s not talk about wide-angle capabilities or dual pixel technology for awhile. One of the reasons people bought the Nexus 5X and 6P flagships from Google is because of the great camera hardware and enjoyable Google Camera UI, especially when they upgraded to the 3.1 version. Well, there’s more good news as the flagship duo Read more about Nexus 5X, 6P Update For Faster Camera Performance![…]

Intense Google Nexus 5X, 6P Hype Conceals Poor Sales

It used to be that pure Android devices were not popular among buyers because such devices don’t benefit from the attractive prices afforded by carrier subsidies. In order to retain their fundamental appeal as unadulterated Android devices with quick updates, carriers are a no-no. Since subsidies have gone out of the picture, phones that run Read more about Intense Google Nexus 5X, 6P Hype Conceals Poor Sales[…]

Will Google Allow HTC 10 Input For 2016 Nexus?

LG may have continued the Nexus 5 with a more-than-decent successor last year, but Huawei really stole the show by releasing the most talked-about pure Android flagship in the Nexus 6P. Sadly, both OEMs won’t be continuing their partnership with Google this year. While Huawei has called dibs on a ‘Huawei 7P’ name, there isn’t Read more about Will Google Allow HTC 10 Input For 2016 Nexus?[…]

Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, BYD Qin EV300

Stock Android UI is all the rage among tech fans today, with a greater number of companies beginning to offer their own UIs as close to the cleanest Android experience as possible while trying to retain some form of brand identity. It’s not just the look of the UI that gets people interested in the Read more about Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, BYD Qin EV300[…]

From HTC 10 To 2016 Google Nexus – Interesting Changes!

Since there are no reports of the contrary, it is assumed that HTC is taking charge of manufacturing the 2016 Google Nexus flagships to succeed the Nexus 5X and 6P. Now that the HTC 10 is a critical success, most folks support the 2016 HTC Nexus idea. One Redditor by the handle of Daman09 took Read more about From HTC 10 To 2016 Google Nexus – Interesting Changes![…]

No One’s Buying Google Nexus 6P, 5X Anymore

As two of the most talked about flagships to this day, the Nexus 6P and 5X are undoubtedly the ambassador devices for Android. It doesn’t seem to peachy on the financial side of things, however, as some red flags have been showing for the duo. It seems that the 2015 Nexus flagships from Google, which Read more about No One’s Buying Google Nexus 6P, 5X Anymore[…]

Nexus 5X, 6P Falls Short Of Expectations – Carrier Dilemma

Apple may be dominating the market when it comes to having a cult-like loyal following and breaking the bank each time a new iPhone is released in September. However, go online or on Reddit and people hardly talk about iPhones save for dedicated Apple sites. Most topics related to smartphones online pertain to Android, and Read more about Nexus 5X, 6P Falls Short Of Expectations – Carrier Dilemma[…]

Google Seizes Nexus For 2016 – No HTC Input On Design?

After making two Nexus phones back-to-back, LG is bowing out of the Nexus project. Huawei, however, would be more sorely missed by the market after a splendid run with the magnificent yet slightly overrated Nexus 6P. Huawei is continuing its partnership with Google, but in another yet to be named project. Let’s hope that works Read more about Google Seizes Nexus For 2016 – No HTC Input On Design?[…]

Nexus 5X: New Price Makes OnePlus X Pale!

OnePlus may be renowned for introducing devices with price tags that simply oozes value and affordability, until of course users get their hands on the device and realize that they’ve been deceived. We’re talking about the OnePlus X, which can be forgiven for its poor LTE connectivity, lack of fast charging, and sub-par performance by Read more about Nexus 5X: New Price Makes OnePlus X Pale![…]

Huawei Could Return For Google’s Nexus Alongside HTC

Google is likely going to wait until the last quarter of this year to release its sequels to the 2015 Nexus 5X and 6P flagships. All reports are pointing at HTC to be involved in that project, while a new one suggests that Huawei might come back. Apparently, after excellent work on the Nexus 6P Read more about Huawei Could Return For Google’s Nexus Alongside HTC[…]

Nexus 6P, Stock Android Aren’t Successful – Same As Google Play Edition

When you look at the comments of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow updates for devices that are slow to the party such as the BlackBerry PRIV and Samsung Galaxy S6, often many can be seen bemoaning the poor software support of certain OEMs. Their complaints are frequently accompanied by how they intend or already have switched to Read more about Nexus 6P, Stock Android Aren’t Successful – Same As Google Play Edition[…]

Nexus 5X, 6P Successors Benefit Most From New CEO

HTC apparently taking control of the Nexus 5X and 6P successors for the next few years may leave fans a little skeptical over the future of the Google flagship lineup, but on the software side the upcoming devices has been dealt an advantage. The upper hand of the 5X and 6P have always been the Read more about Nexus 5X, 6P Successors Benefit Most From New CEO[…]

No Pure Android Models For Rivals Due To Nexus 5X, 6P?

One advantage that the Nexus 5X and 6P hold against other OEMs is the stock Android experience that only few parallel. Apart from the Moto X Pure, there are only a few others that have the clean UI found in the Nexus series. But even at that those OEMs provide near-stock experience, and their Android Read more about No Pure Android Models For Rivals Due To Nexus 5X, 6P?[…]

Would Nexus 5X, 6P Be Threatened By Google Play Edition?

There wasn’t a lot of noise with the Google Play Edition program which met a quiet demise at the start of 2015. Some of the devices like the Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition (GPE) never saw the light of day, but the program left behind some great devices such as the GPE versions of Read more about Would Nexus 5X, 6P Be Threatened By Google Play Edition?[…]

Google Nexus 2016: HTC’s Fingerprint Reader Dilemma

The last time HTC worked with Nexus the results weren’t exactly stellar but they weren’t too shabby as well. This time HTC – if really proven as the Nexus maker for the next three years – would have to meet the standards set by the Nexus 6P, a really high one at that. According to Read more about Google Nexus 2016: HTC’s Fingerprint Reader Dilemma[…]