Like a classic Hollywood blockbuster following on from a legend can sometimes be difficult. Many have said that the Nexus brand peaked with the third generation, the Samsung Nexus. While the LG Nexus 4 was technically a great phone many supply issues hampered sales. Now Google is back, keen to bring the Nexus name back into the limelight, for all of the right reasons.
Google is rumoured to be working with a number of manufacturers at the moment in order to bring the Nexus 5 to life, and yes LG is once again amongst the manufacturers being consulted. Internally the phone has been given the designation ‘Megalodon’, everyone else will call it Nexus 5, A Good Day To Phone Harder.
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Just as the Smartphone world seemed to have settled into Apple and Google camps two new competitors have appeared on the horizon, Ubuntu for Android and Tizen Linux. These two new upstarts are vying for the space inside our smartphones.
Both have very recently released new impressive versions of their operating systems that promise to give your smartphone a new personality, and both will have handsets ready during Q4 2013.
Complete convergence from smartphone to supercomputer is a dream held by many operating system (OS) developers. Canonical, the overseers of Ubuntu Linux, also dream of one OS to rule all hardware, Ubuntu for Android is the first step towards this grand dream.
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News often comes from most unusual sources, this week buried deep within Google’s earning s report was a surprising nugget of information regarding Motorola’s highly anticipated Smartphone, the X Phone.
According to the Google’s document Motorola is set to announce the X Phone at this year’s Google I/O conference on May 5, on July 8 the phone will be available through Google Play for $300. Alternatively it will be available from most carriers for $300 on a contract.
Larry Page even spelled out where he sees phone improvements coming from in the future; durability, battery life and design. Motorola has already set the standard for tough phones; following on from the almost indestructible Droid Razr HD will be a hard task.
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Google’s latest gadgets have been available for a short while now, enough time it seems for hidden treasure to be discovered. Recently it has was revealed that the Nexus 7 tablet is imbued with a special talent, it is able to use a PlayStation 3 controller for that tradition game play feel. A USB adapter is required to convert between mini and micro USB, along with the correct settings selected but that is all, console gaming on the go.
The latest Nexus 4 smartphone may have disappointed many with its lack of 4G connection but the truth is it may already be there. Nexus 4 owners on certain networks in Canada can go through an unlocking process that will enable the phone to operate on the 4G LTE band. As the video demonstrates the Nexus 4 is already able to operate on certain 4G networks, the speed is unknown however.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the two Nexus Tips videos detailing Google’s electronic Easter eggs, surprises for the Google generation.
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Is Google playing the field? With projects well underway on 3 new Google gadgets with 3 different manufacturers, Google has proven its ability to play the field, juggle manufacturing relationships. Top of the list of new gadgets is the long awaited and highly anticipated Nexus 4 Smartphone, an LG and Google collaboration.
Along with the next generation Nexus Smartphone Google is also expected to expand its line of tablets, ready for the Christmas rush. Do they make stockings that can hold a tablet or do they go straight under the tree?
Preparing a full refresh of the stocking stuffers, by Christmas Google will have a shinny new Smartphone and 3 tablets in its line-up. An impressive array of market leading hardware, especially for an internet company.
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