April’s Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel (Updated)

Google just posted the Android security update for April 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices.

So far, we are seeing 7.1.1 files for Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF27D), Nexus 6P (N4F26U), Nexus 5X (N4F26U), Nexus 6 (N6F26Y), and Nexus 9 (N4F26X). 

In other notes, the Nexus 6 is also seeing builds of NBD92F and NBD92G (7.0.0).  (more…)

March’s Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel

Google just posted the Android security update for March 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices. We were expecting this in part because of Verizon’s early acknowledgement of the update, but also because it’s the first Monday of the month.

So far, we are seeing 7.1.1 files for Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF27B, NOF27C), Pixel C (N4F26T), Nexus 6P (N4F26T, NUF26N), Nexus 5X (N4F26T), Nexus 6 (N6F26U), Nexus Player (NMF27D), and Nexus 9 (N4F26T).  (more…)

February’s Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel

Google just posted the Android security update for February 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices.

So far, we are seeing 7.1.1 files for Pixel and Pixel XL (NOF26V, NOF26W), Pixel C (N4F26O), Nexus 6P (N4F26O, NUF26K), Nexus 5X (N4F26O), Nexus 6 (N6F26R), Nexus Player (NMF26X), and Nexus 9 (N4F26Q). The Nexus 6 also got new 7.0.0 builds of NBD91Y and NBD91Z. (more…)

Nexus 5X Gains “Swipe for Notifications” Move in Android 7.1.2

The Android 7.1.2 Beta image and over-the-air update arrived for the Nexus 5X last night and users who updated immediately started looking for new goodies. The first found is the newest addition to “Moves,” which are the physical actions Google has added to Android that allow you to quickly open the camera or check notifications on your display without waking your phone, for example. The newest steals directly from the Pixel, though.  (more…)