Breaking news on this Friday. T-Mobile just approved a software update for the Nexus 6, which to the delight of owners, will enable WiFi Calling. We have been following the saga of this update, and according to T-Mo’s Des Smith, a handful of owners should see the update this weekend. (more…)
Google, randomly, just introduced a new program called “Editions” to the Google Store that is a series of creative collaborations with influencers. The collaborations are turning out special cases, like this first one which was made in partnership with Skrillex, king of the wub. (more…)
Looking for the lowest price on the Nexus 6? T-Mobile has got you covered. The Uncarrier is currently selling Google’s newest flagship phone for $100 off its retail price, which drops it to $550 (32GB) and $599 (64GB). For a whale, that seems like a bargain. And just think, you can take this bad boy to Project Fi whenever Google starts sending out invites to the masses.
If you haven’t yet, be sure to read our Nexus 6 review.
The Nexus 6 when used on T-Mobile’s network still can’t utilize WiFi Calling, a feature that the wireless carrier typically loves to brag about as a selling point over the competition. We expected the feature to arrive months ago, but for whatever reason, T-Mobile and Google can seem to get all of the bugs worked out to make it stable enough for you and I. (more…)
According to Motorola, a maintenance release (update) is schedule to go live for the Nexus 6, Moto X (2nd gen), and Moto X (1st gen) some time in the very near future (Edit: DROID Turbo, Ultra, and Moto X Pro as well). Motorola posted a document detailing the update this morning, noting that you should apply this update “as soon as possible,” but that it corrects an issue that will probably only happen under “very rare” circumstances. (more…)
Update May 20: Nexus 4 and Nexus 9 LTE Android 5.1.1 OTA .zips added. (Edit: Nexus 5 too)
Now that Android 5.1.1 factory images have been posted for a number of Nexus devices, we are starting to see the rollout of over-the-air (OTA) updates to them, namely the Nexus 7 (2012) and (2013), Nexus 10, and Nexus Player. More will arrive soon (Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 4, and Nexus 9), so we are starting to compile a list of them all below. We know that many of you like to sideload updates rather than wait for them to hit your device – feel free to bookmark this one. (more…)
Quick Charge 2.0! Fast Charging! Turbo Charging! I can imagine you want me to shut up about it at this point. Even I’m getting sick of talking about. OK, not really, but before we start to calm down with our excitement over charging phones faster than ever, we wanted to point out Aukey’s new 10,000mAh battery pack that supports all of that fastness. Yes, you really can get the same burst of Quick Charge 2.0 speed through a portable battery pack. (more…)