Nexus 5 seems to have stepped up a bit in terms of the camera, things were not quite as perfect as many had been hoping for. Overall the handset is able to take some decent pictures, but there are frequent complaints about the shutter speed. We have been playing with third-party camera apps and have seen some improvement there, but it appears as if Google is getting ready to push out a fix.
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Nexus 5 and popular G2 handset of their own, seems to have something else up their sleeve. With a leaked codename of D830, there appears to be a new LG handset making its way to us. While not much is known we can find a bit of info on screen resolution, which promises to be excellent.
A vulnerability has been discovered in Nexus phones, which could render them useless. By sending a particular type of SMS message, the phone is forced to reboot and, in some instances, reconnect to the mobile data service. With that, users may not know their device hasn’t reconnected, essentially making it useless for a period of time.
Google Play for Education program went live earlier in the month. And a bit more recent, it looks like Google has released an app that will help those educators set up tablets for use in class. The app is called Google Edu Device Setup and has arrived (for free) by way of the Google Play Store.
Camera Awesome for Android a short while back and while they quietly added support for the Nexus 5 after the initial launch, they have improved that support with this latest update. Camera Awesome v1.0.2 has arrived in the Google Play Store and along with the Nexus 5, this update brought added support for the Nexus 4 and HTC One as well as some general improvements that will benefit all devices.
Nexus 5 does not have the best camera among its peers, even with the presence of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology. But that's not stopping Google from trying to convince you that it's more than good enough, mostly thanks to software features. Now the company has come out with three short video ads that show how even a decent quality camera can be fun.
Android 4.4 update for your Nexus 4, and are experiencing issues, you’re not alone. Some users are reporting that the Home button isn’t working properly, and the Settings toggle is also acting up. Even worse, there seems to be a broken dialer, too, rendering the device dangerously useless in some circumstances.
Nexus 4, and have been waiting patiently for the KitKat update, good for you. It can be hard to wait for things you really want, and your wait is nearly over. The update is currently rolling out, so it’s only a matter of time, now. But, if you just can’t hold out any longer, there is a way to get the update.
Nexus 5 who might have been slightly disappointed not to see the manufacturer's new KnockOn feature may now have a way to get their fix. That is, if they're willing to take the adventure in installing a custom Android kernel on their smartphone.