Nexus 5

Nexus 5 case teased by Spigen

As we await the Nexus 5 launch, Spigen has teased us with a sleek case for the upcoming device. With no further commentary on a launch date or availability, the Google+ posting showed only the top portion of the device and case.

OPPO phone to use DigitalOptics MEMS camera, not Nexus 5

Reports earlier in the month suggested the Nexus 5 would arrive with a MEMS camera and Lytro-like features. That report was later debunked and things settled in with details about how the Nexus 5 would have a Sony IMX179 sensor. Specifically, an 8 megapixel camera. But just in case there was any doubt left, the folks at DigitalOptics Corporation have shared some news this morning.

Nexus 5 release date, pricing listed on Japanese site

Japanese retailer Gekko & Co. may have tipped Google’s cap for them, inadvertently releasing pricing and availability info for the Nexus 5. They note a “booking start time”, which we’ll take as a preorder date, of today. They also note the availability of the device is November 14th, but that may not be for worldwide launch.

Nexus 5 leaked service manual details specs

As the expected announcement draws ever closer, we are getting more and more information that helps paint a better picture of what may possibly be the Google Nexus 5. Now, courtesy of a leaked internal service manual, we're getting a peek at the hardware specs of Google's next Nexus smartphone that is now believed to be coming from LG.

Android falls, iOS gains, according to latest comScore poll

In the wake of their double-device launch, Apple has achieved a market share of 40% among all OEMs. Their iOS is also gaining ground while Android falters slightly in regard to overall adoption, according to comScore. The research also noted that 145 million Americans owned smartphones, which they attribute as 60.8% of the eligible population. That’s a jump of 3% since May of this year.

Android 4.4 code reveals updated apps, OIS for the camera, more

If you’ve been keeping watch, you know that the crew at Myce.com have the Android 4.4 files in-hand, and are working hard to extract some hints and features we may see. This time around, it sounds like we’ll get USB OTG functionality, as well as updated Google apps. There is also evidence that the way things are updated may see a slight twist, with Google changing a bit of the code language.
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