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Pwnie Express is delivering yet another mobile tool to help security experts in their quest to harden their or their employer's networks. This time, they are taking Google's most powerful smartphone yet, the Nexus 5, and selling it as the Pwn Phone 2014
Jolla's Sailfish OS is officially intended for only one smartphone, but it has sailed and continues to sail into other territories. The latest device to welcome it at the docks is Google's latest and greatest smartphone and from the looks of it, it works quite well on the Nexus 5.
The Nexus 5 was made to be played around with and nowhere is that fact more evident than in the number of custom ROMs available for the smartphone. Now another one joins the ranks, bringing along with it a so far rare feature: HTC's custom Sense UI, version 6.
Putting smartphones through a physical stress test is sometimes fun and informative, except when they're not, giving users a glimpse of just how much punishment their expensive new device can take. Warranty service provider SquareTrade has taken the Samsung Galaxy S5, along with the iPhone 5s, HTC One M8, and Nexus 5 in a stress test face off, and the results are a bit surprising.
We're still on the fence about Samsung's latest sports-oriented wearable device and one thing that we've found quite hard to swallow is that it is officially compatible with only a small number of Samsung's own devices. Unofficially, however, it seems that it is quite possible to make the Gear Fit work with smartphones from other brands, including the Nexus 5 and both HTC One M7 and M8.
Odin Mobile, for those unfamiliar, is an MVNO carrier focusing on persons who are blind and visually impaired. Perhaps more important for current Odin Mobile customers is this latest handset release. The carrier is now offering the Nexus 5.
Motorola has been pushing fairly regular updates for the camera app. That comes because the app is already available by way of the Play Store. And with that in mind, it looks like Google could be getting ready to do the same. Some talk of an updated Android camera app has surfaced and along with talk of it coming available by way of the Play Store -- there appears to be quite a few worthwhile changes and improvements coming.
This week's theme is expansion as Google brings its services and devices to more markets. After spreading its Google Play Music and Movies further, the company is now making more widely available the devices you can play them on, particularly the Nexus 5 smartphone and the WiFi variant of the 2013's Nexus 7 tablet.
Accessories may not always be your main focus when it comes to devices, but one that is designed wrong just sticks out like a sore thumb. That seems to have been the case with the first batch of Nexus 5 Bumper cases which have fortunately been redesigned to address its one and only issue.