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Nexus 5 images arrive out of Russia

Earlier today we saw a Nexus 5 sighting in France. That one included some images and a 7 minute video showing off Android 4.4 Kit Kat. And as a follow-up to that, it looks like another series of Nexus 5 images have surfaced. This time coming out of Russia. With no announcement or release date having come from Google just yet, it does appear as if a European launch is in the works.

Nexus 5 spotted in Bluetooth SIG filing

Still no official word from Google on when we can expect the Nexus 5 to arrive, however it looks like things are progressing as expected. We have already seen the handset appear in an FCC filing and more recently, it looks like the Nexus 5 has made an appearance with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The filing shows the model listed as being the LG-D821 and as we often see here, there wasn't much revealed in terms of specifics.

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 7 2013 official cases arrive in the Play Store

Official Nexus 7 sleeve style cases arrived in the Play Store within weeks of when the tablet was originally announced. And as of today, it looks like those who picked up the 2013 edition Nexus 7 now have another case option available. Well, as there are numerous third party cases available, we should clarify this latest is an official offering and available by way of the Play Store.

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.