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Nexus 5 leak tips October 31 Play Store availability

Coming in addition to the recent chatter about Android 4.4 Kit Kat arriving on October 25, it looks like the Nexus 5 may be arriving in the Play Store at the end of October. We have yet to see the mass of press invites go out to the media, however it is starting to look like Kit Kat and the Nexus 5 are still going to arrive in October as had been rumored. And interestingly enough, it is looking like they are both going to arrive on different days.

Nexus 5 is on eBay at a huge markup

The fervor surrounding the Nexus 5 is fierce. As we anticipate the release of the next Google smartphone, we’re also prepared for the Play Store to be absolutely crushed by the traffic it sees. One eBay-er is confident they can get through the checkout process, and with a multitude of devices.

Aviate launcher hands-on

Launchers have been a rather hot topic for Android users lately. There has been two recent arrivals, though, they are both still in private beta at the moment. The launchers are Themer and Aviate. We took a took at Themer last week and more recently, an invite to Aviate has arrived. We have only spent about a day with Aviate so far, and while we have some issues, there does appear to be some potential.

Google Play Store 4.4 download is available

If you’re into side-loading apps, and interested in the new Play Store, this one is for you. Android Police have mirrored the Play Store 4.4 release, and have it available for download. As the story unfolds, not much is known yet, but this is fresh news so we expect to see more as the days go by.