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  • Nexus 5 first impressions: It's the software, stupid

    You may still be waiting for your Nexus 5 order to ship, but Google was nice enough to deliver a unit to our offices early Friday morning. While I plan to put the Nexus 5 through its paces for our official review, I thought I'd share some of my initial thoughts after spending just a few hours with the handset. The Nexus 5 is quite impressive, both in terms of hardware and software, but there are a few aspects of the phone that give me pause and keep me from falling completely in love with it.

  • Nexus 5 rumour roundup: Everything you need to know

    If you need to keep a secret, don't share it with anyone at Google. Thanks to a large number of leaks, (including several from Google itself) we already know most of the basic details about the as-yet-unannounced Nexus 5 smartphone: specs, colors, operating system, and even pricing. The only question mark still lingering is when the thing will be actually be available.

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  • The 20 greatest milestones of Android's first five years

    Happy birthday, Android! Although you were technically announced six years ago, it wasn't until October 22, 2008, that you made your debut. You've had an interesting five years, and it's only right that we take the time to celebrate one of the most revolutionary things to happen to mobile.

  • Asus chairman, Jonney Shih: Nexus 7 'almost broke us'

    At its Wednesday hardware launch event, Google gave Asus Chairman Jonney Shih just a quick, 15-second shout-out. "We worked very closely with Jonney and his team to deliver the first Nexus 7," said Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president who oversees Android, Chrome and Google apps.

  • Hands-on: Google's new Nexus 7 gets a great screen and more processing pep

    It looks like Google is finally starting to take Android tablets more seriously. I took Google's second-generation Nexus 7 out for a spin and found it to be superior to its predecessor in nearly every way: The tablet has a better screen, better guts, and better software than the Nexus 7 that shipped last year. The only thing it doesn't do better than the original Nexus 7 is coddle your wallet. This new model costs $US30 more (starting at $US229 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model) but that extra $US30 buy you a much better overall Android tablet experience.