6 Amazing Android Lollipop Features

I upgraded my Nexus 5 to Android Lollipop this week. While it does take a few days to get used to changes, I’m usually very excited for upgrades like this. Google has stepped up with Android 5.0 and included a lot of fun, useful, and exciting features. A smart thing that Google started doing a [...]


Android 5.0 Features: Notifications, Do Not Disturb, Multiple Users, and Trusted Devices [Videos]

Kellen over at DroidLife grabbed the final preview build of Android 5.0 Lollipop and installed it on his Nexus 5 this week, and he made several great hands-on videos taking you through the new operating system. You’ll see all the new Material Design elements, Google’s new, flatter design language. Even though the version he’s running [...]


Explora Lets International Visitors To The U.S. Rent A Smartphone With Unlimited Use For $8 A Day

For our friends outside the United States, I’ve found a new service you may find helpful when you come for a visit. It’s called Explora, and it has a simple purpose: to be an affordable travel guide and communication solution.$8 bucks a day gets you a Nexus 5 with unlimited calls, texts, and data while [...]


It’s Official: Google’s Nexus 5 Now Comes In Red

After weeks of rumors and speculation, it’s officially official: you can now get a bright red LG Nexus 5 on the Google Play Store. As with the black and white models, the Bright Red Nexus 5 comes fully unlocked and includes the latest version of Android 4.4 KitKat. Three and a half Benjamins gets you [...]


How To Root And Unlock The Bootloader On Nexus 5

You knew this wouldn’t take long. There isn’t just one, but THREE root automated root methods available for the LG / Google Nexus 5. It’s hard to understate the great dev community over on XDA Developers. Kwongger’s All-in-One Nexus 5 Toolkit click here to view This tool gives you several great features in one (as [...]


The Android 4.4 KitKat Easter Egg

If picked up a new Nexus 5 or you’re using another device that has Android 4.4 KitKat, you’ll appreciate the updated Easter Egg inside the Settings Menu. To access it: Settings > About Phone > Rapidly tap the Android version field. The screen will change and show a spinning letter K, which will fade into [...]


Confirmed: T-Mobile Will Carry Nexus 5 in Time for the Holidays

Moments ago, the Nexus 5 went up for sale in the Google Play store. Prices start at $349 and for the first time with a Nexus device, you have two color choices. Not wasting any time, T-Mobile has already announced upcoming availability in time for the holidays. It will be available in select stores, retailers [...]


Nexus 5 Now Available; 16 GB for $349, 32 GB for $399

It’s a Happy Halloween at Google today! After months of speculation and waiting, the LG / Google Nexus 5 is finally available for purchase in the Google Play Store. It’s been photoed and videoed extensively, so much so that Google didn’t even bother holding an event to announce it. Everything we expected has come to [...]


Nexus 5 To Be Available On Google Play Next Thursday Oct. 31?

The folks at MobileSyrup are reporting that we’ll see the LG Nexus 5 go live on Halloween here in the States. These were the same tipsters who brought us the leaked press render seen above. Glad to see some good Android news this week — it’s been ridiculously uneventful! If this tip holds up, will [...]


White Nexus 5 Leaks; Launch Imminent

Last night, for a few brief minutes, the LG Nexus 5 page went live on Google Play. It was pulled down as quickly as it came, but it gave us a glimpse, and confirmation of sorts, that the rumors we’d been hearing were proving themselves to be accurate. As we wrote about last night, the [...]

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