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4.4 KitKat Nexus Factory Images now live

If you’re anything like me you’ve been refreshing the official Google Stock Images page since the announcement of KitKat, well the wait is over. If you head over to the developer pages you’ll find all you need to update your Nexus 10, 7 (2012 and 2013 model) and 4 …

Independent investigation finds issues at Foxconn plant

OK, story so far. The Foxconn factory, which makes a lot of tech stuff for a lot of tech companies, received a lot of bad press over long working hours, poor safety and suicides. Apple, who of course have the iPads and iPhones build at Foxconn, did their …

Mike Daisey Apple story, not strictly true

You may have heard or read about Mike Daisey visiting Foxconn in Shenzhen. The original broadcast, which we wrote about earlier, made fantastic listening. It was featured in”This American Life” and got broadcast all over America. Mike told us about the working conditions, the dangerous chemicals being used …

Factory images available for Galaxy Nexus

Android software engineer Jean-Baptiste Queru posted on twitter this evening that the factory images for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are now available for download. What this means is that if you flash a bad ROM onto your device or there’s an issue whilst flashing you can use this …