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Google Event announcement set for 29th September

It looks like the wait is over. Google have sent out invites for their ‘Google Event’ on September 29th, at 9 a.m. PT (Pacific Time – that’s 5 p.m for us folks in Blighty and CSP Towers). We are expected to finally get a good look at the …

Android M overview on Nexus 5

Last week Google I/O happened and Google announced Android M to the world. This week I have been testing Android M on the Nexus 5 and I am actually using it as my daily driver (brave/stupid time will tell).  Here is a brief overview of the big changes …

Production of the Nexus 5 finished

Google has confirmed that the Nexus 5 production has stopped, and… once they are gone, they’re gone, so we’d suggest people get them while they can. It was only yesterday that Google removed the listing of the the Red and White variants of the Nexus 5 from Google Play. The …

Nexus – we got what we asked for – opinion

Or did we? If you frequent this mobile specific site, then there’s every chance that you’re that type of person to also check out others… and possibly read the associated comments. A lot of these comments concerning any given Nexus may revolve around how the various Nexus devices …

Nexus 5 to come in yellow?

The LG Nexus 5 was released back in October last year and has become a firm favourite with the team in part due to its cheap price. It originally came in just black and white, before red was added to the line-up earlier this year. Now Google seem to be …

Nexus 5, get it cheaper if you’re quick

I don’t often “do” this whole Groupon thing but here’s a rather fine deal on the Google Nexus 5. If you buy it from Google direct you’ll be paying £299 for the 16GB version and then another £10 to have it delivered. Groupon, for the next few days …

Red Nexus 5 now on sale via Google

So, as expected, the red version of the Nexus 5 has been announced today. LG and Google have just given us details of the new colour and, if you’re in a lucky country, you can purchase one right now from Google Play. The same specifications apply, you still …

Red Nexus 5 on show, launch tomorrow

Sure, you like the Google Nexus 5, but deep down you have a yearning to get one in Ferrari-red. What do you do? Easy, you just need to wait a while, because tomorrow the lady in red will be announced by Google and LG. Leaked shots have been …

Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid Nexus 5 Case Review

Google’s flagship handset has been with us for a while now and some quality Nexus 5 accessories made by third party manufacturers are beginning to filter through. One such accessory hoping to be added to the must have list is the Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid case and thanks …

Nexus 5 update to 4.4.1 now live

Improvements to the camera bugs are the focus this time around I’m really impressed with my Nexus 5, apart from one thing, the camera, don’t get me wrong the camera can take some quality photo’s, but it takes thought due to slow or sometimes two lots of focusing. …

The Coolsmartphone Podcast – Episode 71

Episode 71 marks one of those weeks where lots of nondescript stuff happens. Great stuff really for a podcast. Joining me this week were Ravi and Simon. This weeks topics included the following The ludicrous Microsoft Scroogled merchandise thing Our slightly longer term thoughts on the Nexus 5 …

Official Nexus 5 bumper now on sale

Google have just updated the Play store and the different colour bumper cases are now on sale here in the UK and in other countries. At the moment the Black is still ‘coming soon’ but the Grey, Red and Yellow are all in stock and shipping within 1-2 …

Google Nexus 5 review

When reviewing the Nexus 5, I’m extremely conscious of getting caught up in the excitement phase that accompanies receiving a new phone. After looking back at last year’s review, I actually feel that my assessment was mostly fair. But still, the passing of time has allowed that device’s …

Nexus 5 Dummy Units arrive at retailers

The world record for the most leaked handset of the year has to go to the Nexus 5.  With more leaks than a dodgy plumber, the Nexus 5 has been revealed to us by all but those that actually make and market it. Another leak has happened today …

Nexus 5 goes on sale

The Nexus 5 could almost be compared to the Loch Ness Monster.  Several people claim to have seen it, there are pictures and video but it has never been officially confirmed that it exists. That however hasn’t stopped a Dutch site (Belsimpel) from putting it on sale for …

Nexus 5 Cases available for pre-order

The rumour mill is working overtime around the whole Nexus 5 launch. With a Google event taking place today in New York, speculation is rife that the launch is imminent and adding fuel to the fire is the fact that not only are there devices up for sale …

Google let slip an official Nexus 5 Press image

Well, here it is. The Google Nexus 5 You’ve seen it in the official Android Kit Kat reveal video. But here is an official Press Shot direct from Google. It’s now gone from the Google servers, but I think we can all take this as confirmation of the …

Want to see a 7 minute video of the new Nexus 5?

Thought so… http://youtu.be/2ksOJl0PDDg My first impressions are that the phone looks dreadful, the OS is laggy and the version number says KeyLimePie. Hmmm… So what exactly are we seeing here? It’s almost certainly a prototype handset that was filmed a while ago (hence KeyLimePie not KitKat). Maybe even …