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Nexus 6 size comparison: just don’t call it a ‘phablet’

Nexus 6 size comparison: just don’t call it a ‘phablet’

How big is the Nexus 6? Believed to be a 6-inch display, the Nexus 6 is certainly going to be polarizing. A few new videos and pictures, showing a mock-up of the Nexus 6 next to other current devices, gives us a good idea of just what we’re in for with the newest Google flagship for Android.

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Nexus 6 mock-up gives further details; still massive

Nexus 6 mock-up gives further details; still massive

We’ve seen relatively little of the Nexus 6, and have been limited to digital mock-ups and shots of the device possibly being spotted in the wild. An enterprising Android fan has used some of the rumored specs to create a mock-up of the device. What you’re about to see may excite (or disappoint) you.

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Big Nexus 6 possibly spotted in-hand

Big Nexus 6 possibly spotted in-hand

Yesterday, we posited that a huge Nexus 6 would be a big mistake by Google. It’s hard to put a big Nexus 6 into context until you see it in the hand, though. A new pic alleges to be just that, as we see someone who is holding a Nexus 6, and guess what? It’s big.

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A big Nexus 6 might be a big mistake for Google

A big Nexus 6 might be a big mistake for Google

Google’s Nexus lineup of devices is an interesting segment of the Android market. It both provides a low-cost alternative to consumers and lets google thumb their nose at carriers. It’s also a hit-and-miss proposition most times (for various reasons), with google making a few mistakes along the way, and the latest Nexus smartphone may be the biggest mistake yet.

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Beastgrip review: mobile photography gets serious

Beastgrip review: mobile photography gets serious

There has been a lot of chatter about mobile photography lately, with more than one clip-on lens maker attempting to stake claim to your phone. At the end of the day, what you get is a slightly upgraded picture, but probably one that is more novelty than actually good. Can mobile photography be great, though? The answer is yes, if you have a Beastgrip.

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Nexus 9 release details tipped alongside Android L

Nexus 9 release details tipped alongside Android L

This afternoon the next release of Android software in the still-codenamed "Android L" has been teased for release close to the end of this year. Before we get to that release, however, there’s at least one more piece of hardware we’ve got to consider: The Nexus 9.

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Nexus 9 tablet details: HTC’s return to Google glory

Nexus 9 tablet details: HTC’s return to Google glory

Google chose HTC to create their very first Nexus device, and haven’t worked with them on a Nexus device since. HTC created the HTC Flyer in 2011, and haven’t worked with tablets since. It’s time.

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HTC again tipped to be making the next Nexus tablet

HTC again tipped to be making the next Nexus tablet

October is fast approaching and with it, the promise of not just Android L but of the next Nexus device. While there is still some uncertainty whether it will be another Nexus smartphone, believed to be Motorola's Nexus 6 or "Shamu", or a tablet, the media favorite seems to be the underdog, which, in this case, is HTC.

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HTC Nexus 9 now said to be announced October 16

HTC Nexus 9 now said to be announced October 16

Google’s Nexus 10 languished in the doldrums since release. Never really catching on in a big way, Google focussed their efforts on the Nexus 7. As it becomes clear Google is focussing their efforts on a larger tablet once again, news emerges about just when we might be able to officially get our hands on it.

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Nexus 9 keyboard folio possibly outed in China

Nexus 9 keyboard folio possibly outed in China

By now, the Android version of the iPad mini — the Nexus 9 — is a foregone conclusion. We’ve seen enough leaks and such to make us believe it’s coming this Fall, so this bit of info falls right in line with the rest. A peripheral keyboard, which may be a cover, has come under the Chinese version of the FCC.

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Incoming Nexus 6 may have killed off Nexus 5

Incoming Nexus 6 may have killed off Nexus 5

If you needed any more indication that a Nexus 6 smartphone is on the horizon, we may have stumbled onto a neat tidbit of info. When asked why the Nexus 5 was no longer on their support page, a Canadian carrier’s support page mentioned the Nexus 5 was no longer in stock, and wasn’t being sold. Further down the conversational line, we find that the Nexus 5 might be out of rotation entirely.

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Google unveils first Android One batch in India

Google unveils first Android One batch in India

Delivering on its I/O 2014 promise, Google has just announced the first graduates of its new Android One program in India. These entry-level smartphones from local OEMs Karbonn, Micromax, and Spice, define a new kind of budget Android smartphone, one that has Google's fingerprint all over it.

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