Devs can’t root Pixel phones yet
Recent changes to Android Marshmallow’s and Nougat’s bootchain have made rooting devices a tougher task. The Pixels will be even tougher.
White Google Pixel, Pixel XL leak in Mr. Postblurrycam pics
These pictures are what we like to call “Mr. Postblurrycam,” shopped to obscure identifying marks on test devices that shouldn’t be leaked.
Google Pixel pricing said to start at $649, question of Verizon exclusivity hangs
The Pixel and Pixel XL may be financed if you’re lucky and will come with options to extend its warranty. Also, Verizon will have a lot to do with them.
Blass: Galaxy Note 7, LG V20 sales activities of some sort starting October 21
Evan Blass reports that the Galaxy Note 7 will resume sales in the US the same day pre-orders or sales go up for LG’s latest flagship: October 21.
Sources: HTC-made “Nexus” will be “Google” phones
HTC has long been said to be making Google’s Nexus-branded smartphones this year. It may just be making two “Google” phones after all.
HTC device benchmarked, but is it the Desire 10 Pro?
Maybe. We still can’t completely rule out the curveball possibility of this benchmark perhaps showing the Marlin Nexus phone. But it’s likely the Desire.
FCC inspects HTC Nexus devices, both of them
Documents submitted to the FCC indicate that these two devices will be supported by Google through that company’s Nexus program.
Sailfish photos leaked, giving us first real-ish look at Nexus
Real pictures of what’s claimed to be the smaller of two near-identical Nexus phones have come out. Rumors about its design have also been dispelled.
Could a Nexus-only Night Mode shun Android Nougat?
Android Nougat might not have the code that will let every Android device ease up on your eyes at night. It could be a Nexus exclusive.
Two HTC Nexuses, one design? A recreation with many questions
Two differently sized Nexus phones this year may look pretty similar. HTC supposedly will make them and Google will supposedly sell them.
Huawei Nexus redux spoiled in South Africa
The manager of the South African unit of Huawei has confirmed that the company will be putting out another Nexus phone this year.
Pichai: Nexus stays with OEMs, but Google has more authority
Google sometimes treads its own path into certain product territories. It did so with a tablet recently. Why not into its own Android phones?
Halfbeak delayed again: Blass calls HTC smartwatch project a cluster
After late word that an HTC-made smartwatch would come in June, Evan Blass reports that it has again been pushed back. He thinks it’s become a “cluster”.
A Nexus 6P with the Snapdragon 820? Or is it the Huawei 7P?
The original Nexus 6P has a Snapdragon 810 processor and 3GB of RAM. What’s this new benchmark showing a Nexus 6P with a Snap 820 and 4GB RAM?
Will building both Nexus phones in 2016 pull HTC out of its tailspin?
Building one, or both, HTC Nexus phones in 2016, as rumored, might improve the Taiwanese company’s situation. What do you think?