Cyanogenmod brings Android 7.1 to Nexus 4

A four-year-old phone is surviving with the help of Cyanogenmod developers. Android 7.1 is coming to the Nexus 4 as an experimental bit of software.

Nexus 4 gets first CyanogenMod 13 nightly build on its way to stable Marshmallow

Google may never officially bring Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the LG Nexus 4, but the three-year-old can now run its first buggy CyanogenMod 13 nightly.
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This was the best Nexus of all time

From the Nexus One to this year’s models, which is the best Nexus of all time? Let’s look at the hits and the misses that have carried the Nexus name.

Google praises its partnership with LG for Nexus smartphones

Learn more about Google’s current thoughts regarding its partnership with LG, specially given how many Nexus devices it has built for Google

Android 6.0 OTA news: Android One phones, HTC One M8, Nexus 4

My goodness gracious, it’s been a hectic couple of weeks in the…

Android 6.0 Marshmallow First Look (Video)

Earlier today, Android Marshmallow technically dropped on all of us. To be…

Android 6.0 Marshmallow likely headed for Nexus 7 2013, despite advanced age

Despite technically exceeding the guaranteed 24-month major upgrade window already, the Nexus 7 2013 may still be treated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow soon.

Google’s monthly Nexus security updates appear to be incoming

Google’s new routine of Nexus security updates is off to a banner start, and one month from launch, the next wave of updates is about to land.

Google bringing monthly security hotfixes to Nexus devices

From here on out, Google will make available monthly Nexus security updates for its phones and tablets from three years following release.
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Will Google release its Android M preview for some older Nexus hardware?

It’s far from a guarantee, but there’s some scattered evidence that suggests we might see Nexus Android M preview releases for older devices.

Android 5.1.1 OTA downloads available for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, LTE Nexus 9

Get the latest Android 5.1.1 OTA files for the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5, before Google even makes factory images available.

New Android 5.0.1 Nexus files arrive: factory images, OTAs

Grab the latest Android 5.0.1 downloads to update your Nexus phones.
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Android 5.0.1 hits AOSP, Nexus factory images also available

You better believe it: Google has just dropped Android 5.0.1, the latest bug-fixing revision to Lollipop.
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Lightning-fast OEM Android updates: an OEM success or a Google failure?

Various OEM Lollipop updates started arriving before Google’s own Nexus products got theirs. Is this a failure of the Nexus program, or a huge OEM win?

Nexus 4 on Lollipop gets its LTE restored, thanks to helpful devs

See how you can get Nexus 4 Lollipop LTE support working, despite Google disabling it in official releases.
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Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 4 (Video)

Many of us were pleasantly surprised when Google said the Nexus 4 would get Android 5.0 Lollipop, but how well does it run? Hit play, and let’s find out!

Nexus 4 Lollipop release “locked and loaded,” could arrive any time now

Where’s the Nexus 4 Lollipop update? While it missed out on the first wave of Nexus Android 5.0 updates, it looks like this one isn’t far behind.

Android 5.0 updates now incoming for select Nexus models

Today’s the day for the start of Nexus Android 5.0 updates; learn which models are getting it first.

Nexus Android 5.0 Lollipop updates may be one week away

Word around Google seems to be that Nexus Android 5.0 Lollipop updates will start rolling out next Wednesday.

Leaked ROM reveals details of Nexus 6/Android 5.0 Ambient Display mode

Get an early preview of Ambient Display mode in Android 5.0 on the Nexus 6, courtesy of a leaked Nexus 4 ROM.
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When will Android Lollipop be ready for your Nexus model?

Hear the latest rumor on Google’s timetable for disseminating Lollipop updates.

Google confirms Android Lollipop updates for older Nexus models

Good news for Nexus users! Google has confirmed Nexus 4 Android 5.0 updates, as well as those for the original Nexus 7 tablet.
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Are the days of the affordable Nexus over?

In recent years, Nexus devices have become surprisingly affordable. Not so with Google’s newest Nexus products. Read our thoughts on the Nexus 6 pricing.

Android L Nexus 4 evidence, whispers of Android M emerge

See why it looks like a Nexus 4 Android L update might be in the cards, and check out some early Android M evidence.
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The iPhone 6 from an Android user’s perspective

iPhone 6 vs Android: What did Apple users really get?